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 flexible retirement challenge?

August 14, 2018

The Finance Act, 1999 introduced flexible options on retirement for many pension arrangements. This has had a massive impact on the choices available to people when accessing their retirement benefits. […]

Should I consider consolidating my pension funds?

June 26, 2018

The recently published 2018 Deloitte Millennial Survey found that 43% of those surveyed see themselves leaving their current jobs within two years. Only 28% plan on staying beyond five years. This […]

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 […]

Retirees today are choosing alternative lifestyles

August 15, 2017

The generation now moving into retirement lived through the summer of love, the psychedelic phenomenon of the late 1960’s and early 1970’s. They are the richest generation ever to have retired, […]