Monthly Archives: March 2011

Is your Investment / Pension in a Managed Fund?

Most people I meet have a substantial part of their Pensions and Investment in Managed Funds. However they don’t really understand the risks associated with such a fund and for those of us who are approaching their 50’s it’s very important that only a proportion of our assets are invested in such a scheme. Why? Continue reading

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What state ownership of IL&P will mean for you

Published this morning in the Irish Independent by Charlie Weston.

With all the insecurity regarding Irish Banks at the moment and in particular Deposits please read this if you have any dealings or products with Irish Life & Permanent (PTSB).
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Serious Illness Insurance-Is it worth it?

Critical Illness¬†Insurance. Is it a wise policy to have in case of illness? A thought provoking example of why having insurance is very important. Donna O’Donnell: her insurance policy provided financial assistance¬†when she was diagnosed with breast cancer.Photograph: John Sheehan

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