If your company is like most in Ireland, its accounting year ends in December. And that means now’s the time to think about making a special contribution to your company pension – especially if you’ve experienced a strong trading year. Read on to find out what’s good about topping up a company pension before year … Continued
Category: Starting a pension
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I have €20,000 in a current account but want to use it in a better way. My wife and I have ten years left on a 15-year credit union home loan of €120,000 at 6.5 per cent APR for a total repayment of €186,000. There is no penalty for early repayment of part or all … Continued
Moneycube.ie is offering people one per cent cashback on their pensions to encourage them to plan for their retirement. In a first for the pensions market in Ireland, Moneycube wants to put cash back in customers’ pockets, and incentivise people to take charge of their pension savings. Cashback offers are a successful feature of the … Continued
Everything you need to know to make a last-minute pension contribution ahead of the 2022 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 – sometimes called an Additional … Continued
Auto-enrolment in Ireland: if you’re serious about your pension, Ireland’s auto-enrolment solution won’t get you there Moneycube’s calculations indicate a regular person can hope for a retirement income of just under €12,000 per year using Ireland’s promised auto-enrolment programme. On 29 March the government announced auto-enrolment really is coming to Ireland – in 2024. … Continued
If you’re asking ‘How much can I afford to put in my pension?’ when there’s a cost of living crisis, challenging market conditions, and rising housing costs, you’re not alone. Fact is, there is too much guilt around pensions. We’re always being told we should save more. But deciding how much depends on what you … Continued
Welcome to Moneycube’s annual roundup of the best investments available in Ireland. We’ve chosen five funds we think have strong potential for the year ahead in the wake of nasty 2022, and a promising start to 2023. If you’re looking to invest money in Ireland, read on. 2022 was a financial rollercoaster. From sliding bond … Continued
It’s been a bad year for my investments. I hold several investment funds and some individual stocks. Overall I’m down more than ten percent. 2023 seems as uncertain as what has gone before. Should I sell my investments, adjust or hold on tight? – Anon 2022 was a year to forget for almost anyone with … Continued
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 2022 selections performed. Interested in our 2023 picks? Click here to read more. There’s no doubt 2022 was a tough year to have your money in investment funds, with equity markets … Continued