March 16, 2017
political risk

Political Risk – Not A Smooth Operator!

One of the most dominant factors in stock market performance during 2016 was the impact of political outcomes such as the Brexit referendum and the US […]
February 7, 2017
investments ark finance

Investments – The Risks and The Rewards

Investing your money can be both a rewarding and risky business. How do you find a balance that you are comfortable with?  When investing, risk relates […]
January 3, 2017
pension advice

Have you looked at your pension lately?

I have a pension, so I can just sit back and forget about it until I retire – Right?  Wrong! You have taken the first step […]
December 7, 2016
retirement advice

Retirement is just around the corner for me

Your Retirement is approaching Congratulations! You’ve worked hard all your life, you have spent many years saving, and now your retirement is in sight.   In just […]
November 14, 2016
defined benefits

Defined Benefits Pension members can now take cash lump sum and ARF option

New rule changes allow Defined Benefits Pension members to take cash lump sum and ARF option. Recent changes to pension rules have improved the retirement choices […]
November 5, 2016
women and pensions

Women – Make sure your needs in retirement aren’t forgotten!

Women are less likely to have a private pension than men. Women are present in all industry and business sectors today in Ireland.  They are just […]
October 24, 2016
tax incentives retirement

Tax Incentives for saving for your retirement

Did you know that there is a generous package of tax incentives that surround pensions in Ireland? As a pension saver you can avail of a […]
October 11, 2016
ark finance budget 2017 summary

Welcome to our Budget 2017 Summary

In our Budget 2017 Summary we outline changes that will be of most interest to pension, protection and investment clients. The Minister for Finance, Michael Noonan, and […]
October 7, 2016
life insurance ark finance

Life Insurance & The Role of a Financial Advisor

A Financial Advisor is an expert in financial and pensions matters who works with you to understand your financial goals and helps you create a plan […]
September 5, 2016
a pension ark finance

Why should I get a pension ?

A pension – are you wondering if you should get one?  The answer to this is yes and here is why. You should get a pension to […]