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Peter Young
Peter Young

CAP Specialist

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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.

In this week’s Money Mentor, an experienced forester gives his advice in relation to a recent reader query.
By Peter Young on 14 December 2017
This week, Peter Young tackles all your questions about Succession Farm Partnerships with Teagasc's Thomas Curran.
By Peter Young on 07 December 2017
There were valuable lessons to be learned about expectations – and assumptions – at the recent succession planning workshops, writes Peter Young.
By Peter Young on 23 November 2017
This week, Money Mentor Peter Young has received a letter from a farmer who explains how he has managed financial pressure in recent years
By Peter Young on 16 November 2017
Peter Young meets John Concannon, the founder and manging director of JFC who says it has been more about people and innovation than plastics.
By Peter Young on 09 November 2017
Farmers that paid K-class PRSI contributions are at a pension disadvantage, writes Peter Young
By Peter Young on 09 November 2017
Succession planning: let's get talking
Farm succession affects every single farm household and the key to getting it right is to start talking about it early.
By Peter Young on 03 November 2017
Money Mentor Peter Young looks at getting the move right when it comes to forming a limited company.
By Peter Young on 26 October 2017
This week, Money Mentor Peter Young looks at how to make sure you get your state pension.
By Peter Young on 19 October 2017
Money Mentor Peter Young re-visits the case of “Angela”, who is torn over whether to accept an offer from a forestry company to plant her 40-acres.
By Peter Young on 12 October 2017
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