Author Archives: Bill Anderson

About Bill Anderson

Bill is a qualified financial adviser (QFA) and also a qualified accountant (FCCA).

Irish property almost as risky as Chinese – Standard Life

There were some mixed messages on the outlook for Irish commercial property this week. Standard Life Investments has suggested that investors may be under-estimating the risks of investing in Irish property. Continue reading

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The Life & Pension Awards 2015

Best Financial Advisers in Ireland & Munster Continue reading

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Budget 2015-A snapshot of the important bits

A brief summary of the key budget facts. Continue reading

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Individuals who both pay and file their tax returns through the Revenue On-line Service (ROS) have until the 13th November 2014 to pay a pension contribution and elect to backdate the income tax relief into the 2013 tax year. Continue reading

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Credit Union-Is your money safe?

New figures obtained by the Central Bank suggest that 1 in 4 (25%) Credit Unions are in trouble; these credit unions are on a “watchlist”, indicating the regulator has concern over their current position.

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Complete Financial nominated for Best Broker

The Life, Pensions & Investment Awards are due to take place this Thursday. We are delighted and honoured to announce that Complete Financial Advice Ltd have been nominated and shortlisted for both the Best Broker in Munster category and the … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas & Happy New Year!

On behalf of us all at here at Complete Financial we would like to wish you a very merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

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Depositors Beware-EU to set up a bank “Bail-In” system!

A political agreement was reached on Wednesday 11th of December by parliament and Council Presidency negotiators for a draft bank recovery and resolution directive, this is the first step towards setting up an EU system to deal with struggling banks.

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Pension Schemes Tremble

The Irish government has approved a new range of proposals that would change the law in order to cut payments being made to existing pensioners that are involved in “troubled schemes” Continue reading

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Irish Banking Sector Takes Major Hit

The actions undertaken by Danske and Acc bank are the result of “the on-going recession in Ireland”. Also the government levy put on banks which was announced this month and will raise €150m a year, probably did not help the foreign-owned banks. Continue reading

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