Industry News

Statement from CIF Director-General Tom Parlon on CSO Housing figures

20th Apr 2017 “The current housing shortage is the result of a decade of underinvestment in the housebuilding sector compounded by an infrastructure deficit and a market failure in finance for homebuilders. Currently housebuilding, outside Dublin and Cork, cannot attract finance at viable rates so activity...

Life after Career

6th Apr 2017 Susan O'Mara, Financial Advisor at Milestone Advisory writes, while the role of the financial adviser is to focus on the money, sometimes the planning phase can raise other issues a client has not previously considered. In the pre-retirement financial planning phase, it is beneficial to take a...