facebookI’ve heard of the 50/30/20 rule for monthly salary allocation. Is there a similar rule for net assets? As in, how much of my total net worth should be in investment, insurance, cash and etc? - Seedly
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Anonymous

16 Apr 2020

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I’ve heard of the 50/30/20 rule for monthly salary allocation. Is there a similar rule for net assets? As in, how much of my total net worth should be in investment, insurance, cash and etc?

What's a good breakdown to have?

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      Elijah Lee

      Elijah Lee

      05 May 2020

      Level 18·Independent Financial Advisor at Phillip Securities (Jurong East)

      Hi anon,

      I'd say to invest at least 20% of your salary. More if you can help it. Also, try diversifying beyond robo advisors. You will need other asset classes in your portfolio as well.

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          Tan Li Xing

          Tan Li Xing

          01 Jan 2020

          Level 9·Financial Consultant at Prudential Assurance Company (Singapore)

          Hi Kuncoro,

          In terms of priority, definitely look at insurance first, get your medical and personal accident covered first, after that look into a whole life policy.

          An overall guideline for insurance is that it should only take up 10-20% of your income.

          In terms of savings, the saying goes that if you are saving 20% of your income, you are planning for retirement, 30% of your income, then you are looking at getting financial freedom once you have retired, so maybe just something to think about

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              I would say that insurance should be prioritised first. Without insurance, you'll need to fork up a ...

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