Our blog has garnered a lot more traction over the last few months and we thank our readers for your continuous support and comments.

One area which has garnered a lot of eyeballs is definitely our monthly expense reports. We share our expense reports with fellow readers as part of our journey towards minimalism and financial independence. This is solely our journey and as there are not many local families out there who track their expenses or share their expenses on the public space, I guess ours provide a snippet of how a family of 3 survive in the city state.

Firstly, as per some comments, I agree that our expenses are on the high end. If we look at the expenditure average for each household in Singapore, based on the statistical average compiled by singstat in 2012/13, the average expenditure is around SG$4,724. Let’s adjust a bit for inflation …