Blog

Reduce Tax Bill

Uncategorized

Retirement Planning – Planning for retirement is more important now than ever. The long period of lockdown will have given many of us a foretaste of retirement and the challenges faced when income is short and time is long! With the State Pension (Contributory) in Ireland only worth €250...

Continue Reading

Banks At It Again !!

Uncategorized

** Red Alert** Bank of Ireland is to impose negative interest rates on cash held in pensions, in a move that will hit hard people saving for their retirement. This new charge is on top of the Annual Management Charge and their sneaky allocation charge wherein they usually take...

Continue Reading

Gold For Your Pension?

Uncategorized

YOU CAN NOW ALLOCATE SOME OF YOUR PENSION FUNDS TO GOLD Gold has been used to store wealth for more than 5,000 years. Why? Because gold is very rare – and gold today is becoming ever-more difficult to find and mine. Gold is six times more rare than platinum,...

Continue Reading

Free Dosh?

Uncategorized

THE NEXT GOVERNMENT has committed to introducing Universal Basic Income (UBI) in Ireland in the next five years, according to the programme for government. The idea behind UBI is to give adults an automatic payment from the State that isn’t means tested and is given regardless of whether you...

Continue Reading

Is Your Pension Safe

Uncategorized

Many individuals have pension benefits in a personal retirement bond (PRB) without necessarily understanding what they have and what steps they should follow to make the most of these benefits before retirement hits them – often too late to do anything! A PRB is an individual pension contract designed...

Continue Reading

Are we moving towards a cashless society?

Finance

It has been reported and indeed confirmed by the European Central Bank that policymakers are pushing ahead with the creation of a Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) or digital Euro. That’s ahead of a formal policy meeting today under new ECB head Christine Lagarde who has moved over from...

Continue Reading

Covid-19 Payment Breaks

Uncategorized

Covid – 19 payment Breaks Available. These are unsettling and challenging times, with widespread financial impacts on people who may have lost their jobs or experienced a significant reduction in income. While other parts of the insurance industry are slow to make moves , the life insurance providers have...

Continue Reading

What is income protection

Uncategorized

Like most people, you probably insure your home and your car against the unexpected. If you have a pet, you probably insure that too. But what about your income? When life is going well, it’s easy to take money for granted. It pays the bills and lets you take...

Continue Reading
  • 1
  • 2