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If you’re thinking of starting a pension, browse our pensions blog for answers to big questions. You’ll find articles on how much you’ll need in retirement, when you should start saving and how to get started.  If you’re new to pensions, you can learn how they work here.

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How to make a lump sum contribution to top up your pension

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: how will it affect you?

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

How much can I afford to put in my pension?

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

Best place to invest money in Ireland in 2023

Welcome to Moneycube’s annual roundup of the best investments available in Ireland. Jan 2024 update: Our more recent post highlights the best investment opportunities for your money in 2024. 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 … Continued

How did we do in 2022?

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

5 money mistakes to avoid in your 40s

Your 40s are typically some of your peak earning years.  So how do you make the most of them?  Here’s our top 5 money mistakes to avoid in your 40s. All your wealth in property Many people in their forties have paid down the mortgage on their house and seen their salary go up, and … Continued

Pensions Awareness Week is on the way!

Pensions Awareness Week Ireland (PAW) is back and bigger than ever!  Join Moneycube and over twenty other contributors from 19 – 23 September to create a roadmap for your financial future. PAW22 will offer: 1. Free financial information and a series of online events covering the A to Z of pensions 2. Free 1-2-1 consultations on your pension 3. We’ll also … Continued

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How to start a pension in Ireland