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    1. Brexit

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      Latest: Donald Tusk's "special place in hell" remark Leo, 19 Feb 2019 at 9:11 AM
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    2. Deposits

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    3. Banking, credit cards, etc

      Budgeting and dealing with debt moved to Mortgage Arrears and Debt Forum .
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    4. Credit Union issues

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    5. Investments

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      Latest: Alpha Fund Irish101, 22 Feb 2019 at 11:43 AM
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    6. Alternative Investments

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      Latest: AAM Bitcoin Valuation Game MrEarl, 10 Jan 2019
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    7. Tax

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    8. Pensions

      https://www.askaboutmoney.com/forums/public-sector-pensions.61/
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    9. Recommend advisors - solicitors, accountants etc.

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      Latest: Discount Brokers RedOnion, 21 Feb 2019 at 7:00 PM
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    10. The Financial Services Ombudsman

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    11. 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: Capacity to make decisions elacsaplau, 21 Feb 2019 at 2:46 PM
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    12. Wills, inheritances and gifts

      Making a will, acting as executor, related tax issues
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      Latest: Gift From Spanish parents To Buy A House teron3, 22 Feb 2019 at 11:34 AM
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    13. Personal Insolvency, bankruptcy, etc

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      Latest: 72,000 in debt split between me and my ex zxcvbnm, 21 Feb 2019 at 8:34 PM
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    14. Redundancy, unemployment & jobseekers entitlements

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

      Ask questions about Jobseekers Benefit and Allowance in the Redundancy and Unemployment forum.
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      Latest: BTEA application Feemar5, 21 Feb 2019 at 10:57 PM
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    16. Health Insurance and healthcare costs

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      Latest: Query re Excess kitty81, 22 Feb 2019 at 10:49 PM
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    17. 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: Income Protection/PHI - discount broker? RedOnion, 20 Feb 2019 at 6:56 PM
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    18. Money makeover

      Budgeting and dealing with debt moved to Mortgage Arrears and Debt Forum .
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      Latest: Tax efficiency as a PAYE worker Blackrock1, 21 Feb 2019 at 11:36 AM
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    19. Askaboutbusiness

      Tax, funding, planning, sole traders, company law, etc.
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    20. 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: Dire need of $$ Jfern12001, 23 Feb 2019 at 1:37 AM
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    21. Economic issues

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    22. The great financial debates

      Recurring debates on financial topics
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    1. Homes and gardens

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      Latest: Furniture Showrooms Dublin Blackrock1, 22 Feb 2019 at 5:19 PM
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    2. 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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    3. Sites, planning, self-builds and extensions

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      Latest: Shomera For Extension Leo, 22 Feb 2019 at 9:25 AM
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    4. Management companies, apartments, etc.

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      Latest: Fire extinguisher maintenance Dermot, 26 Jan 2019
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    5. Latest: From private sector to civil service Sophrosyne, 23 Feb 2019 at 1:28 AM
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    6. Consumer Issues and Rights

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      Latest: Car Service complaint AlbacoreA, 21 Feb 2019 at 6:06 AM
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    7. Is this a scam?

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      Latest: Missed calls from a scam number? pat k, 19 Feb 2019 at 7:20 PM
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    8. Technology

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      Latest: Soarview/Freeview Leo, 18 Feb 2019 at 9:04 AM
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    9. Service Providers

      Broadband, mobile, land lines, TV
      Ask issues unrelated to suppliers in Technology forum
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      Latest: Remote PC Access dub_nerd, 23 Feb 2019 at 1:46 AM
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    10. Overseas Travel,Holidays,Hotels & Airlines

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      Latest: Best way to get from gatwick to slough Leo, 22 Feb 2019 at 9:21 AM
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    11. Travel, accommodation and restaurants in Ireland

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      Latest: Lunch stop. Dublin to Cork. bleary, 19 Feb 2019 at 9:13 AM
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    12. Cars, cycling and transport

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      Latest: VAT on commercial vans sheps money, 22 Feb 2019 at 3:57 PM
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    13. Miscellaneous Non-financial Questions

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      Latest: Small (under 6' long) single bed needed. Purple, 20 Feb 2019 at 5:11 PM
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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: New boss for the HSE mathepac, 22 Feb 2019 at 11:10 AM
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