Thousands of Irish people will have up to €2bn in pension funds unlocked next month when the Budget 2019 increase in the State pension takes effect.

Thousands of people will have up to €2 billion in pension funds unlocked next month when the Budget 2019 increase in the State pension takes effect. (...)

Protecting your nest-egg can be hard work. Getty Images

Consider this. You’re 63 and are trying to decide how best to fund your retirement. You have been quoted a transfer value of €487,500 for your pension(...)

Capital loss occurred when selling property after agreement with bank

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While the headline interest rate on your savings appears to be close to twice the money you are being charged on your borrowings, you need to remember that there are tax implications related to your inheritance

I have a bit of a dilemma. I owe €91,000 to the bank for a graduate medical student loan at APR of 4.5 per cent and I pay back €275 per week on that. (...)

Earlier this year, the Daily Telegraph asked its readers to “spare a thought for Irish pensioners”. Why? Because Irish annuity rates are typically of (...)