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Using Insurance to Supplement Retirement Funding Needs

I came across an article titled “Growing Your Wealth With Insurance” in the Business Times on 3 March 2016. This article is another timely reminder for us all to ensure that we have given due attention to retirement planning. The topic of retirement planning never goes ‘out of fashion’. Why? Because, at the end of the… Read More »

CPF Highlights from MOH: 5 Changes to CPF Medisave

The Ministry of Health has announced much awaited improvements to Medisave as reported in the Straits Times and Business Times on 13 March 2015. 1. Four more chronic conditions that can be treated using Medisave from 1 June 2015 This would bring the total number of conditions covered by Medisave under the Chronic Disease Management… Read More »

SRS Account To Supplement Your Nest Egg

Retirement funding has been a much discussed topic since the first tranche of CPF recommendations were announced in February 2015. These changes will have an impact on all of us. Instead of having to meet a standard minimum sum at age 55, CPF members (turning 55 in 2016) will soon be able to choose from 3… Read More »

Key Report Findings of Singaporeans and Retirement Planning

The latest in HSBC’s (2013) series of independent global studies into “The Future of Retirement” highlights the real challenges in planning for and achieving the retirement people want. Of the 15,000 respondents in 15 countries, 1,000 were Singaporeans. Some key report findings of Singaporeans: Most Singaporeans envision to live their golden years filled with family… Read More »