estate planning

Investing & Saving your money

“The quickest way to double your money is to fold it in half & put it back in your pocket”

Not a bad mantra if you want to start saving, but what then?  What are you saving for? Why are you saving? There’s no point in having money if you’re not going to spend it at some stage. Money doesn’t buy you happiness, but neither does being broke! So where do you begin?   What …

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Calculating stock market fluctuations

The only people who get hurt on a rollercoaster are the ones who jump off…..

By Cleona Kinahan M.Sc CFP® QFA FLIA   What does the coronavirus mean for Investors Stockmarkets across the world continue to tumble as governments struggle to contain the spread and impact of the coronavirus. This is having a significant impact on the value of investments & pensions if they are linked to these markets. So, …

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Calculating stock market fluctuations

Inheritance Tax Planning

Anyone who owns property or other assets should make a Will. A Will ensures that your assets are distributed according to your wishes but also, and maybe more importantly, your family is spared a complicated and drawn-out administration of your estate as set out by the Succession Act 1965. Dying intestate (without making a Will) means that your personal representative, often a …

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Are you planning to give a gift of money or other assets to someone other than your spouse or civil partner in the future?

Are you aware that the person receiving the gift may be subject to Capital Acquisitions Tax (CAT)?   If you want your beneficiaries to avoid a hefty tax liability, should you decide to pass on your assets during your lifetime, you can set up a Section 73 Savings Policy, recognised by Revenue, to pay this …

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