Clean up your finances at year end

It’s Christmas time, which also means it is the end of the year so it is a great time to get stuck into our personal finances have a good rummage around and change things we need changed for the new year.

Nursing Home Scheme

Nursing home costs can be expensive with the costs of some homes being in the thousands per week. This was something that was recognised by the state and in attempt to help people in this situation they introduced the “nursing homes support scheme” often referred to as the fair deal scheme.

Reduce your tax bill

using pension to reduce your tax bill is still the best tax incentive there is.

Coping Financially in the event of a serious illness

Here is a link to an interview I did this morning with Ian Guider on Newstalk, we discussed coping financially in the event of a serious illness. Skip forward to 7 mins 15 seconds to hear the piece, I have also added a blog below. I have spent 15 years building financial plans for clients, how to invest assets, …

My kids will cost me how much!!!

Two weeks ago my fourth child was born, as any parent would you start to think about what lies ahead for the child. But as a financial planner I started to think how much is he going to cost me?

Star Fund Managers

For me a star fund manager is somebody who consistently beats their benchmark market