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.
CPF Medisave Minimum Sum (MMS) scheme was abolished since 1 Jan 2016. It used to be the amount which you need to retain in your Medisave Account (MA) for your healthcare needs before any excess Medisave savings can be withdrawn on or after 55. In the past, if you have met the CPF Minimum Sum requirement (now […]
Like most people, I used to think I could call it a day when I reach my retirement with a target, say a million dollars. I was wrong. Today, retirement planning is no longer just about saving a retirement sum but to build retirement income. In Singapore, nobody can talk about retirement without mentioning CPF. Ironically, CPF retirement schemes […]