Category Archives: Behavioural

Blog75: Should I Own Bonds Now?

For decades Bonds have been touted as the elixir to an investors' nervous tendencies when investments hit volatility. If you look hard enough it will become clear that the only rationale for having Bonds in your investment portfolio is to help you cope when the market tanks again. Whether it is an existing pension fund...
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Blog65- Feedback & Presents!

Hope you are all safe and well after Storm Emma. As a result of my own gallivanting in the snow I was struck-down by the dreaded man-flu.......but fear not I have survived! I was heartened and was sure to point out profusely to my wife that a British Medical Journal found last year that man-flu...
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Podcast #61: The Emma Kennedy Interview (Mortgages. Kids & Money. Pension Reforms!!)

Welcome to our 61st edition of the informed Decisions Financial Planning Blog & Podcast. Did we mention we were recently voted Ireland's best?? Yes, we are Ireland's #1 Finance Blog & Podcast...! To celebrate our 61st Podcast episode we are joined by the one and only Emma Kennedy, journalist & up to recently Editor of Money...
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Podcast #41: Interview with Stephen Browne – CashFlow Forecasting Tools

Welcome to Episode #41 of the Informed Decisions Financial Planning Podcast, still the only dedicated Podcast of it's type here in Ireland! In this episode Paddy speaks with Stephen Browne, who is owner and distributor of Voyant here in Ireland. There are several providers of this type of software for Financial Advisors and Planners, such as...
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Podcast #9: Our First Guest Episode! Physical Health Expert Andrew Hageman- Are Physical & Financial Health Linked?

Episode 9 of the Informed Decisions Podcast introduces Physical Health expert Andrew Hageman of Meath-based A&S Fitness. We discuss links between Financial & Physical health, reasons to pursue both and some really useful tips to get on the path to physical (and subsequently financial) wellbeing. Andrew shares his personal story, his vision for giving ourselves the...
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