Inclusion Ireland – Making a will

Inclusion Ireland are holding a training event in Dublin on October 23rd ‘Making a will – What you should know’ This seminar coincides with the ‘Best Will in the World Week’ running between October 20th and October 24th During this week solicitors across the country offer will consultations for a fee of €50. People interested […]

Make A Wish

This touching soundbite was recorded with William, a father whose son, Ben, was a wish child with Make-A-Wish Ireland and who was fighting Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome (he was born with only 1/2 a heart). Ben is now doing really well. In this soundbite, recorded in association with 4fm, William shares his story with us. […]

Proud Sponsor of Tour De Munster 2014

Financial Wellbeing is delighted to be one of the proud sponsors of Tour De Munster 2014. This is our way of giving back to a genuine charity that have a great positive outlook on the children in there care. The Tour de Munster is an annual four day charity cycle which sees amateur cyclists, cycling […]

David Crowley’s Work Experience

Corrin Event Centre, Fermoy Co Cork.      I attended Corrin Event Centre, Fermoy, with my Mum as part of my work experience with Financial Wellbeing. I was first met by Andrew Geary who welcomed me to the centre and introduced me to members of the Lions club who helped us bring in our booklets […]

Special Needs Bank Account

A question I have been asked so many times: Is there a Special Needs Bank Account? the answer is, Yes there is. Most parents find it very complicated to open, operate and manage a bank account for someone with special needs and parents eventually run in to numerous issues. I’ve had families tell me shocking […]

School Tips

My son has done (would you believe it) 9 years in primary school, and is on his final year in secondary school (it’s a long story but feel free to meet me for a coffee and I’ll explain). Teachers are wonderful, and they have studied hard to get there qualifications but they may not have […]

School around the corner

Summer holidays are finishing up and our kids are heading back to school. Back to school is an expensive time of year. With this in mind I thought I’d give you a little reminder of schemes and grants that may be available to you.    Let’s start with the little ones! Early Learning Scheme The […]