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Investment Outlook – 2011

Uncategorized on January 5th, 2011 No Comments

What the fund managers say.. In this section we look at the House view of one of the leading Fund Managers operating in Ireland and importantly, what’s on the horizon for the following in 2011:- Equity Markets, Economic Growth, Currency Markets, Interest Rates and Bonds, Overall

Absolute Return Funds

Uncategorized on June 18th, 2010 No Comments

What is absolute return investing? The concept is actually very simple. An investor with an ʻabsolute returnʼ strategy aims to generate positive returns in any stock market cycle – the fund manager does this by using techniques that enables them to profit from both the ups and downs in markets and stock prices.

Self Directed Pensions & ARF’s

Uncategorized on March 10th, 2010 No Comments

The latest development in the world of pensions is self-directed options. While these have been available for some time they have traditionally been aimed at a very small portion of the marketplace. Now providers have opened up these attractive options to a wider market, which means many more people can get in on the act.

Interest rates lower for longer

Uncategorized on February 1st, 2010 Comments Off on Interest rates lower for longer

Bank Deposits & Cash Funds – Whats the alternative…………….? With Interest rates likely to be ” lower for longer” many people have seen their mortgage repayments fall dramatically. This is especially true for anyone who is “lucky” enough to have a Tracker Mortgage. But low interest rates isn’t all good news. Many people can’t afford […]

Approved Retirement Funds and your Will

Uncategorized on January 6th, 2010 Comments Off on Approved Retirement Funds and your Will

Is there a need to include an Approved Retirement Fund in your Will in order to avoid tax being payable on the transfer of the ARF between spouse’s in the event of death?