In this episode, special guest Dawn (SG Budget Babe) joins host Dinesh Dayani and DollarsAndSense Managing Editor Timothy Ho to discuss whether parents should prioritise their own retirements over paying for their child’s tertiary education.

This topic generated plenty of discussion online after NTUC Income’s viral video titled “The Best Gift for Your Child”, also known as “The Worse Parents In The World”. If you haven’t watched it, here it is:

With that, here’s our discussion. Enjoy!

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The DollarsAndSense Podcast past episodes:

Episode #1: What Is Retirement, Anyway?

Episode #2: Does Paying Singapore Ministers High Salaries Get Us The Best Talents?

Episode #3: Are Private University Graduates At An Unfair Disadvantage When Finding Jobs In Singapore?

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