Expect the Unexpected

We all hope our retirement will be a time when we can truly enjoy life without worries. However, life is unpredictable and unexpected. Life-altering events may throw our retirement plans into disarray. Expecting the unexpected is an important part of investment planning for your retirement. By thinking and planning ahead, you can come up with a comprehensive retirement scheme that helps you realise your dreams for the future.

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Retirement Confidence Survey 2017

For many people in the workforce today, retirement seems a long way off and making investment plans for it is often the least of their financial worries. Yet they overlook one important fact of life: the future may hold many surprises, some of which can be unpleasant and affect one’s retirement. To ensure a retirement that is enjoyable and by and large worry-free, we need to optimise our investment plans. But how?

Well, you may get a better idea of what you should do with your investments by referring to the main results of the Allianz Global Investors Retirement Confidence Survey 2017 below:

Source: Allianz Global Investors Retirement Confidence Survey 2017, as at May 2017.

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According to Allianz Global Investors Retirement Confidence Survey 2017,
The average ideal amount of retirement funds for is . Your expected amount of retirement funds is only , representing a shortfall against the ideal retirement funds. of respondents believe their retirement life would be worse off. You need to delay your age of retirement by ( year on average) for a better quality of retirement life.

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†Assuming no investment return.

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