Minor Issues: Money mantras my family lives by

Paying for university was the writer's first lesson in personal finance and it was a rude shock, he says. PHOTO: ST FILE
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SINGAPORE - I grew up in a single-parent household, living off a primary school teacher's salary, in a four-room Housing Board (HDB) flat.

As the first person in my immediate family to enter university in the mid-1990s, I had to pay for my own university tuition fees, due to the family's financial circumstances.

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