Options to Build your Retirement Income

Learn about the various options that you have for retirement planning in order to construct a robust plan.
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  • Lectures 24
  • Contents Video: 1 hour
    Other: 12 mins
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 8/2013 English

Course Description

Learn about the various options available for retirement planning in Singapore. This includes:

  • Annuities
  • Right-Sizing To A Smaller Home
  • Cast Top-Up To Special Account (SA) Or Retirement Account (RA)
  • Supplementary Retirement Scheme (SRS)
  • Insurance Policies With Various Maturity
  • Fixed Deposits With Varying Maturity
  • Shares, Bonds, Unit Trusts and Others

Learn about asset classes and asset allocation.

Learn how to decide on your investment portfolio and how to invest according to your life stage.

What are the requirements?

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What am I going to get from this course?

  • know about the various options available for retirement planning in Singapore
  • decide on your investment portfolio
  • invest according to your life stage

What is the target audience?

  • working adults

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Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction
01:55

This lecture is an introduction to the module Constructing Your Retirement Plan. It continues from Basic Steps In Retirement Planning.

01:33

In this Lecture, find out more about MoneySENSE's core financial capabilities:

  • Understanding Money
  • Understanding yourself, your rights and responsibilities
  • Managing everyday money
  • Planning ahead
  • Selecting financial products
Section 2: Possible Options For Your Retirement
02:03

In this lecture, we consider the benefits and downside of annuities.

03:03

In this lecture, we consider various factors associated with right-sizing to a smaller home.

03:07

Find out about the Silver Housing Bonus.

04:23

Find out about the Lease Buyback Scheme in Singapore.

01:16

In this lecture, we consider various factors related to using cash top-up to your Special Account (SA) or Retirement Account (RA).

04:31

In this lecture, we consider various factors associated with the Supplementary Retirement Scheme (SRS).

01:51

In this lecture, we consider various factors associated with Insurance Linked Policies (ILPs).

00:54

In this lecture, we consider factors associated with fixed deposits.

7 pages

In this lecture, we provide notes on possible options for your retirement.

Section 3: Investments
01:40

In this lecture, we look at the benefits and downside of shares, bonds, unit trusts and other forms of investment.

01:42

In this lecture, we consider the concepts of asset classes and asset allocation.

01:31

In this lecture, we look at the risk/return trade off for investments.

1 page

In this lecture, we provide notes on the risk and return tradeoff.

02:32

In this lecture, we look at various factors you should consider when deciding on your investment portfolio.

1 page

In this lecture, we provide note on How To Decide On Your Investment Portfolio.

03:05

In this lecture, we look at how one may invest according to the different life stage that one is in.

04:21

In this lecture, we look at factors that you need to consider before investing your Central Provident Fund (CPF) money.

03:23

In this lecture, we look at various factors that we should seriously consider before making any form of investments. Take note that it is a good thing to be extra prudent when investing your life savings.

Section 4: Conclusion
03:58

In this lecture, we consider the importance of reviewing our retirement plan.

1 page

In this lecture, we provide notes on reviewing your retirement plan.

Article

This lecture concludes the module Constructing Your Retirement Plan. Do join us in our other modules on Financial Literacy.

3 questions

Try this quiz to test your understanding on retirement planning.

Article

This lecture contains links to additional resources where you can learn more about money matters pertaining specially to Singaporeans.

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Instructor Biography

Institute for Financial Literacy, Unbiased Financial Education Courses

The MoneySENSE-Singapore Polytechnic Institute for Financial Literacy is a collaboration between MoneySENSE, the national financial education programme in Singapore and Singapore Polytechnic.

MoneySENSE is spearheaded by the public-sector Financial Education Steering Committee which comprises representatives from the Ministry of Health, Ministry of Social and Family Development, Ministry of Education, Ministry of Manpower, Central Provident Fund Board, Monetary Authority of Singapore, National Library Board and People’s Association.

Our financial education courses cover basic money management, financial planning and investment know-how.

Instructor Biography

Peggy Chan, Financial Literacy Trainer

Peggy Chan, Financial Literacy Trainer, Institute for Financial Literacy

MSc, CFP

Peggy has 8 years of experience in the financial services industry, helping clients understand their financial needs, objectives and risk tolerance as well as reviewing company policies and procedures to ensure compliance. She was also an adjunct lecturer with a Polytechnic, teaching insurance and retirement planning subjects.

Prior to joining the financial services sector, Peggy was working in the information technology sector for 13 years, first in a government agency and subsequently served as a Senior Systems Analyst in an international bank.

She is a Certified Financial Planner, which is a professional certification specific to retirement planning and wealth accumulation in addition to overall financial planning.

Peggy has a Masters of Science, majoring in Network Management. She also holds other industry certification in M5, M8, M8A, M9 and HI.

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