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Reasonable Amount to Live On?

Postby neil89 » Sat, 08 Jun 2013 11:37 pm

I'll take the answers to this as a yes....
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Postby Hannieroo » Sun, 09 Jun 2013 12:10 am

I think if you look for a nice 1 bed hdb just outside of the more central areas, limited your eating out to street stall and avoided taxis you could live ok on that. Not lavish but ok.

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Postby Wd40 » Sun, 09 Jun 2013 12:14 am

+1. In addition, make sure you ask for an alcohol allowance, its very expensive and the Cost of Living allowance wont be enough to cover it.

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Sun, 09 Jun 2013 1:07 pm

Another arse who deletes their posts rendering the thread useless. I hope his EP is rejected.

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Postby Hannieroo » Sun, 09 Jun 2013 2:00 pm

Nice to see that whilst he's too thick to perform even the most basic search to see if a benefits package worth 32k plus salary a month is doable he's not too thick to tell when people are taking the piss.

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Postby neil89 » Sun, 09 Jun 2013 2:19 pm

Yeah, I got my sense of humor allowance increased....

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Postby Hannieroo » Sun, 09 Jun 2013 3:19 pm

Ha! You'll need it.

You won't really need your whole housing budget so see if you can negotiate utilities/cell phone/club membership as part of the package not to exceed the amount offered. Also, assuming a little, if you don't have children but think you might lots of people here came for a year and stayed 7. So maybe get an education thing in there just in case if you think it applies. It can be 30k a year.

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Postby nakatago » Sun, 09 Jun 2013 3:21 pm

Hannieroo wrote:Ha! You'll need it.

You won't really need your whole housing budget so see if you can negotiate utilities/cell phone/club membership as part of the package not to exceed the amount offered. Also, assuming a little, if you don't have children but think you might lots of people here came for a year and stayed 7. So maybe get an education thing in there just in case if you think it applies. It can be 30k a year.


I see what you did there.

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Postby Hannieroo » Sun, 09 Jun 2013 3:22 pm

I'm being helpful. No point not spending all of your ha then forking out for electricity.

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Postby neil89 » Sun, 09 Jun 2013 3:43 pm

Thanks for the advice - it was a serious question but I made the schoolboy error of not checking the forum first - and I know better than that. I can see now that my first post was inconsiderate and it's a great package. So apologies if it caused offence.

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Postby Brah » Sun, 09 Jun 2013 4:38 pm

neil89 wrote:Thanks for the advice - it was a serious question but I made the schoolboy error of not checking the forum first - and I know better than that. I can see now that my first post was inconsiderate and it's a great package. So apologies if it caused offence.

As your post was deleted, which industry are you in?

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Postby neil89 » Sun, 09 Jun 2013 5:44 pm

Mining

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Postby Hannieroo » Mon, 10 Jun 2013 12:16 pm

I didn't think it was inconsiderate. It made me laugh and I just couldn't resist. :D

Try and see if you can get your transport in cash. With ours we get a budget, we choose what we want and the company gets direct billing but if we'd had the cash we'd have gone with two smaller cars probably.

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Postby nutnut » Mon, 10 Jun 2013 8:53 pm

I wish I'd seen your first post! As this forum is open, it's useful to let others see what the question was so they can see if the answers are relevant to them. You asked a question, I am sure there are plenty who would have the same or similar one!

However, it IS inconsiderate to remove the post IMO.
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Postby Wd40 » Mon, 10 Jun 2013 10:03 pm

I remember his 1st post.
He has got a Housing Allowance of $26,000 per month, Cost of Living allowance of $4500 per month and some other allowances and all that aside from his salary and he wants to know if that is sufficient to survive in Singapore. :roll:

And from his nick, he seems to be born in 89, so you guys believe this 25 yr old kid?


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