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It pays to be 'pension savvy' when planning your retirement

Michael Kennedy
ARE you ‘pension savvy’ about planning your retirement? A major new report has indicated that in general, pension savers are mostly ‘saving blind’ into their pensions, with no idea how much they will get out when they retire.

What's your business worth?

Janette Burns
QUESTION: One of my employees has built up a close relationship with many of our key customers, so to incentivise him to stay with the company for the long term I would like to offer him the opportunity to acquire shares in the business.

How you can avoid those hidden holiday costs

Peter McGahan
THE holiday season is on its way, so where are the cost savings? Personally I always like to have a holiday booked, so I have that in the tank to look forward to.

How to use trusts to pass on family wealth

Malachy McLernon
QUESTION: I am approaching my mid sixties and I want to pass some wealth to my adult children but I would like to retain some control over these assets.

Best to prepare for long-term care

Michael Kennedy
ONE of the potential challenges of later life is the possibility that, one day, our health may not be what it is today.

What workplace benefits are taxable?

Janette Burns
QUESTION: I'm keen to introduce a flexible, tax efficient remuneration package for key staff within my company so I am reviewing existing employees’ remuneration packages for tax and NIC efficiency.

Insure yourself against Brexit D-Day

Michael Kennedy
Is anybody weary of listening to political speculation about what form we’ll be in after Brexit? It’s causing enough hot air in Westminster to heat the whole of Lisburn.

Is buy-to-let still attractive?

Paddy Harty
QUESTION : I have built up some spare cash and was thinking of investing it in residential property buy-to-lets.

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