Time for a retirement reality check?

November 20, 2018

Approved Retirement Funds [ARFs], introduced by the Finance Act, 1999, were seen by many as freeing them from the ‘shackles’ of the annuity market. However, experience shows too many people […]

What is the Pension time bomb?

May 22, 2018

For many years, the subject of the ‘pensions’ time-bomb’ and what to do about it has been discussed in Ireland. We have had reports, new products, pension levies but the […]

How has the State Pension been changed?

February 27, 2017

The Social Welfare and Pensions Act of 2011 changed the age at which Irish citizens can qualify to receive the State Pension. Up to then, a person at work was entitled […]