Episode 34: How to Invest for Your Retirement

As retirement specialists, we use instruments that are low-cost and do not try to beat the markets for our clients.

In this episode, I will explain why we use index funds by looking at the risks and costs involved, as well as its alignment with Providend’s planning philosophy.

0:27 Investments we use for our retiree clients
2:59 Why we advocate index funds?
4:57 The key reason why many active managers cannot beat the market
5:41 The mindset of ‘enough’ and use of Vanguard funds

Important note: The primary reason for retirement planning is to safeguard your wealth and financial stability, not chase after investment returns.

To learn more, download our RetireWell™ eBook now!
(It consists of 11-part articles written by Chris and were featured on The Business Times every month for almost a year in 2017)

View the full list of podcast episodes published here.

The host, Christopher Tan, is Chief Executive Officer of Providend, Singapore’s first fee-only wealth advisory firm and author of the book “Money Wisdom: Simple Truths for Financial Wellness”.

Learn more about the book here.

Music courtesy of ItsWatR.

For more related resources, check out:
1. Providend’s Money Wisdom Podcast Episode 16: Chasing Returns in the Retirement Game
2. Why Parents Should Start Thinking About Retirement Now
3. Evidence-based Investing – Why Is It Important?


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