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Capital Secure Bond an alternative to deposits

Cantor Fitzgerald Ireland Protected Star Performers Bond III With continued uncertainty in global markets and interest rates close to 0%, it is more important than ever for clients to have alternative investments with an element of downside protection. Cantor Fitzgerald have recently announced this 90% protected product: Features of this Capital Secure Bond The Bond…
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What happens to your pension funds as you approach retirement?

Retirement Approaching Retirement? Have you been paying into a pension over the years? Uncertain whether you will have enough funds to maintain your lifestyle? How long will your pension fund last during your retirement? Watch the Retirement video below to explain your choices at Retirement. This Retirement video was provided by Zurich Life Pensions  If you have any questions…
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How will we fund our Retirement?

One question that clients often ask us is whether to invest their hard-earned money in a pension or buy an investment property to fund their retirement . I read a good article on this topic in the Irish Times this week - it gives 2 scenarios: Buy an investment property. Put the money into a pension.…
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Equity Regular Savings Plan Special Offer – Zurich

Equity Regular Savings Plan Special Offer from Zurich Get your savings plans off to a great start......... Any new Zurich Life Save regular savings plans starting on or before 31st March 2017 will be given an extra €100 once-off contribution. Need savings for a wedding, house or child's education can be a challenge - time to…
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New Year’s Resolutions

New Year's Resolutions ...... What New Year's Resolutions did you make this year? Hope you all had a cracking Christmas and a happy New Year. We are now a few weeks into 2017 and getting back into a routine again. We are all full of good ideas and intentions on how we can improve on our lives compared…
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How much are the Irish saving and the reasons for doing so?

Irish Consumers are Saving! Many Irish consumers are saving. 64% of Irish consumers believe that Bank deposit interest rates are getting worse for Irish depositors. Have you thought of starting a Regular Savings plan. How much are the Irish saving? 45% of Irish consumers save on average between €91 and €900 a month (40% in Oct/Nov 2013). 43%…
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Are you a keyperson in your business?

Business Protection The loss of a keyperson, or of a business owner, can cause huge difficulties for an otherwise successful business. However, many business owners are unaware that it is also possible, and relatively simple to protect against the loss of a keyperson. Nor are they aware that it is also possible to ensure that the ownership…
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EII Scheme Opportunity – West Cork Whiskey Distillers

West Cork Whiskey Distillers - EII Scheme Opportunity The EIIS is a tax relief incentive scheme, which enables investors to deduct the cost of their qualifying investment from their total income for income tax purposes for investment in qualifying small to medium sized companies. EIIS is one of the few remaining sources of total income…
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