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  1. The new Askaboutmoney format

    Discussion of the new format

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    Latest: Posts are called "messages" in the new format CiaranT, Dec 27, 2014 at 9:24 PM
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    1. Posting Guidelines for Askaboutmoney

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      Latest: Posting Guidelines Brendan Burgess, Dec 26, 2014 at 9:12 AM
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    2. How to use Askaboutmoney

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      Latest: Why can't I post on Askaboutmoney? Brendan Burgess New, Dec 23, 2014 at 9:48 PM
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    3. Mortgages and buying and selling homes

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      Latest: Mortgage interest rate calculations Dermot, Dec 23, 2014 at 9:57 PM
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    4. The high SVR campaign

      To highlight the very high SVR and bring it down
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    5. Personal Insolvency, bankruptcy, etc

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      Latest: My Experience of Bankruptcy in Scotland epicaricacy, Dec 26, 2014 at 5:10 PM
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    6. Mortgage arrears - policy issues

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    7. Issues arising from joint mortgages

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    8. Issues with tracker mortgages

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      Latest: Tracker Issue with Ulster Bank peteb, Dec 27, 2014 at 12:57 PM
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    9. Deposits

      Check out the Deposits Best Buys
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      Latest: What to do with excess cash on deposit. tech, Dec 26, 2014 at 11:32 AM
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    10. Credit Union issues

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      Latest: Another Credit Union gone to the wall... WizardDr, Dec 27, 2014 at 7:44 PM
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    11. The Financial Services Ombudsman

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    12. Banking, credit cards, etc

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

      Personal taxes only. For business tax go to Askaboutbusiness. For investment property tax go to Property Investment.
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      Latest: Payslip Query for Director TTI, Dec 27, 2014 at 9:44 PM
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    14. Budget 2015

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    15. The Local Property Tax

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      Latest: Buying in 2014 - LPT valuation? mf1, Dec 27, 2014 at 10:24 AM
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    16. Recommend advisors - solicitors, accountants etc.

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      Latest: Frustrations with Financial Advisors PaddyBloggit, Dec 24, 2014 at 3:49 PM
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    17. 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: Land registry DirectDevil, Dec 22, 2014 at 11:15 AM
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    18. Wills, inheritances and gifts

      Making a will, acting as executor, related tax issues
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      Latest: Revenue C.A.T Guidance - Gifts to children 1dave123, Dec 26, 2014 at 9:35 PM
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    19. Investments

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      Latest: Investment in Irish Forestry Funds markowitzman, Dec 27, 2014 at 1:00 PM
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    20. Property investment and tenants' rights

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      Latest: Property manager recommendations? Niall Smart, Dec 24, 2014 at 12:36 PM
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    21. Redundancy, unemployment & jobseekers entitlements

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      Latest: Redundancy and beneficial loan dubtech, Dec 12, 2014
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    22. Welfare and state benefits

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    23. Pensions

      For practical questions. Discuss pension policy in National Pensions Framework forum
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      Latest: Bridging the gap between 60 and oap japester, Dec 23, 2014 at 5:56 PM
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    24. Health Insurance and healthcare costs

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    25. 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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      Latest: Life insurance, just sold house. Ravima, Dec 24, 2014 at 7:02 PM
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    26. Money makeover

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    27. Askaboutbusiness

      Tax, funding, planning, sole traders, company law, etc.
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    28. 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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    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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      Latest: Coupons Thread Crunchie, Dec 20, 2014
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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 and recommend trade

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    5. Water metering and charges

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      Latest: Water free allowance abolished Dermot, Dec 11, 2014
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    6. Home energy

      Central Heating; fireplaces; double glazing; Insulation; BER; alternative energy;energy saving lights
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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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    13. Overseas Travel,Holidays,Hotels & Airlines

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    14. Emigration and the Irish abroad

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      Latest: NCT tests backlogs getting longer horusd, Dec 22, 2014 at 8:52 PM
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    16. Miscellaneous Non-financial Questions

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    1. Letting Off Steam

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      Latest: Have yourselves a Trekkie Merry Christmas! Marion, Dec 22, 2014 at 7:54 PM
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