Seven signs it’s not the time to retire

Seven signs it’s not the time to retire

One from the archives but a timeless classic, even if I do say so myself! Here are seven reasons to stay in the rat race a little longer.

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Forget about Mam, we need to talk about you

Forget about Mam, we need to talk about you

Brendan Courtney’s TV programme We Need to Talk about Mam posed a couple of great questions for children of aging parents. But it also exposed the underlying fact that some of the younger generation have little interest in being “burdened” by their aging parents. What are you going to do if you find yourself in a similar situation to Nuala?

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Is a DB Pension for Life?

Is a DB Pension for Life?

Do you have a defined benefit (DB) pension scheme? The buzz in the financial world is that there are attractive transfer values up for grabs if you were to bring an end to your defined benefit pension. But why would you? This morning I look at what you should you do if you’re offered a lot of money to transfer out of your DB.

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You only have one chance to make a last impression

You only have one chance to make a last impression

End of life matters can be distressing to discuss, but it’s a conversation we should have sooner rather than later. This week I applaud the measures one lady prescribed in her will. Her pre-planning will have an immense impact on the lives of thousands of Irish people. What a legacy to leave behind. Now it’s time to consider yours.

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