Budget 2014: A Guide to Pensions and Taxation Changes

Budget 2014: A Guide to Pensions and Taxation Changes

The Minister for Finance, Michael Noonan and the Minister for Public Expenditure, Brendan Howlin have delivered Budget 2014. Philip Doyle of Ocean.ie takes a deep dive into the implications for pensions and personal taxation. Budget 2014: Personal Finances Overview...
OECD REVIEW OF THE IRISH PENSIONS SYSTEM

OECD REVIEW OF THE IRISH PENSIONS SYSTEM

The recently released OECD review of the Irish Pensions Systems might be a worthy tome but its recommendations risk over-reliance on state structures to the detriment of real competition for pension savers. The paper focuses heavily on compulsory structures and...
A rocket scientist’s guide to understanding your pension

A rocket scientist’s guide to understanding your pension

Can the concept of saving during ones working lifetime in order to provide financial security in retirement really be that complicated? It’s not rocket science so why is it beginning to seem like it? It never fails to amaze me just how complicated the pensions world...
Irish Life giving away €500m worth of life assurance

Irish Life giving away €500m worth of life assurance

Limited Offer – only 226 places remaining! ***UPDATE: THIS OFFER HAS NOW CLOSED*** Free life insurance of €25,000 for each parent for 12 months. No payment needed, and cover begins instantly This a superb offer for parents to ensure their family for one year for...