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Will inflation affect savers and investors in Ireland?  

We’ve been living in a low-interest and low-inflation world for a decade or more now.  But markets have started to consider that things might change.  What does that mean for investors and savers in Ireland? First, let’s be positive.  Inflation – if it comes – offers opportunities and risks for investors. Why are markets re-considering … Continued

Investing in European real estate with Greenman

This guest blog comes from our friends at Greenman, the Dublin-based fund manager which specialises in managing funds that invest in food anchored-retail real estate in Europe, and has a steady track record of generating income for Irish investors. Investment consultant Michael Irving explains Greenman OPEN fund’s strategy, performance and outlook for 2021 and beyond. … Continued

Can I be forced to retire?

This guest blog comes from our friends at Reddy Charlton, the Dublin legal firm with a specialism in employment and pensions questions. Partner and employment law specialist Laura Graham explains the law concerning when you retire.  In particular, the law does not generally specify a retirement age, and you can negotiate your retirement age with … Continued

Best place to invest money in Ireland in 2021

Welcome to Moneycube’s annual roundup of the best investments available in Ireland. We’ve chosen five funds we think have strong potential for as the world tries to get back to something like normal. 2020 was a year of ups and downs in investing as in the wider world, but if you stayed the course – … Continued

5 ideas to make the most of your finances in 2021

2020 has had an impact on everyone’s finances.  So whether you’re in recovery mode, or looking for new ways to maximise the extra cash you’re saving, we can help you get your finances into shape for the New Year. Take stock of what you’ve got Last year saw some major moves in the financial markets.  … Continued

How did we do in 2020?

Each year, we pick a handful of investment funds available to Irish investors and highlight them on our blog.  We’ve charted below how our 2020 selections performed. Interested in our 2021 picks?  Click here to read more. There’s no doubt 2020 was a bracing year to have your money in investment funds.  But for those … Continued

Easiest way to invest in QQQ in Ireland

Some funds just capture the imagination.  QQQ’s one of them.  Formed in 2002, this technology-focused fund has grown by over 1,000% (yes, one thousand per cent) since that time. And the good news is that there are several ways to access it depending on the size and shape of your investment. What is QQQ? Known … Continued

End-of-year investing checklist

It’s almost the end of 2020 – and most of us will be happy to see it gone.  Before we do, here are Moneycube’s five to-dos to wrap up your 2020 investments and finances. 1. Review your capital gains tax position If you purchase shares directly, this one’s for you. Every taxpayer in Ireland has … Continued