facebookI'm a 25 F, married to a 27 M PR. We have not applied for BTO due to insufficient savings. How do I save money on childbirth and save up for BTO at the same time? - Seedly

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Anonymous

06 Aug 2020

Property

I'm a 25 F, married to a 27 M PR. We have not applied for BTO due to insufficient savings. How do I save money on childbirth and save up for BTO at the same time?

Just found out I'm pregnant and currently renting a room at our friend's place. Any advice?

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These two calculators will help you:

https://www.aaronleow.com/life-budget-calculator

The above stipulates the guidelines for automated savings.

The following will describe the costs needed for a home in Singapore (taking CPF into consideration)

https://www.aaronleow.com/max-cpf-home-loan

TLDR: Start saving 20% of your income monthly.

Hey there!

Do get a liquid savings account eg. Singlife etc to get a bit of interest while you're saving. You might have to sit down with your partner to jot down the incurrable expenses and see how much you have to save then.

All the best!
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Chin Guo Qiang

Chin Guo Qiang

05 Aug 2020

Assistant Vice President, IT EUC at OCBC

Time to start a small liquid savings account with your partner, each can put in about $100 as a head...

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