09 Oct '11, 3am

BG Tan Chuan-Jin urges Singaporeans to plan for retirement early

BG Tan Chuan-Jin urges Singaporeans to plan for retirement early

Minister of State for Manpower and National Development Tan Chuan-Jin, at a talk organised by the Central Provident Fund, urged Singaporeans to start planning for retirement early. -- PHOTO: BT By Lin Wenjian Instead of sipping coffee at their favourite breakfast joints, more than 500 Singaporeans spent their Sunday morning getting tips on how to plan for retirement. The audience, many of whom were reaching 55 years of age, were attending talks organised by the Central Provident Fund (CPF). Topics covered included managing healthcare and housing costs. Minister of State for Manpower and National Development Tan Chuan-Jin was the guest of honour at the event, which was held at the NTUC auditorium at Marina Boulevard. Many among the audience nodded and listened intently as BG (NS) Tan urged them not to overstretch their finances and to prepare for uncertainties such as chang...

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