Category: Investments

Benchmark Merges with Money Plus

Money Plus are delighted to announce the appointment of Jim O’Kelly as Key Account Manager.  Following the acquisition of Benchmark Financial Services, Jim will lead our team in the Mid-West from his base in Ballaghaderreen.  Jim’s addition further strengthens the Money Plus offering encompassing the full range of financial services: Life Assurance.  Mortgage Protection          Investments […]

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Investment Article: Money Matters – by Rory Gillen

The Perfect Time to take Advantage of Troubled Markets Market setbacks are painful for those already invested and offer opportunity for those who may have spare resources. The No 1 question that investment advisers probably get asked is: when is the right time? As we can’t tell the future, few of us know. There are […]

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Inheritance Planning

Capital Acquisitions Tax still a real issue for your clients? There may be a perception that, given the recent reduction in estate and asset values, the need to plan for Capital Acquisitions Tax has gone away. If you look at some of the underlying facts, however, the truth is very different. Revenue reported that, in […]

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Investing in Cash & inflation Risks?

As you may be aware deposit rates have fallen sharply in recent times and are expected to remain low for the foreseeable future. In times such as these, it is worth noting that your savings are being eroded by inflation. What is inflation? Inflation is a sustained rise in overall price levels over a period […]

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Is your Deposit making Cents?

The European Central Bank (ECB) reduced its key lending rate to just 0.15pc last week.  While great news for “Tracker Mortgage” holders it is an ominous sign to all savers (deposit holders). Not only that, the ECB further warned that it would charge our Banks for leaving spare cash with them.  The ECB deposit rate […]

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