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
Category: Starting a pension
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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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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
PRSAs can get complicated, but truth be told, many of us have the same questions. Moneycube is here to help with our FAQ! From the benefits of a Personal Retirement Savings Account, to withdrawing it, and everything in between, here’s Moneycube’s rundown of everything you ever wanted to know about PRSA pensions in Ireland… but … Continued
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 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
We want many things from our investments. But above all, an investment needs to be sustainable – in the broadest sense of the word. If the instrument you’re investing in isn’t going to be there in a few years when you need it, there is a major problem. Recent changes in Europe known as SFDR … Continued
I pay €600 into my pension each month. But money is getting tighter – and on top of that, my pension’s performance has been woeful this year. Should I stop paying in until things settle? – Anon With inflation above 9 per cent, cutting costs is sensible. It’s tempting to reduce your monthly pension commitment: … Continued
Two banks are departing the Irish market in 2022. That means somewhere around 10 million direct debits will need to be changed! If you bank with KBC or Ulster Bank, it’s well worth acting now before the rush to update the direct debit for your regular payment. If you’re changing bank and have a regular … Continued