Ask the Money Doctor John Lowe on family finance

Do you trust the state to fund pensions?

5th October, 2014

*John C, Mullingar*

**Answer:** While you are never too young to start a pension John, you are also never too old either! A good number of our senior citizens have no alternative but to live on their €230.30 state pension each week. This represents about 30 per cent of the average weekly industrial wage. While people may have benefited from the economic boom and bust of the last 20 or so years and may find...

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