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4 Super Simple Ways To Start Investing

Published by Autumn on June 04, 2021 Want to start investing but don’t have a huge sum of money? Don’t worry, starting small is better than not starting at all. You don’t always have to start with lump sum investment. In fact, it might not always be the best. There are many several kinds of investment methods that you can consider and choose one that best suits help you achieve your needs and goals. As a first-time investor, here are some key concepts that will benefit you greatly: A good understanding of the effect of compounding A healthy

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

5 Must-Dos To Avoid Ever Outliving Your Financial Nest Egg

Published by Autumn on 4 February, 2021 Have you ever wondered if you have sufficient money to last your lifetime? Or the magic number seems so elusive? Thanks to healthcare advancement and access to quality medical care, the average life expectancy in Singapore has been increasing over the years. As of 2019, the average life expectancy at birth in Singapore was 83.6. While a longer expected lifespan is never bad news, it also comes with major implications for our retirement plans. After all, if you are living longer lives, it’s logical that you will need more in your

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?

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