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A formula for retirement planning
20 Apr 2013
MOST financial planning discussions are likely to focus on saving and accumulation towards a retirement goal.
Saving for retirement now top priority: poll
17 Apr 2013
SOMEWHERE between six months ago and now, affluent Singaporeans' savings priorities have shifted.
No pension for top govt servants, bonus revised
09 Apr 2013
[SINGAPORE] Pensions will be removed for top public servants, and the gross domestic product (GDP) bonus they receive will be replaced...
Start early so your nest egg can grow
07 Apr 2013
Whether it’s a morbid fear of death or just the unpleasant acknowledgement that we are all getting old, many of us just do not want to...
Get the best advice for retirement
05 Apr 2013
RETIREMENT is supposed to be a carefree time of grandchildren, relaxation and perhaps a little self-indulgence, but new research shows a...
Saving enough over 30 working years, for 30 more in retirement
02 Mar 2013
We are lucky to be living in a country with amongst the best social security plans in the world. It covers for (i) housing, (ii) medical...
Preparing for the silver years
28 Feb 2013
I THINK most people would agree that the problems of wealth are preferable to the problems of poverty. Despite being preferable, however...
Preparing for a portable retirement
10 Feb 2013
I am about to go on holiday and the idea is giving me panic attacks. Mainly because I will be on a tiny island off the southern coast of...
Gap in retirement planning here: poll
12 Jan 2013
HAVING a big enough nest egg for retirement may be one of Singaporeans' topmost financial concerns, but half of them don't know how much...
Is $1 million enough to retire on?
07 Jan 2013
WHO wants to be a millionaire? One million dollars is getting short shrift these days.
Asia’s women lead the way in retirement planning, but there’s still work to be done
14 Dec 2012
Across the globe, we are consistently being told that we need to do more to prepare for retirement. But what has not always been addressed...
Retirement funds ignoring climate risk, says survey
12 Dec 2012
[SYDNEY] The world's biggest investors have their "heads in the sand" over climate risk, according to a survey released yesterday which...
What price baby?
21 Nov 2012
MOST people want to be sure that they can buy and pay for a home, save up for an emergency fund and enjoy a comfortable retirement. They...
Young S'poreans can have enough for retirement
15 Nov 2012
YOUNG Singaporeans who recently joined the workforce will have enough savings for retirement provided they exercise prudence when buying a...
Pension system needs improvement: Mercer
16 Oct 2012
SINGAPORE'S pension system could do with more contribution from employers and individuals, a study on pension systems suggested after the...
Call for a bond to protect savings
15 Oct 2012
[SINGAPORE] The latest clampdown on property investments has revived the call for inflation-linked bonds so that retirees will have an...
Concern over retirement woes
04 Oct 2012
DESPITE having a higher level of savings and investments than their counterparts from most other countries, Singaporeans are still...
Time for the American Dream to be put to pasture
27 Sep 2012
IT'S time to retire the American Dream - or at least give it a long vacation. Americans ought to drop it from the national conversation...
Asian pension systems need reforms: ADB
26 Sep 2012
THE Asian Development Bank (ADB) has warned that pension systems in Asian countries may be unable to cope with the strain of rapidly...
New workers' CPF enough for comfortable retirement
20 Sep 2012
YOUNG Singaporeans starting work today will have enough savings in their Central Provident Fund (CPF) accounts to retire comfortably in...
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