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According to research, on average people start saving for retirement aged 37 – too late, Irish Life says. Photograph: Getty Images

Ninety per cent of people in Ireland are not on track with their pensions savings, according to(...)

Tier One managing director Kevin Coughlan says the process of pensions reform has continued behind closed doors.

(...) make the Irish pensions landscape an unreasonably complex and bizarre place. That’s the view of the(...)

Married couples with one earner can earn up to €43,550 before moving into the higher tax bracket.

(...) about the advantages of being married. “The disadvantages are very clear, particularly in the pensions(...)

Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection Regina Doherty, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe, announce major changes to pensions in Ireland, on Wednesday. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Proposals to reform Ireland’s pensions system have been broadly welcomed, especially a plan to(...)

The Minister for Social Protection Regina Doherty said it was increasingly clear that people in the private sector are not doing enough to plan for retirement. Photograph:  Dara Mac Donaill

Government would initiate in its term of office. “Pensions can be very complex but they are also very(...)

CSO figures show that 47 per cent of  workers in Ireland aged 20-69 had a private pension in 2015, down from 51 per cent in 2009 and 54 per cent in 2008.

(...)-called pensions time bomb won’t hit here as it will other countries. And that’s why the imminent introduction of(...)

The issue of women’s pensions arose when Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe took questions on a radio programme the morning after the budget. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

There’s a lot of talk about women being denied full pensions in the budget. Is this something new(...)

Pension coverage, particularly in the private sector, is low

(...) overwhelming vote of the 100-strong group – along with support for automatic enrolment in workplace pensions(...)

Watch out for the fine print too. Some pension schemes for example, won’t give your estate back employer contributions if you die within two years of joining the scheme.

(...) pensions, it’s complicated, opaque, and full of jargon. “Discussions typically only arise when the event(...)

Susan St John: Ireland’s  plethora of small workplace pension schemes are often of  dubious quality

(...) also got lucky when all tax concessions for private pensions were removed more than 25 years ago. Those(...)

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