Financial Advice For Couples

Financial Advice For Couples

Why €400k is an Optimal Private Pension Fund for a Married Couple in Ireland A question I am often asked about financial advice for couples is what sum we should target in our pension funds at our expected retirement at 65 years age. When I reply that an optimal joint Pension fund is €400,000, I…

How to manage sudden wealth

How to manage sudden wealth

Believe it or not there is such a thing as Sudden Wealth Syndrome (SWS) and if you’re reading this, you may be wondering how to manage sudden wealth. I can imagine that many would want to catch this syndrome – it is definitely one of the better ones to get, in the grand scheme of…

Are pension transfer values going up?

Are pension transfer values going up?

If you are 50 years of age or over and hold a Defined Benefit (DB) Pension, chances are you are paying more and more attention to your annual Pension statement. You may be wondering, are pension transfer values going up? The Transfer Values (TV) of many DB Pension schemes have increased materially in recent years,…