These articles are written by GEN planners to share their views on various financial planning topics that they are passionate about.

We hope that these articles will help you to better understand the topics discussed and make more informed financial decisions.

Critical Illness Planning – It Is Never About The Immediate Expenses. It Is About The Long Term Needs.

Critical Illness Planning – It Is Never About The Immediate Expenses. It Is About The Long Term Needs. Singapore is an aging population, with the average life expectancy approximating at age of 83 years, ranking [...]

Early Critical Illness Insurance – Should You Add This To Your Portfolio?

Early Critical Illness Insurance – Should You Add This To Your Portfolio? Did you know that at least 36 people are diagnosed with cancer every day in Singapore? On the other hand, research has shown [...]

The Truth about being a Financial Planner

The Truth about being a Financial Planner Most of us would have known a financial planner or two within our own circle of friends and relatives. Some of us may also avoid them like the [...]

Investing in Hedge Funds – United Asia Pacific Diversified Strategies Fund

Investing in Hedge Funds – United Asia Pacific Diversified Strategies Fund When it comes to investing, a “hedge” is defined as an investment to reduce the risk of adverse price movements in an asset.  The [...]

Insurance for People with Diabetes – What are Your Options?

Insurance for People with Diabetes - What are Your Options? What is Diabetes All About? In Singapore, diabetes is a serious growing health crisis, with over 400,000 Singaporeans living with the disease. 1 in 3 [...]

Retirement Planning: How should you complement your CPF-Life Annuity?

Retirement Planning: How Should You Complement Your CPF-Life Annuity? Me: Have you thought of retirement? Client: Retirement?!?! Nah..I'm too young for it..retirement planning is for the old!  Anyway I have CPF for retirement! Me:  [...]

Joint Retirement Planning – Blind spots for YoYo Parents

Joint Retirement Planning – Blind spots for YoYo Parents A recent conversation with a client (husband and wife) who has 2 teenage children. Client: “I have made it clear to them.  I will provide [...]

Retirement – Where Do Annuity Fit In

Retirement – Where Do Annuity Fit In Client: Why do you ask me to consider planning for income until age 100 when on average, I’m looking at about age 80? Me: Because when it [...]

Legacy Planning – When should you use “3-Generation (3G) Insurance Plans”?

Legacy Planning – When should you use “3-Generation (3G) Insurance Plans”? According to Investopedia, Legacy Planning is a financial strategy that prepares a person to bequeath his or her assets to a loved one or [...]

Education Planning : Education Planning Concerns For Families With 2 Children And More

Education Planning : Education Planning Concerns For Families With 2 Children And More Every parent knows saving up for the funds for their children’s education is important. From normal savings accounts, to endowment plans to [...]

 

 

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