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Why save for retirement?

Saving for retirement is extremely important. People are living longer and leading more active lives in retirement. As a result it is more important than ever for you to think about where your income will come from when you retire. Pension saving is one of the few areas where you can still get tax relief. About half of the people working in Ireland are members of pension arrangements.

The importance of pensions

As people develop through their lifetime they have an expectation that a time will come when they will be able to retire...

Planning for retirement

It is important for you to take control of your retirement planning and make decisions regarding your pension...

Adequacy of income at retirement

In order to plan for retirement you will need to consider where your income will come in retirement...

Particular issues for women to consider

Although men and women are treated equally in relation to pension provision there are a number of areas such as maternity leave, part-time working and breaks in employment that are of particular interest to women...

Pension options

Potentially your income could come from the State pension, your occupational pension scheme, if you are in such a plan...

Pension providers

Pension providers are commercial organisations that provide pension arrangements and services to pension schemes...

How to choose which pension option is best

The best option for you depends on your personal circumstances...

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