At a Glance

There is never sufficient preparation to being a parent. While it is a learning journey for your child growing up, it is as much a learning journey for you as a parent too. Welcome to POSB Home! Here, we explore topics that may keep you up at night. From education and ways to teach your child money management, to picking up parenting tips for yourself and discovering products and services that are relevant to you and your child, you’ll be able to read and explore content, videos and tips that are useful to your parenting journey.

 

For Your Child

Kids grow up so fast, don’t they? And some may say that the best part of growing up is engaging with them, playing an integral part in the people they become. From your baby taking the first steps, to the first day at Primary School, to donning that graduation gown, there is opportunity at every milestone to teach them about financial literacy, and explore education and enrichment options to keep them positively engaged!

 

Starting with Newborns

Want to find out more about raising a child, particularly on budgeting and financial solutions? Start right here.

 

5 Money-Saving Tips for New Parents

Trying before you buy, buying only what you need and thinking long-term - these are just a few ways you can maximize your savings with a baby on the way.

How to survive on less sleep as a new parent

New baby = less sleep. But not to worry, there are ways to make things a little better, to keep you and your little one rested and happy.


CDA

Celebrate every first with POSB Smiley CDA, a special savings account for your newborn with dollar-for-dollar matching from the government.

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Kids Protect

Round-the-clock personal accident protection for your little one from just S$0.49 per day.

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MyShield Insurance

Enjoy free health insurance coverage of up to S$50,000 up to 6 months old and discounted premium rates for your child.

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Making Sense of Money

As parents, you know that when your child learns about the value of money, they don’t just develop good savings habits but will be prepared for managing their finances when they grow up. Take a look at some tools on how you can teach your child money management!

 

Life skills to teach your child

You can’t teach your children everything. But you can impart some social skills, self-confidence, time and money management, emotion management and responsibility. These are just some of the life skills to set your kids up for future success.

5 ways to add value to your teens allowance

Teens today have many more reasons to spend money, giving you more opportunities to introduce financial literacy to them. Leverage on tools like PayLah! for them to track their expenditure, analyse spending, enjoy discounts, and more.


POSB Smart Buddy

Give allowance and teach your child to save using Smart Buddy.

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My Account

The one account that grows with your child’s needs.

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PayLah! for everyone in the family

Enjoy effortless payments, transfers and more. This is the app that lets you do it all.

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ABCs of Your Child’s Education

We know how important education is for your child. In this section, you’ll find out more about the ABCs of your kid’s education, from early childhood, all the way to the school of life. Be it academics or enrichment, you can explore different styles of learning for your child’s holistic growth!

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#BSHARP Protect Your Child Online

As your child begins exploring the internet, not talking about online risks with your child will not make the dangers go away. Share the common watch-outs with your child, to keep them and their information safe online.

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5 practical tips to be a Planeteer

Your child can take baby steps to be a little more eco-friendly! Here are some ways you can set them on the green path.

Help your child handle school stress

Growing up today has a fair amount of stress. Find out how to identify symptoms of a stressed-out child, and learn how you can help them by injecting a little fun in their lives. After all, a little play never hurt anyone.

Internet Safety for You and Your Kids: 5 Cyber Wellness Tips

The Internet can be loads of fun and a great resource for you and your family. But there is a dark side. (Yikes!) Teach them how to deal with cyberbullying, inappropriate content and potential predators who target children.

The price of education

Every parent will worry about their child’s education at some point, so you’re not alone. Learn how to set targets and goals through savvy investments or even exploring savings accounts with higher interest rates to multiply your savings. So as junior studies more, you can worry less!


Find the right activity for your child

Choose from over 1000 enrichment classes, lessons and activities!

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Education Endowments Insurance Plans

Set aside your savings here to fulfil your child’s aspirations.

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For Your Family

Raising a family isn’t easy. As parents, we’re always putting our families first and catering to the needs of each member of the family. Here are content and tips we hope may help make planning for the family a little easier, from holidays to finances.

 

Ready, Jetset, Travel!

Where to go? What to bring? Is it safe? We’ve got you covered for your exploration of our island home.

 

Family activities that everyone can enjoy

Let’s rediscover our little island! Go wild at the Wildlife Reserves Singapore, play away on Sentosa or simply head towards the city for more. Look out for attractions where you can enjoy more savings and 1-for-1 deals!

 

Local itineraries with PAssion POSB Debit Card

Enjoy 5% cash rebate & 1-for-1 tickets to selected family attractions and more!

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Travel Marketplace

Book your flights and hotels for your next trip here.

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TravellerShield Plus

Now with Pre-Existing Medical Condition Benefit so you can enjoy holidays 100%.

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DBS Visa Debit Card

3% Cashback. Every tap, everywhere, every time.

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Planning Your Family’s Finances

The beauty about the future is that you don’t know what it might bring. But not knowing doesn’t equate to not planning. Find out how you can plan for a brighter tomorrow for you and your family, so your children don’t need to worry in the future.

 

3 reasons why saving for retirement is an act of love

Saving for your retirement is a gift to not only you, but to your kids by giving them room to pursue their dreams and more.

When’s the right time to think about retirement? Now.

There are many ways to take you to the destination of “enough money” for your retirement. But they boil down to savings, investment and insurance. Find out what works for you based on your objective.

5 things to do before you retire

Get closer to your ideal retirement when you do these before retiring - rank your retirement goals, make necessary lifestyle changes, consider your savings, ask a professional and consider Supplementary Retirement Scheme.

How SRS helps you save for your family

It’s ok to get some help, especially if it’s for your loved ones. Find out how our Supplementary Retirement Scheme can help save for your family.


ReadyBuilder

An endowment plan that gives you the flexibility to meet your financial goals.

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Manulife SmartRetire

Take charge of your retirement goals with higher potential returns.

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RetireReady Plus II

Retirement plan that you can customise to your changing needs.

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Catering for the Family’s Everyday Needs

Being a parent means that some things such as efficiency and value for money become more important than before. From weekday meals to weekend activities, here are some articles that’ll cover everything that your family might need on a daily basis.

 

Simplify your life with SimplyGo

Top up at ticketing machines? Try going contactless instead. Less cash withdrawals and more convenient commutes with your POSB and DBS cards? Start today.

Maximise your weekends with DBS LifeStyle App

Maximise your weekends without maximising your expenses! Once it’s safe to head out again, here are some ways you can save with your POSB and DBS cards!


POSB Everyday Card

Enjoy up to 15% cash rebates on daily essentials with POSB Everyday Card.

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Heard of our exclusive online community for parents?

Join a supportive and positive space for parents to teach, provide and nurture their family bonds through events and discussions on family financial planning and parenting tips. Join us today!

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