Irish Independent: Your Questions: Would it be wise to give up my divorce claim on my husband’s pension?


“After 24 years of marriage, I decided to separate from my husband and we are now trying to come to an agreement on the equitable division of assets.” According to CEO of the Irish Association of Pension Funds Jerry Moriarty, due to various reasons (fragmented career path, time out of work due to family considerations, lower pay in many cases), many women tend to have inadequate pension participation and contribution rates.