Day: June 10, 2021

Sustainable Economy: Tunnel Vision

When we hear the word ‘sustainable’ and ‘economy,’ the two don’t seem to gel together perfectly. It’s hard to believe and imagine when the environment and the economy are finally collaborating to save the environment and prevent global warming well below the 2 C threshold.   Economy, according to Greek means “household management” or the word …

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Where to Find Shelter From Rising Inflation

In the wake of COVID-19, investors have started debating whether long-dormant inflation risks will soon resurface. Stay-at-home orders and government spending have left consumers with extra savings and pent-up demand that could eventually drive a spending splurge. At the same time, lockdowns have kept many businesses shut, destroying capacity in some sectors of the economy …

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Changing Your EPF Contribution: How Does It Affect You?

The government announced in Budget 2021 that from January 2021 to December 2021, employees must contribute 9% of their monthly salary to EPF instead of the usual 11%, for employees below 60 years old. The option to lower EPF contributions from 11% was mainly given to help workers have more take-home pay if they had …

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