Millennials In The Workplace

Millennials have been stereotyped as the most demanding and ambitious generation to have entered the Irish workforce. This is the generation that will be leading organisations by 2025. Individuals aged between 18 and 36, millennials, have become the most influential segment of today’s workforce and population. Experts recommend that instead of stereotyping them, we should, rather, transform workplaces in order to […]

Setting Business Goals for 2018

Studies have shown that companies that align the goals of individual employees with that of the organisation experience dramatic performance improvements. However, it can be challenging to set performance maximisation targets without experiencing harmful side-effects. Employees may try to achieve performance targets in ways that are not desirable to the organisation and negative attitudes can cause lack of motivation and […]

Tips To Get Your Finances Back On Track

December is a time of over-indulgence. We spent too much and we eat too much. For many, the first few months of a new year is a time of inflated waistlines and shrunken wallets – not to mention the bills piling up until they can no longer be ignored. If this describes your position right […]

Manning Financial vs The Banks

A large percentage of people head straight to a bank instead of a financial broker when they want advice on the following products: Investments or Savings Pensions Life Insurance Serious Illness Cover Mortgages Income Protection If this is your strategy, then you may be missing out on some very significant benefits. A Survey carried out […]

The ‘Rebuilding Ireland Home Loan’ Scheme

The Rebuilding Ireland Home Loan is a new initiative launched by the Government in conjunction with local authorities, offering first time buyers mortgages at up to 90% of the market value. Below are some of the main points of the scheme Who can apply? The scheme is aimed at first time buyers who are low […]

Financial Services for Company Directors

There are a number of financial services products company directors can avail of to protect themselves, their families and other company directors as well as funding for their retirement. These products include : Business Protection Life Cover Through The Company Income Protection Directors’ Pensions The advantages of these policies are that the premiums are paid […]

Setting Up A Pension Fund

  Your pension is probably the most significant financial undertaking you will ever make, which is why you really should understand the basics. Only 200,000 Irish employees have defined benefit pension schemes, and only 700,000 contribute to a defined contribution pension scheme. But will those contributions be sufficient to fund your retirement? Most people can’t […]

How Crashing Oil Prices Affect Your Pocket

  Oil prices are expected to plummet as low as $10 in 2016. How does it affect you? Until recently, economists spoke about Peak Oil and the risks we would face as fossil fuels dried up. However, thanks to technologi- cal advancements, production methods improved and we gained access to oil that was previously inaccessible. […]

5 Ways to Get Your Tax Back – Part 2

With the cost of living escalating year on year, taxpayers need to do everything they can to make every Euro count. While it is against the law to cheat on your taxes, you are entitled to certain tax deductions each year. Read on to find out how you can legally reduce the amount of tax […]

Managing Risk in Uncertain Times

With Equity markets around the world experiencing significant volatility over the last few weeks, now more than ever clients need to ensure that their investments/funds matches their attitude to risk. The global economic downturn of 2008 and the subsequent Eurozone crisis not only cast a shadow over Ireland but also had a direct impact on […]