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    1. How to use Askaboutmoney

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    1. Deposits

      Check out the Deposits Best Buys
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    2. Banking, credit cards, etc

      Budgeting and dealing with debt moved to Mortgage Arrears and Debt Forum .
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    3. Credit Union issues

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    4. Investments

      Stock market, tracker bonds, commodities etc.
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    5. Tax

      Personal taxes only. For business tax go to Askaboutbusiness. For investment property tax go to Property Investment.
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    6. Budget 2017

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    7. Pensions

      For practical questions. Discuss pension policy in National Pensions Framework forum
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    8. Recommend advisors - solicitors, accountants etc.

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      Latest: Need financial advisor.... midleton, Feb 21, 2017 at 12:44 AM
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    9. 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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    10. Wills, inheritances and gifts

      Making a will, acting as executor, related tax issues
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    11. Personal Insolvency, bankruptcy, etc

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    12. Redundancy, unemployment & jobseekers entitlements

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    13. Welfare and state benefits

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    14. Health Insurance and healthcare costs

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    15. 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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    16. Money makeover

      Budgeting and dealing with debt moved to Mortgage Arrears and Debt Forum .
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    17. Askaboutbusiness

      Tax, funding, planning, sole traders, company law, etc.
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    18. Other financial issues

      Post here if it does not fall into one of the other forums. Check out Miscellaneous Non-financial Questions
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    1. Economic issues

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    2. The great financial debates

      Recurring debates on financial topics
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    3. Financial campaigns and consultations

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    1. Homes and gardens

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      Latest: Mice....when is it safe to assume they gone? noproblem, Feb 15, 2017 at 8:57 AM
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    2. Homes and Gardens - suppliers

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    3. Water metering and charges

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    4. Home energy

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

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    6. Management companies, apartments, etc.

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    7. Consumer Issues and Rights

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    8. Is this a scam?

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    9. I.T.,Cameras and MP 3 players

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    10. Phones, DVDs, TVs, Audio/Visual

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    11. Service Providers

      eircom, vodafone, O2,magnet,UPC, Sky etc.
      Ask issues unrelated to suppliers in Phones or IT
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    12. Overseas Travel,Holidays,Hotels & Airlines

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    13. Travel, accommodation and restaurants in Ireland

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    14. Cars, cycling and transport

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    15. Miscellaneous Non-financial Questions

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    2. 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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    3. Shooting the Breeze

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