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You’ve heard the word being thrown around – Retirement. What does it exactly entail? More importantly, should you start prepping for it? Take this entirely unscientific quiz to find out!
 
1. What’s your ideal Friday night?

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The CPF LIFE Escalating Plan

Remember the days when we could catch a movie for just $5? That ticket costs much more today due to the effects of inflation.
Inflation diminishes the value of your money. The result is that one dollar buys less than it used to every year.
This can have a big impact on the money you …

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How has retirement changed?

Have you ever wondered what retirement was like during your Ah Gong’s time? Like many Singaporeans, you probably grew up hearing your parents or grandparents reminiscing about the past and how things have changed. However, as nostalgic as memories of yesteryear are, your retirement will probably vary from that of past generations. With access to …

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There may come a stage in every HDB flat owners’ life where their current home no longer meets their needs. When this happens, some choose to rightsize their living space by upgrading to a bigger property or downsizing to a smaller one.
Due to the property rules in Singapore, it’s not as simple as using …

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Despite the importance of CPF to our lives, I must admit I’ve mostly taken it for granted. I only started paying more attention to it when it was time to seriously consider my first home purchase.
So when I heard of a CPF Retirement Planning Roadshow near my house, I seized the opportunity to learn …

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Are you approaching 55? Have you started thinking about your retirement plans? Have you wondered how your CPF savings can meet your retirement needs? Did you know that from age 55, you will earn an additional extra 1% interest on the first $30,000 of your combined CPF balances?
Retirement planning can be daunting, so many …

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Taking care of your loved ones

Did you start retirement planning early and are now ready to achieve your dream of a financially secure future? How about your loved ones? While it’s important to ensure that your personal financial goals have been met, it’s equally important that your loved ones have sufficient savings through their golden years. Let’s see how a couple, …

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More to Medisave than you know

Medisave is a national medical savings scheme which helps Singaporeans save for future healthcare needs, especially after retirement.
Most of us contribute part of our monthly salary to our Medisave Account (MA), but do you know what and whom you can use your Medisave savings for?

 

 
You can utilise your Medisave …

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If you are a first-time homebuyer and have just taken a step forward to owning a HDB flat or Executive Condominium (EC), this would be useful for you!
CPF Housing Grants are housing subsidies provided by the government to eligible buyers of HDB flats or ECs. The various housing grants can be used for the …

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What’s your retirement personality?

When it comes to retirement planning and saving, which personality type are you? Take this fun and quick quiz to find out!

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Q1. You just got your annual bonus, what would you do with it?

doBuy something special …

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More options to save and greater flexibility for your retirement plans?
Yes, please! With recent recommendations made by the CPF Advisory Panel, Singaporeans can now look forward to higher monthly payout options and more. Here are 4 CPF enhancements to help you better meet your retirement needs.

 

 


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Different generations may not have a lot in common when it comes to aspirations for work, life and play. But these two parent-child relationships reveal that close family ties can shape everyone in a family towards a common understanding of savings, investment and retirement.

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Now that every Singaporean is covered by MediShield Life, your basic hospitalisation insurance, do you still need the additional coverage offered by Integrated Shield Plans? Here are 4 things you need to know before deciding whether to take up or stay on an Integrated Shield Plan.

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For all the days in life

Retirement planning is a lifelong journey that not only affects you, but your loved ones too. For a greater peace of mind in retirement, we need to have a roof over our heads, sufficient savings to take care of our healthcare cost and also a steady stream of retirement income. Your CPF savings get you …

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How can you make your CPF savings work harder for you and your loved ones? With the introduction of several CPF enhancements this year, there are more options for you and you’ll get to save more. Here’s a quick look at some of the actions you can take.

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It’s easy to view income tax as an expense that takes a bite out of your savings. Fortunately, there are ways to reduce the impact it has. Here’s how you can save tax dollars, yet increase your retirement funds at the same time.

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If you’ve checked out your CPF Yearly Statement of Account recently, you might have noticed something different. We’ve improved your statement to help you better understand your CPF savings.

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From 1 November 2015, MediShield Life offers lifetime protection for all Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents. Apart from bigger benefits, here are the top five things you need to know about MediShield Life.

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Do more with your CPF in 2016

There’s more to celebrate than festivities this upcoming New Year. Look forward to more savings and more options with these CPF enhancements that you can benefit from in 2016. From receiving more CPF contributions to more retirement options, here are some highlights you can look forward to.

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A look back in time

CPF Board has come a long way from it’s humble beginnings in 1954. Here are some amusing, maybe surprising, facts about the CPF Board in its ‘pioneer’ days.

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