5 Money Habits You Need To Know If You Are Out Of Job Now
Published by Autumn on October 01, 2020 In this time of uncertainty, building good money habits is important to tide you through especially if your job has been disrupted. Here are 5 money habits you could develop. They are so simple but often overlooked! Tip 1: Plug your spending leaks and look for lost money Start by spring cleaning your finances to identify spending leaks. This can be as simple as going through your credit card statements to ensure you’re not paying for a service you don’t use anymore or that you’re not double-paying for a subscription. Could it
How To Plug Your Insurance Protection Gap (In Any Life Stage)
Published by Autumn on November 03, 2020 An insurance protection gap is typically the difference between how much money you will need compared to how much money you will have in the event of an unfortunate scenario. For example, you may estimate that it will take $360,000 to raise and educate your newborn he or she enters the working world and becomes financially self-dependent. You will be working for the next close to two decades to afford this. If you do not have any savings or life insurance, your insurance protection gap is $360,000. If you already have some
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?