Reframing retirement: How the pandemic has changed Singaporeans' retirement plans

Anecdotal evidence suggests that the pandemic has accelerated the trend towards semi-retirement instead of full retirement. PHOTO: ST FILE
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SINGAPORE - The "dream retirement" of travelling the world seemed like just that - a pipe dream - when borders closed and the shutters came down, but the Vaccinated Travel Lane (VTL) scheme has landed and the world is suddenly our oyster again.

But while travel seems like a possibility again, some older workers are putting it off for another reason: they have to, or want to, keep working.

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