Retirement savings

 
Two in five Hong Kong respondents said buying a home or paying a mortgage was derailing their effort to save money.

Cost of buying a home is main obstacle to retirement saving

With property prices rising, down payments have become a burden for homebuyers. Two in five Hong Kong respondents said buying a home or paying a mortgage was derailing their effort to save money, as were paying for children's education, pay cuts and the economic downturn.