Media coverage

 

Emer Kirk on TV3

Emer Kirk, chair of Connect Women in Pensions and a consultant with Harvest Financial Services, talks to TV3 about pension planning for women.

 

Connect Women in Pensions is a networking group for women working in the Irish pensions industry
Not sexy, not glamorous, but very important
 

Sarah McCabe writes powerfully in the Irish Independent on women’s pensions : “It’s not sexy it’s not glamorous but it’s bloody important. 70% of Irish women (and lots of men) don’t have a pension.''

 

Connect Women in Pensions is a network for women working in the Irish pensions industry
Working women only putting aside enough for a €2,000 a year pension

 

Charlie Weston, the Irish Independent's personal finance editor, reported on research by Standard Life and Connect Women in Pensions showing that the  average woman wants to retire on €40,000 a year, but most only put enough money aside to get a pension of €2,000 a year.
 

Connect Women in Pensions is a networking group for women working in the Irish pensions industry
Dividing the pension when relationships break down

The Irish Independent, the Sunday Business Post and RTE reported that spouses and civil partners may be entitled to a large portion of their ex’s pension pot on separation or divorce after leading family solicitor Muriel Walls addressed the Connect Women in Pensions network on pension adjustment orders.

 

Connect Women in Pensions, pension savings for women
How women can build a €900,000 pension pot

 

The Sunday Business Post published an article by Emer Kirk, chair of Connect Women in Pensions, showing how women can build a €900,000 pension pot. The article (pictured left) can be viewed by subscribers to the Sunday Business Post's online service.