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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: Architect Limerick/Clare Diamond27, Mar 31, 2015 at 11:12 AM
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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: PTSB Option closure, Mar 31, 2015 at 8:16 PM
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    7. Personal Insolvency, bankruptcy, etc

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      Latest: how much to offer to clear bad debt loan paul kelly, Mar 30, 2015 at 7:55 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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      Latest: second home / ppr / rent Newbie-employee, Mar 27, 2015 at 3:43 PM
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    10. Issues with tracker mortgages

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      Latest: Will I sell my rental property ?. Sarenco, Mar 31, 2015 at 8:45 PM
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    11. Deposits

      Check out the Deposits Best Buys
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      Latest: Regular Savings Accounts CiaranT, Mar 30, 2015 at 7:57 PM
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    12. Credit Union issues

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    13. The Financial Services Ombudsman

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    14. Payment Protection Insurance claims

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    15. Banking, credit cards, etc

      Budgeting and dealing with debt moved to Mortgage Arrears and Debt Forum .
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    16. Tax

      Personal taxes only. For business tax go to Askaboutbusiness. For investment property tax go to Property Investment.
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    17. Budget 2015

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    18. The Local Property Tax

      Also: The Household Charge and NPPR Charge
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      Latest: 2015 Local Property Tax Sophrosyne, Mar 31, 2015 at 1:07 AM
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    19. Recommend advisors - solicitors, accountants etc.

      Only Frequent Posters can recommend a service. Others may ask for a recommendation.
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    20. 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: Where to store title deeds? sunnydonkey, Mar 27, 2015 at 10:07 PM
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    21. Wills, inheritances and gifts

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

      Stock market, tracker bonds, commodities etc.
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      Latest: First time investment don't know what to do Daz, Mar 31, 2015 at 4:56 PM
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    23. Property investment and tenants' rights

      Ask questions about tax on rental income in this forum
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      Latest: Help with setting rent and tax issues Muffintop, Mar 31, 2015 at 8:41 PM
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    24. Redundancy, unemployment & jobseekers entitlements

      Rights, social welfare entitlements, tax refunds, pensions
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    25. Welfare and state benefits

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

      For practical questions. Discuss pension policy in National Pensions Framework forum
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      Latest: Obtaining quotations for ARF Fisherman, Mar 31, 2015 at 9:28 PM
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    27. Health Insurance and healthcare costs

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      Latest: Why would I need health insurance? Gordanus, Mar 31, 2015 at 7:09 PM
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    28. 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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    29. Money makeover

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

      Tax, funding, planning, sole traders, company law, etc.
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    31. 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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      Latest: The Living Wage Gerry Canning, Mar 31, 2015 at 10:54 AM
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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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    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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    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
      Excludes:General plumbing; General green debates: Carbon tax; global warming etc.
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    7. Sites, planning, self-builds and extensions

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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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      Ask issues unrelated to suppliers in Phones or IT
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    13. Overseas Travel,Holidays,Hotels & Airlines

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    14. Travel, accommodation and restaurants in Ireland

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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

      Please keep general discussions and opinions in Letting Off Steam.
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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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