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Peter Young is a full time journalist with the Irish Farmers Journal where he has worked for the last 16 years. During that time he has written extensively on dairying, beef, farm finance and more recently CAP reform. He has developed the On-off farm section that focuses specifically on innovation, new trends and starting a new business in rural Ireland. More recently as the money mentor, he writes weekly on personal and business finance. His most recent initiative is operation cash flow which is focused on getting people to develop financial plans for their future. Peter is a Qualified Financial Advisor and a member of the Insurance Institute of Ireland and LIA, the Professional Association of Financial Services. With his wife Jenny he runs a 100 cow dairy farm in Kildare.
This week, Money Mentor Peter Young answers readers' queries on everything from pensions to succession planning.
By Peter Young on 17 August 2017
While the Irish Farmers Journal’s new demonstration farm in Tullamore aims to highlight best practice, there are also lessons to be learned about succession planning, writes Money Mentor Peter Young.
By Peter Young on 10 August 2017
The search is on to fill the last spots at the National Ploughing Association's Innovation Arena.
By Peter Young on 02 August 2017
Our Money Mentor, Peter Young, answers a reader's query about whether his son will be able to stay registered for VAT if he takes over the farm.
By Peter Young on 29 June 2017