A small price to pay for the benefits of importing legions of unemployable engineers and doctors. Think of the cuisine man! Think of the rape gangs and the dodgy phone kiosks we now enjoy! Think of all the non-Irish faces now littering our advertising hoardings! This is UTOPIA!So the Irish government are set to make Ireland`s old work until they are 68,
Pooling your US and Irish contributions will be most certainly to your advantage. You will get a part- pension form both jurisdictions.
There is no need to spend any money on "consultants". All infos are freely available online under
I do not know what your game is. Certainly you have absolutely no knowledge about the pension system. Nothing wrong with that- most people don't know much about it.I don't remember asking your advice.
Your claim that Job Seekers don't get PRSI credits towards the state pension is a lie. Since I am far from an expert on these matters, I just checked it. Turns out I was right.
And your claim that it's not worth laying out a few hundred to a competent adviser (not you) as to how to set up one's retirement income, investments, tax implications etc is another reason not to ask your opinion.
I got onto this thread in an effort to help the guy who was afraid he wouldn't get any pension despite significant contributions. Apart from that, it's not a topic of huge interest to me, certainly not enough for me to want to respond to your handbagging.. Adieu.