27 March 2013

Annuity Plans for Recurring Retirement Income

Annuity plans offered by various insurance companies:


An alternative approach to provide a regular income stream during retirement.  This could be used to augment (a) payout from CPF Life, (b) dividend income stream from stocks, and (c) coupon payouts from bonds.

Acknowledgment: Information was sourced from a post at ValueBuddies.

26 March 2013

Cost of Car Ownership

Here's an interesting website that offers a calculator to compute the cost of owning a car in Singapore: Cost of Car Ownership.

With the price of a Certificate of Entitlement outstripping the base value of a car, it has become one of two major cost of living topic that is a regular conversational piece for taxi drivers. 

The other is of course housing.