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Understanding CPF Insurance Schemes

I am speaking at a seminar next month regarding the various CPF insurance schemes available for CPF members.

Are you confused by the various CPF insurance schemes that you invariably enrolled in if you contribute to CPF? Do you know what options you have for these schemes? How does one utilise his/her CPF to obtain better coverage?

The talk would be useful in helping attendees understand various CPF insurance schemes such as DPS, Medishield, as well as Eldershield which is pertinent for people above 40, or individuals with parents above 40 who are financially dependent on them.

There is currently an early-bird discount until 1st May 2013.

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Topping Up CPF (and my TV Appearance)

Singaporeans should be quite familiar with our Central Provident Fund (CPF) accounts.

The Ordinary Account (OA) is mainly meant for housing and investment. The Special Account (SA) is primarily for old age and retirement-related investments. The Medisave Account (MA) is reserved for payment of medical bills and approved insurance schemes. At age 55, the savings in OA and SA form the Retirement Account (RA), which as the name suggests, is to provide for retirement.

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