Growing up, Yong Tian’s parents gave him everything. They put everything they had into him, in the hopes that he would give them a good life in their later years.
It was an implicit understanding. An unspoken expectation that most of today’s generation inherit.
He trod a fine line between providing for his parents and raising his family.
Vacations were compromised, fancy meals replaced by more humble fare. It was a thankless task with no end in sight.
Determined to make a change, Yong Tian makes a special promise to his newborn daughter.
He would do things differently from his parents and plan his retirement, in hopes to chart a better future for her.
‘The Promise’ is commissioned by NTUC Income. Find out more at income.com.sg/LastSandwichGeneration