Sign up for simplicity

Sign up for simplicity

If you follow today’s advice, your finances will be noticeably easier to manage, giving you more time to focus on the important things in life – good coffee, travel, and of course family!

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Great changes start with tiny gains

Great changes start with tiny gains

It takes 21 days to form a habit they say, so by now you’re either knocking those new year resolutions out of the park or you’ve given up. This week’s blog post lets you into a secret that will revolutionise the way you approach goals and challenges. Like all great concepts, it’s very simple.

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Topics of conversation for Christmas

Topics of conversation for Christmas

As we wind down for Christmas, I’d like to wish you and yours a Merry Christmas. Today’s blog is very much focused on how you initiate the difficult conversations with families and loved ones over the festive period.

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Seven signs it’s not the time to retire

Seven signs it’s not the time to retire

I discuss retirement a lot with clients, and the conversation usually revolves around money, pensions and financial freedom. But there are other reasons that should be considered before you step away from the day job. Here are seven of them:

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You’re about to get mauled by the tiger. Here’s how to prevent it

You’re about to get mauled by the tiger. Here’s how to prevent it

Tigers are very impressive animals, but I’d never want to train them for a variety of reasons. But believe it or not, investments have similar characteristics to the big toothed feline.

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Even poor investments are starting to look good

Even poor investments are starting to look good

The Central Bank’s new rules announced yesterday should bring some more confidence to the broker community. While we are waiting for that to happen, there is a fee-only financial planner here to guide you on meeting your investment objectives.

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The answers to the questions that keep us awake

The answers to the questions that keep us awake

This week I’m looking at insomnia and how to cure it… I’m only half joking. The great retirement questions can keep us awake at night and yet the answers are really quite simple. Read on.

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Satisfaction Explained

Satisfaction Explained

I’m hosting another one of my information evenings in McAuley Place on Thursday 22nd August at 7pm. This one is all about those small changes that make a big difference to our physical, mental and financial well-being. If the last two evenings are anything to go by, this will be a very interesting evening.

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Is there a right time, or can you leave it too late, to get your affairs in order?

Is there a right time, or can you leave it too late, to get your affairs in order?

I answered a few questions from readers of the Sunday Independent about wills, property and retirement last weekend. I have plucked the one about the right time to make a will. Here’s the thing, there is never a bad time, only a time when it’s too late. Do something today.

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Retirement is “Me” Time

Retirement is “Me” Time

Continuing with our retirement series, we look at the seven significant considerations when transitioning to retirement. Let me know if I missed any!

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