Retirement

CPF Basic, Full & Enhanced Retirement Sum: How Do They Affect You?
CPF Basic, Full & Enhanced Retirement Sum: How Do They Affect You?
Every salaried employee in Singapore makes CPF contributions each month, but the CPF system is understood ...
23 August 2022
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What is SRS Account – Supplementary Retirement Scheme? Guide to Opening SRS Account
I’ve been dreaming about retirement since the day I started working. So the Supplementary Retirement Scheme ...
30 June 2022
How Much Savings Do You Need to Retire in Singapore?
How Much Savings Do You Need to Retire in Singapore?
I’ll start this article by saying there’s probably no correct answer as to the amount “the average person” ...
14 June 2022
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Nursing Homes in Singapore – How Much Does It Cost?
Sending your loved ones to a nursing home can be an emotionally wrenching decision. But with a small property ...
13 April 2022
The Sandwiched Generation in Singapore - Finances of Caring for Aged Parents and Children
The Sandwiched Generation in Singapore – Finances of Caring for Aged Parents and Children
Giving your parents allowance is probably something you’ve been told to do since you were young. It’s love, ...
16 March 2022
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The 3 ‘R’s of Retirement to Help You Retire Right
This post was written in collaboration with MoneyOwl. While we are financially compensated by them, we ...
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CPF LIFE: The Complete Guide to Payouts, Plans & Minimum Sums in 2022
If you’re in your 30s like I am, retiring in Singapore is the stuff of nightmares. By the time our retirement ...
1 March 2022
3 Important Basics That Singaporeans Need to Have in Place When They Plan For Retirement
3 Important Basics That Singaporeans Need to Have in Place When They Plan For Retirement
Ask Singaporeans what’s the number one thing they need for retirement, and the obvious answer will be not ...
1 March 2022
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Here’s Why the Basic Retirement Sum Isn’t Something Singaporeans Should Be Worrying About
Depending on who you believe, you may think our CPF savings are like Russia. You know it’s there, I know ...
28 February 2022
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5 Things You Need to Do Now to Enjoy a Happier Retirement
This post was written in collaboration with AIA. While we are financially compensated by them, we nonetheless ...
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CPF Retirement Sum – How Does It Work and How Much Do You Need?
Already counting down the days to retirement… when you’re only 25 years old? Late nights at the office ...
10 January 2022
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The Road to A Comfortable Retirement: What’s Your ‘Retire-Meter’ Like?
This post was written in collaboration with Great Eastern. While we are financially compensated by them, ...
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Retirement Annuity Plans in Singapore: What Are They & How to Choose One
Ask many Singaporeans about how they plan to fund their retirement, and you’ll probably get a couple of ...
9 July 2021
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Retirement Planning in Singapore: A Starter Guide for Confused Millennials
When you think “retirement”, do you imagine travelling the world, cruising on your own yacht, and being ...
17 June 2021
DBS Digibank NAV Planner Map Your Money for retirement
5 New Insights Your DBS Digibank Provides to Help You Achieve #Goals Like Retirement & Financial Freedom
When we first wrote about the DBS NAV Planner update in July, it was already a powerful personal finance ...
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#RecessionReady (1/4) — Should You Still Save For Retirement During Tough Times?
Six months of 2020 have gone by, and we’re still trying to weather this Covid-19 pandemic and its economic ...
CPF Retirement Sum Explained for Young Singaporeans (with scenarios!)
CPF Retirement Sum — Explained for Young Singaporeans (With Scenarios)
This post was written in collaboration with the Central Provident Fund Board (CPFB). While we are financially ...
[UPDATED] Budget 2020 Highlights — 10 Key Announcements To Note
[UPDATED] Budget 2020 Highlights — 10 Key Announcements To Note
I have to admit — I’m quite impressed by the Budget 2020 announcement by Deputy Prime Minister and Finance ...
26 March 2020
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Haven’t Started Planning for your Retirement? Here’s How HSBC Life Can Help
This post was written in collaboration with HSBC. While we are financially compensated by them, we nonetheless ...
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Early Retirement in Singapore — Is the FIRE Movement Possible Here?
Just like how miles chasers live for the day they fly SQ Suites, or how BTS fans can finally die happy ...
27 September 2019
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Here’s the Reality of Living in Singapore and Why Planning Ahead is so Important
This post was written in collaboration with CPF. While we are financially compensated by them, we nonetheless ...
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Parents in Denial About Retirement? 7 Steps to Get Them Retirement Ready
If you regularly read the MoneySmart blog, you’ve probably already put some thought into your retirement ...
21 August 2019
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CPF Contribution & Retirement Age Changes: 7 Facts Singaporeans Should Know
I am seriously wondering if I’ve recently been abducted by aliens and implanted in an alternate universe, ...
20 August 2019
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National Day Rally 2019 — On Retirement, CPF, Education & More
Shortly after Singapore’s 54th birthday, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong made his National Day Rally 2019 ...
19 August 2019
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Want to Retire Overseas? Retirement Visas For Thailand, Malaysia, and Other Countries
Retiring in Singapore does not seem to be easy, judging by the number of elderly people toiling away in ...
16 May 2019