Learn about how the founder of the 1M65 movement successfully invested in markets and boosted his OA balance.

CPF investing is often overlooked by many Singaporeans. Or it’s simply treated  as a backup “war chest” to buy stocks or funds cheap when the market is undergoing a deep discount. But is that the right way to look at CPF investing? And what are the risks involved?

0:00 Introductions
3:52 Why you should invest your CPF
7:37 Making extraordinary returns with CPF OA – Loo’s returns
14:05 Capitalising on Covid-19 market volatility in investing
18:11 Kuih Lapis investing strategy – financial safety safety net and taking on more risk
23:00 Financial safety net with 1M65  
28:05 Not all market indices give the same high term returns
35:00 What is the S&P 500 fund that we can buy through CPF OA?
38:48 If you are in your late 20s, would you invest your CPF OA or save them up for BTO
42:26 Should you save all your CPF OA to SA before investing?
49:24 Demo on Endowus
55:28 I only use CPF for insurance linked policy. With a much shorter time frame, what is the best way to "accelerate" $ for retirement?
59:13 For a person age 55, withdraw cash and invest in S&P500? Or retain CPFIS account and invest via Endowus?
1:02:49 $1m65 is absolute number. It's been said age 60 should have 60%bonds 40%equities. Is CPF part of bonds?

About the Speakers

Loo Cheng Chuan

Loo Cheng Chuan founded the 1M65 Movement, where he has developed a financial strategy to get S$1 Million in your CPF by 65 years old. Loo wants to help Singaporeans grow their CPF and become millionaires by the time they retire.In 2018, Loo and his wife crossed the S$1 million mark in their CPF savings account at 45 years old, proving many 1M65 skeptics wrong. Loo and his 1M65 strategy have been featured in mainstream news and online media.

Through public speaking events and publishing content on the 1M65 Movement, Loo hopes to help Singaporean became financially independent. He was one of the few non-civil servant to be awarded the Public Sector Transformation award in 2018 for his 1M65 efforts.

Samuel Rhee

As the Chief Investment Officer & Chairman of Endowus, Sam is responsible for the company’s asset allocation and investment selection. He heads the Investment Committee and ensures holistic portfolios for every investor. Sam has over 27 years of investment experience, managing investment portfolios in the tens of billions of dollars while working with the largest financial institutions in the world. He is the former Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer at Morgan Stanley Investment Management in Asia.

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