Minimalism is a small but growing movement in Singapore. Minimalists believe that reducing the amount of objects you own and only purchasing things you absolutely need is essential for living life to the fullest. Some prominent minimalists like Ben Liu can tell you exactly how many articles of clothing they own: “Five shirts, nine T-shirts, five pairs of jeans, two bermudas, seven pairs of underwear, 10 pairs of socks, one blazer, one cold weather jacket. That’s all.” Adopting a minimalist mindset can also boost your personal finances. Having fewer things means you can live in a smaller house and pay less for rent or a mortgage. You can also cut down on wasteful spending and find more money to save and invest every month. Keep reading to learn how minimalism can improve your quality of life and revolutionise your financial planning. The Minimalist Aesthetic A core tenet of minimalist living