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Seniors find ways to stretch their ringgit


Fulfilling: Former Maths teacher Cecilia Pereira coaches her friends and relatives’ children who are sitting for major exams. Having students around adds more noise, fun and laughter to the home, says Pereira.

Fulfilling: Former Maths teacher Cecilia Pereira coaches her friends and relatives’ children who are sitting for major exams. Having students around adds more noise, fun and laughter to the home, says Pereira.

The elderly look for ways to keep up with their expenditures and stay afloat.

When homemaker M. Pushpa Devi’s husband passed away of a heart attack in 2010, she wept in despair. The Kluang-based widow realised she had tough times ahead as her odd-job worker husband left behind minimal savings.

   

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