Danny Forest and Luke Rowley — on discovering what you’re good at, I agree about trying out different things — as many as interests you. Great article here by Eric Barker as well about letting kids (and adults) try different things to discover what you’re good at https://www.bakadesuyo.com/2019/05/kids-successful/.
Thanks for writing this Krista Ruskin, we’re all in this together as working moms & writing on the side while raising kids and for me, taking care of ageing parents! I use the moments I have in between everything I need to do and make a note on my phone when I have an idea, a thought or phrase I think I may use in my writing. Then I revisit these…
Thanks Leigh Huggins for writing this. Your story really resonated with me. Like you, I grew up privileged, not knowing how to take care of myself, not understanding my money choices represented what I value in life. I too felt I couldn’t ask my parents for anything because they’ve given me everything and never say no to me. Now, I realize the…
Thanks for writing this Tim Denning
It took me more than 10 years to do this and save myself.
Waiting for someone else to save me and provide financial security. I waited into debt doing this. I decided to take charge of my own financial security and now I’m on a mission to help other women do the same.
You’re right Josefiene! To be honest, sometimes I catch myself guilty of it too. But this article is an interesting read into how perhaps it’s wired into our biology, history and culture. https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/insight-therapy/201401/feminine-foes-new-science-explores-female-competition
Sure, the official government website is cpf.gov.sg
But it’s hard to understand, very complex.
There are many locals with their own blogs studying ways to maximise our money in the CPF (Central Provident Fund).
The system in our country is a little different. Employers have to contribute a % to our retirement account by law, and individuals also put in 20% of our salary to the retirement accounts. So we can get up to 37% (17% by employers + 20% by the employee) into our accounts. It gets allocated into 3 major accounts — for investment/mortgage education…
Tom Kuegler, thanks for this post. You were one of the first people who responded to me here on Medium and on email even when I wasn’t a paying customer of your courses. These days, it feels like everyone’s just trying to sell you something — I’m guilty too! so this is a great reminder.