Some people save a fixed amount of their monthly income and spend the rest. Others like myself spend prudently and save the rest.
Regardless of whether you’re a spend-the-rest or save-the-rest saver, you should be able to gauge roughly how much you save a month.
Though thrift and financial prudence have been extolled as good “Asian values”, I personally believe that in order to be a good accumulator of wealth, you should also invest wisely. In this day and age, being able to save a lot doesn’t necessarily mean you’ll be wealthy – what if the cash you’re holding goes down in value?
Back on topic, what percentage of your monthly income goes into your savings (which you may use for investment)?