Financial News

Budget 2015 Summary

Posted by on March 25, 2015 at 1:04 pm

  Introduction The Minister for Finance, Michael Noonan, and the Minster for Public Expenditure and Reform, Brendan Howlin, have delivered Budget 2015.  This budget signifies a turning point in Ireland’s economic health and an end to the austerity Budgets of the past seven years.  New measures which are primarily aimed at reducing the tax burden […]

Financial Morning Show

Posted by on January 7, 2014 at 3:57 pm

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Home Owners Jumping Through Tax Loops

Posted by on November 21, 2013 at 3:29 pm

Is the BLUNDER in the property tax legislation stalling house sales? This is the biggest question now, buyers and sellers arguing over who will pay the tax tribute for 2014. Ronan Lyons an economist with daft website, said “Ultimately these things come down to bargaining and deals” And he continued to say, that “ If it is the case that people […]

Fitting the Pieces of Your Pension Puzzle Together

Posted by on November 18, 2013 at 12:29 pm

Momentum Financial Services can help you manage all your previous and current pension plans to ensure you are taking the right steps to enjoying your retirement. Contact Us at Momentum Financial Services Today for a No Obligation Consultation on 0404 42007 or 01 2091960

Momentum Helping You Through Every Stage of Life

Posted by on November 18, 2013 at 12:14 pm

Your needs and ambitions change throughout your life, so will your financial circumstances. From starting your first job, buying your first home, starting a family and planning for retirement Momentum Financial Services can guide you through ever stage so that you have the peace of mind to live life to the fullest. Contact Us at […]

Managing Your Life Finances

Posted by on August 21, 2013 at 2:21 pm

The Journey of Life Do you have dreams of getting married, having children, buying a home and being in a position to retire comfortably? Many people share these dreams, but making them a reality can be a tougher road to travel than expected. Simply preparing for the next major life event isn’t always the right […]

Business Protection Case Study

Posted by on August 14, 2013 at 9:05 am

Business Protection Case Study John and Therese have 2 children. John part owns a business with Alan valued at €500,000. We sat with John and identified Therese would need €700,000 on his death to maintain the family’s current lifestyle and provide the money to support the children to age 21. We helped Alan and John […]

Business Protection

Posted by on August 13, 2013 at 12:59 pm

What are their options? A: The next of kin becomes active in the business. But do they have the experience, skills and expertise to manage the business? B: The business (or a share in the business) is sold to an outsider, or the next of kin retain their interest as inactive shareholders. But can the other stakeholders accept this arrangement […]

Mortages, Budgets and Savings

Posted by on August 9, 2013 at 11:30 am

The Money Watchdog – Momentum Financial Services Listen back to our recent audios from The Money Watchdog John Diskin as featured on East Coast FM. Here John gives advice on how to budget for the expensive costs that September and ‘Back To School’ brings. He also goes through the recent solutions put forward by banks […]

Three Good Reasons

Posted by on July 23, 2013 at 3:14 pm

There are many reasons to re-start your pension contributions Here’s three of them: Cutting your pension contribution generally increases your tax bill. Contributing €100 into your pension only really costs you €59 if you pay income tax at the higher rate of 41%. Smaller steps are better than standing still. It is better to contribute a […]

Financial News Ireland

Posted by on July 9, 2013 at 12:09 pm

Bank of Ireland’s EU Plan Early this morning Bank of Ireland informed the Stock Exchange that it has received approval by the European Commission to amend Bank of Ireland’s Revised 2011 EU Restructuring plan. As a result of the approval given, Bank of Ireland will now retain New Ireland Assurance Company. Customers of New Ireland […]

Financial News Ireland

Posted by on July 8, 2013 at 4:19 pm

Bosses to be forced to shut DB pensions Employers who operate defined-benefit (DB) schemes will be left with no other option but to close them down and move their staff into defined-contribution (DC) schemes instead. That’s according to pension provider IFG today who made the call after 80pc of all defined-benefit schemes in Ireland submitted […]

Mortgage Interest and Mortgage Rates

Posted by on July 8, 2013 at 10:01 am

Have you considered Mortgage Protection? Most of us look for the best mortgage rates when buying a new home however many of us forget to consider the benefits of mortgage protection. At its most basic, mortgage protection is life insurance that parallels the outstanding mortgage. The cover diminishes alongside the loan (taking assumptions about maximum […]

One man’s story

Posted by on July 2, 2013 at 2:20 pm

John’s story One man’s story of how impartial advice from a Financial Broker made a difference to his life. Forty-three year old John is married to Aoife. They live in Wicklow with their seven year old son Liam. The couple met in London in 2000, returned to Ireland in 2002 and married in 2004 and […]

Banks must face up to reality

Posted by on June 28, 2013 at 3:16 pm

Irish Times Journalist Ciara O’Brien Writes: Earlier this week, the Central Bank published a revised code of conduct for dealing with mortgage arrears that removes the 12-month moratorium on legal action against people who have fallen behind on their payments. Mortgage-holders cannot be expected to subsidise their neighbours in arrears, Minister for Transport Leo Varadkar said this morning.Mr Varadkar said […]