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Money Talks Podcast: Can you afford to take a career break?

It can be very tempting for some of us to quit work so we can rest, study or just spend more time with the family. What financial calculations do you need to make so you don’t end up struggling? Andrea Heng speaks to Andy Soh, who does sales for SMEG Singapore and took a career break for two years.

Jump to these key moments:

2:40 How do you plan for a career break? 3:49 Managing your expenses as a family 8:30 Explaining to your children why you are not working11:00 Taking the backseat on the family’s finances 13:47 Budgeting for a family holiday15:06 Liquidating your investments 16:50 How much should you set aside? 19:32 The benefits of taking a career break 

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