If you are planning for your retirement or financial freedom, you probably start 2019 with a disturbing question after the stock market crash in December 2018. Should you continue to invest or quit? There is no shortage of information on the internet, you probably subscribe to many financial blogs or newspapers. But the information itself […]
Getting started on your tax planning before the New Year begins can help you maximize tax relief and minimize tax payable next year. You may only count your tax relief in April when you declare your income tax. But there are 3 things you must do before the year winds down for more tax relief.
Supplementary Retirement Scheme (a.k.a. SRS) is not strange to most Singaporeans. It is a deferred tax scheme which helps you save for the future while reducing your tax expenses now. If you are mid to high-income earners, SRS is a great way to save tax in addition to CPF top-up tax relief. For example, if […]
Sometimes, I hear people saying that they want to cut their credit card and be debt free. I feel it hilarious because your credit card doesn’t trap you into debt, your spending patterns do. Credit is like a knife in the kitchen, it is essential to your daily living, though it may hurt you occasionally. […]
Are you a homeowner in Singapore? If so, there is a high chance that you still carry a mortgage loan. Do you want to know how your fellow Singaporeans choose their home loan package? How is the current interest rate environment affect your mortgage loan repayment? The last time I urged you to refinance your […]
CPF Life is crucial to every Singaporean’s retirement planning. There are people who protested and demanded the government to “Return Our CPF”, but there are also many people who have good faith in our national pension system and want to top up more into CPF for their own retirement planning. What are the benefits of […]