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September 19, 2018

O’Leary Financial Planning recognises that as a business owner it can be hard to stay on top of the key employment issues affecting your business, so we’d like to invite you to our Employment Seminar on the 27th September.   Your People. Your Business. Takes place at the Galmont Hotel, Lough Atalia, Galway on Thursday […]

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Sell in May and go away? Probably not!

August 28, 2018

By Jim Power   There is an old adage in equity markets that one should ‘sell in May and go away’. This is predicated on the view that one would be sensible to get out of equity markets at the end of May and buy back at the end of the Summer holidays in early […]

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Financial Tips for Soon to be Parents

July 4, 2018

Starting a family is a wonderful and exciting chapter in anyone’s life, but it also means adjusting to a whole new lifestyle, so a little planning can go a long way towards helping you remain in control of your money. The birth of your first child can put your financial plans awry if you don’t […]

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Financial Planning Matters for Everyone

June 12, 2018

It’s never too early or even too late to set out your financial objectives for now and the future. Knowing what you have and how your spending it, then putting a financial plan in place is essential to ensure you have enough in the bucket for the life you want. We’ve set out a ‘Financial […]

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Protect your business against the loss of its most crucial assets, your key people.

May 4, 2018

You’ve built a successful business, that’s supporting your family and providing you with a pretty good lifestyle. You’re proud of what you’ve achieved and are looking at further growth and possible expansion in the future. So what happens to your business if things don’t go to plan? You don’t think twice about insuring your business […]

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You can’t manage what you don’t measure!

April 12, 2018

This statement is true for any aspect of your life, but none more appropriate than your finances.   Have you been overspending lately? Do you need to start saving a little bit more? The first thing to do is record ALL your spending by writing it down in a notebook for one month. If you […]

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How can you improve your long-term investment opportunities in a volatile stock market.

April 11, 2018

When pursuing long-term financial goals such as saving for retirement or for your child’s education a regular savings plan can provide many potential benefits to investors. However, interest rates being what they are at the moment do not allow for much growth in your savings. To improve the chances of a better return on your […]

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It’s time to Spring Clean your Finances

March 28, 2018

It’s that wonderful time of year again when the evenings are getting longer, the days are getting warmer, and there’s a great sense of optimism… we live in hope of a warm, dry summer!   Spring is a time of new beginnings, and a great time to try and make changes to your financial routine […]

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Economic and Financial Overview

February 16, 2018

By Jim Power     The Global Economy in 2018 The international growth momentum is quite vibrant as we ended 2017 and the outlook for the global economy in 2018 looks quite promising. The US economy should continue to expand at a rapid pace, the outlook for the emerging economies looks positive, and as 2017 […]

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Where to begin when making a Will

February 5, 2018

Taking the time to draw up a plan for your estate can prove to be one of the greatest legacies you will leave your loved ones. A plan clearly setting out what you’re wishes are and where your most important documents are kept can make it easier for your loved ones and take the stress […]

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All content provided in the above blog posts is intended for information purposes only and should not be interpreted as financial advice. You should always obtain your own independent financial and legal advice based on your own particular circumstances, before entering any financial contract.