What retirement? I’m ready for life! See you at “Ready for Life” Digital Festival!

What retirement? I'm ready for life! See you at "Ready for Life" Digital Festival!

You know what? Retirement is the beginning of new life. Yup! It’s the start of a golden chapter of life’s journey.

You have to retire to do nothing. The things that you have always wanted to do but could not find time to do because there are datelines to meet and projects to handle. Now it’s different. You can unleash your passion and discover your interests.

Not sure what to do?

The upcoming CPFB’s inaugural “Ready for Life” Digital Festival is here to help. Happening this 4 and 5 December, it comprises a series of exciting webinars and workshops to whet your appetite for life. 

Mark van Cuylenburg, more famously known as The Flying Dutchman, is setting you off on this journey. Ha, now you can fly with him.

Mark will host the opening forum on 4 Dec with a panel of experts who will speak on how to lead the good life and what makes a purposeful retirement. You’ll learn to care for your social, physical and mental well-being.

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Don’t let anyone tell you you’re too old to be an entrepreneur. Are you considering turning your interests and skills into a new business opportunity? Centre for Seniors has a webinar for you called Elderpreneurship. This webinar teaches the basics for starting a new venture and making your dream a reality.

You may find the Repair Kopitiam Workshop interesting if you’re a hands-on person. Learn how to pick up DIY repair skills in their talk to stretch the shelf-life of your household items for a more sustainable future!

What else is there in store for you?

Exercise! Let the Active Health coach take you through activities designed to build strength, cardiovascular fitness, and power. You will also pick up some simple self-care tips to ease aches and improve flexibility.

Life isn’t a destination but a journey – one worth savouring, especially on the back of a bike. Enjoy cycling? The Journey through Life on Bike workshop by Dr Hing Siong Chen, President of (the Singapore Cycling Federation), is suited for all, no matter how far or fast you’d like to go. With some road safety tips, you can find out how to explore scenic routes safely, whether local or overseas. For enthusiasts, this is your chance to see if you’re ready to go pro. 💪

Nature lovers and those perplexed by nature 😂, Dr Benjamin Lee from National Parks Board (NParks) will share tips on how to act respectfully and preserve Singapore’s biodiversity.

Some of us see retirement as the time for a new career.

How about Finding the Perfect Fit for Your Next Job? Take time to learn how to How Grow Your Edible Greens? Learn how to Cultivate Better Body Nutrition. As the saying goes, we are what we eat, and a healthy body leads to a healthy mind. Boost Your Health with Proper Nutrition! 

If you are looking for a new way to get active, why not Parkour? Like a Phoenix, renew your agility and flexibility in the introductory workshop by Move Academy. It’s suited for all fitness levels, young and old.

Volunteerism does wonders for the soul and gives meaning and purpose to life; retirement presents the opportunity to do just that. Find out more about volunteering at Making a Difference. Challenge your perceptions of ageing stereotypes at Connecting Generations through Trishaw Rides.

Not to forget, Take Charge of your Healthcare Costs. 

A good financial plan is essential. It includes ensuring that you and your loved ones are protected against unexpected medical expenses. You can learn from the CPF Board and Ministry of Health how CPF supports your healthcare needs and what you need to consider when reviewing and choosing your healthcare insurance.

You are maximising your money. Get tips and insights from Soh Chin Heng, Senior Advisor from the CPF Board and Gary Harvey, Vice President of the Financial Planning Association of Singapore, on how to build a holistic financial plan and make the most of your CPF to keep up with your life purpose.

Legacy Planning and CPF Nomination

The last step in retirement planning is ensuring your loved ones are well provided for. Find out more about CPF nomination and learn the importance of legacy planning in this webinar by the CPF Board and Low Seow Ling, Associate Director of Eden Law Corporation.

Every purpose needs a plan. Find yours. Be Ready with CPF.


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