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    1. Budget 2018

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    2. Deposits

      Check out the Deposits Best Buys
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      Latest: Regular savings best rate. RedOnion, Jul 18, 2018 at 9:33 PM
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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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      Latest: Exchanging Dollars into Euros in cash Dublinchic, Jul 19, 2018 at 12:30 PM
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    4. Credit Union issues

      loans, savings, restructuring, etc.
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      Latest: Wasting time applying? RETIRED2017, Jul 18, 2018 at 9:55 AM
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    5. Investments

      Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs)
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      Latest: Investment Trust - Conversion Shares Gordon Gekko, Jul 17, 2018 at 10:52 AM
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    6. Alternative Investments

      Crytocurrencies, gold, wine, art, etc.
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      Latest: The "Useless Ethereum Token" elcato, Jul 19, 2018 at 2:05 PM
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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: Requirement to file RTSO1 comfysofa, Jul 17, 2018 at 6:20 PM
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    8. Pensions

      https://www.askaboutmoney.com/forums/public-sector-pensions.61/
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      Latest: Pension charges - What is a good deal KCRMoney, Jul 18, 2018 at 3:27 PM
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    9. Recommend advisors - solicitors, accountants etc.

      Only Frequent Posters can recommend a service. Others may ask for a recommendation.
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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: Solicitor Firm Closed fieldfare, Jul 14, 2018 at 6:55 PM
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    11. Wills, inheritances and gifts

      Making a will, acting as executor, related tax issues
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      Latest: time limits on 3K gifts john luc, Jul 19, 2018 at 10:19 AM
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    12. Personal Insolvency, bankruptcy, etc

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      Latest: Getting a mortgage after bankruptcy Jane09, Jul 19, 2018 at 12:13 PM
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    13. Redundancy, unemployment & jobseekers entitlements

      Rights, social welfare entitlements, tax refunds, pensions
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      Latest: Tax refund after Redundancy payment Broth of a boy, Jul 18, 2018 at 7:56 PM
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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: Carers Allowance and BSCFA Mary55555, Jul 13, 2018 at 10:19 PM
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    15. Health Insurance and healthcare costs

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      Latest: HEALTH INSURANCE perkins, Jul 18, 2018 at 1:12 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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      Latest: Zurich for home insurance RedOnion, Jul 19, 2018 at 1:20 PM
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    17. Money makeover

      Budgeting and dealing with debt moved to Mortgage Arrears and Debt Forum .
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      Latest: Should I sell off shares to pay down loan? galwaypat, Jul 19, 2018 at 8:10 AM
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    18. Askaboutbusiness

      Tax, funding, planning, sole traders, company law, etc.
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      Latest: Director - Bike to Work Scheme vandriver, Jul 19, 2018 at 3:33 PM
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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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      Latest: Bord Gais not accepting IBAN sahd, Jul 19, 2018 at 3:42 PM
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    1. Economic issues

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      Latest: EU and Japan to sign historic trade deal T McGibney, Jul 19, 2018 at 2:22 PM
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    2. The great financial debates

      Recurring debates on financial topics
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    1. Supermarket shopping

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      Latest: Musty smell and taste from Supermarket apples. Odea, Jul 19, 2018 at 3:36 PM
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    2. Homes and gardens

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    3. Water metering and charges

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      Latest: Mains pipe through attic Leo, Feb 6, 2018
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    4. 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: Wood Pellet Boiler Replacement? mugoftea, Jul 19, 2018 at 11:10 AM
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    5. Sites, planning, self-builds and extensions

      Mortgages, tax, legal, planning,building etc.
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      Latest: Neighbours Extension on boundary Palerider, Jul 19, 2018 at 10:43 AM
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    6. Management companies, apartments, etc.

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      Latest: Statement of Accounts lantus, Jun 23, 2018
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    7. Latest: Let go after temporary contract expired? MangoJoe, Jul 18, 2018 at 10:27 AM
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    8. Is this a scam?

      Worried about an offer?
      Got caught out?
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      Latest: Ace Paving newbie, Jul 14, 2018 at 7:58 PM
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    9. I.T.,Cameras and MP 3 players

      Including: email, browsers, viruses, PDAs,
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      Latest: transfer phone text to computer how? llgon, Jul 15, 2018 at 10:13 PM
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    10. Service Providers

      eircom, vodafone, O2,magnet,UPC, Sky etc.
      Ask issues unrelated to suppliers in Phones or IT
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    11. Overseas Travel,Holidays,Hotels & Airlines

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      Latest: Cityjet shambles dereko1969, Jul 16, 2018 at 2:19 PM
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    12. Cars, cycling and transport

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      Latest: Number old cars on the road Leo, Jul 17, 2018 at 4:03 PM
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    13. Miscellaneous Non-financial Questions

      Please keep general discussions and opinions in Letting Off Steam.
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      Latest: Websites for tracking someone down? elcato, Jul 19, 2018 at 2:10 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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      Latest: Armed Robberies and how staff are treated. Laramie, Jul 18, 2018 at 8:12 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: How do you find a "Top class solicitor" Betsy Og, Jul 19, 2018 at 1:25 AM
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