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Singapore is hiking its sales tax, but not until 2021 or later

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As Singapore ages, its low tax model creaks

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WORLD BANK: Global growth will peak this year and then decline

Global growth is likely to peak in 2018 and slowdown going forward, due to slowing productivity, weak investment and demographic factors, the World Bank said.
Elderly people in Japan are intentionally getting arrested for petty crimes.

Elderly people in Japan are getting arrested on purpose because they want to go to prison

Japan's prisons are feeling the strain from the country's aging population.
By 2050, there will be twice as many Americans over 65 than under 5.

America’s next retirement crisis could be that baby boomers are living too long

Baby boomers are worried about outliving their savings in retirement.

Making people over 55 work longer could boost Britain’s economy by £80 billion

Golden Age Index shows the number of UK workers over 55 is below the OECD average, but must encourage more to stay in work as the population ages.

LARRY FINK: There’s a big problem with America’s plans for retirement

Living longer means people either have to work longer to support themselves or have to worry about outliving their savings.