4 Reasons Why People Underestimate Their Retirement Savings Need

A DBS survey of 800 people in 2014 showed that: 73 per cent of the people polled plan to retire between 55 and 65, with an average savings of $571,715. At the same time, more than 85 per cent of those polled expect to live on a retirement income of $3,500 per month for the next 15 […]

Is Paying for Insurance a Gamble? Your Biases Could Hurt Your Finances

 Some people may feel that paying for insurance and gambling are similar because in both cases, a person sets aside a smaller amount of money in the hope of getting a disproportionately larger return. Let’s look at the 3 behavioural biases in gambling psychology which could affect your insurance planning – framing effect, loss aversion and optimism bias. […]