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EPF to allow withdrawals for subfertility treatments

The fund says the ageing population, caused by a continuous trend of falling fertility rates, will bring about healthcare and employment challenges.

Sell PLUS stake? EPF says maybe, after Khazanah’s no

Provident fund chief says it will 'definitely consider' if there is a good offer for its 49% stake in the highway operator.

Nearly half of Malaysians spend more than they earn, survey finds

The survey by RinggitPlus also reveals that 53% of its 8,000 respondents are not able to survive more than 3 months with their savings.

Allow direct transfer from EPF for 10% downpayment, says real estate...

Rehda president says at present buyers have to find the money elsewhere to pay the downpayment.

EPF launches digital investment platform in worldwide first

i-Invest allows members to access, analyse, monitor and make transactions online.

EPF lets everyone be an investor. Should you?

A financial planner voices concern about fees and what members get in return, but EPF says it's about giving members more options.

Retiring with healthy savings seems an impossible dream for many

The government needs to increase the minimum wage and revise the EPF retirement plan.

Lights, camera, EPF, Socso…and action!

Film artistes and production crews will be entitled to EPF and Socso benefits from January.

It’s your salary or EPF, cash-strapped Bernama tells staff, says report

The national news agency is reportedly facing financial problems due to a delay in grants from Putrajaya.

What Malaysians must know about EPF nominations

When you make a nomination, you are appointing an individual or institution to receive and oversee your EPF savings in the event of your demise.

EPF buys UK Sports Direct complex for RM640 mil – report

On completion of the deal, Sports Direct will lease the property for 15 years, says the Sunday Times.

Solving PTPTN is not rocket science

Here are 5 ways to solve the PTPTN problem.

Is using EPF contributions a solution to owning a home?

If the property options are good - features, size and location - this should be considered as a good piece of property is always a good hedge against inflation.

Survey finds EPF guide doesn’t reflect real cost of living

It finds that single adults are spending RM1,100 monthly on housing while the recommended budget in guide is only RM300.

EPF’s 6.15% dividend for 2018 is a great achievement

Although there are mixed reactions, the dividend is good considering how tough a year 2018 was.

RM117.5 billion outsourced to external fund managers, says EPF

This is a 2.62% increase from RM114.56 billion in 2017.

Should you make EPF withdrawals for unit trust investing?

Unless investors can find a fund performing better than the Employees Provident Fund or fixed deposits, it is better to retain the funds in their EPF accounts.

PNB, EPF complete acquisition of Battersea Power Station’s commercial assets

The acquisition by the two government-linked companies costs RM8.51 billion.

Changes in EPF, Socso schemes on the way to boost financial...

EPF and Socso are preparing a blueprint amid concerns that savings are not enough for retirees.

AirAsia meets with EPF, open to meeting MAHB

Tony Fernandes says AirAsia is only seeking appreciation for its low-cost model.

We’re in touch with EPF, MAHB says amid AirAsia spat

MAHB says it is also embarking on several major initiatives for KLIA which are expected to increase capacity and efficiency for growth.

A million new homes won’t solve housing woes of B40, M40,...

See Kok Loong says low residual income is the key reason for low home ownership.

EPF still waiting for MAHB’s response on AirAsia spat

It says only AirAsia has responded to the letter of concern and set a date for a meeting to discuss the matter.

40% of EPF’s 2018 income came from overseas

CEO Tunku Alizakri Alias attributes better returns to higher growth rate in overseas market.