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  1. How to use Askaboutmoney

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    How to ask a question and how to reply
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    1. Deposits

      Check out the Deposits Best Buys
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      Latest: State savings maturing noproblem, Jan 13, 2018 at 5:44 PM
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    2. Banking, credit cards, etc

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

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    4. Investments

      Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs)
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    5. Alternative Investments

      Crytocurrencies, gold, wine, art, etc.
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      Latest: Major fall in BTC price (16th Jan) MrEarl, Jan 17, 2018 at 4:41 AM
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    6. Payment Protection Insurance claims

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    7. Tax

      Personal taxes only. For business tax go to Askaboutbusiness. For investment property tax go to Property Investment.
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      Latest: Query on crystallizing losses on shares dub_nerd, Jan 17, 2018 at 2:10 AM
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    8. Pensions

      https://www.askaboutmoney.com/forums/public-sector-pensions.61/
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      Latest: First Personal Pension SBarrett, Jan 16, 2018 at 2:16 PM
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    9. Recommend advisors - solicitors, accountants etc.

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      Latest: Independent financial advisor in Cork city CorkRos, Jan 11, 2018 at 2:39 PM
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    10. 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: Priority debtors ? Preferential debts ? SashaNiG, Jan 13, 2018 at 12:00 PM
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    11. Wills, inheritances and gifts

      Making a will, acting as executor, related tax issues
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      Latest: What happens during Probate? noproblem, Jan 16, 2018 at 10:44 PM
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    12. Personal Insolvency, bankruptcy, etc

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    13. Redundancy, unemployment & jobseekers entitlements

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

      Ask questions about Jobseekers Benefit and Allowance in the Redundancy and Unemployment forum.
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      Latest: Part time work Useranyway23, Jan 12, 2018 at 6:06 PM
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    15. Health Insurance and healthcare costs

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      Latest: PMI 4316 for renewal - better options? Niall56, Jan 16, 2018 at 10:46 PM
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    16. 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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    17. Money makeover

      Budgeting and dealing with debt moved to Mortgage Arrears and Debt Forum .
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      Latest: put savings toward home or investment property? IceB70, Jan 17, 2018 at 12:41 AM
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    18. Askaboutbusiness

      Tax, funding, planning, sole traders, company law, etc.
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    19. 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: Is it time for wage increases? Purple, Jan 9, 2018
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    2. The great financial debates

      Recurring debates on financial topics
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      Latest: Was I entitled to be on a tracker mortgage? Lillymarlane, Jan 13, 2018 at 12:10 AM
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    3. Financial campaigns and consultations

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      Latest: Wasn't I lucky? Purple, Jan 2, 2018
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    1. Homes and gardens

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      Latest: Kitchen cabinets spray painting peemac, Jan 16, 2018 at 10:49 PM
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    2. Water metering and charges

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    3. 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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      Latest: Switching to Flo Gas from Bord Gais. sahd, Jan 16, 2018 at 7:49 PM
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    4. Sites, planning, self-builds and extensions

      Mortgages, tax, legal, planning,building etc.
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    5. Management companies, apartments, etc.

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    6. Latest: Horrible boss Gordon Gekko, Jan 16, 2018 at 7:26 PM
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    7. Consumer Issues and Rights

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    8. Is this a scam?

      Worried about an offer?
      Got caught out?
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    9. I.T.,Cameras and MP 3 players

      Including: email, browsers, viruses, PDAs,
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    10. Phones, DVDs, TVs, Audio/Visual

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      Latest: Soarview/Freeview Leo, Jan 11, 2018 at 9:33 AM
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    11. Service Providers

      eircom, vodafone, O2,magnet,UPC, Sky etc.
      Ask issues unrelated to suppliers in Phones or IT
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      Latest: Irish Water texts Logo, Jan 13, 2018 at 4:17 AM
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    12. Overseas Travel,Holidays,Hotels & Airlines

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      Latest: Flying to Miami with flexibility re return date? Slim, Jan 16, 2018 at 8:23 PM
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    13. Cars, cycling and transport

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      Latest: Why are electric cars so cheap to run ? RETIRED2017, Jan 16, 2018 at 8:15 PM
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    14. 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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      Latest: Multiple exclamation marks!!!!! What????? Dan Murray, Jan 13, 2018 at 9:28 AM
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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: Dolores O'Riordan R.I.P. Delboy, Jan 16, 2018 at 8:44 PM
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