Getting more bang for your buck: Tips to stretch your dollar

Amid concerns over rising education and healthcare costs, Singaporeans are spending more to maintain a higher-quality lifestyle. The Sunday Times explores how they can be savvy spenders.

Singaporeans are spending more - on things such as mobile phones and overseas holidays - to maintain a higher-quality lifestyle. This is something brought up by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong in his National Day Rally speech recently.

Leading such a lifestyle can add to increased cost of living pressures felt by many Singaporeans. But there are ways to spend wisely and even pick up a bargain or two, even as they enjoy the modern conveniences.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on September 02, 2018, with the headline 'Getting more bang for your buck'. Print Edition | Subscribe