Pensions are serious business and being comfortable in retirement is a key concern for most people with a pension plan. That’s why the government’s recent announcement about the implementation of a Total Contribution Approach for calculating a person’s entitlement to the State Pension (Contributory) is
As part of the government’s strategy to increase personal pension pots and relieve the burden on the State, any contribution made to your pension fund by the tax deadline is eligible for tax back on the 2016 tax year. By starting a pension now, doing
The world is full of surprises. The way you respond to surprises is crucial to long-term investment success. The US electorate has spoken on the 9th of November 2016 and for the first time since the 1950s have voted a non-politician to be president of
Yesterday’s Sunday Business Post included a special report on Pensions which is a very worthwhile read. The good news is we are all living longer. However, if you want to retire before age 68 without suffering a big drop in income, you need a plan.
Retirement should be a time to sit back and enjoy life, not to worry about how you are going to make ends meet. Here are our top tips to help you plan for a prosperous retirement. Think about how long you might live Most of
Most of us won’t be sitting pretty when we retire, according to a new survey that shows employees aren’t saving enough. A new study shows that Irish people aren’t saving nearly enough towards their retirement and may be in for a nasty surprise when they
As part of our commitment to keeping you up to date with industry developments we have prepared a Budget Summary. The summary outlines the key developments announced by the Minster for Finance, Michael Noonan and Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, Brendan Howlin, which impact