10 Oct '11, 1am

Verve Shot Retirement planning 'now more vital' - AsiaOne: AsiaOneRetirement planning 'now more vital'AsiaOneAs

Verve Shot Retirement planning 'now more vital' - AsiaOne: AsiaOneRetirement planning 'now more vital'AsiaOneAs

By Reico Wong my paper Monday, Oct 10, 2011 As Singaporeans now live longer, it is increasingly critical that they make decisions which support their retirement and not compromise it, said Minister of State for Manpower and National Development Tan Chuan-Jin yesterday. Brigadier-General (NS) Tan pointed out that one's CPF savings now need to last for about 30 years after one reaches 55 years of age. This is in great contrast to the average of six years the scheme was initially meant to help provide for, when it was first introduced in 1955. Singaporeans thus need to exercise prudence in their decision on how to use the withdrawn funds, and must pay greater attention to possible changes to their future employment status, BG Tan urged. He was speaking at the launch of the Central Provident Fund (CPF) Are You Ready campaign, aimed at helping Singaporeans kickstart their retir...

Full article: http://www.asiaone.com/News/AsiaOne%2BNews/Singapore/Stor...

Tweets

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

BG Tan Chuan-Jin urges Singaporeans to plan for...

straitstimes.com 09 Oct '11, 3am

Minister of State for Manpower and National Development Tan Chuan-Jin, at a talk organised by the Central Provident Fund, ...

SIA is now holding a recruitment exercise for C...

singaporeair.com 10 Oct '11, 2am

Singapore Citizen, Singapore Permanent Resident or Malaysian Citizen GCE ‘A’ level, Polytechnic Diploma or Degree. In addi...

#Singapore: 'Both English, #Chinese are vital' ...

todayonline.com 08 Oct '11, 5am

SINGAPORE - Former Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew (picture) said that, if young Singaporeans give up the Chinese language, t...

I gave a talk to a class in NUS on financial planning. My talk is relevant not only to them, but to their parents....

I gave a talk to a class in NUS on financial pl...

tankinlian.blogspot.com 11 Oct '11, 1am

I gave a talk on "Financial Planning for the Young" at the National University of Singapore. My key points are: 1. Save 15...

[Asia] Asia’s Top 50 Apps 2011 – Vote Now.

youngupstarts.com 08 Oct '11, 1pm

Asia’s Top 50 Apps is back for the second year running and looks set to be bigger and better! One of the Asia region’s lea...

International family planning saves lives. So why is the GOP cutting it?

International family planning saves lives. So w...

grist.org 07 Oct '11, 5am

Cross-posted from RH Reality Check . Few examples of U.S. foreign assistance provide benefits as tangible, cost-effective,...

Watch: Pay off student loans or save for retire...

mnn.com 14 Oct '11, 3pm

While Updegrave’s advice is sound, I have a different suggestion. Don’t use student loans to pay for college and then you ...

Subra: High time to raise retirement age in lin...

malaysianbar.org.my 12 Oct '11, 3am

PETALING JAYA: It is high time the retirement age of employees in the private sector is raised, Human Resources Minister D...

Now For Sale

elliotsblog.com 22 Oct '11, 10pm

Now leading at

europeantour.com 13 Oct '11, 7am

* Indicates players who did not start on the 1st tee. The following Race to Dubai Colour key indicates the following playe...