The exposure of a “star stock picker” has been just confirmation that “stars” really are a myth. The collapse of Neil Woodford’s stock picking prowess has left some of his … Continue reading As stock-picker falls to earth, beware of stars
In this series of money discussions, we share real money questions people have for personal finance expert and Founder of MoneyWhizz, Mr.Frank Conway. John – Kildare asks: Hi Frank. I … Continue reading Questions from the floor: I have €160,000 on deposit, is this the best use of my money?
Inflation is defined as a general increase in prices and a decrease in purchasing power. For anyone nearing retirement, the threat of inflation presents a nightmarish scenario; fixed income being … Continue reading If inflation picks up, what is the impact on your retirement plans?
Lived well within their means There are a few simple rules when it comes to managing your money and a key Golden Rule is to live well within your means … Continue reading How janitors and secretaries grew pennies into millions
For years now, the Irish pension industry has been actively encouraging Government to take firm action against the ‘low levels’ at which Irish people have been saving for retirement. The … Continue reading Pensions 2022 – but to whose benefit?
For several years now, the European Central Bank has been driving down the cost of money. This is good news if you have a mortgage, especially a tracker mortgage or … Continue reading 5 ways to be smart with money when rates are low
There is little doubt that Ireland is experiencing a chronic shortage of family homes. And this shortage is fuelling a dramatic rise in property prices. Some commentators are comparing today’s … Continue reading Investment opportunities in Ireland today
With the value of property rising in key markets across Ireland, the UK and the US, the memory of the property collapse is slowly becoming a distant memory. Here in … Continue reading Why property retains its investment allure
Picture this. It is the winter of 2045, you are retired and you have had enough of the cold winter days and long dark evenings. You would love to turn … Continue reading Putting the time value of money to work for you