Cost of Living in Singapore 2012 August

When I finish summarizing my total cost of living in Singapore in August, it is already late September in 2012. It is the 4th month when I start to brief my monthly cost from May 2012. It is also the highest cost in the past 4 months. First, let’s see the cost list in August.

Cost of Living In 2012 August (SGD $)
Fruit, Veg, Milk, Bread and Snacks $173.40
Transport $40.00
Meal $300.00
Phone Bill $45.95
Rental $565.00
Flight Ticket $520.00
Gift $195.00
Gift POST FEE in Singapore $45.25
Total Basic Living Cost $1124.35
Total Monthly Cost $1884.60

This is the first time that I add the total basic living cost in the table. This section means the cost I can not avoid for a healthy living. It is also because there are some extra cost that I could be able to avoid but I can not avoid, for example, the flight ticket cost. This is the flight ticket for next year Chinese new year festival. For the airline ticket cost, please check the post How to Buy Cheap Flight Tickets in Singapore.

From the table, we can find the gift cost is S$195.00 and Singapore Post cost is around S$45. This is the extra cost which I talk about. It is not necessary for the daily living, but it is very important for social living. It tells me the truth again, there are some cost we cannot avoid. Saving can help us keep away from poor temporarily. Once there are something we must pay for, we will break the saving rule. Therefore, we need to learning how to earn more and accumulate our wealth by saving.

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