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Six ways to get financially fit for 2010

written by Rachel_McDonald
22.12.09 0 Recommends 0 Comments

This is going to be the year - the year we finally get on top of our personal finances. Yes, come January we'll all be making similar promises to ourselves but there is a way - and it's not even too painful. There will be no forced selling of unwanted Christmas pressies on eBay (though that's not a bad idea), there will be no flogging the second car or the apartment in Turkey.

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How to avoid falling into money traps

written by Naomi_Richardson

Is payment protection insurance really one of the worst forms of insurance you can buy? Those of us who took out mortgage payment protection insurance to cover job loss or serious illness should be feeling confident that at least the mortgage is covered - no matter what happens, right? For most of us meeting those mortgage repayments is a priority.

Posted in Finance
Article 02.12.09 0 Recommends 0 Comments

Your job may drive up the price of insurance

written by M_Horgan

Your sensible brother may slag you about the money you splash on shoes, bling and weekends away. He may even say you’re high risk on the high street with your credit card. But when it comes to car insurance, you get away lightly. It’s young men who are classed in the higher risk categories, according to ...

Posted in Insurance
Article 22.10.09 0 Recommends 0 Comments

Know your rights when shopping online

written by M_Horgan

You've been waiting all week for that little black number to arrive in the post, just in time for the office black tie dinner.

Posted in Home Utilities
Article 07.09.09 0 Recommends 0 Comments

Bag a bargain in the price wars

written by admin

There's nothing like a price war between Ireland's two favourite airlines and the latest Ryanair and Aer Lingus special offers had us whipping out our credit cards.

Posted in Travel
Article 07.09.09 0 Recommends 0 Comments

Four more years of negative equity to go

written by M_Horgan

Getting caught in negative equity conjures up images of financial quick sand for home owners.

Posted in Finance
Article 07.09.09 0 Recommends 0 Comments

Help me - I'm on staycation in Cork

written by Siobhan_Norton

It may be rip-off Ireland, but when money's tight and the children are a handful, is it really worth shelling out to herd a family through the airport only to arrive in searing heat and a sea of Irish pubs?

Posted in Travel
Article 01.09.09 0 Recommends 0 Comments

Dentists feel the pain as recession bites

written by Rachel_McDonald

As the recession bites, Irish dentists are feeling the pain when it comes to a drop in cosmetic work.

Posted in Finance
Article 26.08.09 0 Recommends 0 Comments

Stay one step ahead of the scammers

written by Rob_Cumiskey

In June, Bord Gais had four laptops with 75,000 customers bank account details stolen from its premises. This alert reminds us all of the importance of protecting our personal data.

Posted in Home Utilities
Article 26.08.09 0 Recommends 0 Comments

Booming businesses - it's a cosmetic thing

written by Rachel_McDonald

Irish women are reluctant to cut back on the Botox and other cosmetic surgery - despite the recession, according to thriving cosmetic surgery clinics.

Posted in Finance
Article 22.07.09 0 Recommends 0 Comments
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