What is my most valuable asset?? House/ savings accounts/ pension???

A recent survey by Friends First asked people to rank their financial assets in order of importance. 67% said their home was…

Blog: Can I still get the state pension even when I’ve paid no PRSI stamps??

It is always a part of a discussion with a client, particularly those who are 10 years out from receiving their state…

Opportunities for business owners who have already accessed their pension!

I found that during the economic downturn some business owners took the retirement benefits from their company pensions far earlier than they…

Can my pension buy a property?

I get asked every other week about clients using their pension fund to to invest in property. Here’s my stock answers! The first…

Who’d have “thunk” it……Investing is not about picking winners!

I read a recent financial column in which a reader asked, “What are the best shares to invest in to maximise my…

Nominations are in for the Life Pension & Investment awards 2019!

We are humbled to announce that we have been nominated & shortlisted under an unprecedented 5 different categories for the forthcoming “Life,…

Bruen Financial Services named as Regional Financial Planning Broker of the Year 2018

This is the first time this award has been won by a Galway firm. The Brokers Ireland – Life, Pensions & Investments…

Will you qualify for the State Pension?

How to qualify for the State Pension There are two different State Pensions systems, namely the Social Insurance system and the Social…

Interested in taking control of your investment decisions for your pension? Now you can!

The Irish Life Self Invested Fund is primarily a stockbroking service for investors looking for the freedom and flexibility to control the…