10 Feb '11, 1am

Contribute more to borrow from own CPF?: By Leong Sze Hian I refer to the report “Plans to help older low-wage w...

I like this article. When I first heard about the suggestion, my thoughts are the same as the writer’s. Crafted to treat even more myopic symptoms than could be imagined, it looks like an ever-receding line for common folks to accumulate sufficiently not in later years, but even perhaps in near future. What it also means is if the CPF is insufficient in the first place (because the guy is ‘downright broke’ in the account), the scheme falls apart, and violates the original promise that everyone will be taken care of. The only difference is I don’t think it is merely a policy failure, but instead a recruitment one.

Full article: http://theonlinecitizen.com/2011/02/contribute-more-to-bo...

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