Getting down to the ABCs of planning for retirement

Among some things to consider are your future expenses, savings and sources of income, if any

Pre-retirement is all about accumulating while you are working, and that can be done through saving and investing.
Pre-retirement is all about accumulating while you are working, and that can be done through saving and investing. PHOTO: ST FILE

After working in the financial sector for the past 30 years, it forces me to think about retirement now and then.

My framework for a comfortable retirement is to achieve three priorities - to have a roof over my head, be debt-free and have a regular income.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on October 27, 2019, with the headline 'Getting down to the ABCs of planning for retirement'. Subscribe