|The Sunday Star: 24 April 2011|
With the average life span at 76, you need to have at least RM1m saved up to see you through the next 20-25 years of retirement if you plan to maintain your current lifestyle. Inflation will push the figure even higher. It's a scary thought, especially if you have a retired spouse and elderly parents to support. The healthcare expenses alone can strain and drain your limited financial resources. Most retirees would want to remain on the company pay-roll as long as possible. Not everyone has the means or the aptitude to start their own business.
|The Star: Sat 30 April 2011|
|Straits Times 29 April 2011|
For more, read the special coverage on Malaysia's brain drain in today's Star.