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5 ways to rebalance your financial priorities & financial advice.

“Save for a rainy day. Save for retirement. Save for children’s education. Buy life insurance. Change the car. Reduce work hours to spend more time with my children. Pay more off mortgage”. We all have conflicting financial priorities. One of our most common recurring financial goals are to be debt free and have enough in […]


Cancer cover

A cancer diagnosis alters health and your life itself in many ways – it can have a substantial financial impact to you and your dependents. Recognising these incredible challenges is physically demanding enough, without adding in the financial impact. FACT: By 2020 – 1 in 2 people will be effected by Cancer in their lifetime […]

Nelson Life do you know where the pieces of your retirment are June 2018

Changing jobs and your pension

If you change jobs what are your options? When you leave a job there is a lot going on – normally one of the last items considered are the options for your pension money. When you leave employment you should receive a “Statement of Options” letter within 2 months of leaving service. Whats important to […]


Potential to ‘unlock’ money in your AMRF

Can I now access my AMRF ?  Up until this week, unless you were aged 75 or in receipt of guaranteed pension income of €12,700 per annum, then the answer was no. This has now changed. Thousands of pensioners will get an early opportunity to unlock money in retirement funds they have been unable to […]


Positive societal and envirnomental impact investment fund

The world faces numerous challenges, from climate change and poverty to inequality and pollution. The Standard Life Global Equity Impact fund aims to have a positive societal and environmental impact, while still delivering financial returns for investors. As a broker offering Standard Life products this investment option is now available to both existing and new […]


Divorce, separation and financial advice.

Amongst all things this is a very stressful event and process. On a practical basis the fall out will have/can have significant and complicated tax outcomes for all involved. As a financial planner and experience in this area, we have seen that there are there are many legal approaches for a married couple who wish […]

Investment advice.

At Nelson Life before taking any asset allocation decisions investors need to take the all important to action to invest. Investors need to actively plan. We take an active approach to supporting your investment decisions. We offer clear financial planning advice, investment advice and pension advice. Nelson Life have over 20 years experience and will […]

The impact of charges on your investment, savings and pension fund.

Clearly, you can benefit from shopping around for financial advice – in practice this may often be difficult. You may not know that cheaper options are available or where to go for advice. Unlike other advisors, Nelson Life are not tied to one particular company and we have access to over 20 different product providers. Nelson […]

Want to pay off your mortgage early?

The International Monetary Fund and World Bank are holding their spring meetings this week. In a new report published yesterday, the IMF suggest governments should use the current strong economic environment to strengthen their finances. As a wealth manager and financial planner, my role is to assist individuals, families and businesses feel more secure about […]


Considering buying a property with your pension fund?

Using your pension fund to buy a property is now a viable and attractive proposition. All gains and income within pension schemes are free from tax. Property prices are increasing and rental demand showing no immediate signs of cooling. If you have a pension fund built up, then now could be a good time to […]

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