Karen Tang, CFP®: Certified Financial Planner in Singapore

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Investment Linked Products (ILP) in Singapore – A Ticking Time Bomb!

The Straits Times article “Insurance ‘Time-bomb’ Set To Explode, Investment-linked policies incur rising costs which buyers may not be aware of” published on February 12, 2005 never quite left my mind. The headlines immediately caught my eyes back then, before I entered the Independent Financial Advisory (IFA) industry. A regular premium investment-linked product (ILP) combines …

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Financial Planning for Women in Singapore

The Straits Times article “Why Women Need to Focus on Financial Planning” published on March 4, 2018 reiterated how important it is for us women, whether single or married, younger or older, to be in charge of our own finances. Budgeting, cash flow management, retirement planning, being adequately protected for the unexpected like critical illness, long term …

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The Top 4 Priorities in Every Single Woman’s Financial Planning

In my decade long experience as a comprehensive financial planner, I have had the privilege to serve a number of single women professionals who are highly driven and successful in their careers. I have come to appreciate the fact that single women have needs, financial goals and aspirations that are different from say, a married …

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9 Ways To Tackle Inflation

Though the statistics for November 2017 Consumer Price Index reports inflation at less than 2% (source: Singapore Department of Statistics), inflation is here to stay and it has a direct impact on our purchasing power and hence, our current and future lifestyle. Singaporeans who are uncomfortable taking financial risks and who are happy parking money …

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