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Keeping your pension relevant to your needs

Years of economic turmoil and changes in government policy make pensions more relevant than ever, but it is important to keep an eye on what kind of pension you need

9th October, 2016
Bernard Walsh, head of pensions and investments at Bank of Ireland Life

Despite a stock market fall seven years ago, pensions have, for the most part, recovered. However, it is more important than ever to consider your pension expectations – and your scheme’s performance.

Having enjoyed strong gains in the 2000s, investors may have become complacent and not focused adequately on how their money was managed. Of course, very few would have predicted the sheer scale of the decline up to April 2009.

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