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  1. Business - Money - ASK MELANIE

    Making a cautious case for insurance-linked annuity plans

    Posted Nov 05th 2012, 12:00am by Melanie Nutbeam

    ... where there's no fall-back pension, is significant. The annuity plans sold by insurance companies address this longevity risk (the risk of outliving your retirement savings). The insurer ... a cautious case for insurance-linked annuity plans I save regularly into an investment portfolio managed by my adviser and am happy with that. I'm 45, and this portfolio will be my only source ...

  2. Business - Money - ASK MELANIE

    Ask Melanie: New Year's evolution

    Posted Jan 07th 2013, 12:00am by Melanie Nutbeam

    ... of your planning. Discuss them with any significant other(s) and list them as short, medium and long-term targets. Referencing them to your age gives razor-sharp focus, for example to "providing college fees for two kids from when we're 47-53 years old" and "retiring when we're 60". Prepare your statement of financial position: this snapshot of your ...

  3. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Pointers to planning ahead financially for your retirement

    Posted Nov 04th 2012, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau elaine.yau@scmp.com Pointers to planning ahead financially for your retirement With three properties under his belt, Mak Hon-kai, 73, is enjoying a comfortable retirement ... and accumulate profits to tide me over until I die." Mak's prescience in retirement planning is uncommon among locals. A survey commissioned by Hang Seng Bank in 2008 showed that 50 per cent ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - INVESTMENT

    Warning over public trust role for Hong Kong's retirement scheme

    Posted Oct 21st 2012, 12:00am by JOHNNY TAM AND JENNIFER NGO

    ... Jennifer Ngo and Johnny Tam Provident fund chief says workers may not be comfortable about the government moving in to control their retirement savings Warning over public trust role for MPF The regulator of the Mandatory Provident Fund scheme is warning of problems if the government steps in to administer workers' retirement savings. The administration of Chief Executive ...

  5. Business - Money - THE WEEK EXPLAINED

    The Week Explained: Investing in old age

    Posted Dec 17th 2012, 12:00am by Stephen Vines

    ... and not replaced by other plans offering them a cut. All too often elderly investors pour years of savings into new schemes on retirement when what they really need is not yet more delayed realisation ... person's regular income. Extra planning is essential. However, the virtues of planning can be overstressed in Hong Kong where, unlike in most jurisdictions, moving cash into retirement funds ...

  6. Sound advice to help you plan for your retirement

    Posted Jan 18th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... To manage your retirement investment, the Mandatory Fund Schemes Authority has set out guidelines, which include: Set realistic investment tailored to your needs. The amount calculated should include all annual living costs and medical expenses to live on after retirement. Inflation should also be factored in as this will hit the value of savings. These days people are living ...

  7. Business - WHITE COLLAR

    Retirement savers should heed judge's compensation ruling

    Posted Mar 19th 2013, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu Landmark ruling was based on the assumption that short-term investors should avoid equities Retirement savers should heed judge's compensation ruling A recent court case was a warning to people saving for their retirement that they should invest at least part of their portfolio in equities instead of putting all the money in bank deposits or bonds. In January, we ...

  8. Business - Money - PENSION FUNDS

    World's richest man offers slim pickings for retired

    Posted Jan 07th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... Inbursa says it's sticking with its plan and expects to be vindicated when borrowing costs rise. Luis de la Cerda, the chief investment officer of Afore Sura, which had the best average ...

  9. Not ready to retire yet

    Posted Jul 31st 2012, 12:00am

    ... scheme more effectively,' Luk says. 'In order to meet their retirement target, Hong Kong people need to start planning early and understand clearly their retirement goals. 'Knowing ... A survey by a Mandatory Provident Fund provider shows that Hongkongers' readiness for retirement has dropped this year compared with 2010. The retirement survey, designed by Fidelity ...

  10. 74pc oppose extending the ages for retirement

    Posted Jun 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... users about whether it planned to implement such a policy this year. It said it was looking at allowing flexibility in the postponing of retirement age and the claiming of pensions. The ministry ... Zhuang Pinghui pinghui.zhuang@scmp.com A suggestion by the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security that retirement ages be extended on the mainland has been opposed by 74 per cent ...




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