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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: Purchase limit on State Savings Logo, Feb 3, 2018
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    2. Banking, credit cards, etc

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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) Negotiator, Feb 18, 2018 at 5:36 PM
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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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    8. Pensions

      https://www.askaboutmoney.com/forums/public-sector-pensions.61/
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      Latest: ARF drawdown date Daddy Ireland, Feb 18, 2018 at 5:28 PM
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    9. Recommend advisors - solicitors, accountants etc.

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    10. The Financial Services Ombudsman

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      Latest: FSO made wrong judgement Palerider, Feb 14, 2018 at 6:03 PM
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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: Contractual Performance Twoflutes, Feb 17, 2018 at 11:49 PM
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    12. Wills, inheritances and gifts

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    13. Personal Insolvency, bankruptcy, etc

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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: Free Travel. Aircoach & Ferry. Tintagel, Feb 18, 2018 at 2:58 PM
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    16. Health Insurance and healthcare costs

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      Latest: Policy Renewal cloughy, Feb 15, 2018 at 1:32 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 Plan - opinions? username123, Feb 15, 2018 at 2:07 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: Priorities and some specific questions abc_xyz, Feb 18, 2018 at 4:20 PM
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    19. Askaboutbusiness

      Tax, funding, planning, sole traders, company law, etc.
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      Latest: Working remotely within the EU ashen, Feb 17, 2018 at 12:40 PM
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    20. Other financial issues

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      Latest: 'Financial Resolutions' for the New Year gnf_ireland, Feb 12, 2018 at 11:41 AM
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    1. Economic issues

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      Latest: China and oil market TheBigShort, Feb 17, 2018 at 10:37 AM
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    2. The great financial debates

      Recurring debates on financial topics
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      Latest: Government to ban oil and gas exploration Purple, Feb 12, 2018 at 8:27 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. Supermarket shopping

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      Latest: Changing our attitude to plastic. Sol28, Feb 12, 2018 at 3:24 PM
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    2. Homes and gardens

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      Latest: Re-enameling a toilet bowl. PaddyBloggit, Feb 18, 2018 at 4:22 PM
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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
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    5. Sites, planning, self-builds and extensions

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

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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

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    10. Phones, DVDs, TVs, Audio/Visual

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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: Cannot Get Phone in Other Sockets AlbacoreA, Feb 13, 2018 at 3:46 PM
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    12. Overseas Travel,Holidays,Hotels & Airlines

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      Latest: When should I purchase travel insurance? emeralds, Feb 16, 2018 at 6:40 PM
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    13. Travel, accommodation and restaurants in Ireland

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      Latest: Access to College Green & parking dereko1969, Feb 14, 2018 at 11:36 AM
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    14. Cars, cycling and transport

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    15. Miscellaneous Non-financial Questions

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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: What is Important in your Life? gnf_ireland, Feb 13, 2018 at 12:12 PM
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