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Space: The final investment frontier?

Space: The final investment frontier?

It has its risks, but investing in the space exploration sector is a gambit full of potential for patient long-term operators with deep pockets

The nudge effect

The nudge effect

Confusion over contractual products is ripe for exploitation, and makes predicting consumer behaviour tricky, writes Liam Delaney

Tuning up your finances

Tuning up your finances

So, you’ve been neglecting your nest egg and losing your receipts for a few years – here’s how to get your money working for you

Money tips for your summer trip

Money tips for your summer trip

Whether you’re travelling abroad or staycationing, that well-earned break won’t break the bank if you follow these simple suggestions

Solving the pensions puzzle

Solving the pensions puzzle

Will the latest state intervention help clarify pensions through the ages?

System meant to replace PAYE does not suit SMEs

System meant to replace PAYE does not suit SMEs

No end in sight to mortgage meltdown

No end in sight to mortgage meltdown

With new figures showing that as many as 14,000 people could soon lose their homes, a review of personal insolvency law is in progress. But it may not be enough, writes Emma Kennedy

Now’s the time to get your pension on track

Now’s the time to get your pension on track

When it comes to saving for retirement, the experts are all agreed that the earlier you begin, the better

The beginner’s guide to repatriating your pension

The beginner’s guide to repatriating your pension

In theory, you can get a pension back to Ireland from a whole range of foreign jurdistictions – but some are simpler than others

Simplifying our pensions system is not impossible

Simplifying our pensions system is not impossible

The current rules are so confusing that just mentioning the word ‘pension’ is enough to make many people’s eyes glaze over, but it doesn’t have to be this way

Staying on top of your pension pot

Staying on top of your pension pot

A worthwhile pension is likely to cost you more than your home and garden . . . and it requires almost as much attention and cultivation

The Tax Take: Where’s the glamour?

The Tax Take: Where’s the glamour?

A long way away from the cachet of a stock exchange listing and the drama of an IPO, small companies use less glamorous tactics to raise money

The private sector has been sidelined on pensions policy

The private sector has been sidelined on pensions policy

In recent years, pensions 'reform' has involved proposals to remove tax reliefs for pensions savers without any underlying systemic reform

Which mortgages would be worst hit by a financial shock?

Which mortgages would be worst hit by a financial shock?

Research published by the Central Bank looked at how a fall in property prices, accompanied by higher interest rates and a rise in unemployment, would hit home loans

Work in progress: Earn your spurs on a first job

Work in progress: Earn your spurs on a first job

Teenagers who start their first job this summer will discover financial independence, develop new skills and come into contact with the taxman for the first time