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2020 in Numbers

The Year of COVID-19 2020 was the year Covid-19 arrived and while thankfully the rollout of vaccines has started, we are still unfortunately in the midst of a difficult period. Globally: Over 92m cases 2m Deaths Economies came to a shuddering halt Markets wobbled but...
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In Vogue Defined Benefit Pension Products

In Vogue Defined Benefit Pension Products – Is it a product? Is it a service? Is it advice? (sadly it is not a superhero coming to solve all Scheme woes!) Ten years ago, much of the Irish Defined Benefit Pension universe was in the throes of section 50’s, funding...
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Webinar: What to do when cash and bonds cost you money instead of providing a return?

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Practical tips from a lifetime of investing experience

Plan, plan and plan again is the basis of investing Investing isn’t a short-term pick-a-stock, pick-a-market game that’s measured over days or weeks or even months. Instead, the secret is to plan ahead, to remain measured and consider investments over periods of at...
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Are equity markets disconnected from economic reality?

Yes, equities are disconnected but don’t forget the real reason for investing. You can stay up all night theorising about what’s driving equity markets, but the main thing to consider is how your investments support your lifestyle choices and aspirations – that’s the...
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Webinar: Practical tips from a lifetime of investing experience

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Webinar: Are equity markets disconnected from economic reality?

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Helping you to control the things you can in times of great uncertainty

Coronavirus is serious and worrying. It is first and foremost a human story and our first concern is for the health of our loved ones, friends and neighbours. The global shutdown of economies, required in response to the virus, has tipped the world into a recession –...
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The COVID-19 pandemic is a global and national crisis of unprecedented scale

To Our Valued Customers and Partners, With a continuously evolving situation on COVID 19 impacting the global community, we all face a very challenging time. We want to assure you that our top priority is to protect the health and safety of our people and our clients,...
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ETVs and You

Damian Cooper looks at the importance of tailoring ETVs for pension members. Enhanced transfer value exercises, or ETVs, made the headlines in July when the UK’s pensions watchdog, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), fined a compliance oversight officer £75,000 for...
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