Did you watch the 2017 National Day Rally last Sunday evening?
No, our Prime Minister didn’t mention the master plan or the property market. Nor did he cover any schedule to relax the cooling measures. As expected, there’s no mention of MRT either.
He only talked about e-payments, diabetes and pre-school education.
Tay Kah Poh, Executive Director & Head of Residential Services at Knight Frank, told me this recently:
“In Singapore, there are only 3 things that people really care: education, wealth and health. And we talk about them all the time.”
I couldn’t agree with him more.
Education, wealth and health are all that matters – nearby schools, PSLE, overseas education, stocks, properties, CPF, retirement, diseases, diet, etc.
When we are below 20, we talk about our grades in schools.
When we are in our 20s, we talk about our salaries at work.
When we are in our 30s, we talk about our homes and cars …