Since you currently don’t have transport expenses (unless you’re an essential worker, of course) and aren’t able to eat out, you might find that you’re saving quite a bit of money during this circuit breaker. But where is all that extra cash going? Because if you’ve been getting food delivered every day or doing more online shopping than usual (no judgment there—there are only so many things to do at home), you may not actually be saving more. In fact, you may spending more than usual.
And considering how the Covid-19 pandemic has shone a light on the importance of saving for a rainy day, what with many people across the world getting furloughed or even losing their jobs, it might be wise to grow your nest egg as best as you can. Scroll the gallery to check out x ways you can save more during this WFH period.
Our career issue also comes with bonus money tips, like how to negotiate for a higher salary, what you need to know about prepping for retirement in Singapore, and money things to consider before becoming a freelancer.