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by flametree
Tue Jul 23, 2019 5:31 pm
Forum: Money Matters
Topic: Parents with "young working adult" kids
Replies: 11
Views: 1399

Re: Parents with "young working adult" kids

Hi slmkhoo, Thanks for sharing. I’m more inclined to do the estimated average n charge a set sum every month. I probably will ask them to note the mileage used for one month trial n then determine the amt they shd contribute. As for insurance, we are thinking of letting them pay for the coverage typ...
by flametree
Tue Jul 23, 2019 3:07 pm
Forum: Money Matters
Topic: Parents with "young working adult" kids
Replies: 11
Views: 1399

Re: Parents with "young working adult" kids

Hi czeec80, My guideline now will be ‘as long as it’s personal item’ young working adult will be footing the bill. Example IT gadgets, contact lens, clothings, bags, shoes etc. But items like common use toiletries ( I still got another 2 younger kids at home) then they no need pay for them. My husba...
by flametree
Sat Jul 13, 2019 11:51 am
Forum: Money Matters
Topic: Parents with "young working adult" kids
Replies: 11
Views: 1399

Re: Parents with "young working adult" kids

Thks for brilliant idea! Now I hv a basic ‘guideline’ n clearer idea that as Long as its personal expenses, it should be from their own pocket (unless it’s a gift fr ya for special occasions). Will hv a family meeting to make it all clear to them soon. Appreciate your sharing! Thk u once again
by flametree
Sat Jul 13, 2019 11:18 am
Forum: Money Matters
Topic: Parents with "young working adult" kids
Replies: 11
Views: 1399

Re: Parents with "young working adult" kids

Hi slmkhoo, Thks for responding. I’m very fortunate to be in similar position as your friend and coincidentally I intend to do exactly the same as what your friends r doing. Besides ‘contributing’ to the household expenses, for his and her (I hv 2 kids who just graduated this month) personal expense...
by flametree
Fri Jul 12, 2019 8:51 pm
Forum: Money Matters
Topic: Parents with "young working adult" kids
Replies: 11
Views: 1399

Parents with "young working adult" kids

hi there,

My eldest has just entered the work force and I have entered another parenting phase. I would like to brainstorm ideas or seek advice from parents who are in similar position as me with regards to money matters with our "young working adult" kids.

thank you in advance

flametree
by flametree
Wed Oct 18, 2017 9:01 am
Forum: Recess Time
Topic: Where to donate gently used clothes, toys, books?
Replies: 155
Views: 48049

Re: Where to donate gently used clothes, toys, books?

If you are near Bishan, you can donate to : Kong Meng San Phor Kark See Monastery 88 Bright Hill Road. Singapore 574117 There’s a collection area near the open air car park. Volunteers will sort the donated items n those that can be sold will be displayed at the second hand shop “The Gratitude Shop”...
by flametree
Mon Aug 28, 2017 11:28 am
Forum: Tertiary Education - A-Levels, Diplomas, Degrees
Topic: All About Overseas Education
Replies: 138
Views: 34626

Re: All About Overseas Education

Hi, I am flametree's daughter, currently studying in Edinburgh, UK for my undergraduate degree. I just checked the EE website about their roaming, and the 53 countries that they include are as follows: https://shop.ee.co.uk/international/travelling-abroad Customers can take their UK allowances to Au...
by flametree
Thu May 18, 2017 7:49 am
Forum: Recess Time
Topic: Let's Talk About Pets ... Dogs, Hamsters, Rabbits etc
Replies: 589
Views: 87485

Re: Let's Talk About Pets ... Dogs, Hamsters, Rabbits etc

Hi Starlight1968sg,

Thk u for your prompt response. Late last night, my Friend managed to find Someone (thru social media) who volunteered to adopt the hamster. So hopefully happy ending for the poor hamster
by flametree
Wed May 17, 2017 10:05 pm
Forum: Recess Time
Topic: Let's Talk About Pets ... Dogs, Hamsters, Rabbits etc
Replies: 589
Views: 87485

Re: Let's Talk About Pets ... Dogs, Hamsters, Rabbits etc

Hi, my Friend picked up a hamster inside a cage.
But he doesn't know how to care for it. Anyone interested to adopt? Or any advice what should he do next? Thanks!



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by flametree
Thu May 11, 2017 3:58 pm
Forum: Holiday Ideas
Topic: Travel: Japan - Hokkaido
Replies: 488
Views: 157053

Re: Travel: Japan - Hokkaido

Last december, we stayed at Rutsusu Pension Clydesdale. Do check it out, highly recommend it!