Podcast – McCarthy & Associates – Galway Talks, 26/10/2016

David discusses how older Serious Illness policies could be very valuable in the future and why providing for Retirement is much more than just Pension.  Also, a listener asks “was there any reduction in the taxation on gains made in a Life Assurance Investment in the last Budget”?

Listen below for more details:

Podcast – McCarthy & Associates – Galway Talks, 20/10/2016

David McCarthy answers the following questions on Galway Bay FM:

•I am Self Employed and 61 years of age and looking to drawdown my Personal Pension Plan but I am unsure as to what my options are?

•I own a rental property and there were some changes recently regarding interest relief.  Can you please clarify what these were?

•Would you go north or to the UK to buy a car?

•Do you think Sterling hit an all time low?

Listen below for more details –

 

Podcast – McCarthy & Associates – Galway Talks, 13/10/2016

This morning David discusses some highlights from the Budget including:

•Will the First Time Buyers Rebate Scheme work?

•Rent a Room Scheme increase to €14,000 may help hard pressed students find accommodation.

•If you have an overseas account or assets you need to beware!!

Listen below for more details or contact our office at 091 566022 for our Budget Newsletter.

Podcast – McCarthy & Associates – Galway Talks, 29/09/2016

David McCarthy discusses the following issues on Galway Bay FM:

• Credit Card Company to offer personal loans.

• Credit Unions rank number 1 in customer ratings survey.

• Surge in number of people obtaining mortgage approval as supply issues continue.

Listen below for more details:

Podcast – McCarthy & Associates – Galway Talks, 22/09/2016

David answers the following questions from listeners:

• I am 60 years of age and considering gifting a substantial portion of the funds I have on deposit to my son to help him purchase a house.  I am concerned that maybe this might cause a problem for me when I retire, have you any advice?

• My Husband has an Approved Retirement Fund, what are the implications for this if he dies before me?

• I am in a position to save regularly however interest rates are so low I am wondering what is the best way for me to do this?

Listen below for more details: