Stay away from these 4 types of financial advisers
When you have accumulated a sum of money through regular savings, an inheritance, or via share schemes, and you want to put it away and invest it for whatever reason, who do you ask for help and advice about what you should do with it?
Millennials – Don’t let past events affect your future
Your appetite for risk, and your subsequent choice of pension fund which you invest into, has a profound impact on your income in retirement. And unfortunately for some, the impact the financial crisis, has had on them, is preventing them from moving...
The impact a near death experience can have on your finances
I received a call recently from a woman asking me if I could meet her urgently to review her finances because in her own words they were out of control. She was a friend of a friend and sounded desperate so I agreed to meet her last week.
69 Days until the Home Renovation Incentive finishes
In their budget submission back in October 2013, the government announced they were introducing an incentive scheme, called the Home Renovation Incentive Scheme (HRI) which would allow homeowners claim tax relief on work carried out for repairs...
How to retire 8 years earlier than your colleague can
If you want to retire earlier, or create a bigger income for yourself in retirement, then compelling new data uncovered by...
An Extra €8 per week – Insulting or an Opportunity
On Wednesday, the day after the budget, I had a conversation with two people about what it meant to them, and how...
Your mortgage offer–why you need to dictate the terms
Once you’ve made an application for a mortgage and it’s approved, and you have identified a property and your offer accepted, you would like to think the hard work is over, and no doubt the heavy lifting and effort you put in on both fronts was needed...