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[COMPLAIN] GETTING TIRED OF THE RAT RACE IN SINGAPORE

Recently, I'm starting to wonder if I'm slowly slipping out of the "middle class" bracket and into the "low income" bracket. My wife and I are both working and we earn average incomes, combined about 10K a month. Our children are in school and expenses are getting super high.

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Don’t believe the headlines about the “world’s most expensive city”

The problem lies not with the EIU or with its methodology. It is fit for its purpose, which is specifically to provide guidelines for bosses deciding how to compensate employees being transferred abroad. But reading newspaper headlines suggests that it is a bargain to live in Mumbai or Karachi, the lowest-ranking cities on the list. This may be true for somebody on an expat benefits package with a lavish housing allowance thrown in, but for everyone else, it makes little sense.

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