A video recently released by NTUC Income has gone viral (again) and it struck Heartland Boy on several chords. Heartland Boy is not here to validate or debate about NTUC Income’s video production skills but he must confess that it has inspired him sufficiently enough to pen a blogpost about the topic in focus- the Sandwich Generation. The video encapsulates one of the goals that Heartland Boy has been striving towards- to be the last Sandwich Generation in his family.

What The Sandwich Generation Means

The Sandwich Generation is defined as parents who have to support their own children as well as their ageing parents at the same time. By nature, children are naturally dependents of their parents as they are unlikely to earn an income to fend for themselves. On the other hand, ageing parents may or may not depend on their children as a source of their