Wednesday, June 8

Monthly Savings & Expenses May 2016

Monthly Savings & Expenses May 2016

Monthly Expenses May 2016


House ($395.28) - Aircon servicing for my 3 aircons for $100. Bought a wifi repeater for $39 and it works like a charm. Used to have unstable connection in my room, but with the repeater i have the POWER of WIFI! Hahaha, Groceries shopping, utilities and other household items make up this list.

Food & Eating Out ($590.91 - $177.27 = $413.64) - Daily meals and the weekends eating out. 30% of eating out is allocated as baby expenses.    

Transport & Taxi ($91.18) - Monthly EZ Reload top up of $40 and a few taxi trips. 

Communication ($42.00) - My M1 bill that is still on the 3G plan with 12 GB of data. Yay!

Baby ($454.85 + $177.27= $632.12) - The usual expense for Chloe including packet milk, allowance, tidbits. 

Packet milk x410
Care Allowance200
Chloe see doctor35
Home team playground10
Packet milk x410
Trolley bag19.90
Chloe porridge ingredients50
Packet milk x615

Financial Freedom

Everything Savings Account ($200.00) - This goes directly to the 'DO NOT TOUCH' account.

Long Term Savings

Nikko AM Singapore STI ETF ($100.00) - This one's for the long term but automation is the key. 


Cable Car Ride ($17.00) - 2 tickets for the price of 1! Went with my mum and daughter. Gosh! I remember the price of a cable car ride used to be like $7 dollars? 

Shoes! ($89.00) - 2 pairs of leather shoes for work and 1 pair of shoe for leisure. 3 pairs of shoes below $100. Great catch i must say. 

Great World Staycation ($189.45) - Another staycation sponsored by my sis. Celebrated my mum's birthday for the occasion.     


Gifts ($705.50) - There are 3 major event in the month of May every year. It begins with my mother in law's birthday, followed by Mothers' day during mid month and then followed by my mum's birthday at month end. Gotta spend man! Gotta spend.  

Total Expenses for May 2016$2,595.77


Monthly Savings May 2016

52 Weeks Increasing Money Challenge
$106 - Automation works like a charm! 4 weeks of $26.50! Yeah! There are many ways to save money, but i like this the most!

$10.00 - Fondue Set sold!

Bank Balance Transfer
$29.57 - All the balance balance goes to this balance. Hahaha, in you go!

Financial Freedom Jar
$200.00 - Yes! Freedom is what i am talking about!

Total Saved for May 2016: $372.07
Total Saved Since Jan 2016: $2,028.97

Check out how i did in previous months here!

If you have other ways to save money, do let me know. Thanks. :)


  1. Hi do you mind sharing what model of Wifi repeater you bought? :)

    1. Hi, no problem! It's an Aztech WL559E wireless repeater. Cheapest i could find at Harvey Norman. Added the photo in my post as well.

    2. Will go check it out, thanks!