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With many stock markets sliding into negative territory investors are increasingly worried about the possibility of a downturn ahead. Yet, trying to predict when markets will turn and specifically which asset classes or sectors will perform best is incredibly difficult. Rather than trying to time markets, one way of preparing for increased market volatility and a potential [...]

2018-12-06T21:55:23+00:00 December 6th, 2018|Latest News|0 Comments

Things you need to know about starting a pension

It was once death and taxes that were guaranteed. Now it appears pensions can be added to the list as the Government looks intent on pressing ahead in the coming years with plans to introduce an 'auto-enrollment' pension scheme for workers earning over €20,000 a year. In other words, workers will find themselves contributing to [...]

2018-11-15T21:57:08+00:00 November 15th, 2018|Latest News|Comments Off on Things you need to know about starting a pension

Pub talk – Pensions

So the talk down the pub these evenings is 'Do I need a pension", For example if you take home €350 a week and the state pension is €243 per week. Well in this case a 30pc drop in income from €350 to €243 when you retire wouldn't be that bad. Unfortunately, you are making [...]

2018-11-05T17:08:57+00:00 November 5th, 2018|Latest News|Comments Off on Pub talk – Pensions

Self Employed Professionals Listen up – 2 Important Tax Benefits

At this time of year, most self-employed professionals are buried in the wonderful world of tax as the file and return deadline looms. Being tax efficient pays, so here are two important facts when it comes to managing your finances: Most Income Protection Plans are now subject to tax relief, meaning that your monthly premium will [...]

2018-11-02T11:56:30+00:00 November 2nd, 2018|Latest News|Comments Off on Self Employed Professionals Listen up – 2 Important Tax Benefits