PANG CHENG LIAN: AS a member of the pioneer generation, I was delighted when the Government announced a slew of benefits under the Pioneer Generation...

On 03 Sep 2014, the government announced four enhancements to the HDB Lease Buyback Scheme (LBS) as follows: 1)  The scheme will be extended to 4-room...

HO SOO SEN: A MONTH before I turned 55, I submitted a form to the Central Provident Fund Board to close my investment account. I knew that to do so, I...

Could be govt wants S’poreans to get married and then breed earlier? Finish poly or vocational training, get a job, earn money and then get handcuffed...

FRANCIS CHENG: WHAT elderly flat buyers need is a waiver of the resale levy on their new flats. Currently, if flat owners wish to downsize, they have...

The HDB has announced that those buying a two- or three-room flat in a non-mature estate can opt to pay half the required down payment for their new flat....

GERRY: I am writing this to expose some of the hypocrisies of the so-called CPF rules changes to improve retirement inadequacies. I have provided here...

We refer to the article “HDB Lease Buyback Scheme changes: More cash a draw, but some prefer to bequeath their flats” (Straits Times, Sep 4). “Bend...

Current Lease Buyback Scheme (LBS) is good, as it allows seniors to get a monthly income from their flat, while continuing to live in the home they love. But...

Starting April next year, elderly flat owners keen to take up the Lease Buyback Scheme will have the flexibility to choose the length of lease they want...

SHAFIEE BARAHIM: My 88-year old grandfather was conveyed to Khoo Teck Puat Hospital (KTPH) from Woodlands Polyclinic on 31/07/14 (Thursday) after he had...

JOLLY WEE: Most elderly people desire to be financially independent and self-reliant when they reach retirement age. After toiling hard, they also hope...

37 percent of 530 feedback inputs on REACH platforms were related to the HDB’s Lease Buyback Scheme and the Silver Support Scheme. This, since the...

A long rant against the ruling powers in Singapore — of which he curiously happens to be a part of He’s unable to attend parliament sitting...