At this time of year, many of us start out with lists of New Year's resolutions. Improving our approach to financial planning, and sticking to it, is one thing that should remain at the forefront of our minds. Brian Walsh, Director of Financial Planning, outlines five key areas that we should focus on.
For many people, investing in property through a pension is a viable and increasingly attractive option. Peter Feighan, Senior Financial Planning Manager, outlines the reasons why.
Winning the lottery is something we may all dream of. However, the stark reality is that many winners go on to declare bankruptcy. Some basic principles of wealth management and financial planning can help ensure lottery winners have the life they want, for the rest of their life. In this article, Gavin Murray, Director at Davy Private Clients, lays out some ground rules.
How do you deal with losing your largest client days after completing a management buyout? We hear how David Bobbett, CEO of H&K International, overcame this challenge as well as many others to build the company into one the world’s foremost suppliers of kitchen equipment to the restaurant and retail industry.
Several Irish banks have recently begun charging certain corporate customers to hold cash on deposit, meaning companies sitting on excess cash reserves can expect little or no return if they merely park it in the bank. In this article, Robert McGlynn looks at the different possible solutions available to corporates looking to generate an adequate return on surplus cash in this negative interest rate environment.
We are in a period of historically low interest rates which brings with it a significant risk that inflation will erode the real value of assets held in cash over an extended period. In this article, Brian Walsh, Director, Financial Planning, looks at the options available to businesses that hold surplus cash.
Funding for businesses in Ireland has changed dramatically since the global financial crisis. The market place has seen a number of the more 'traditional' lenders either leave or close. Irish companies are now faced with a more limited pool of available source of capital. In this article, Shane O'Neill of Davy Corporate Finance looks at the funding options available today to Irish businesses.
Investment analysts David Finn and Keith Williamson, examine the way our brain works, how it can affect investment decisions and look at ways to mitigate against behavioural biases in the future.
MarketWatch sat down with Carl Richards, the founder of Behavior Gap, to hear his views on common mistakes people make when investing and how they can be avoided.