Doing Good, Doing Right with Project FinCARE

Recently, our organisation started volunteering our services under the financial services industry’s community service initiative – FinCARE™ (Financial Counselling, Aid & Resilience Education). This initiative came about as our industry body IFPAS recognised that financial education can make a big difference to the lives of people, especially the low-income and less-educated. And we being financial professionals… Read More »

Medishield Life vs Integrated Shield Plans

With the recent proposed enhancements for Medishield Life, some people may wonder: “Does it still make sense to upgrade to private Integrated Shield plans? Will Medishield Life be sufficient?” Integrated Shield plans are essentially made up of Medishield and a Medisave-approved enhancement plan by a private insurer, hence the name integrated. Such plans are meant… Read More »

Updates to Medishield Life

Following PM Lee’s announcement of Medishield Life at the National Day Rally last year, much study and public consultations have been conducted to gather inputs for this new national healthcare scheme. Last week, the Medishield Life Review Committee released their recommendations for the Medishield Life scheme and more details were shared about the proposed coverage… Read More »

Make a Positive Difference

This blog post is inspired by the National Financial Congress (NFC) which I attended recently. This is an annual event organised by the IFPAS (Insurance and Financial Practitioners Association of Singapore), where they bring together experienced and successful practitioners from Singapore and around the region to share their experiences so we can learn best practices… Read More »

One Pact, One Voice

This was the theme for this year’s National Financial Congress. As mentioned in my previous post (see here), this event was one that left me moved and inspired.. In particular, one speaker spoke on a topic which I felt also sparked the spirit of unity among the attendees, although we were all from different companies.… Read More »

Save Taxes While You Save For Retirement

If you have ever complained about paying high taxes, here’s a simple tip that will help you save some money on taxes and prepare for your retirement at the same time. Sounds good? What I am talking about is a less commonly known program called the Supplementary Retirement Scheme (SRS). This is voluntary saving scheme… Read More »

Wonder If You Are Fully Covered For Medical Bills? Here’s What To Watch Out For

Recently a friend of mine came to me asking about medical insurance. What happened was that a close colleague of his was diagnosed with cancer and chalked up a huge medical bill for the treatment. His colleague initially thought his insurance plans would be able to take care of most of the bill, but unfortunately… Read More »

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