Now that the Summer is nearly over its time to start thinking about going back to school.Have you given thought to the cost of 3rd level education? Investing regulary is a great way to save for your childrens future 3rd level education.Click here to see this interesting article in Sundays Independent. Call us on 041-9810156 for more information…
BANK of Ireland today reported a strong set of results including a pre-tax profit of €399m for the first half of the year, compared with a loss of over €500m in the same period last year. For more please find the full article here August 1st 2014
Ok so no Garth Brooks this weekend even his tribute act has cancelled. Its not all doom and gloom though here is something to smile about. There is an additional 3% off the best market price for Life Cover until August 1st. For more information contact us on 041-9810156
Ombudsman Paul Kenny said thousands of people who moved jobs years ago are now finding it difficult to trace their retirement benefits.”I think there are probably thousands of people out there who have pensions that they cannot find,” he said. For more on the story click here.
People aged 70 or over whose aggregate income for the year is €60,000 or less pay a reduced rate of USC (currently 4 per cent). For more on the story click here.
Mario Draghi has signalled that the European Central Bank is getting ready to unleash a new unconventional monetary policy in a bid to fight low inflation. Speaking after the spring meetings of the International Monetary Fund in Washington at the weekend, the ECB president indicated the strengthening of the euro “requires further monetary stimulus”. Click here for more on the…
Many first time property buyers often believe that they are under an obligation to take out a Mortgage Protection policy with their Mortgage Lender as a requirement or to help get the application sanctioned. This is not correct. By using a Financial Broker, who is independent, they will research the market to provide the most…
Here’s what to look for when the European Central Bank’s 24-member Governing Council releases its monthly interest-rate decision for the euro area at 1:45 p.m. and ECB President Mario Draghi holds a press conference in Frankfurt at 2:30 p.m. For more on the story please click here.
If you are a Vodafone Shareholder you have until the 20th February to return your form which will determine whether or not you pay tax on the payment you recieve under the Company’s deal with the U.S telecoms giant Verizon. For more on the story please click here.
Eligible customers will have mortgage split in two and bank to discount loan. For more on the story please click here.
Personal Retirement Savings Account – PRSA If you were contributing to a PRSA in 2013 and continue to do so in 2014, in order to recieve the appropriate tax credit you will need to re-apply through your local Revenue office. Information on PRSAs can be found on www.revenue.ie.
The World Bank on Tuesday raised its forecast for global growth for the first time in three years as advanced economies started to pick up pace, led by the United States. For the full article click here.
Yields in Spain, Portugal and Greece down after Irish bond sale For the full article click here.
Tax hikes are coming, for investors and savers alike. For the full article click here.
Irish companies will be able to apply for €1.25 billion in research grants. Full article here.
Finance minister to scrap the tax-free status of special savings accounts. For more information click here.
If you are the liable person for the property on 1 November 2013 you have to pay LPT for 2014. For more information click here.
ECB Chief Also Plays Down Hopes Negative Interest Rates May Come Soon! For more on the story click here.
Ranking tech entrepreneurialism is a tricky task and whatever measure you come up with is going to annoy somebody, but by at least one measure, Europe’s most entrepreneurial country is Ireland. For more on the story click here.