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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      Latest: How dare PTSB tell us to mind our own business Sarenco, May 27, 2015 at 12:23 PM
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    5. Mortgage arrears & negative equity case studies

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      Latest: Anyone get a deal with BOSI twofor1, May 26, 2015 at 4:54 PM
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      Latest: Deceased Loan Guarantor Jim Stafford, May 27, 2015 at 8:39 AM
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    7. 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: 20,000 deliberate defaulters WizardDr, May 23, 2015 at 2:35 AM
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    8. Issues arising from joint mortgages

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    9. Recovering your ptsb tracker

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    10. Deposits

      Check out the Deposits Best Buys
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      Latest: An Post Savings Certificate maturing soon VanZan, May 26, 2015 at 4:33 PM
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    11. Credit Union issues

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      Latest: CU Loan declined Bronte, Apr 30, 2015
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    12. The Financial Services Ombudsman

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      Latest: investigation period within FSO womble, May 22, 2015 at 2:48 PM
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    13. Payment Protection Insurance claims

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      Latest: Difference between CPP and PPI Gerry Canning, May 25, 2015 at 4:40 PM
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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: Banking lodgement error so-crates, May 27, 2015 at 11:08 AM
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    15. Tax

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      Latest: Inheritance Tax: are staged payments possible? Thirsty, May 27, 2015 at 8:37 AM
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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.

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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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      Latest: Acting as Executor Thirsty, May 26, 2015 at 8:38 AM
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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: Rental Accomodation Standards - Freezer Eithneangela, May 27, 2015 at 9:09 AM
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    22. Redundancy, unemployment & jobseekers entitlements

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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: Effect on lump sum of retiring early SBarrett, May 26, 2015 at 6:02 PM
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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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    27. Money makeover

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

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

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      Latest: Sole Irish employee of UK company DACMAN, May 22, 2015 at 12:55 PM
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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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      Latest: Dunnes Stores policy when you are overcharged? Grizzly, May 27, 2015 at 12:03 PM
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    2. Homes and gardens

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      Latest: Topsoil required in one ton bag. Grizzly, May 25, 2015 at 9:41 AM
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    3. Homes and Gardens - suppliers

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    4. Water metering and charges

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      Latest: Water Bill - Whats your water consumption & cost ? Leo, May 27, 2015 at 12:37 PM
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    5. Home energy

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

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    7. Management companies, apartments, etc.

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      Latest: Apartment gone sale agreed owing fees Leo, May 21, 2015 at 10:06 AM
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    9. Consumer Issues and Rights

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    10. Is this a scam?

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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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    13. Service Providers

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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. Cars, cycling and transport

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      Latest: Company car vs car allowance-best option? Gordon Gekko, May 26, 2015 at 8:03 PM
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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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