The Central Provident Fund Board (CPFB) announced on 2 October 2020 that, from 1 April 2021, CPF members under the Dependants’ Protection Scheme (DPS) will enjoy a higher sum assured of $70,000 at more attractive premiums. The scheme will also cover members up to age 65. Currently, the sum assured is $46,000 and DPS coverage is […]
When it comes to retirement planning, you cannot ignore the Central Provident Fund (CPF). CPF is the default retirement solution for every Singaporean. Most people have some vague ideas about the system, but few people bother to dive deeper. A lot of people feel that since they have no authority over it, why bother? As […]
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 […]
If you read a lot about retirement planning, you may have built up some Income Generating Assets such as Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) or Retirement Income Plans. But few people talk about CPF Life. This is not surprising because people tend to associate retirement planning with stock and property investments. Many people believe that […]
The Medisave Contribution Ceiling is the maximum amount that you are required to contribute and maintain in your Medisave Account. Any Medisave contribution in excess of the current Contribution Ceiling will be transferred: If you are below age 55, it will be transferred to your Special Account. If you are above age 55 and have […]
Singapore government is definitely determined to handle the “CPF hot potato“. There were several amendments to the CPF Act passed in Parliament lately on Oct 10, 2016. It is called Amendment No. 2 bill. Below are the 4 key changes.