Happy New Year!

By Karen Cantwell | Posted at 4.01.2022

Cantwell Financial would like to wish you a very Happy, Healthy and Prosperous New Year

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Budget 2022 – Commentary

By Karen Cantwell | Posted at 19.10.2021

An Assessment by Jim Power, Economist Jim Power, Economist, has provided us with an assessment of Budget 2022. This budget was framed against a much better background than a year earlier, as the economy is recovering from the worst effects of Covid-related restrictions. As expected, the budget focused on a gradual unwinding of Covid supports; […]

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Everything you need to know about pension contributions

By Karen Cantwell | Posted at 31.08.2021

Pensions are the most tax efficient form of savings around. Here are some super-helpful questions and answers: Q: I’m self-employed. How much can a pension contribution reduce my tax bill by? A: If you are self-employed and you make a €10,000 pension contribution, and pay tax at 40 per cent, you will reduce your tax […]

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Income Protection

By Karen Cantwell | Posted at 25.05.2021

Talk to us today about Income Protection Income Protection is designed to protect your income throughout your working life. Put simply – Income Protection means you can continue to pay your household bills and maintain the lifestyle you have worked so hard for if you are unable to work due to illness or an accident […]

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Generation Rent & Life Insurance

By Karen Cantwell | Posted at 15.03.2021

Renting has become the new normal for a large section of society. For many, renting is no longer viewed as a stepping stone to purchase a property and instead a permanent living solution. Renters are not just home owners in waiting anymore. According to the 2016 Census, almost 30% of all occupied dwellings were rented […]

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Budget Summary 2021

By Karen Cantwell | Posted at 16.10.2020

Paschal Donohue (Minister for Finance) and Michael McGrath (Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform) delivered the Budget for 2021 to the Dáil. No change to Private Pensions   There were no changes in relation to private pensions in Budget 2021. This was no surprise. Any structural changes are expected to be phased in over the […]

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Get Will Wise with Irish Life

By Karen Cantwell | Posted at 17.08.2020

If you would like to avail of this offer, please do not hesitate to contact me by clicking here or Contact Us at the top of this page Looking forward to speaking with you, Karen

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Senior Times podcast with Denis O’Brien

By Karen Cantwell | Posted at 2.06.2020

Zurich is proud to support Senior Times magazine’s podcast series where broadcasting legend Mike Murphy interviews prominent Irish figures. In the second episode, Mike talks to businessman Denis O’Brien. When Mike Murphy interviewed Denis O’Brien, he had told him he was in Paris on Sunday, went on to Mexico City for one night, had meetings and lunch, […]

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Senior Times podcast with Michael D. Higgins

By Karen Cantwell | Posted at 26.05.2020

Zurich is proud to support Senior Times magazine’s new podcast series where broadcasting legend Mike Murphy interviews prominent Irish figures.  In the first episode President Michael D. Higgins talks childhood, presidency, poetry and much more. Mike also talks to Zurich’s Kristen Foran about the importance of starting a pension and financial planning for the future, and has a quick […]

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Covid-19 & Your Protection Policies

By Karen Cantwell | Posted at 10.04.2020

We hope everyone is keeping well in these unprecedented times, we have had a few queries regarding life cover, illness cover and income protection – this is not anything that any of us would like to think about but I would like to give you and your families the following reassurance: – Do Life policies […]

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