Retirement

Why Investment-Linked Policies Still Have Its Merits

As consumers get savvier about insurance, the Do-It-Yourself (‘DIY’) approach of “Buy Term and Invest the Difference” is gradually gaining in popularity. Briefly, it is the combination of buying a term life insurance and investing the “savings” from the lower premiums being paid. This contrasts with Investment-Linked Policy (‘ILP’) which has both life insurance and investment components. An example would be the AIA Pro Achiever which has been designed to include both insurance and investment elements in the most optimal

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Retirement

3 Ways To Make The Most Out Of Your SRS

Prudent individuals go through great lengths in order to build retirement fund. Many Singaporeans completely rely on the government-mandated Central Provident Fund (CPF). It is a savings plan to fund important expense categories such as retirement, housing, and healthcare. Unbeknownst to some, there is a scheme that is meant to complement the strength of CPF. I am talking about the Supplementary Retirement Scheme (SRS). SRS flourishes your retirement savings by providing tax relief and investment options. Unlike CPF, SRS is

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Retirement

Supporting Parents Who Do Not Have A Retirement Plan

It is not unheard of for Singaporean children to take care of their aging parents. This is partly due to our unwavering Asian culture of familial unity. We even have a legislation for it! Protected by the Maintenance of Parents Act, senior citizens who are unable to sustain their lifestyle can apply to the court in order for their children to provide a monthly allowance. More than just a social obligation, there are four steps to begin a retirement plan

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Retirement

6 Significant Reasons Why You Must Plan For Retirement Now

According to a recent survey by Nielsen, 1 in 3 working Singapore adults are not planning for retirement. This is alarming because many people have curated a list of “excuses” for not saving money. Rather than adding glistening fuel to the fire, this article will give you six good reasons why you must save for your future. 1. TO DANCE TO THE BEAT OF YOUR OWN DRUM Planning for your golden future likely ensures that you covered your living arrangements

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