Daily Archives: 2015-03-03

Budget 2015 in review: Role of government in retirement adequacy

By Benedict Chong Like any other Budget before it, Budget 2015 was not without its fair share of handouts. Singaporeans were treated to a smorgasbord of goodies, ranging from the Silver Support Scheme to pension fund contribution increases, subsidies and grants to SMEs and more taxes for the rich. Some have viewed the Budget as “progressive”, but the key question …

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Singapore most expensive city for 2nd year running: EIU

Singapore remains the most expensive city to live in, says the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) in its 2015 Worldwide Cost of Living Report, which means the city state has topped the EIU charts for the past two years. The EIU study compares the cost of more than 160 services and products including food, clothing and utility bills. Singapore was found to …

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