Financial Stewardship and Sustainability
40th Anniversary of the Evangelical Alliance of Singapore
(Formerly known as the Evangelical Fellowship of Singapore)
How should we manage our finances in the face of an economic recession? Due to the unprecedented circumstances caused by the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, there is an increased need for us to effectively manage our finances and resources.
In conjunction with the 40th anniversary of the Evangelical Alliance of Singapore, the Sower Institute for Biblical Discipleship is co-launching Financial Stewardship and Sustainability—a series of four sessions to equip participants with essential skills on financial management, and the Biblical principles behind good stewardship.
Join Mr Christopher Tan, Founder & CEO of Providend Ltd, and other Christian Leaders in these eye-opening sessions on how to manage your finance in a God-honouring manner!
Mr Tan, Founder & CEO, Providend Ltd
Christopher has more than two decades of experience in the wealth management and financial planning industry. He is a Certified Financial Planner and a member of the Financial Planning Association of Singapore. He is often featured in the media for his expert opinion on financial matters. Mr Tan was also appointed by the Singapore Government to be part of the CPF Advisory Panel and has sat on the Management Committee of Securities Investors Association (Singapore) (SIAS).
陈显耀先生，Founder & CEO, Providend Ltd
Session 1—Cash Flow Management
Date/Time: Wed, 9 Sep, 7.30pm–9.30pm
Learn how to make better financial decisions
The Bible says that “for the love of money is the root to all kinds of evils” (1 Tim 6:10). Yet, money is so important in our daily lives. How can we balance between having enough money for our lifestyle and not fall in love with money? How can we ensure that we are financially healthy so that our financial foundation is strong?
In this reflective but practical session, the speaker will share:
- A personal money equation that helps us understand how we can be financially successful
- The 3 considerations that we need to have to make wise financial decisions
- How we can be financially healthy
At the end of this session, participants will walk away knowing how to make better financial decisions in their lives.
Session 2—Managing CPF
Date/Time: Thu, 17 Sep, 7.30pm–9.30pm
Understand the various CPF schemes, and learn how to manage your CPF to enjoy financial security during retirement
Our CPF system is one of the best retirement schemes in the world but yet due to its complexity, it is oftentimes the most misunderstood. As someone who is still saving for retirement, how can you best make use of our CPF schemes to effectively and efficiently save for your lifestyle needs in your golden years?
In this informative session delivered in a simple and understandable manner, the speaker will share:
- What are the 3 “things” you must have at retirement
- The CPF interest rate structure and why your CPF is one of the best “financial instruments” in the world
- CPF Retirement Schemes —How you can best make use of it to help you reach your retirement goals
At the end of this talk, you will walk away with a very clear understanding of our CPF schemes and make good CPF decisions to give you financial security in your retirement.
Session 3 —Insurance
Date/Time: Thu, 24 Sep, 7.30pm–9.30pm
Learn how to buy the appropriate insurance schemes and save money on premiums
Have you ever wondered whether you have enough insurance to protect your family and yourself against the possible loss of income in the event of your unfortunate death, disability or a medical crisis? Do you want to give yourself the option of getting the best treatment in the event you are down with a medical condition? Do you feel that you are paying too much for insurance premiums and would like to reduce it without losing coverage?
In this informative session, the speaker will share
- How long do you need insurance coverage
- How much coverage do you need
- What type of insurance should you buy
At the end of this talk, you will walk away with a very clear idea on how you can buy as much insurance as you need but yet pay as little premiums as you can. Once you are able to do that, you will be ready to take the next step to save and invest towards your retirement or other life goals.
Date/Time: Sat, 26 Sep, 10.30am–12.30pm
Understand the benefits of evidence-based investing and achieve successful long-term investments
In the modern world, we typically depend on extensive research and data to help us in making sound decisions, from medicine to engineering. So, why should it be any different for investing? Forget the dubious art of stock picking and learn how you can take the stress and ambiguity out of investment planning in this session.
At the end of this session, you will walk away with the understanding on the benefits of evidence-based investing and how it will give you the highest probability of achieving a successful investment experience over the long term.
Q&A on Financial Stewardship and Sustainability
Date/Time: (Mandarin) Wed, 30 Sep, 7.30pm–9pm | (English) Sat, 10 Oct, 10.30am-12pm
Still have questions about financial stewardship?
Don’t miss this chance to ask Mr Christopher Tan LIVE!
There will be 2 separate Q&A sessions, in English and in Mandarin.
(Additional Session) Q&A on Managing CPF
Date/Time: 24 October 2020 (English)
Still have questions about managing CPF?
Don’t miss this chance to ask Mr Christopher Tan LIVE!
The Q&A session will be in English.