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    1. Deposits

      Check out the Deposits Best Buys
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      Latest: RaboDirect Ireland will be closing in May gravitygirl, Feb 23, 2018 at 10:37 PM
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    2. Banking, credit cards, etc

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    3. Credit Union issues

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    4. Investments

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      Latest: Cheapest way to transfer USD to US brokerage? Hiragii, Feb 23, 2018 at 8:13 PM
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    5. Alternative Investments

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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: Prd and USC Tomowillo, Feb 23, 2018 at 9:15 PM
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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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    10. The Financial Services Ombudsman

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      Latest: FSO made wrong judgement Palerider, Feb 14, 2018
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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: Moving back to UK in Sept 2019 - buying house? elainem, Feb 24, 2018 at 2:26 AM
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    12. Wills, inheritances and gifts

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      Latest: CAT - aggregation of prior benefits T McGibney, Feb 22, 2018 at 9:48 AM
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    13. Personal Insolvency, bankruptcy, etc

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      Latest: Query on Rle and also project glas. vandriver, Feb 23, 2018 at 3:02 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

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      Latest: Free Travel. Aircoach & Ferry. Tintagel, Feb 23, 2018 at 2:15 PM
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    16. Health Insurance and healthcare costs

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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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    18. Money makeover

      Budgeting and dealing with debt moved to Mortgage Arrears and Debt Forum .
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      Latest: How to save to trade up? gnf_ireland, Feb 22, 2018 at 4:53 PM
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    19. Askaboutbusiness

      Tax, funding, planning, sole traders, company law, etc.
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      Latest: Foreign Travel & Subsistence Purple, Feb 23, 2018 at 2:32 PM
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    20. Other financial issues

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    1. Economic issues

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      Latest: Poverty in Ireland Purple, Feb 23, 2018 at 2:55 PM
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    2. The great financial debates

      Recurring debates on financial topics
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      Latest: Low interest rate era moneymakeover, Feb 22, 2018 at 1:03 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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    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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    5. Sites, planning, self-builds and extensions

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    6. Latest: Redundancy payment calculation Minnow2, Feb 18, 2018 at 3:33 PM
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    7. Is this a scam?

      Worried about an offer?
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    8. I.T.,Cameras and MP 3 players

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    9. Phones, DVDs, TVs, Audio/Visual

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      Latest: Combo Boxes Thanos0, Feb 23, 2018 at 11:01 PM
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    10. Service Providers

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      Ask issues unrelated to suppliers in Phones or IT
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      Latest: Broadband and being overcharged Leo, Feb 19, 2018 at 4:07 PM
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    11. Overseas Travel,Holidays,Hotels & Airlines

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    12. Travel, accommodation and restaurants in Ireland

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      Latest: Access to College Green & parking Purple, Feb 19, 2018 at 11:49 AM
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    13. Cars, cycling and transport

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      Latest: VW Passat Headlight Bulb Ravima, Feb 23, 2018 at 5:53 PM
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    14. Miscellaneous Non-financial Questions

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    1. Letting Off Steam

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    2. Shooting the Breeze

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