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Old 11-11-2012, 03:54 PM
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Couple (mid 30s)

Cash 65k
Stocks 70k
Cpf (OA) 20k
No car
Flat 600k (80% fully paid up)
Income (gross) 200k combined

We should have more savings but as both my hubby and I spent alot when we were young, i also stopped work for a few years when my first child was born.

Now with 2 kids n 1 maid really wish we had saved more back then.

My advice to young couple starting out, always have a longer time horizon in financial planning. Its cool to defer gratification till later, not cool to defer kids because you want instant gratification as kids are not guaranteed thing...dont regret not having them only too late 😃

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