CPF Balances Update – March 2020

It is the end of March with all mandatory contributions and cash top up in for the month. OA to SA transfer for the month of March is also completed. SA balance currently stands at $103,063.50, slightly more than half of 2020 FRS or 56.9% of the journey. Basic Healthcare Sum of $60,000 was metContinue reading “CPF Balances Update – March 2020”

CPF Balances Update – February 2020

It is the end of February with all mandatory contributions and cash top up in for the month. OA to SA transfer for the month of February is also completed. SA balance currently stands at $98,250.04, slightly more than half of 2020 FRS or 54.3% of the journey. There’s a slight change in strategy fromContinue reading “CPF Balances Update – February 2020”

Inculcating transferable and manageable savings and investment habit

It is pretty interesting to note that parents who on one hand disagree on spoiling their children with a golden spoon, yet be willing to pamper them with the latest IT gadgets or wants. Some disagreements which we commonly hear are Children should work and earn their own keep for their own university education. TheyContinue reading “Inculcating transferable and manageable savings and investment habit”

A call to kick-start your CPF retirement planning early

The average life expectancy for Singaporeans is 83.2 years, for year 2018. Singaporean males have to perform national services duties for 2 years, and if we were to include university studies, the average age of beginning work in society is 25 years of age. I would have mentioned earlier in my article, Investing from Age Zero,Continue reading “A call to kick-start your CPF retirement planning early”

Maximising your family members CPF contribution

Within the family, you don’t actually need to be very savvy with financial-related or investment-related matters to be constantly bombarded with queries. You just need to have that delta, above and beyond which you automatically become the guru in the family. I was just kidding. Jokes aside, I really enjoy looking at statements and seeContinue reading “Maximising your family members CPF contribution”