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#Pensions

# pensions - Friday 1 July, 2022

Pension age shouldn't go beyond 66, says Micheál Martin
# Pension Age
# Pension Age

Pension age shouldn't go beyond 66, says Micheál Martin

Jul 1st 2022, 3:49 PM 14,075 Views 18 Comments

Additional PRSI contributions will be needed to ensure the pension age is not increased, says Micheál Martin.

# pensions - Tuesday 21 June, 2022

Help for renters, pension and social welfare increases as 'more room to manoeuvre' in Budget
# Budget 2023
# Budget 2023

Help for renters, pension and social welfare increases as 'more room to manoeuvre' in Budget

Jun 21st 2022, 6:26 PM 33,964 Views 44 Comments

Taoiseach said renters “will be considered” in October’s budget.

# pensions - Wednesday 27 April, 2022

Proposals on State pension age to be brought to Govt 'very soon', says minister
# Pension Age
# Pension Age

Proposals on State pension age to be brought to Govt 'very soon', says minister

Apr 27th 2022, 5:26 PM 26,110 Views 20 Comments

The Pension Commission has recommended that the State pension age should rise to 67 by 2031.

# pensions - Wednesday 30 March, 2022

Taoiseach told renters can't afford a pension when they're paying €2,000 in rent
# Housing
# Housing

Taoiseach told renters can't afford a pension when they're paying €2,000 in rent

Mar 30th 2022, 1:09 PM 24,361 Views 41 Comments

Opposition parties raised concerns about reports that the new pension scheme is needed to pay for ‘generation rent’ who will never own a home.

# pensions - Tuesday 29 March, 2022

750,000 workers set to be auto-enrolled in new pensions scheme by early 2024
# Cabinet
# Cabinet

750,000 workers set to be auto-enrolled in new pensions scheme by early 2024

Updated Mar 29th 2022, 12:50 PM 38,588 Views 51 Comments

Auto-enrolment was initially meant to start this year but due to the pandemic the roll out was delayed.

Poll: Do you have a pension?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you have a pension?

Mar 29th 2022, 8:35 AM 48,870 Views 95 Comments

The Government plans for auto-enrolment was delayed due to Covid-19

# pensions - Tuesday 8 February, 2022

Poll: Do you have a private pension?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you have a private pension?

Feb 8th 2022, 10:08 AM 42,503 Views 60 Comments

Inflation is causing many to consider how financially secure they will be later in life.

# pensions - Friday 4 February, 2022

Opinion: Government is missing the links between the housing crisis and growing pension problem
# Pensions
# Pensions

Opinion: Government is missing the links between the housing crisis and growing pension problem

Feb 4th 2022, 7:00 PM 21,682 Views 35 Comments

Rory McNab says Ireland’s unaffordable housing means a whole generation will be without pension cover in years to come.

# pensions - Wednesday 29 December, 2021

Opinion: How to get financially fit in 2022 - some advice from an expert
# New Year Plans
# New Year Plans

Opinion: How to get financially fit in 2022 - some advice from an expert

Updated Dec 29th 2021, 11:14 AM 36,196 Views 29 Comments

Financial expert David Quinn has some advice on how to flex your financial muscles in 2022.

# pensions - Monday 20 September, 2021

Opinions: Setting up a pension is merely a way of caring for your future self
# Retirement Plans
# Retirement Plans

Opinions: Setting up a pension is merely a way of caring for your future self

Sep 20th 2021, 7:00 AM 19,600 Views 26 Comments

On pensions awareness week, financial expert David Quinn has advice for anyone who has not yet set one up.

# pensions - Friday 17 September, 2021

Keeping the State pension age at 66 is 'unsustainable', says new report
# Aging Population
# Aging Population

Keeping the State pension age at 66 is 'unsustainable', says new report

Sep 17th 2021, 8:03 PM 51,327 Views 121 Comments

Not changing the current policy on pensions would cost around €50 billion, the Department of Finance report says.

# pensions - Wednesday 3 February, 2021

Ombudsman ordered bank to reimburse money to child's account after father withdrew €66,000
# Complaints
# Complaints

Ombudsman ordered bank to reimburse money to child's account after father withdrew €66,000

Feb 3rd 2021, 6:15 AM 82,206 Views 44 Comments

The financial services ombudsman has released his decisions from the second half of last year.

# pensions - Saturday 10 October, 2020

Man (50s) arrested in Cork over suspected pension fraud released without charge
# DPP
# DPP

Man (50s) arrested in Cork over suspected pension fraud released without charge

Oct 10th 2020, 9:59 AM 22,551 Views 9 Comments

Gardaí said a file would be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions in relation to the matter.

# pensions - Thursday 7 May, 2020

The public will no longer get to know how much former Taoisigh and ex-ministers are paid
# Pensions
# Pensions

The public will no longer get to know how much former Taoisigh and ex-ministers are paid

May 7th 2020, 12:05 AM 144,884 Views 145 Comments

Sinn Féin’s Pearse Doherty has said that it’s important for transparency on the issue and added: “At the end of the day, it’s public money.”

# pensions - Friday 14 February, 2020

'We've been waiting for 12 years': Hundreds of Community Employment supervisors strike over pension rights
# Labour Court
# Labour Court

'We've been waiting for 12 years': Hundreds of Community Employment supervisors strike over pension rights

Feb 14th 2020, 3:08 PM 11,349 Views 14 Comments

They want the incoming government to implement a Labour Court recommendation issued in 2008 that a pension scheme be put in place for them.

# pensions - Thursday 23 January, 2020

State pension: Taoiseach says 65-year-olds will still have to sign on under Fine Gael's new plan
# When I'm 65
# When I'm 65

State pension: Taoiseach says 65-year-olds will still have to sign on under Fine Gael's new plan

Jan 23rd 2020, 1:17 PM 67,638 Views 208 Comments

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar confirmed to reporters today that the transitional pension would only apply to 66-year-olds.

# pensions - Wednesday 22 January, 2020

The State pension 'mess': Can we afford to roll back on the pension age?
# When I'm 65
# When I'm 65

The State pension 'mess': Can we afford to roll back on the pension age?

Jan 22nd 2020, 5:05 PM 35,734 Views 104 Comments

Finance expert Dr James Stewart told TheJournal.ie that pensions age issue had become “a bit of a mess”.

Bríd Smith: The main political parties 'loaded the gun and pulled the trigger on the pension age'
# Ge2020
# Ge2020

Bríd Smith: The main political parties 'loaded the gun and pulled the trigger on the pension age'

Jan 22nd 2020, 4:05 PM 17,723 Views 94 Comments

People Before Profit TDs have called for the pension age to be reversed to 65.

# pensions - Tuesday 21 January, 2020

The pension age is now a major election issue - so where do all the parties stand?
# Retirement Age
# Retirement Age

The pension age is now a major election issue - so where do all the parties stand?

Jan 21st 2020, 12:05 AM 52,387 Views 125 Comments

The pension age is set to increase to 67 in 2021, and 68 in 2028.

# pensions - Friday 17 January, 2020

'It will get worse': 'Embarrassed' over-65s forced to sign on the dole
# Ge2020
# Ge2020

'It will get worse': 'Embarrassed' over-65s forced to sign on the dole

Jan 17th 2020, 12:05 AM 107,831 Views 161 Comments

Sinn Fein has pledged to restore the pensionable age to 65

# pensions - Thursday 5 December, 2019

France paralysed as hundreds of thousands take to the streets in protest over pensions overhaul plan
# Pensions
# Pensions

France paralysed as hundreds of thousands take to the streets in protest over pensions overhaul plan

Dec 5th 2019, 9:20 PM 18,841 Views 23 Comments

The protest stem from French President Macron’s proposals to reform the pension and retirement structure.

# pensions - Friday 1 November, 2019

Poll: Do you support the government's plan to 'auto-enrol' people for pensions?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you support the government's plan to 'auto-enrol' people for pensions?

Nov 1st 2019, 9:10 AM 36,299 Views 92 Comments

The government this week announced plans for the new pension system.

# pensions - Wednesday 11 September, 2019

There's a big difference between what Irish men and women are living off in retirement
# Golden Years
# Golden Years

There's a big difference between what Irish men and women are living off in retirement

Sep 11th 2019, 6:10 AM 25,356 Views 15 Comments

The ESRI has put the gender pension gap at 35%.

# pensions - Sunday 21 July, 2019

Fianna Fáil slaps down government's idea of means-testing for pension payments
# Flying Kites
# Flying Kites

Fianna Fáil slaps down government's idea of means-testing for pension payments

Jul 21st 2019, 9:30 AM 50,799 Views 157 Comments

Fianna Fáil accused the government of kite-flying.

# pensions - Thursday 23 May, 2019

Over 20,000 pensioners to benefit from rate increase following review
# Pensions
# Pensions

Over 20,000 pensioners to benefit from rate increase following review

May 23rd 2019, 5:37 PM 49,645 Views 32 Comments

Another 21,294 will remain on their existing rate of payment.

# pensions - Friday 17 May, 2019

€28 million in pension payments to former TDs, Senators and government ministers over the past two years
# Noteworthy
# Noteworthy

€28 million in pension payments to former TDs, Senators and government ministers over the past two years

May 17th 2019, 12:05 AM 33,736 Views 80 Comments

For the first time ever, the Department of Public Expenditure has refused access to individual pensions for former ministers and officeholders

# pensions - Saturday 23 February, 2019

'Volunteers were sent for the coffins': New docs reveal IRA activities during War of Independence
# Military Archives
# Military Archives

'Volunteers were sent for the coffins': New docs reveal IRA activities during War of Independence

Feb 23rd 2019, 10:00 AM 27,793 Views 48 Comments

The Brigade Activity Files are the latest release by the Military Service Pensions Collection.

# pensions - Saturday 15 December, 2018

Fears over publishing anonymous list of former ministers' pensions in case they were easily identifiable
# Data Protection
# Data Protection

Fears over publishing anonymous list of former ministers' pensions in case they were easily identifiable

Dec 15th 2018, 8:15 AM 13,844 Views 31 Comments

The 2017 list was never published due to concerns over data protection and that even an anonymous list could create a breach.

# pensions - Wednesday 29 August, 2018

Putin softens plans to reform Russia's pension system amid public outcry
# Russia
# Russia

Putin softens plans to reform Russia's pension system amid public outcry

Aug 29th 2018, 9:18 PM 13,619 Views 23 Comments

Putin suggested raising the state pension age by five years to 60 years for women, instead of the earlier proposed eight years to 63.

# pensions - Thursday 23 August, 2018

Government to launch automatic enrolment into pension plans for all citizens by 2022
# Planning Ahead
# Planning Ahead

Government to launch automatic enrolment into pension plans for all citizens by 2022

Aug 23rd 2018, 10:49 AM 27,084 Views 138 Comments

The consultation process for the proposed automatic enrolment of all citizens into pension plans has now been launched and will last until 4 November.

# pensions - Sunday 29 July, 2018

'The State pension wasn't designed to support the lifestyles people have in mind'
# Pension Plan
# Pension Plan

'The State pension wasn't designed to support the lifestyles people have in mind'

Jul 29th 2018, 3:00 PM 47,907 Views 86 Comments

Within the complex landscape of pension investment, auto-enrolment provides a compelling case for increasing and encouraging pension take-up, writes Jerry Moriarty.

# pensions - Saturday 12 May, 2018

Injured in The Troubles: 'I don't know whether they're just waiting for us to die off'
# Pension Campaign
# Pension Campaign

Injured in The Troubles: 'I don't know whether they're just waiting for us to die off'

May 12th 2018, 10:00 AM 10,021 Views 19 Comments

Some of those left severely injured in the Troubles are now in their 70s and 80s. They says it’s imperative a special pension be introduced.

# pensions - Wednesday 28 February, 2018

From 2022, workers will be 'auto enrolled' on pension savings schemes
# Retirement Ready
# Retirement Ready

From 2022, workers will be 'auto enrolled' on pension savings schemes

Feb 28th 2018, 10:46 AM 20,077 Views 38 Comments

The government has also announced a new “total contributions approach” to pensions from 2020.

# pensions - Tuesday 23 January, 2018

The government will spend €40 million closing the 'pensions gap'
# Mind The Gap
# Mind The Gap

The government will spend €40 million closing the 'pensions gap'

Jan 23rd 2018, 2:39 PM 21,312 Views 31 Comments

The people impacted, mainly women, lose out on around €30 per week under the measures.

# pensions - Thursday 18 January, 2018

'I never cost the State a penny, but now they're taking part of my pension'
# Marriage Bar
# Marriage Bar

'I never cost the State a penny, but now they're taking part of my pension'

Jan 18th 2018, 6:00 AM 59,663 Views 53 Comments

Tens of thousands of people are losing out on receiving a full State pension due to rules that were introduced in 2012.

# pensions - Friday 12 January, 2018

Most women 'don't know how to start a pension' as surveys highlights gender gap
# Planning Ahead
# Planning Ahead

Most women 'don't know how to start a pension' as surveys highlights gender gap

Jan 12th 2018, 6:15 AM 9,298 Views 41 Comments

Just over one in three women have a pension, compared to over half of men.

# pensions - Tuesday 19 December, 2017

The State's public service pension liability currently stands at €114.5 billion
# Finance
# Finance

The State's public service pension liability currently stands at €114.5 billion

Dec 19th 2017, 7:34 PM 19,851 Views 136 Comments

The figure was calculated under the assumption that future pension increases will continue to be in line with pay rates

# pensions - Wednesday 18 October, 2017

'I found myself shouting at the radio': War of words between Doherty and O'Dea on pension motion
# Fighting Words
# Fighting Words

'I found myself shouting at the radio': War of words between Doherty and O'Dea on pension motion

Oct 18th 2017, 10:30 AM 23,983 Views 107 Comments

The Government looks set to lose a vote in the Dáil.

# pensions - Tuesday 17 October, 2017

Varadkar won't support motion which reverses pension cut for taking time out of the workforce
# Losing Out
# Losing Out

Varadkar won't support motion which reverses pension cut for taking time out of the workforce

Oct 17th 2017, 8:49 PM 26,365 Views 76 Comments

Many are angry that their State pension payments are significantly smaller than they would have been before 2012.

# pensions - Wednesday 27 September, 2017

There's a big difference between how men and women are planning for retirement
# Gender Grey Gap
# Gender Grey Gap

There's a big difference between how men and women are planning for retirement

Sep 27th 2017, 6:05 AM 21,601 Views 36 Comments

A new survey has revealed women are less likely to be putting money aside for old age.

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