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    New report reveals over half of retirees do not feel ready for retirement – Retirement Planning Council of Ireland

New report reveals over half of retirees do not feel ready for retirement – Retirement Planning Council of Ireland

“Retirement in Ireland 2014: A Survey Report” from the Retirement Planning Council has revealed that more than half of those approaching retirement or recently retired did not feel ready for retirement prior to undertaking a retirement planning course. The new Report from the Retirement Planning Council is based on an extensive national survey of over 648 people who are [...]

November 26th, 2014|News & Media|

13 Lessons for Retirement

What we can learn from the retirement of Ireland’s no. 13.

Download our PDF guide: <a href=”http://www.rpc.ie/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/13-Tips-on-Retirement-Brian-ODriscoll.pdf”>13 Tips on Retirement Brian O’Driscoll

June 16th, 2014|News & Media|
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    Look after more than just the pennies

Look after more than just the pennies

The Retirement Planning Council explains in the Sunday Business Post why non-financial aspects of retirement are every bit as important as the financial ones.
2014_03_30 Sunday Business Post – Your Money Supplement

March 31st, 2014|News & Media|

Taking a Proactive Approach to Retirement

Judy Murphy of the Connaught Tribune hears of the wisdom of planning for retirement at a time when people are living years longer

Planning for retirement is something many people put on the long finger, but it’s something that shouldn’t be avoided, says Elizabeth Carvill of the not-for-profit Retirement Planning Council.

The national organisation is currently running a series of courses [...]

March 7th, 2014|News & Media|
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    RTE’s Morning Edition talks to Retirement Planning Council

RTE’s Morning Edition talks to Retirement Planning Council

RTE’s Morning Edition invited the Retirement Planning Council onto the show to speak about some of the issues people should be considering as they approach retirement.

Talking to programme host Keelin Shanley about some of these considerations, Elizabeth Carvill of the Retirement Planning Council spoke about the importance of focusing on the lifestyle changes ahead as well making financial preparations. [...]

February 18th, 2014|News & Media|
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    Give the gift of retirement planning this Christmas – Retirement Planning Council urges employers to help staff prepare for retirement

Give the gift of retirement planning this Christmas – Retirement Planning Council urges employers to help staff prepare for retirement

The Retirement Planning Council of Ireland is calling on employers to give the gift of a retirement planning course to their employees this Christmas.  A recent campaign by the Retirement Planning Council emphasises how retirement can be the most daunting time of a career and preparation is crucial in order to maximise the time ahead.
Over 3000 people have [...]

December 9th, 2013|News & Media|
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    Retirement Planning Council seminar discusses impact of changes to retirement age

Retirement Planning Council seminar discusses impact of changes to retirement age

On Wednesday 13th November the Retirement Planning Council of Ireland, hosted the ‘Retirement Age Change 2014’ breakfast briefing. This event was to provide information and adviceto some of the 400 organisations who work with the Retirement Planning Council and give guidance to their Human Resource professionals in how to deal with this change.

This year will see the state retirement [...]

November 20th, 2013|News & Media|
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    Employers are putting their businesses at risk by ignoring change in retirement age

Employers are putting their businesses at risk by ignoring change in retirement age

Employers who are having to deal with the consequences of the retirement age change directive that will come into effect on January 1st 2014 could put their business at financial and legal risk by not preparing adequately. Recently The Retirement Planning Council of Ireland, in association with Mason Hayes Curran, held the ‘Retirement Age Change 2014’ briefing and emphasised [...]

November 20th, 2013|News & Media|
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    More awareness needed of retirement planning as new Retirement Planning Council website goes live

More awareness needed of retirement planning as new Retirement Planning Council website goes live

The Retirement Planning Council of Ireland has officially launched its new redeveloped and updated website this week. In the seven days since the launch traffic to the site has increased, allowing the Council to further engage with people planning for retirement.
The new website is designed to equip people who are considering investing in a retirement planning course with [...]

October 6th, 2013|News & Media|