Small Change

A spendthrift's guide to saving

Consider setting aside fixed shopping budget and putting money in Singapore Savings Bonds

I am in dangerous territory. Online marketplaces and blogshops such as LilyPirates, Zalora and Qoo10 are staring back at me on the PC.

While my mind is screaming no - that I have hit my quota for the month - my trigger-happy finger has a mind of its own and is clicking away gleefully on the mouse, adding items to the cart.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on February 18, 2018, with the headline 'A spendthrift's guide to saving'. Print Edition | Subscribe