Me & My Money: Planning for rainy days ensures peace of mind when investing

Singlife with Aviva group chief executive takes the view that people should always expect the unexpected, and plan their finances accordingly.

Ms Pearlyn Phau is group chief executive of insurance company Singlife with Aviva. ST PHOTO: LIM YAOHUI
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When it comes to putting your pot of gold to work, financial services executive Pearlyn Phau believes it is vital to direct some funds into a safe and sound investment before allocating the rest.

"I believe we should always expect the unexpected," says Ms Phau, group chief executive of insurance company Singlife with Aviva.

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