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Keeping your portfolio afloat

Keeping your portfolio afloat

While investing in whiskey is best left to the experts, when it comes to private equity investment, it is important to keep issues of liquidity in mind

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

Government on target to meet pensions challenge

Government on target to meet pensions challenge

The state must be ambitious when it comes to ensuring a proper income on retirement for citizens

Market Talk: Drop the canapés and put the heat on bosses

Market Talk: Drop the canapés and put the heat on bosses

It’s agm season, so what can we expect this year?

Puny German bond yields are fortunate for Irish taxpayers

Puny German bond yields are fortunate for Irish taxpayers

The news isn’t all good, as the eurozone banking system and pension pots will suffer as a result of the ‘bund’ nosedive

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

Play the game but don’t get caught short

Play the game but don’t get caught short

In short selling, you need to be adept at spotting trouble, and be able to hold your nerve during the nail-biting wait for your target to tank

Tesla shares plummet as Musk fails to deliver

Tesla shares plummet as Musk fails to deliver

A record decline in deliveries in Q1 prompts fears of slackening demand for its electric Model 3 sedan

Why the Central Bank must spare the rod

Why the Central Bank must spare the rod

Strict probity rules have served the financial sector well after the crash, but exerting too much pressure risks scaring off those rare beasts: capable independent board members

Jill Kerby: Financial Matters

Jill Kerby: Financial Matters

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

Beyond compare

Beyond compare

Before you invest in small caps, it’s wise to look at some key yardsticks to assess companies in the same sector

Help to Buy should not be left to die

Help to Buy should not be left to die

The successful first-time buyer scheme must be extended. Otherwise, years of progress will be undone, writes Hubert Fitzpatrick

We can manage the damage of Brexit

We can manage the damage of Brexit

Irish industry is mitigating exposure to Brexit through adequate preparation, and some sectors could do well from the fallout

Financial matters: Time to get Brexit-ready

Financial matters: Time to get Brexit-ready

Get your house in order before Brexit bites hard

The Tax Take with Brian Keegan: Getting the balance wrong on both sides of the pond

The Tax Take with Brian Keegan: Getting the balance wrong on both sides of the pond

The tax incentive regime is going too far in the States, while the EU has been over-zealous in regulating competition