I’m starting afresh to diligently report my expenses after taking a break for a year. I wish I have the perseverance of Mr 15HWW to keep doing this year on year but I’m going to try my best!

Transportation: $145

Commuting charges on the B.M.W (bus, MRT, walk) went much higher this year due to the Chinese New Year as we took cab rides when visiting our relatives.

Food: $378.70

Food expenses wasn’t as high as I thought considering the number of public holidays this month. I’m still not bringing lunches to work as my current workplace has affordable eating places within walking distance.

Groceries: $0

No work lunches means no groceries from my end. Household grocery shopping is taken care by my mum and is supported through monthly household allowances.

Shopping: $293.80

Apart from buying some Chinese New Year clothes, I took the opportunity to send my bicycle for a full …