Pension Tax Deadline 2018 – Employees

By Karen Cantwell | Posted at 4.10.2018

  Tax Saving Opportunities – For Employees    Good news! Do you feel you are paying too much tax? You may be entitled to a refund of some of the income tax you paid in 2017, read on..    You can avail of this tax saving opportunity by personally making a lump sum Pension contribution You […]


Pension Tax Deadline 2018 – For the Self Employed

By Karen Cantwell | Posted at 30.09.2018

Who files a self-assessment tax return?  The self employed, proprietary directors (those who own more than 15% of a company) and people with non-PAYE income are required to file self assessment tax returns under the Pay and File system with Revenue Employees and Directors in occupational pension schemes can also reduce their 2017 tax bill […]


Education Costs!

By Karen Cantwell | Posted at 17.08.2018

Education Costs! Did you know that the cost of primary school education is 42% higher than parents expect, while the cost of secondary school education comes in 21% above parents expectations. Plus, 52% of parents of third level students got into debt to cover the cost of college. For parents gearing up for September, this […]


Low Interest Rates

By Karen Cantwell | Posted at 24.01.2018

Low Interest Rates – Are You Considering all Your Options The good news is low deposit interest rates can open other windows of potential opportunities! We have seen another year of significant low deposit interest rates, and this trend looks set to continue for the foreseeable future. These low interest rates however are significantly impacting […]


By Karen Cantwell | Posted at 5.01.2018

            Kick Start Your New Year’s Resolutions with the help of Cantwell Financial! Cantwell Financial Advisors Ltd in conjunction with Zurich Life are offering a Free Garmin Vivosmart 3 wearable watch on Guaranteed term protections plans. Plus,  you can also avail of a 10% reduction in premium for the […]


Women hit by pensions gender gap

By Karen Cantwell | Posted at 23.11.2017

Women are feeling the impact of the pensions’ savings gap more than men, as new research from Aviva shows that men are considerably more comfortable engaging with their retirement savings than women. Because they generally live longer, earn less, and spend less time in the workforce than men, women are particularly vulnerable to inequitable pension […]


Budget 2018

By iwduser | Posted at 11.10.2017

Introduction The Minister for Finance and Public Expenditure and Reform, Paschal Donohoe, has delivered Budget 2018. While many of the changes announced in today’s budget had been flagged in advance there were still plenty of talking points. As expected the Minister made a number of changes to the Universal Social Charge as well as an […]