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Through The Looking Glass: What Happens If We Move?

Through The Looking Glass: What Happens If We Move?   This is not one of the main topics of mastery for the Finance pillar here at Prident, but this has been a question raised a couple of times and warrants some research. The objective(s) do not include making a case for LGBTQ+ folk in Singapore […]

Introduction to Investments

Investments – everyone knows about it, some are doing it, but most are not sure how to go about doing it. As an individual in the LGBTQ+ community, it is important that we equip ourselves with at least the basic knowledge for various personal goals (e.g. buying your own place, planning for your transition surgery, […]

Live Your Legacy

Over the last few weeks, Prident shared about the work done by Live Your Legacy – a first-of-its-kind campaign about legacy planning for LGBTQ+ individuals in Singapore. Given that same sex unions are not recognised in Singapore, legacy planning is especially important to ensure assets (property, cash. etc) are allocated, as desired, to loved ones […]

“Stepping Up” Was Not The Original Title

A passed me a whiskey sour and sat across me. It’s been a good month or so since I’ve moved into this home. Topic of the evening was A’s work on dementia. That’s how our conversations go – from finding out the neighbours have 2 dogs, to the much discussed FICA; and N’s work on […]

Prident Webinar: HDB Home Ownership for LGBTQ+

The above replay of the webinar will be available here till 30 June as part of Pink Fest 2021.   On the 10 June, Prident organised a webinar as part of the Pink Fest program line up. Co-founder and realtor William Tan shared information about planning and buying an HDB flat in Singapore as an […]

Estate Planning – Personal Property And Finance (Part 5 of 6)

From the big picture to the micro aspects, we started with the objectives of Estate Planning and why it’s important to our community, Wills, the different forms of a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) and the Advanced Medical Directive (AMD). We’re now onto quite possibly the most exciting topic – personal property and finance. There […]

Planning Your Finances Towards Surgery

In 1973, Singapore legalised sex-reassignment surgery. Post-operative transsexual people can change the legal gender on their identity cards (but not their birth certificates). This is probably when most of us start looking for ways to update our gender on that pink card.  Dealing with medical finance is an issue that we cannot afford to stuff into […]

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