If you were paying close attention to the Budget 2018 speech on Monday, as well as my feature on Ask the Finance Minister 2018 earlier this week, you would probably have caught onto:

  1. The government will be introducing a financial education curriculum for polytechnics and universities.
  2. Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat emphasized on the importance of individual financial planning and preparations for the future if we are to cope with rising costs.
Up-skill and upgrade yourself was the repeated mantra, which has been echoed for multiple years now. And as I concluded, it seems like the only way out for now is to:

Now, the first 3 aren’t necessarily too difficult as you could always engage the …