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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      Latest: Solicitors Fees - Are they reasonable moneybox, Feb 27, 2015 at 12:50 AM
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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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    6. Personal Insolvency, bankruptcy, etc

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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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    8. Issues arising from joint mortgages

      Buying together; splitting up
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    9. Issues with tracker mortgages

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      Latest: Had home loan tracker Mortgage Bronte, Feb 26, 2015 at 8:34 AM
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    10. Recovering your ptsb tracker

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      Latest: Tracker Variable or LTV Variable option? Somar, Feb 26, 2015 at 2:59 PM
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    11. 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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    12. Credit Union issues

      loans, savings, restructuring, etc.
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      Latest: Loan question Slim, Feb 26, 2015 at 9:51 AM
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    13. Banking, credit cards, etc

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

      Personal taxes only. For business tax go to Askaboutbusiness. For investment property tax go to Property Investment.
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      Latest: Deed of Covenant? Maz, Feb 26, 2015 at 10:26 PM
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    15. Budget 2015

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    16. The Local Property Tax

      Also: The Household Charge and NPPR Charge
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      Latest: Owner of a House with a Controlled Tenancy qedqed, Feb 26, 2015 at 11:09 PM
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    17. Recommend advisors - solicitors, accountants etc.

      Only Frequent Posters can recommend a service. Others may ask for a recommendation.
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      Latest: A Galway-based financial adviser so-crates, Feb 21, 2015 at 2:04 AM
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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

      Making a will, acting as executor, related tax issues
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      Latest: fair deal scheme and transfer of home roisin11, Feb 26, 2015 at 1:20 PM
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    20. Investments

      Stock market, tracker bonds, commodities etc.
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      Latest: Broker Comparison ng365, Feb 26, 2015 at 5:42 PM
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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: Landlord selling property facetious, Feb 26, 2015 at 9:38 PM
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    22. Redundancy, unemployment & jobseekers entitlements

      Rights, social welfare entitlements, tax refunds, pensions
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      Latest: am i entitled to redundancy thedaddyman, Feb 26, 2015 at 5:09 PM
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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: CE scheme pudds, Feb 25, 2015 at 6:48 PM
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    24. Pensions

      For practical questions. Discuss pension policy in National Pensions Framework forum
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      Latest: Bridging the gap between 60 and oap oysterman, Feb 26, 2015 at 12:10 PM
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    25. Health Insurance and healthcare costs

      We don't allow discussion of medical issues
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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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      Latest: How to manage tight budget trasneoir, Feb 27, 2015 at 1:07 AM
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    28. Askaboutbusiness

      Tax, funding, planning, sole traders, company law, etc.
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      Latest: Closing my business but Accountant MIA Joe_90, Feb 26, 2015 at 8:10 PM
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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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      Latest: Wedding Gift Amount? Sue Ellen, Feb 14, 2015
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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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      Latest: The Cult of the Equity revisited after 10 years Fella, Feb 22, 2015 at 9:48 PM
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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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    4. Homes and Gardens - suppliers

      Now merged with Homes and Gardens main forum
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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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    7. Sites, planning, self-builds and extensions

      Mortgages, tax, legal, planning,building etc.
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    8. Latest: Not paid wages for the second time Sue Ellen, Feb 27, 2015 at 1:30 AM
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    9. Consumer Issues and Rights

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      Latest: Meteor phone "water damaged" roker, Feb 26, 2015 at 8:49 PM
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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

      Including: email, browsers, viruses, PDAs,
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      Latest: Laptop repair and security/privacy AlbacoreA, Feb 27, 2015 at 12:59 AM
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    12. Phones, DVDs, TVs, Audio/Visual

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      Latest: Best mobile contract for older person 1dave123, Feb 25, 2015 at 6:38 PM
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    13. Service Providers

      eircom, vodafone, O2,magnet,UPC, Sky etc.
      Ask issues unrelated to suppliers in Phones or IT
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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

      Job hunting, tax, housing etc
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    17. Cars, cycling and transport

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      Latest: Negotiating New/Used Car Prices. amtc, Feb 25, 2015 at 10:10 AM
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    18. 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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      Latest: Music recommendations Firefly, Feb 23, 2015 at 9:37 AM
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