Financial planning has a bit of a bad name: boring AND expensive. But done right, a financial plan is a roadmap to financial freedom, confidence and security. It’s true that you can spend a lot of money with some advisors, developing a plan covering all aspects of your financial life over many years. And if … Continued
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When you change job, your pension options change too. It’s a great time to look at your pension provision and make some improvements. Typically, you’ll have three options for your pension when you leave your job. You can do nothing. You can move it into the pension that comes with your new job. Or you … Continued
Going for gold is the 3,000-year-old investment strategy. So is it the right choice for investors in Ireland? Gold has some characteristics that investors just can’t ignore. When governments print money, countries fight wars, or political uncertainty increases, share prices can come under pressure. But demand for gold grows. This is the scenario that is … Continued
When you leave a job, you’ll need to make decisions about your company pension. You should receive a letter setting out the options you have to deal with your pension fund. We’ve set out what the most common options mean over here. This blog explains the documents you’ll receive, and how the process of moving … Continued
Coronavirus hit the financial markets in a big way during March. As a result, many pension savers will have seen a drop in the value of their savings over the last few weeks. So should you take action? Read our five-point guide to find out what it all means for your retirement fund, and why … Continued
What a month that was for investors. In the space of 30 days: World shares fell by 16.7% in Euro terms The S&P 500 recorded the 7 largest ever one-day points gains (yes, gains) Oil dropped to its lowest price since 2002 The market’s ‘fear index’, the VIX, hit its highest level ever on 16 … Continued
Are you financially fit? Here’s Moneycube’s one-minute financial health check to help you take the pulse of your finances. Is your money working for you? Spring 2020 has seen a marked rise in volatility in the markets. There are winners and losers. Do your investments fit with your true appetite for risk and reward? If … Continued
Vanguard index funds and ethical investing are two of the biggest investing trends in Ireland today. So what happens if you put both of them together? Here’s our review of Vanguard’s SRI (socially responsible investment) or ethical fund offering for Irish investors. Read on to find how you can construct an ethical portfolio for your … Continued