A Quick Guide To Retirement Planning

Many people work their entire lives with one goal in mind – retirement. It’s one of the most important life events that is experienced by most people. From a personal and financial perspective, achieving an easy, well-funded retirement is a lifelong process that requires early planning and commitment to a long-term goal. Once you reach retirement […]

How Can You Cope With Long Term Care?

I would like to share with you the story of two friends of mine, who are in distress because their parents require long term care. George and Joanne are a married couple in their late 40s. George just put his parents in a nursing home, which costs $2,000 per person every month. At the same […]

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 […]

4 Financial Essentials for New Parents

Being part of the Gen Y babies born in the 1980s, in recent years I have found myself often discussing the topic of parenting with my friends who have just become Mums and Dads. Interestingly, quite a handful of them have asked me the same questions: How can I financially plan for my baby? What are policies should I be looking at […]

4 Life Stages of Financial Planning

Many of us know that financial planning is a lifelong process. Our ultimate dream is to achieve a retirement life which we desire. This could mean being debt-free, having a passive stream of income and best of all, pursuing our interest and passion which we might not get to do in our younger days. Our […]