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Can I still pay for my house using CPF after turning 55?

(Source: www.areyouready.sg)


​If you are 55 and above, here’s how you can balance both your retirement and housing needs with CPF.

 If you have set aside the Basic Retirement Sum (BRS) in your Retirement Account (RA), you can use the excess savings (excluding any CPF top-ups and interest earned) for your mortgage repayments. 84 more words

Current Affairs

Thursday, I stopped by the courthouse on my way to work and finalized my divorce. The whole process was, despite the mountains of paperwork, surprisingly brisk. 869 more words


Who is the parent? And, that Kindle is dangerous according to my dad.

I recently retired (early) and moved in with my mom and dad, mainly to help them as they age in place. My dad is 89 and my mom 85.   229 more words


There comes a time . . .

This present moment
that lives on
to become

long ago
— Gary Snider, poet

Sitting at Tully’s with a
cup of coffee. Music is
playing in the background. 160 more words

Do Not Anger the Travel Gods. Sweat the Details. by DAVID SEGAL


When the travel insurance company Allianz denies a claim for a trip that was canceled for medical reasons, a traveler seeks help getting a reimbursement. 15 more words

New Climate-Friendlier Coolant Has a Catch: It’s Flammable by DANNY HAKIM


An alternative to hydrofluorocarbons for use in cars’ air-conditioners has far less impact on global warming but raises concerns about safety as well as cost. 14 more words

Thank you!

I would like to personally thank everyone who has contributed to the campaign. Your support and insight has made this campaign what it is. Supporting our retired athletes as they face their next life stage is extremely important. 76 more words