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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+01:00November 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+01:00November 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+01:00November 2nd, 2018|Latest News|Comments Off on Self Employed Professionals Listen up – 2 Important Tax Benefits

Lifestyle goals to save you money

By John Lowe; Managing director of Providence Finance Services Ltd 'Don’t marry for money – you can borrow it cheaper' is an old Scottish proverb that in certain circles has a ring of truth! I am constantly asked by parents what words of wisdom they should pass on to their children in terms of financial life goals. [...]

2018-08-20T09:42:19+01:00August 20th, 2018|Latest News|Comments Off on Lifestyle goals to save you money

Why not over pay your tracker mortgage

For those lucky enough to have a tracker mortgage at crazy rates as low as .75% - maybe its time to look at overpaying each month and thus you could considerable reduce the term of the mortgage and get rid of it quicker Tracker mortgage are on a variable rate and thus not subject to any [...]

2018-08-10T12:35:50+01:00August 10th, 2018|Latest News|Comments Off on Why not over pay your tracker mortgage