Karen Tang, CFP®: Certified Financial Planner in Singapore

Retirement Planning

Is the Supplementary Retirement Scheme (SRS) Worth Your While?

Supplementary Retirement Scheme Singapore

Is the Supplementary Retirement Scheme (SRS) Worth Your While? What is the Supplementary Retirement Scheme? The Supplementary Retirement Scheme (SRS) is a voluntary saving scheme to encourage individuals to save for retirement, over and above their CPF savings. As a sizeable portion of CPF money is often used for the down payment and to service …

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Using Insurance to Supplement Retirement Funding Needs

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Using Insurance to Supplement Retirement Funding Needs I came across an article titled “Growing Your Wealth With Insurance” in the Business Times on 3 March 2016. This article is another timely reminder for us all to ensure that we have given due attention to retirement planning. The topic of retirement planning never goes ‘out of …

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Secure A Comfortable Retirement by Avoiding These 12 Mistakes – Part 3

Secure A Comfortable Retirement by Avoiding These 12 Mistakes – Part 1

Secure A Comfortable Retirement by Avoiding These 12 Mistakes – Part 3 Retirement Planning Mistake #9: Investing Too Aggressively – Or Not Aggressively Enough Invest too aggressively and you could end up losing all your hard earned savings. Invest too conservatively and your money dwindles in value because of inflation. Consider your risk profile and investment …

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Secure A Comfortable Retirement by Avoiding These 12 Mistakes – Part 2

Secure A Comfortable Retirement by Avoiding These 12 Mistakes – Part 1

Secure A Comfortable Retirement by Avoiding These 12 Mistakes – Part 2 Retirement Planning Mistake #5: Underestimating Health Care Costs It takes just one serious health crisis to severely drain you of your finances. Going into debt because of health care expenses is certainly something we want to avoid at all costs. When creating your retirement …

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Secure A Comfortable Retirement by Avoiding These 12 Mistakes – Part 1

Secure A Comfortable Retirement by Avoiding These 12 Mistakes – Part 1

Secure A Comfortable Retirement by Avoiding These 12 Mistakes – Part 1 A well deserved, comfortable retirement is what we all look forward to in our golden years. Needless to say, the stakes are high and any mis-steps along the way can cause our plan to derail – from independence, joy and freedom to poverty, …

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