Your pension: How much is enough?

Your pension: How much is enough?

This is a question often asked, either just in our minds or sometimes asked directly to us at Allied Financial. It is a really important question, as there is little incentive to simply keep throwing money into a pension fund, without any real idea of what that fund...
Can I claim tax relief on college fees?

Can I claim tax relief on college fees?

The Zurich Cost of Education Survey 2021* reveals the staggering costs for college students living at home and in rented or student accommodation. When it comes to third level, unsurprisingly accommodation represents a substantial average annual cost. The average...
10 ways to save on school books

10 ways to save on school books

Each school year parents count the cost of sending their children to school. Whether its uniforms, lunches, transport or books… the costs can all add up. The Zurich Cost of Education Survey 2021* highlights the cost of school in Ireland and provides some handy tips...
Preparing for Work in a Post Covid World

Preparing for Work in a Post Covid World

Though nothing is certain when it comes to Covid-19, it seems that the country is slowly starting to move out of lockdown. As part of the ‘return to normalcy’ we’re all craving, offices will begin to reopen their doors to staff in the coming months.  However,...