How to ensure you are not over insured
For every Euro you spend on critical illness and life assurance, you are denying yourself an income of €4 in retirement. Insurances are necessary, but many clients I advise tend to be over-insured. Today we take a look at how this happens and what you can do about it.
Berkeley Balcony Collapse families face a vigorous defence from unsympathetic trillion-dollar corporation, BlackRock Inc
If you have invested in Blackrock funds and believe their response to the Berkeley, California balcony collapse was unethical, it is not too late to remove your money from the fund.
Ulster Bank issues misleading statement on tracker mortgages
Were you originally approved for a tracker mortgage but are no longer on it? If so, you may be entitled to compensation and reinstatement to a tracker mortgage – but only if you are within the 6-year statute of limitations. Act fast!
Not knowing what a tracker mortgage is could cost you thousands
People who started their loans with a tracker mortgage could potentially be saving hundreds of Euro a month if they reverted to their trackers. Know what your rights are can ensure you aren’t cheated out of money by the big bad banks.
We love our cheque books and cash
The Irish government is finally getting with the “electronic” times via the introduction of the new National Payments Plan. This is their attempt to save the country €1bn by moving away from cheques and cash and into the electronic age.
You’re paying how much on bank charges?
Changing banks is such a hassle; all your accounts, your direct debits, learning about new bank fees, etc. But the potential to save €150 each year on bank charges may be a good incentive to make the switch. The decision is even easier when banks such as PTSB have dedicated staff to help make it a smooth transition.