Category Archives: Podcast

Podcast100: The Guy Spier Interview

Welcome to Ireland's only dedicated Financial Planning & Investing Podcast & Blog. We are on a mission to do things differently and to actually help people make decisions that help them achieve the results (& life!) that they want to achieve. This week we have a rather special guest, Mr. Guy Spier. Guy is the fonder...
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Podcast97: The Mexican Fisherman……..

Welcome to Ireland's only dedicated Financial Planning & Personal Finance Blog & Podcast. Last year we won the award of 'Ireland's Best Finance Blog'......we have re-entered that same competition again this year, and will hear how we get on over the coming couple of months.....this might just be akin to the 'difficult second album'!! As...
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Podcast84: Should I Buy Gold?

"Gold gets dug out of the ground in Africa or someplace. Then we melt it down, dig another hole, bury it again and pay people to stand around and guard it. It has no utility. Anyone watching from Mars would be scratching their head" Those remarks about the logic of owning gold as an investment were...
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Podcast74: How To Inherit A Home Tax Free……?!

It is fair to say that the Financial Advice industry in Ireland has a reputation for forcing products on people, only making money when they sell 'policies'. The truth is that advice has so much more to offer, if it is done right! That is where Financial Planning seems to come into play. A Financial...
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Podcast #67: How Much Could I Save By Switching Mortgage? The Big Switcheroo!

What do most of us have......really really desperately wanted it initially..........but now we really really want to get rid of (a clue, it's not your partner!).................the answer is of course our mortgage! We have covered mortgages a few times on here, including the ever popular 'should I clear my mortgage or save for the future' episode....
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Podcast #57: Rebalancing Your Investments…..What is It & Is It Worth Doing??

This week we take on a subject which, while not that earth-movingly exciting, has gained in popularity over recent years in the investment industry, and that subject is rebalancing. Rebalancing, in the simplest and most honest terms can be described as taking money out of your 'winners' and putting it into your 'losers'! Please bear with...
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Podcast #45: Investing in Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs)…The Facts

Hey, and welcome to another episode of Informed Decisions Financial Planning podcast here in Ireland. If you have ever asked yourself: What are ETFs?...... How Do I invest in ETFs?....... How Do ETFs actually work?..... Are ETFs Risky?..................Then this episode will hopefully give you some useful information. This time around we are taking a look under the bonnet of Exchange Traded...
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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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Blog #14- When Can I Retire…..?

Hey, It's one of those questions that many of us often consider, we possibly even have a quick look online for information, and then it fades out of mind and may be revisited in a few years! As a result we can miss out on forming a clear plan around what age we actually want to keep...
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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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