17 Jan '12, 4am

How much of your salary do you save?

SINGAPORE: Two in three Singapore workers save no more than 20 per cent of their monthly pay. That's according to an online survey conducted by job portal, JobsCentral. It polled some 2,300 individuals between August and September 2011. The top three savers are workers from research & development, consulting and business development. More than half of research & development workers said they save more than 20 per cent of their monthly income. And the worst savers? Those who work in events management, public relations and sales. About one in five from these professions said they save more than 20 per cent of monthly income. Huang Shao-Ning, deputy CEO of JobsCentral Group, said: "The more exuberant personalities of these three groups of workers, and the requirement of their jobs to leave positive impressions on new people they meet everyday may also translate to higher expe...

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