2006 RTÉ TV Three Part Series, 30 Things to do with Your SSIA

In the 2006 book Loot I’d identified the Irish market as in a bubble but also identified the US as vulnerable, advising readers to reduce debt to under 50% of property values,

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The Flash Recession

The Flash, a comic book superhero possessing super speed and extreme reflexes that appear to violate the laws of physics. The Flash Crash, not a superhero moment, a rapid, deep,

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Trial by On-Line Ordeal?

Trial by ordeal a fair few centuries ago, whether by fire, ingestion or drowning reasoned that divine intervention, judicium dei, would decide the guilt or innocence of the accused. Decisions

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Have Stocks and Property Reached a ‘Permanent High’ Again?

“Stocks have reached what looks like a permanently high plateau” – Irving Fisher, economist, three days before the Wall Street Crash, 1929” Unlike last year which was a game of

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Update on Australia

Given the huge numbers of Irish who’ve chosen to emigrate to Australia, we continue our watch on its housing bubble, which has seen prices run up three times higher than

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The Pivot
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Entrepreneur Relief Game Changer

The introduction of Entrepreneur Relief, partially to defend against competition from the UK, is about to change the landscape for retirement planning for Ireland’s SME owners, especially if, as expected,

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