Monthly Archives: October 2010

How about a 6E for card issuers too?

This story appeared in yesterday’s edition of The Star newspaper. It’s very hard-hitting and comes at an appropriate time when credit card debts are causing many people to get into financial difficulties. IT is interesting to note that the National … Continue reading

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The pets shall inherit

Very few people in Malaysia or Singapore will want to leave their assets to their pets when they die but apparently to some Westerners, this is a serious consideration. In my years as an estate planner, I have yet to … Continue reading

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You can keep your EPF savings until 75

A Bernama report in today’s Sun2Surf and other newspapers says that all contributors to the Employees’ Provident Fund (EPF) should withdraw their savings upon reaching the age of 75. “The EPF is not like a bank,” said the EPF’s head … Continue reading

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Stormy election at World Chess Federation

The power of incumbency was demonstrated at the recent Fide presidential election. LONG before the World Chess Federation’s (Fide) presidential election was held at the recently concluded Chess Olympiad in Khanty Mansiysk, Russia, the writing was already on the wall … Continue reading

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JobStreet English language assessment tops one million mark

I’ve just learnt that on 11 Oct 2010, the job seekers who have taken the online assessments or practices for the JobStreet English Language Assessment (JobStreet ELA) product has surpassed the one million mark. Continue reading

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