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  1. The new Askaboutmoney format

    Discussion of the new format

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    1. Posting Guidelines for Askaboutmoney

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      Latest: Posting Guidelines Brendan Burgess, Dec 26, 2014
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    2. How to use Askaboutmoney

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    3. Mortgages and buying and selling homes

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    4. The Central Bank's new mortgage limits

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    5. The high SVR campaign

      To highlight the very high SVR and bring it down
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    6. Mortgage arrears & negative equity case studies

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      Latest: Credit Card Debt transferred to Solicitor bigccbalance, Jan 31, 2015 at 1:35 AM
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    7. Personal Insolvency, bankruptcy, etc

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      Latest: PIPs rejecting me Gerry Canning, Jan 30, 2015 at 3:16 PM
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    8. Mortgage arrears - policy issues

      For policy issues only. Ask about your own problem in the Questions and case studies Forum .
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      Latest: 10% of TDs are in mortgage difficulties huskerdu, Jan 26, 2015 at 5:51 PM
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    9. Issues arising from joint mortgages

      Buying together; splitting up
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    10. Deposits

      Check out the Deposits Best Buys
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      Latest: Nationwide UK - Definition of "Month" pudds, Jan 30, 2015 at 9:16 PM
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    11. Credit Union issues

      loans, savings, restructuring, etc.
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      Latest: Credit union issues Brendan Burgess, Jan 20, 2015
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    12. Payment Protection Insurance claims

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      Latest: Credit union loan agreement Jennywren, Jan 30, 2015 at 12:25 PM
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    13. Banking, credit cards, etc

      Budgeting and dealing with debt moved to Mortgage Arrears and Debt Forum .
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      Latest: Cabot Financial thelimit, Jan 30, 2015 at 9:11 PM
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    14. Tax

      Personal taxes only. For business tax go to Askaboutbusiness. For investment property tax go to Property Investment.
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      Latest: Healthcare Benefit in Kind aodalaigh, Jan 30, 2015 at 10:43 PM
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    15. Budget 2015

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    16. The Local Property Tax

      Also: The Household Charge and NPPR Charge
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    17. Recommend advisors - solicitors, accountants etc.

      Only Frequent Posters can recommend a service. Others may ask for a recommendation.
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      Latest: Need recommendation for a good tax advisor ... 44brendan, Jan 28, 2015 at 11:50 AM
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    18. Askaboutlaw

      For legal issues not covered elsewhere. Ask about Conveyancing in Mortgages forum, Road traffic law in Cars & Motoring and Tenant issues in Property Investment.
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      Latest: Hairline Crack in Boundary Wall - Wall Crumbles pudds, Jan 30, 2015 at 9:27 PM
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    19. Wills, inheritances and gifts

      Making a will, acting as executor, related tax issues
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    20. Investments

      Stock market, tracker bonds, commodities etc.
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      Latest: Sterling to Euro. Good time to move? Brendan Burgess, Jan 30, 2015 at 9:39 AM
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    21. Property investment and tenants' rights

      Ask questions about tax on rental income in this forum
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      Latest: Renewing a Lease Dermot, Jan 30, 2015 at 10:14 PM
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    22. Redundancy, unemployment & jobseekers entitlements

      Rights, social welfare entitlements, tax refunds, pensions
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      Latest: Gift my redundancy to avoid means test Deiseblue, Jan 28, 2015 at 7:12 PM
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    23. Welfare and state benefits

      Ask questions about Jobseekers Benefit and Allowance in the Redundancy and Unemployment forum.
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    24. Pensions

      For practical questions. Discuss pension policy in National Pensions Framework forum
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      Latest: Are these Pension Fees high? GSheehy, Jan 29, 2015 at 10:49 AM
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    25. Health Insurance and healthcare costs

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    26. Insurance not covered in other forums

      For House, Life, & Motor Insurance
      Ask about travel insurance in the Travel Forum
      Ask about business insurance in the business forum.
      Ask about mortgage protection in the mortgage forum
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      Latest: Life insurance quote good deal SBarrett, Jan 29, 2015 at 6:44 PM
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    27. Money makeover

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    28. Askaboutbusiness

      Tax, funding, planning, sole traders, company law, etc.
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      Latest: R&D Project failure Kerrigan, Jan 28, 2015 at 2:32 PM
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    29. Other financial issues

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      Latest: If I leave work...... desparate, Jan 20, 2015
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    1. Economic issues

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      Latest: Compilation of reports on who pays what tax Conan, Jan 30, 2015 at 5:19 PM
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    2. The great financial debates

      Recurring debates on financial topics
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      Latest: Money Printing - Has It Worked? shnaek, Jan 23, 2015
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    3. Financial campaigns and consultations

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    4. The IBRC Mortgage Holders Group

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    1. Supermarket shopping

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    2. The Christmas Forum

      Practical issues around Xmas - Bargains,presents, entertainment, travel.
      Not for Letting Off Steam or Shooting the Breeze or chat about Christmas
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    3. Homes and gardens

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      Latest: Horns on a uPVC window frame. Possom, Jan 28, 2015 at 6:21 PM
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    4. Homes and Gardens - suppliers

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    5. Water metering and charges

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    6. Home energy

      Central Heating; fireplaces; double glazing; Insulation; BER; alternative energy;energy saving lights
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    7. Sites, planning, self-builds and extensions

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    8. Latest: Un paid leave once parental leave is over huskerdu, Jan 30, 2015 at 8:44 PM
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    9. Consumer Issues and Rights

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    10. Is this a scam?

      Worried about an offer?
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    11. I.T.,Cameras and MP 3 players

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    12. Phones, DVDs, TVs, Audio/Visual

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      Latest: My experience of Horizon from UPC AlbacoreA, Jan 30, 2015 at 3:29 PM
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    13. Service Providers

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    14. Overseas Travel,Holidays,Hotels & Airlines

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    15. Emigration and the Irish abroad

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    16. Cars, cycling and transport

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    17. Miscellaneous Non-financial Questions

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    1. Letting Off Steam

      For discussing current affairs, sports etc. Please try to keep it rational/polite though. Restricted to Frequent Posters
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    2. Shooting the Breeze

      Jokes and chat but please try to keep it reasonable and inoffensive. This forum is restricted to Frequent Posters
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