Before you panic about where all your savings have gone, they haven’t. What has changed is not how much you’ve saved but the projection about how that will grow over time. File photograph: iStock

It’s the one section of an annual pension statement that people invested in defined-contribution pensions or PRSAs (personal retirement savings accoun(...)

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Reducing tax relief on pension contributions risks undermining the Government’s strategy to improve coverage and adequacy of income for people in reti(...)

Deciding how to generate an income from your pension pot is one of the biggest financial decisions you’ll ever makeunhappy senior couple worrying about expenses

Wouldn’t retirement (for those lucky enough to get there) be so much easier if we knew when we were going to die? At least financially it would. There(...)

In a submission to the Government consultation process on universal health insurance, the Society of Actuaries in Ireland  says the additional regulatory capital required by insurers to operate the proposed new system could be between €1.6 billion and €2.4 billion.

Consumers will face higher premiums to meet the hundreds of millions of euros in costs that insurance companies will have to pay to secure additional(...)

“In the private sector and commercial State companies, pension promises have not been fulfilled, with most defined benefit pension funds now in serious deficit,” said Fionán O’Sullivan, director of corporate pensions with IFG.

Employers and unions joined with the pensions industry yesterday to issue an “unprecedented” collective call for action from the Government to address(...)