The Importance of Debt Management

By |2023-09-29T08:54:50+00:00September 29th, 2023|Efficient Debt Management, Lifestyle Financial Planning|

Debt planning is critically important, and advisors have a fiduciary responsibility to provide this service. Here are practical strategies to successfully integrate debt management services into your practice and how each one benefits your clients. As a financial advisor, your role extends beyond simply managing investments and assets. To truly make a holistic impact on

Holly Cairns’ comments begged the question – will the next generation ever be able to afford to retire?

By |2023-03-24T10:33:56+00:00March 24th, 2023|Lifestyle Financial Planning, Pensions, Personal Finance, Retirement Planning|

When Holly Cairns claimed during her opening address to the Dáil as the new leader of the Social Democrats that she comes from the first generation that will be financially worse off than its parents, spats ensued on social media between baby boomers recalling the economic hardships of the 1970s and 1980s and younger generations who face

How to shape up your finances to secure a mortgage on that home

By |2023-02-17T10:41:19+00:00February 17th, 2023|Lifestyle Financial Planning, Mortgages, Personal Finance|

“Want to go halves on a mortgage?” This tongue-in-cheek pick-up line on dating apps from millennials sums up a property market so unaffordable that house prices are now almost eight times the average salary. A desperation among millennials to escape stratospheric rents meant the number of first-time buyers drawing down mortgages soared last year to levels last

Helping Clients to Retire Well

By |2023-01-27T13:02:43+00:00January 27th, 2023|Lifestyle Financial Planning, Retirement Planning|

Helping our clients retire well One of the primary reasons clients are reaching out to us is to help them plan their financial security in retirement. Of course, as financial planners we strive to help our clients save money for the future, visualise what their retirement will look like and develop a plan to achieve

Fair Deal nursing home residents to keep more rent from family home

By |2022-11-11T10:33:32+00:00November 11th, 2022|Lifestyle Financial Planning, News, Retirement Planning|

Nursing-home residents in the Fair Deal scheme will from today be able to hold on to more of rental income raised from their family home, which could lead to around 1,200 extra houses on the market over time. Up to now, people availing of the Fair Deal scheme could retain just 20pc of money generated

Rethinking Your Career? Consider These 5 Things Before Making a Move

By |2022-02-04T13:42:26+00:00February 4th, 2022|Lifestyle Financial Planning|

Rethinking Your Career? Consider These 5 Things Before Making a Move, 1) Thoughtfully research where you want to go—and why It's one thing to be dissatisfied or want to make a change; it's another to know what will make you happier. Maybe you want to be more independent, or have more time with the kids, or you're

5 Ways Financial Planning Can Help By Rob Williams (September 27, 2021)

By |2021-12-08T12:41:02+00:00November 26th, 2021|Lifestyle Financial Planning|

Most of us know we should save money. But when it comes to actually doing it, people tend to fall into two camps: non-planners and planners. Non-planners typically save when they can, perhaps putting a small amount into a workplace retirement plan, hoping that everything will work out in the long run. Planners generally know

Smart Finance 360°

By |2020-02-04T16:40:30+00:00February 4th, 2020|Lifestyle Financial Planning|

Lifestyle Financial Planning is a client-centred approach that focuses on helping them identify and achieve the personal and financial goals that are important and unique to them. Our holistic approach provides an insight into your current financial position and enables you to understand what you need to do to maintain and enhance your lifestyle. We

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