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CPF not enough: How will elderly Singaporeans find the $1,379 a month needed to thrive?

SINGAPORE (June 14): Researchers in Singapore have determined that an elderly person living alone would need $1,379 every month to maintain a basic standard of living.

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Get ready to support older Singaporeans, one way or another

SINGAPORE (June 17): Researchers in Singapore have determined that $1,379, down to the dollar, is what an elderly person living alone would need every month to thrive in today’s Singapore.

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World's retirees risk running out of money a decade before death

SINGAPORE (June 17): One of the toughest problems retirees face is making sure their money lasts as long as they do.

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Pension funds in growth markets flock to equities, Mercer says

(June 11): Pension funds in growing economies in Asia, Latin America and the Middle East have a sharply higher percentage of assets parked in stocks, just at a time when trade tensions threaten to

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How to live long and prosper

They call longevity a ‘happy problem’. But many Singaporeans fear outliving their financial resources and good health. Is a longer life just a ticking time bomb?

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Searching for gold in the silver economy

Longevity is seen as an enormous business opportunity, especially in rapidly ageing countries such as Singapore. But few firms have managed to find commercial success.

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Friends and neighbours needed

A longer life expectancy is likely to be even more burdensome for people who lack financial support and community.

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Early CPF withdrawals indicate anxiety; more nest eggs needed for future

SINGAPORE (Sept 10): It will be more than a decade from now before Tee, 43, can withdraw some cash from her Central Provident Fund (CPF) savings, but she has already made up her mind.

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Elderly don’t need institutionalising; private sector, community to step up

SINGAPORE (Sept 3): It is 11am at HoviClub in Bukit Timah, and Glenn Miller’s In The Mood is on the speakers. An elderly lady and a nurse are swaying together to the jazzy tune.

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