Yearly Archives: 2016

Top 10 reasons for buying Life Insurance

The odds of needing Life Insurance are far greater than having your house catch on fire or crashing your car,  but yet you probably already have insurance for both of those. Life Insurance can allow you to maintain your independence, so you won’t need to rely on a spouse or children to take care of…
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What Will I Live On When I Retire?

What Will I Live On When I Retire? Kieran Murphy of theinsurancedoctor.ie on what will you do for money when you retire on the Business Eye show. [button text="Get a Life Insurance quote now!" link="/income-protection/" style="default" size="normal" target="_self" display="inline" icon="no"] or call Kieran@theinsurancedoctor.ie
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Is your bank making extra money out of your mortgage protection policy?

Banks and Home Lenders rely on customers inertia to make profits. Are you paying over the odds? At The Insurance Doctor we constantly review our customers Mortgage Protection and Financial Protection arrangements. We constantly find that the monthly repayments for the insurance cover can be reduced in most cases. In most cases it appears that…
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Hidden Inheritance tax problem identified by The Insurance Doctor

This problem could apply to you Hidden Inheritance tax problem: Michael & Jennifer asked The Insurance Doctor to meet them to discuss their family financial protection needs. They were 35 and 34 years of age and both non smokers In the course of discussions, The Insurance Doctor identified a potential inheritance tax problem. Jennifer owns…
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Pick a life insurance policy that complements your retirement strategy

Choosing the right Life Insurance policy  Life insurance helps you accumulate extra income for retirement and allows you to adjust your premium according to your budget. You can choose to pay the minimum required to keep the policy working for you, or you can contribute more, depending on your financial situation. At a very high…
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I Wish I’d Gotten Life Insurance Before I Got Pregnant

I knew that having our first child meant that getting life insurance should be a top priority for both me and my husband. We researched policies, got a quote for an affordable term life insurance policy and had our medical exams. Imagine my surprise when, a few weeks later, the agent called me back and…
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It is forecast Ireland will come out of recession this year

The third country after Greece and Portugal to need an international financial bailout, it is forecast Ireland will come out of recession this year. A major problem for small and medium companies is still access to credit. But euronews met one entrepreneur who found a way around that. - Micro-credit brings organic growth in Ireland…
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Ireland’s ticking #pensions timebomb

On Monday, the CSO published fresh estimates of the proportion of Irish workers belonging to pension schemes. The estimates provided shocking evidence of the devastation wrought by the crash on workers' retirement savings and the huge potential liability confronting the Exchequer. The raw figures are bad enough. The proportion of Irish workers aged between 20…
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Spring review of your pension is a top ‘Declutter Priority’

No matter how hard every Irish government tries to ignore the pension problems we have in this country, or to pass the parcel to the next administration, they simply won’t go away. I attended at a major pension conference last week on the dire conditions of our state old age pension organised by the Society…
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