Daily Archives: 2015-01-05

4 things that CPF fails at

By Marcus Chua, DollarsAndSense DollarsAndSense recently attended one of the focus group discussions held by the Central Provident Fund (CPF) to understand the scheme better. We noticed four recurring themes that kept coming up during the discussion, and have summarised them with the acronym “UPCC” for a truly Singaporean reading experience. U – Understanding Singaporeans P – Predictability C – Clarity C – …

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Thoughts on Singapore politics going into a possible election year

By Jeremy Chen General Elections have to be held in Singapore by January 2017, but commentators have been speculating that 2015 will be the year given the ramp up in government communication about the introduction of MediShield Life, changes in housing policy, the Pioneer Generation Package and other policy initiatives. Yet Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has commented that Singapore’s …

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The best home for a child

By PropertySoul A reader of my blog shares with me the dilemma that he and his wife are facing: They know they shouldn’t buy when property prices are on the way down. But they are expecting their first child and want to get a condo unit now. Buying condo for the sake of your child If you can afford a …

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