Askaboutmoney.com - the consumer forum

    1. Posting Guidelines for Askaboutmoney

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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 high SVR campaign

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

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    7. Mortgage arrears - policy issues

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    8. Issues arising from joint mortgages

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    9. Issues with tracker mortgages

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    10. Deposits

      Check out the Deposits Best Buys
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      Latest: An Post Savings Certificate maturing soon Sue Ellen, May 23, 2015 at 11:31 PM
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    11. Credit Union issues

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    12. The Financial Services Ombudsman

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    13. Payment Protection Insurance claims

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    14. Banking, credit cards, etc

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    15. Tax

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    16. The Local Property Tax

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    17. Recommend advisors - solicitors, accountants etc.

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      Latest: Recommend Solicitor in Property Law DaisyD2, May 19, 2015 at 3:19 PM
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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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    19. Wills, inheritances and gifts

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    20. Investments

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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: Deposit Refund Delay facetious, May 21, 2015 at 8:37 PM
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    22. Redundancy, unemployment & jobseekers entitlements

      Rights, social welfare entitlements, tax refunds, pensions
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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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      Latest: advice on claiming benefit for husband george69, May 23, 2015 at 1:10 PM
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    24. Pensions

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    25. Health Insurance and healthcare costs

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      Latest: WAITING PERIOD. DirectDevil, May 22, 2015 at 10:38 AM
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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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    27. Money makeover

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    28. Askaboutbusiness

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    29. 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

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    1. Supermarket shopping

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    2. Homes and gardens

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      Latest: Builder Recommendation - North Kildare Newbie!, May 23, 2015 at 7:50 PM
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    3. Homes and Gardens - suppliers

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    4. Water metering and charges

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    5. 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: Fireplace & Insert Stove - pls help! dereko1969, May 18, 2015 at 10:19 AM
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    6. Sites, planning, self-builds and extensions

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    7. Management companies, apartments, etc.

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    8. Consumer Issues and Rights

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    9. Is this a scam?

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

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    11. Phones, DVDs, TVs, Audio/Visual

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    12. Service Providers

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    13. Overseas Travel,Holidays,Hotels & Airlines

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    15. Cars, cycling and transport

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    16. 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

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