Me & My Money

Estate planning not just for the wealthy

Mr Eugene Soo, 37, an estate planner at Rockwills International, with his wife, Ms Ho Siew Ling, 38, a financial adviser, and their children - Esben, eight, and Esther, five. Mr Soo has established a family trust that aims to preserve the family weal
Mr Eugene Soo, 37, an estate planner at Rockwills International, with his wife, Ms Ho Siew Ling, 38, a financial adviser, and their children - Esben, eight, and Esther, five. Mr Soo has established a family trust that aims to preserve the family wealth. There is also a component that allows the children to use the money to help others.ST PHOTO: GIN TAY

Estate planner Eugene Soo believes it is an everlasting gift that can transcend generations

Estate planner Eugene Soo believes we should all get our financial affairs in order so that when the fateful day comes and we do kick the bucket, everything will be squared away nicely.

His conviction led him to write and publish his first book, The Legacy Of Love, one he feels will appeal to the masses as it contains no technical jargon, legal terminology or complex language.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on May 12, 2019, with the headline 'Estate planning not just for the wealthy'. Print Edition | Subscribe