Tuesday, December 9, 2008

Blogger Interview - Brendan Johnston

What is the best business/investment decision you ever made? Concentrating on pensions business.

What kind of car do you drive? Saab 95.

What is the worst financial advice that you ever received? That individuals can make better returns that professional managers

Do you own property abroad? If a holiday home in Antrim counts.

How does the economic slowdown effect you? It affects our business partners in that total market sales volumes are down. Our sales volumes are solid and we are increasing market share.

Do you contribute to a pension plan? Yes

What's your favourite film of all time? Moulin Rouge

Have you ever won money? Not that I can remember

Do you own your own home? Yes

Do you invest directly in the stock market, through funds or both? Yes

What is your preferred method/system of saving (Deposits, Funds,Shares, Property)? Managed funds

What financial product/s do you consider to be bad value for money? Products where the source of profit is unclear

Do you trust your bank? Yes

Brendan Johnston is Pensions Director at Eagle Star Life (Zurich Ireland)

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