Options to Build your Retirement Savings
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Options to Build your Retirement Savings

Learn about the various options that you have for retirement planning in order to construct a robust plan.
4.3 (25 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
4,192 students enrolled
Last updated 11/2016
English
Price: Free
Includes:
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 2 Articles
  • 4 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
know about the various options available for retirement planning in Singapore
decide on your investment portfolio
invest according to your life stage
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Requirements
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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.

Who is the target audience?
  • working adults
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Curriculum For This Course
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Introduction
2 Lectures 03:28

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

Introduction
01:55

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
MoneySENSE Core Financial Capabilities Framework
01:33
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Possible Options For Your Retirement
9 Lectures 21:08

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

Annuities
02:03

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

Right Sizing To A Smaller Home
03:03

Find out about the Silver Housing Bonus.

Silver Housing Bonus
03:07

Find out about the Lease Buyback Scheme in Singapore.

Lease Buyback Scheme
04:23

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

Cash Top-Up To Special Account (SA) Or Retirement Account (RA)
01:16

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

Supplementary Retirement Scheme (SRS)
04:31

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

Insurance Policies With Varying Maturity Dates
01:51

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

Fixed Deposits
00:54

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

Possible Options For Your Retirement
7 pages
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Investments
10 Lectures 19:51

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

Shares, Bonds, Unit Trusts and Other Investments
01:40

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

Asset Classes and Asset Allocation
01:42

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

Risk And Return Go Hand In Hand
01:31

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

Text: Risk and Return Go Hand In Hand
1 page

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

How To Decide On Your Investment Portfolio
02:32

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

Text: How To Decide On Your Investment Portfolio
1 page

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

Investing According To Life Stage
03:05

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

Investing Your CPF
04:21

Only between 15 to 16 percent of investors managed to beat the CPF Ordinary Account returns. Do consider this carefully before investing your CPF OA funds.

CPFIS - OA - Profit and Loss
01:37

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.

Consider Before You Invest
03:23
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Conclusion
4 Lectures 04:54

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

Review Your Plan Regularly
03:58

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

Text: Review Your Plan Regularly
1 page

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

Conclusion
00:25

Try this quiz to test your understanding on retirement planning.

Retirement Planning Quiz
3 questions

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

Additional Resources
00:31
About the Instructor
Institute for Financial Literacy
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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.

Peggy Chan
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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.