As the average life expectancy increases globally, Asian countries are now facing the issues that Western markets have been grappling with for many years. Healthcare and education costs are also predicted to rise and with rising living costs and property price, housing has become increasingly unaffordable. Ensuring that you have enough savings stashed away to turn aspirations into reality has never been more critical.
The upcoming Chinese New Year means many will be breaking the bank while preparing for the festivities. Does this ‘overspending syndrome’ happen to you too? Read on for some savvy tips to save an extra penny (or two) while still revelling in the joys of the Lunar season!
As the year draws a close, here’s a look at how the global economy has been faring in 2016 – the highs, the lows and everything else in between. Most importantly, as planners we should stay informed, stay optimistic, stay motivated and keep planning – success is always just a plan away!
Tis the season to be jolly… and broke? The year-end festivities is a time to share with your loved ones and friends. However, it also often entails a spike in expenses and spending. In a recent report, United Overseas Bank (UOB) has found that its customers traditionally spend the most during the year-end festive season.
By saving and spending wisely, you can go ahead and get those great gifts for your loved ones, enjoy the Yuletide season without sacrificing any of the holiday experience!