Jerry Moriarty

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The typical contribution rate was traditionally 5 per cent; the IAPF survey found 86 per cent of schemes paid more than this.

Irish employers are becoming more generous when it comes to contributing to employee pensions schemes, a new survey has found. According to the Irish(...)

My two kids now live in Australia, and I plan to split my retirement between there and Ireland. Will it affect my pension entitlements?

Question: I worked in one of the Irish banks from 1980 until 2002 and was part of the defined benefit pension scheme. I then moved abroad for the la(...)

The Irish Association of Pension Funds  survey showed that almost two-thirds of companies have acted to derisk their pension fund investment strategy. File photograph: Getty Images

Employers are committed to retaining defined benefit (DB), or final salary, pension schemes, according to a new survey from the Irish Association of P(...)

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 ensure all private sector workers are members of a priv(...)

All options should be explored in considering a pension plan move

Question: I have been living and working in London for the past 11 years and for nine of those years I have been part of my employer’s pension scheme(...)

As well as making it simpler for savers, consumers are also expected to be able to benefit from increased competition from pension providers and a more dynamic marketplace

New proposals to establish a pan-European pension product to help people save for retirement will likely have a limited impact in Ireland due to the h(...)

Jerry Moriarty, chief executive of the Irish Association of Pension Funds: “It feels, as it so often does in pensions, that we are at a crossroads”

The idea of universal pensions has been “parked for too long”, while solvency measures for defined benefit schemes should be reconsidered, the Irish A(...)

Minister for Social Protection Leo Varadkar says current State pension regime must be reformed. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Minister for Social Protection Leo Varadkar has said the current State pension scheme is “unsustainable” . He has said that the State pension will st(...)

Jerry Moriarty, chief executive of the Irish Association of Pension Funds:  reminded the public that, unless they are near retirement, they need not fret too much about short-term losses. Photograph: Alan Betson

The economic fallout from Brexit has left many pension funds in tatters. The Financial Times reported that the UK’s pension funding hole hit a record (...)

Some experts  fear that  allowing retirees to cash in all their pension at retirement could see a surge in spending on cruises and holidays - therefore impacting the long term sustainability of pension funds. (Photograph: Xaume Olleros/Bloomberg)

Pension experts warned on Tuesday against allowing Irish retirees to cash in their entire pension when they reach retirement. In the UK, pension save(...)

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