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Are you in negative equity? Good Financial Housekeeping
Many of us have left small pension funds in previous jobs and hav never done anything with them. What should we do, what options are available and what information do we need to help with making the decision? Continue reading
Huge numbers of people are struggling to pay mortgages and other debts in Ireland. The lenders don’t seem to be offering much help, customer stress levels are high and it’s often hard to see any hope at all. We at Good Financial Housekeeping can improve the debt situation, deal with the lenders, put a plan in force and make the problem much more manageable. Continue reading
Goodbye Permanent TSB! The €4 billion recapitalisation now required per today’s stress testing announcements means the nationalisation of Irish Life and Permanent. We will now be left with 2 banking groups, AIB and BOI, both owned by the State. This … Continue reading
In 2010 life assurance companies saw significant increases in death claims, paid out more on suicide claims and had a dramatic increase in the proportion of income protection claims which related to depression, stress, etc.
The recession is taking a heavy toll on our lives and our health. Good Financial Housekeeping suggests that the protection of the family finances against death and illness during recession is even more important than in normal times. Continue reading
Will Enda use the mutually assured destruction card when negotiating a better bail out deal for Ireland? Continue reading
Permanent TSB takes advantage of its residential investment property mortgage customers by threatening to take away their interest only facilities if they refuse to give up their tracker mortgage rates. This is a despicable cynical move by the bank. Continue reading
The Irish Property Owners Association is likely to challenge the Government’s abolition of Section 23 Allowances for investors who have not been able to date to use the allowances fully. Continue reading
Ireland may already have 40,000 mortgages in arrears, but when ECB finally rises there will be carnage. Large numbers of residential investment property (R.I.P.) mortgageholders will all be in trouble at the same time resulting in a further property slump in Ireland. This crisis will of course “surprise” us. Continue reading
Irish private pensions – Implications of the Irish Government’s National Recovery Plan 2010 – 2014. There will be less relief in the future for contributions, so consider additional contributions now.
Good Financial Housekeeping – Helping to make your income go further. Continue reading