All posts by: Terry Palmer

Mortgage Protection & Life Cover now reduced by up to 50%

Did you take out expensive mortgage protection or life insurance. . . perhaps during the Celtic Tiger era? Then you must read remarkable survey findings below which show how you might save serious money on your premiums and still get […]

Defined Benefit Pensions v Defined Contribution Pensions

  What is better, a Defined Benefit (DB) pension or a Defined Contribution (DC) pension? If you had asked that question a number of years ago the answer would have been the Defined Benefit scheme by a country mile. A […]

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Which Irish pension fund should you choose now?

OCEAN  ARE A RECOMMENDED PENSIONS ADVISER SPECIALIZING IN HELPING PEOPLE TO SWITCH TO MORE AFFORDABLE PENSIONS WITH MUCH BETTER RETURNS.  CALL 01 8693400 FOR A FREE FRIENDLY CHAT TODAY Ocean recently released results from an online survey which polled ordinary […]

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ECB interest rate cut is good news…or is it?

When the European Central Bank governors met this week to announce that its main interest rate was to be cut to a record low of 0.5% nobody was surprised…but not everyone was particularly happy. The rate cut was made against […]

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Announcing the Pensions Survey Competition Winner…

Amy Bennett was one of hundreds who completed the Ocean Finance Pension Survey and entered the competition to win a cool ipad mini! Congratulations to Amy and all who participated in the survey which revealed some surprising results about what […]

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  • Pension Growth

Best Irish Pensions Fund Manager? Well, Go Compare…

Irish pension managed funds continued their good work of late by delivering further positive returns during the month of February. But which fund managers are providing the best returns over different time periods? Use our interactive graph below to compare […]

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Spring is in the air! Mortgage market thawing out

In a recent blog post we spoke about how there were signs of life in the mortgage market with AIB, BOI and PTSB coming out and promising to increase lending for the year.   Both AIB and Bank of Ireland spoke […]

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Pensions Time Bomb: 10 reasons why you should defuse it now

Recent talk in the media of €324 billion pensions time-bomb may seem fairly dramatic and may have a degree of scaremongering involved but if you look behind the headlines the basic message is clear. We as a nation won’t be […]

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What could possibly be more fun than a pensions survey?

 UPDATE: This pensions survey competition has now closed for new entries. However if you wish to avail of a free financial consultation, you can still submit the survey form and we will use the information to tailor our advice to […]

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Getting a mortgage: 5 key issues for bank acceptance

In the wake of news that PermanentTSB have increased their mortgage lending fund to €450m in 2013, recently released figures from Bank of Ireland also provide some grounds for optimism. Bank of Ireland lent over €1bn in mortgages last year […]

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