Author Archive for: CathedralEdit

July 27, 2015
27 Jul 2015

Cost of raising a child from birth to college is €100,000

Families are spending a small fortune to raise a child from the cradle all the way to college.  New research shows it costs more than €100,000 to bring up a child to the point of finishing third-level education.  Read more.


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July 22, 2015
22 Jul 2015

Take charge of your bank charges

Do you know exactly how much you are paying in bank charges, and what each charge is for?  Is free banking a myth or a possibility?  Read yesterdays Irish Times article here to find out more.

July 21, 2015
21 Jul 2015

Confused about Executive Pensions?

What is an Executive Pension Plan?

Executive Pension Plans are taken out by employers to provide for the retirement of executive and key employees. Read more

July 3, 2015
03 Jul 2015

How should I fill the income gap between retiring at 65 and getting the State pension at 66?

Are you due to retire this year?  Are you aged 65?  As the State Pension is now not due to you until you are 66, have you thought what you might do during your ‘gap’ year?  There are several options open to you, depending on your employer.  Read here for details.

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June 17, 2015
17 Jun 2015

How would a compulsory pension contribution scheme effect you as an employer?  A small company owner asks the question here.

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June 10, 2015
10 Jun 2015

Children forced to sell family home as rising house prices push up tax bills

The reduction in the tax-free thresholds over recent years has resulted in even modest properties being hit with inheritance tax bills.   Read more

June 5, 2015
05 Jun 2015

We must act now to defuse retirement time bomb


May 27, 2015
27 May 2015

Pension do’s and don’ts worth knowing

Don’t rely on winning the lottery, it pays to be pension wise.  Remember the more you pay in, the more you will have on retirement.

Read why here