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A 7-Step Financial Checklist To Get You Started On Your Financial Journey

Published by Autumn on 6 April, 2021 Financial planning need not be complex if you break it up into smaller steps. When take one step at a time, planning for the future doesn’t seem daunting anymore. You don’t need a lot to start building your wealth - the important thing is to start now regardless of which life stage you are at. Here’s a 7-step financial checklist to get you started. 1. Set realistic money goals for the year Instead of setting a resolution you won’t stick to, give yourself specific goals instead. If you’re stuck on setting

Why CPF LIFE May Be Insufficient For Your Retirement

Published by Autumn on November 03, 2020 Planning for retirement isn’t fun. Nor will it give you any near-term gratification. This is why many people prefer to prioritise other, more satisfying, goals such as saving up for a holiday and buying a new car, or more urgent needs such as buying health insurance and saving up for their home down payment. This mindset is underscored by the OCBC Financial Wellness Index, which found that 65% of its respondents claim to be behind in accumulating enough funds to maintain their lifestyle after retirement. Should CPF be your only retirement plan?

How To Build A Retirement Portfolio That You Can Live Off In Your Golden Years

Published by Autumn on 4 March 2021 Your golden years also have the potential to be your most vulnerable years. At this stage of your life, you have given up your monthly paycheque but still need to pay for daily expenses. Relying on CPF LIFE for a part of your retirement expenses This is where the benefit of all your regular contributions to CPF over the years kick in. You can lean on CPF LIFE, Singapore’s mandatory life annuity scheme, that will pay you a monthly income for as long as you live. This is passive income that

How To Stay On Top Of Your Finance And Be Retirement Ready

Published by Autumn on November 20, 2020 Are you worried about not having enough to retire? You are not alone. Retirement Readiness is a common concern among many regardless of occupation, gender, or age, whether you are from the sandwich generation, freelancers in the gig economy, or even just a homemaker. There are many situations that will affect one's financial allocation during a person's lifetime. The key to coping is to stay on top of your finance - to be in a perpetual state of readiness to adapt to your financial needs according to the change in lifestyle at

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