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Back to school and starting college

College Fees My child is staring college in a few years and I am worried about the costs. How much do I need and what are my options? College costs are rising, so start saving now The cost of putting a child through college is increasing. If you have young children, you need to take

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When should you get financial advice?

The Benefits of good Financial Advice Financial Advice in Wexford When should you get financial advice? Most people could probably benefit from seeing a financial adviser, but when are the best times in your life to see one? Immediately? In ten years? Every year? Life events One answer is to say that you should visit

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Office Administrator Vacancy Gorey

Office Administrator Financial Services– Gorey, Co. Wexford Job Summary Southeast Financial services, provide independent financial planning including Pensions, Investments, Life assurance and Mortgages. Due to continued growth, an opportunity has arisen for a Financial Planning Administrator ideally with insurance, banking or financial services experience to join our team. As an administrator you will be a key

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Benefits of having a Will

The following outlines what we believe are the emotional, financial and practical reasons having a Will in place is a good and sensible idea. No one likes to think about death, or linger on the possibility something bad might happen but emotionally the ongoing strain of burying your head in the sand can have long

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Seven out of ten Irish not making a will

In a recent Irish Examiner article cited below the following findings were discovered from a survey carried out by Royal London According to The Irish Examiner and we quote ‘The survey found that 64% of respondents over 55 already have a will in place, compared with only 8% of young adults. One in five of

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A host of links to all things pension

This week we would like to offer you a whole host of helpful links to articles about pensions that have appeared in national press in previous weeks. We would love you to get in touch if you would like more information and if we can help in anyway at all. Are you thinking of  getting

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Women and Men think differently about retirement

In a recent survey, outlined in The Journal article , the findings showed a significant difference between how men and women think about retirement The article states “WOMEN ARE FAR less likely to be preparing for their retirement than men, according to new research in Irish pensions. While the gender pay gap is an issue

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Zurich Study reveals lack of pension knowledge

 Zurich Life carried out a pension survey last year in order to demonstrate just how informed people were on pensions and to see what effect lack of information was having on people’s decision to start a pension and plan for their retirement. The full article and stats can be found HERE and below are some

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Over half of parents not prepared for college costs

Do you have a child entering third level education this year or in coming years? Are you prepared for college costs? According to Aviva’s Cost of Education Report  just under half of parents (49%) say they have made no financial preparations to meet the cost of putting their children through third level education. On average, parents

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Is it ever too late to start a pension?

In the Irish Times this month there is an in depth article outlining why it is never too late to start planning your pension.  Depending on your age there are many different option and sometimes your age might determine that it is not on your mind, however it is always good to have the information

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