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I was randomly scrolling through the CPF website yesterday and found something very interesting. They have recently performed a Trend Analysis of CPF members’ Balances based on Gender, and they did a comparison between the CPF balances of males and females and how the workforce has changed since 2006 till 2016.

If you look at modern society right now, it is not uncommon to find a dual-income household. Gone were the days of stereotypes when the man is assumed to be the sole breadwinner of the family and the woman has to cook and clean. While this kind of arrangement could be possible until the generation of my parents, it has become more and more difficult to survive on a single income due to the Inflation monster.

Because apparently, our salaries don’t always grow as much as inflation.

According to the report, the amount of active female participation …