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    1. Brexit

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      Latest: Comment in Guardian Website RETIRED2017, 18 Mar 2019 at 11:19 PM
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    2. Deposits

      Check out the Deposits Best Buys
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      Latest: Best Bet for €150 K for 10 year Term cremeegg, 21 Mar 2019 at 2:37 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: Transfering Money from NZ - cheapest way CiaranT, 21 Mar 2019 at 4:08 PM
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    4. Credit Union issues

      loans, savings, restructuring, etc.
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      Latest: Need help with credit union balance @21Cre, 19 Mar 2019 at 11:08 AM
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    5. Investments

      Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs)
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      Latest: Financial Tracking EmmDee, 20 Mar 2019 at 9:54 AM
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    6. Alternative Investments

      Crytocurrencies, gold, wine, art, etc.
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      Latest: The Quadriga Bitcoin saga tecate, 16 Mar 2019 at 9:23 AM
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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: Married Couple State Contributory Pension Nellie123, 21 Mar 2019 at 2:46 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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      Latest: What does the law society actually do? noproblem, 21 Mar 2019 at 10:27 AM
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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: Boundary Hedge Bocon1, 20 Mar 2019 at 11:55 AM
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    12. Wills, inheritances and gifts

      Making a will, acting as executor, related tax issues
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    13. Personal Insolvency, bankruptcy, etc

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      Latest: Unexpected letter from Ulsterbank! Brendan Burgess, 16 Mar 2019 at 9:27 AM
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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: Increase for qualified adult owm1, 16 Mar 2019 at 10:42 PM
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    16. Health Insurance and healthcare costs

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      Latest: Renewal due, but should I change plan? DaveD, 21 Mar 2019 at 3:16 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: Car insurance /eyesight question misemoi, 21 Mar 2019 at 2:21 PM
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    18. Money makeover

      Budgeting and dealing with debt moved to Mortgage Arrears and Debt Forum .
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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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    21. Economic issues

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    22. The great financial debates

      Recurring debates on financial topics
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    1. Supermarket shopping

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      Latest: Internet shopping v The high street stores Jim2007, 21 Mar 2019 at 4:10 PM
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    2. Homes and gardens

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      Latest: Water pump in apartment Leo, 20 Mar 2019 at 9:40 AM
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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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    4. Sites, planning, self-builds and extensions

      Mortgages, tax, legal, planning,building etc.
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      Latest: cul de sac rights Leo, 19 Mar 2019 at 9:25 AM
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    5. Management companies, apartments, etc.

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      Latest: Fire extinguisher maintenance Dermot, 26 Jan 2019
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    6. Consumer Issues and Rights

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      Latest: Monday 18th March. Car Parking. Tintagel, 19 Mar 2019 at 7:43 AM
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    7. Is this a scam?

      Worried about an offer?
      Got caught out?
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    8. Technology

      Technical problems; recommendations for phones; etc
      Ask about deals in the Service Providers forum
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      Latest: VPN crumdub12, 15 Mar 2019 at 5:27 PM
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    9. Service Providers

      Broadband, mobile, land lines, TV
      Ask issues unrelated to suppliers in Technology forum
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    10. Cars, cycling and transport

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      Latest: Car Purchase with Outstanding Finance newtothis, 20 Mar 2019 at 2:11 PM
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    11. Miscellaneous Non-financial Questions

      Please keep general discussions and opinions in Letting Off Steam.
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      Latest: Campaign to Save RTE longwave NoRegretsCoyote, 21 Mar 2019 at 6:34 AM
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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: What about men? michaelm, 21 Mar 2019 at 2:41 PM
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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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