It is the end of September and all contributions are in for the month. MA has reached the 2019 Basic Healthcare Sum (BHS) of $57,200 and the excess from contribution overflowed to SA. OA to SA transfer for the month of September is also completed. SA balance currently stands at $79,778.09.
At the 2016 Budget announcement, all Singaporean children born from 24 March 2016 onwards will receive an initial Baby Bonus First Step Grant of $3,000 in their Child Development Account (CDA). I shall not dwell too much in the usage of the CDA. In addition, the government did a Dollar-For-Dollar Matching for up to $3,000Continue reading “Kick-start my baby’s Ordinary Account with her Child Development Account”
All Singapore Citizen newborns born on or after 1 January 2015 qualify for the enhanced $4,000 MediSave Grant for Newborns. This means that each Newborn kick-start their lives on this world with $0 in their Ordinary Account (OA) and Special Account (SA), and $4,000 in their MediSave Account (MA). Wow! This is a great startContinue reading “Power of compounding your child’s SA from young”
Ironically, I have never been interested in managing my finance, increasing my wealth or working towards retirement until the birth of my first child. All of the above had seemed so far off. Short-term goals were more of a priority – planning for the next holiday, buying a car, getting the latest IT gadget. AContinue reading “Infancy”