Live to 100? Singapore's rich adjusting plans to make wealth last

The average wealthy Singaporean would sacrifice around a third of his wealth today if it could guarantee another 10 years of healthy life.
The average wealthy Singaporean would sacrifice around a third of his wealth today if it could guarantee another 10 years of healthy life.PHOTO: LIN ZHAOWEI FOR THE STRAITS TIMES

Close to half of Singapore's millionaires expect to live to age 100, and this is driving significant changes to their spending, investing and legacy behaviour, a study by UBS has found.

According to UBS Investor Watch Research, 46 per cent of those polled here expect to live to 100, compared with 53 per cent globally.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 20, 2018, with the headline 'Live to 100? S'pore's rich adjusting plans to make wealth last'. Print Edition | Subscribe