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I increased term + critical illness coverage further with Manulife

I recently increased my term and critical illness coverage by another $1M and $300k respectively. I checked around with many providers and ended up with Manulife as it’s what I need, without all the bells and whistles. AIA offered total […]

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Topping Up $7,000 into my CPF Special Account (SA) for tax deductions

Last month, I decided to top up my CPF Special Account since that account gives me 4% yield risk free. My calculations showed that I can reduce my tax bill by $7k x 15% = $1050, without even taking into […]

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Having a high savings rate right early on

The day I received my first paycheck was memorable.  At 23, I remember feeling I was financially independent, and I didn’t need to spend my parents money anymore.  So I spent about 80% of my salary for the first 3 […]

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