Askaboutmoney.com - the consumer forum

  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: Tax Relief at Source Mackemdub, Mar 4, 2015 at 11:12 AM
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    7. Personal Insolvency, bankruptcy, etc

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      Latest: Bankruptcies to be reduced to less than 3 years! pat2, Mar 3, 2015 at 5:47 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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    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: Savings Account for Child? Newbie!, Feb 26, 2015 at 5:27 PM
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    11. Credit Union issues

      loans, savings, restructuring, etc.
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      Latest: Loan insurance repayment issue Dodger, Mar 4, 2015 at 10:53 AM
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    12. The Financial Services Ombudsman

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    13. Payment Protection Insurance claims

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      Latest: Merits of PPI? Gerry Canning, Mar 2, 2015 at 9:46 AM
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    14. Banking, credit cards, etc

      Budgeting and dealing with debt moved to Mortgage Arrears and Debt Forum .
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      Latest: Credit card for contractors aib Overgame, Mar 1, 2015 at 8:50 AM
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    15. Tax

      Personal taxes only. For business tax go to Askaboutbusiness. For investment property tax go to Property Investment.
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      Latest: Tax on rental income, when travelling Yowza, Mar 4, 2015 at 10:53 AM
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    16. Budget 2015

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    17. The Local Property Tax

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

      Only Frequent Posters can recommend a service. Others may ask for a recommendation.
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      Latest: Frustrations with Financial Advisors galwegian44, Mar 1, 2015 at 1:27 PM
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    19. 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: Deed of renunciation Madangan, Mar 4, 2015 at 3:10 AM
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    20. Wills, inheritances and gifts

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

      Stock market, tracker bonds, commodities etc.
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      Latest: What is the usual commission charged by brokers? Marc, Mar 3, 2015 at 11:52 AM
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    22. Property investment and tenants' rights

      Ask questions about tax on rental income in this forum
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      Latest: Cat in apartment facetious, Mar 3, 2015 at 2:51 PM
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    23. Redundancy, unemployment & jobseekers entitlements

      Rights, social welfare entitlements, tax refunds, pensions
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      Latest: employees rights after liquidation buzzbird, Mar 2, 2015 at 10:40 PM
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    24. Welfare and state benefits

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

      For practical questions. Discuss pension policy in National Pensions Framework forum
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      Latest: State Pension - Underpublicised major issue elcato, Mar 4, 2015 at 10:48 AM
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    26. Health Insurance and healthcare costs

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    27. 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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    28. Money makeover

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

      Tax, funding, planning, sole traders, company law, etc.
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    30. 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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      Latest: Wedding Gift Amount? Protocol, Feb 27, 2015 at 8:55 AM
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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. 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: Recommend Tree surgeon south Dublin shaking, Mar 4, 2015 at 9:41 AM
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    4. Homes and Gardens - suppliers

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    5. Water metering and charges

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      Latest: Locating leaks from meter to house mattser, Feb 26, 2015 at 7:24 PM
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    6. Home energy

      Central Heating; fireplaces; double glazing; Insulation; BER; alternative energy;energy saving lights
      Excludes:General plumbing; General green debates: Carbon tax; global warming etc.
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      Latest: Wi Fi enabled central heating thermostats Leo, Mar 3, 2015 at 6:32 PM
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    7. Sites, planning, self-builds and extensions

      Mortgages, tax, legal, planning,building etc.
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      Latest: CAT 6 WIRING ELECTRICIAN SparkRite, Mar 2, 2015 at 2:46 PM
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    8. Latest: Not paid wages for the second time Sue Ellen, Feb 27, 2015 at 7:46 PM
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    9. Consumer Issues and Rights

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    10. Is this a scam?

      Worried about an offer?
      Got caught out?
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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 Brendan Burgess, Mar 2, 2015 at 6:57 PM
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    13. Service Providers

      eircom, vodafone, O2,magnet,UPC, Sky etc.
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    14. Overseas Travel,Holidays,Hotels & Airlines

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    15. Travel, accommodation and restaurants in Ireland

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    16. Emigration and the Irish abroad

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    17. Cars, cycling and transport

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    18. 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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