I have a Revenue-approved small self-administered pension (SSAP) fund with €300,000 in cash. I would like to invest it in building a house for rent. The house would be owned by the fund and the rental income paid into that. I have identified a site in Limerick. Can my SSAP fund purchase the site, apply … Continued
Category: Financial plan
A financial plan isn’t just a monthly budget. It’s a roadmap to financial freedom, confidence and security.
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Mortgages in Ireland are cheaper than they’ve ever been – but you’ve still got to pay it off some time. For many people, becoming debt-free and owning our house outright is a major financial goal. So if the end is in sight – firstly, well done, and now, what next? Don’t give up that good … Continued
Irish Life ran a great ad ran last year, showing women queueing up at an ice-cream van on a summer’s day to buy a 99. Imagine their disappointment to be told they could only be served a “77”. What’s that? Well, it’s the same ice-cream, but yours is 22% smaller. Heck, even the flake is … Continued
I currently have my savings in a number of cash accounts, here in Ireland, earning not more than 0.25%. I am at an advanced age and would like to invest €100,000 in secure low risk investments. Can you advise me what I should do and how to go about doing it? – HL, Ireland Recent … Continued
If your employer pays over your contributions, then they’ll typically handle the tax deductions for you. But if you’re paying into a personal each month from your own bank account, you’ll need to let Revenue know so that they can adjust your tax credits. Here’s Moneycube’s handy guide to claim your tax credit on contributions … Continued
Everything you need to know to make a last-minute pension contribution ahead of the 2019 income tax deadline Making a lump sum pension contribution is a great way to rapidly increase your pension provision and secure your financial future. And now is a great time to top up your pension and claim income tax relief … Continued
Bank of Ireland recently decided to charge negative interest rates on individual pensions set up through trustees. Are you affected? We’ve set out the key facts and some options to consider. If you’d like to discuss how Moneycube can help you get to grips with this change, get in touch. What’s happened? It’s become clear … Continued
If you’re in the habit of checking in on your investments every six months, you’ll have had a pretty uneventful investing year so far. Many equity funds are flat, or even slightly ahead for the six months to the end of June 2020. But that disguises one of the most dramatic periods for investors in … Continued
The government really wants you to save for your retirement. So they offer three great tax advantages to encourage you to save into your pension. Here’s Moneycube’s explainer on the three tax concessions for pension savers. Read how tax relief on pensions in Ireland works, how much you can claim, and how that will accelerate … Continued