Retirement

The savings prison

The savings prison

Aviva October 26, 2017 0

When there’s no end in sight to putting money aside – it’s a drag. We’ve all been there.  We get a sudden surge of motivation to plan for the future and start checking out

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Can you afford a retirement plan?

Can you afford a retirement plan?

Aviva October 26, 2017 0

Retirement seems like an expensive time of your life that requires tons of money. Right?   This doesn’t have to be the case. The truth of the matter is that extremely affordable options are

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But my life is the one I’m living now!

But my life is the one I’m living now!

Aviva October 25, 2017 0

It’s hard to plan for a faraway future when the best times to be had are in the present moment   Many people don’t like to think about the future. This can be due

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The magic of compound interest

The magic of compound interest

Aviva October 24, 2017 0

Because you don’t need save S$1 million to get S$1 million   The notion of having a million dollars has always ignited people’s imaginations. It used to be because it signified something rare of

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Don’t lock it up until you’re grey

Don’t lock it up until you’re grey

Aviva October 24, 2017 0

Yes, you can withdraw your money from some retirement plans!   Many people have the misconception that retirement insurance plans means locking away your money until it’s time to retire. Of course, there are

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A mum’s financial advice to her daughter who just graduated

A mum’s financial advice to her daughter who just graduated

Aviva August 25, 2017 0

What kind of financial destiny awaits fresh graduates? As a mum of two young adults, I hope they will be financially savvy and lead meaningful lives. Here’s a letter that I wrote to my

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Good money habits for new year

Good money habits for new year

Aviva March 1, 2017 0

Now’s the best time to review your financial health and make some changes if necessary   The start of Chinese New Year is a good time as any to take a closer look at

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Relook into your retirement plan

Relook into your retirement plan

Aviva February 24, 2017 0

The days of a long, uninterrupted accumulation phase followed by a 30-year retirement might be over   Retirement planning used to go like this. Once people start work, they embark on the so-called accumulation

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Why you should draw up a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA)

Why you should draw up a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA)

Aviva October 24, 2016 0

Get peace of mind by appointing a trusted person to be your proxy decision-maker. Just as people tend to put off making a will, there are reasons why they do not get around to

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Is it necessary to make a will?

Is it necessary to make a will?

Aviva October 24, 2016 0

There are many reasons why people tend to put off making a will, often because they are reluctant to face the morbid subject of their mortality. Another common reason is that some people believe

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