Beware your Investment Biases

Beware your Investment Biases

We wrote in October about “Staying out of your own way”, a piece that resonated with a lot of people in these volatile investment markets. In this article, we spoke about how managing our own behaviours is the single factor that will probably have the greatest impact...
Why everyone needs income protection

Why everyone needs income protection

Let’s face it, Income Protection is somewhat of a grudge purchase. While it still enjoys the benefit of tax relief at your marginal (highest) rate, it’s another household expense that none of us enjoy paying. After all, you’re paying for a benefit that you hope...
Financial planning in your 70’s

Financial planning in your 70’s

In this final instalment of our age-related articles, it is now the turn of the more senior members of our communities – all of you in your 70’s and older. This group have some very specific financial challenges, so here are some thoughts on wisely managing your...
Stay out of your own way

Stay out of your own way

2022 has been a year of volatility in investment markets and there is no-one predicting that this will end anytime soon. Inflation and interest rates are rising, the war in Ukraine continues, energy supplies are under pressure and Brexit issues remain unresolved....
Financial planning in your 60’s

Financial planning in your 60’s

This month it’s time for the latest in our series of age related articles – welcome to the world of the sixty-somethings! As you (potentially) approach the end of your working life, you are at a really important stage in your financial life. We hope to give you some...
Claims sit at the heart of what we do

Claims sit at the heart of what we do

We await with interest each year the claims statistics from the leading protection providers in the Irish market. Irish Life annually issue very insightful and detailed information about their claims (as do other providers), and we’ve taken the opportunity to dig a...