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Pension and retirement planning nelson life May 2020

Retirement Planning

At its core, a pension is simply a long term savings plan designed to replace your income when they stop working. Retirement planning can however be a complex area which may go some way to explaining why less than 50% of people in Ireland have a pension, and why many of those who do aren’t […]

Protecting your business & your family May 2020

Business protection

TODAY. You have created a successful and profitable business and your family enjoys a comfortable lifestyle. TOMORROW. You sustain an injury, forcing you to cease work immediately, or, in the worst case scenario, suffer premature death. WHAT NEXT? Your family and other stakeholders face critical decisions. What are your options? Option A – The next […]

Its all about time, not timing Nelson Life March 2020

Its all about time, not timing

As you can see above, the past 38 years (using the longest available data for Standard Life’s Managed Fund) has rewarded many investors. Remember, past performance isn’t a reliable guide to future performance. The value of all investments can go down as well as up and may be worth less than you paid in. Remember […]

Mortgage break and other financial supports

Some areas of financial planning and financial advice that may be important to you or other family members/friends may include: – Mortgage payment breaks – if you are financially affected by the current pandemic you may be able to apply for a payment break up to three months on your mortgage. This is available to […]

Clarification on cover from insurers & COVID-19

At Nelson Life have access to the widest range of provider of life insurance, income protection, specified serious illness and cancer cover. Please see below an explanation from Zurich Life, Royal London, Irish Life, New Ireland and AVIVA position in relation to their protection policies in relation to Covid-19/Coronavirus. (Source; Brokers Ireland 26 March 2020) […]

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Financial plan for 2020

A fresh start for 2020 – HAPPY NEW YEAR (AND DECADE!) Look at January 01 as a new opportunity for a fresh start with your finances. Taking small steps, making a financial plan and getting ahead early will help you get closer to any financial goals you have for 2020. Dream and visualise what it […]

Nelson Life your needs change talk to us today Aug 2018

Protection Research: One in four cancelled a healthcare appointment due to work commitments

10 November 2019, Dublin: Some 54% of under 35s claim that they or someone close to them experience stress or anxiety, with 35% admitting to having mental health issues, according to new research by leading insurance company, Aviva. These statistics are particularly stark relative to other age groups, where on average 41% of men and […]

Nelson Life pension deadline 2018

Pension advice and tax deadline

Calling all Employees and Self Employed Individuals – pension advice available If you are an employee or are self employed, then you have a once off opportunity to maximise your tax savings and increase your pension contributions. The Opportunity; You may be able to make a once off, lump sum payment into your pension before […]

Nelson Life start your pension October 2019.pptx

Pension advice.

Here are 4 quick tips if considering starting or searching for pension advice. Over the longer term your pension will become one of the largest assets you own. The earlier you start the better. 1. How much can you afford to invest into your pension fund? One disadvantage of building a pension fund is that […]

Nelson Life deposits not always the answer Aug 2018

Investment – risk and reward

Risk and reward. Understanding the relationship between risk and reward is a fundamental part of building an investment philosophy. Investments such as equities, bonds, property, cash/deposits and alternatives all have their own risk characteristics. Understanding how each asset class works is a key part of understanding how a diversified portfolio can help protect and grow […]

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