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Don’t leave it too late to make the most of your Tax Relief!

Is this your last chance to qualify for 41% Tax Relief on your Pension….? The programme for recovery includes a proposal to reduce marginal relief from 41% to 20% – and recent commentary continues to support… John Moran – Secretary General, Department of Finance – Conference 25th September 2012 “Secretary general of the Department of […]

Bitesize Global Overview… Sept 18th 2012

Equity markets extend gains – Equity markets rose strongly last week, as the Federal Reserve’s decision to launch a third round of quantitative easing to bolster the US economy along with upbeat news out of the eurozone gave fresh impetus to risk assets. Equities extended earlier gains as the week progressed, and commodities including gold […]

Bitesize Global Overview….. Sept 3rd 2012

Equity markets retreat – Equity markets worldwide finished the week lower, but well off their lows of the week, as disappointing economic data releases overshadowed Ben Bernanke’s comments following the Jackson Hole Economic Policy Symposium. Federal Reserve – At Jackson Hole, Chairman of the Fed, Ben Bernanke, defended the effectiveness of the actions it has […]

ECB rate hike to hit banks for €300m a year extra

IRELAND’S six bailed-out banks will have to pay an extra €300m a year to the European Central Bank if the Frankfurt powerhouse goes through with today’s widely anticipated interest rate hike. The latest rate rise means the ECB’s annual income on the €120bn loaned to our bailed-out banks is up €600m since the start of […]

ICS Increase Variable Rate Mortgages by 0.50%

ICS are increasing their Variable Rate mortgages by 0.50% for New Business with effect from 15th August 2011. Existing customers with Variable Rate Mortgages will have their mortgage rate amended with effect from 22nd September 2011. ICS will be writing to advise existing customers of their new monthly mortgage repayments in due course. No adjustments […]

Is Your Business Protected?

Are you one of these KEY PEOPLE in your Business? Someone who drives the business. The people without whom your business would lose sales and profits. Directors, Partners, Shareholders Integral managers or key IT development specialists etc. Types of Insurance you may need to think about. A key person insurance policy for income protection will […]

Have you protected your INCOME?

  We all complain about not having it, not having enough of it and looking to earn more of it – yet we never stop and think about INSURING ourselves against losing it…. Income Protection will protect 75% of your income (less state benefits) in the event of Accident, Sickness or Injury You will receive […]

Is your Home Protected?

  Mortgage Protection is a legal requirement when taking out a mortgage It is assigned to a mortgage lender and will clear your mortgage in the event of death When did you last check your CURRENT Mortgage Protection Policy?  Rates Change! Do you have an Investment Property which may have fallen in value – if […]