Jill Kerby

Jill Kerby

Jill Kerby is a well-known financial journalist, broadcaster and author, specialising in personal finance. Since the early 1990s she has been a columnist for The Irish Times, The Sunday Times, Business & Finance Magazine and a contributor to other newspapers. Her weekly MoneyTimes column has been appearing in regional newspapers since 2000 and she is the co-author of the annual TAB Guide to Money Pensions and Tax. She is a regular contributor on radio and television and she gives frequent public and corporate personal finance seminars around Ireland.

Beware bespoke stock pickers who promise to beat the odds

Beware bespoke stock pickers who promise to beat the odds

Investment manager Neil Woodford’s excruciating apology on YouTube last week was of little comfort to investors unable to extract their cash from his boutique fund

How to offset the cost of voting to save the planet

How to offset the cost of voting to save the planet

Carbon taxes will rise in the next budget, and we will all be hit hard in the pocket – unless we adapt our behaviour

Financial matters: Jill Kerby

Financial matters: Jill Kerby

If we are ever to get back to attainable home ownership for young people to avoid moving back in with Mum and Dad, urgent changes are needed

Get your house in order

Get your house in order

A ‘one stop shop’ home energy upgrade scheme won’t in itself save the planet, but it will solve problems closer to home

Searching for a silver lining

Searching for a silver lining

Diverting pension funds into expensive healthcare or housing could leave the cupboard bare in retirement

Financial matters: Jill Kerby

Financial matters: Jill Kerby

Online fraudsters find easy prey in struggling students

Make saving a rite of passage

Make saving a rite of passage

With parents splashing up to €5,000 on First Communion and Confirmation parties for their kids, it is clear there are better ways to spend that money. So what are the alternative options?

Financial matters: Jill Kerby

Financial matters: Jill Kerby

The Nursing Homes Support Scheme is already over budget for this year. One solution would be to make home-owners contribute more of their assets towards their long-term care, but politicians will never go for that

Health insurance is worth the cost in the long run

Health insurance is worth the cost in the long run

If you think you can’t afford health cover, start saving – because the public health services are only going to get worse

Jill Kerby: Financial Matters

Jill Kerby: Financial Matters

Don’t waste time waiting for the state’s pension unicorn

Financial matters: Time to get Brexit-ready

Financial matters: Time to get Brexit-ready

Get your house in order before Brexit bites hard

Jill Kerby Financial Matters: Innovation is what the mortgage market needs

Jill Kerby Financial Matters: Innovation is what the mortgage market needs

A new range of residential mortgage products could be just the thing to give consumers – and that includes retirees – more choice in the sector

Once bitten by the Celtic Tiger, twice shy

Once bitten by the Celtic Tiger, twice shy

We have sweated and toiled since the crash to dig ourselves out of a mere third of our debt nationally, yet already credit card lenders are trying to tempt us to jump back into the hole

Familicide: Ireland playing catch-up on the inheritance law loophole

Familicide: Ireland playing catch-up on the inheritance law loophole

It won’t be much longer before the changes to the Succession Act 1965 that will stop a killer o...

Financial matters: Jill Kerby

Financial matters: Jill Kerby

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