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Shoring Up Your Retirement Fund: What Are AVCs?

Shoring Up Your Retirement Fund: What Are AVCs?

As retirement approaches, it is a natural process to begin planning how you will use the nest egg you spent so long saving for. Adventures to far-off lands, midweek trips around Ireland and home improvements may be top of the list, but all of these plans can come with...

Mortgage Challenges for the Self-Employed

Mortgage Challenges for the Self-Employed

You may be a freelance worker, trade person or contractor or perhaps you’re the owner or director of a company. All of these positions fall under the “self-employed” label and if you find yourself in this category, then certain caveats will present themselves when it...

Understanding Your Credit Report

Understanding Your Credit Report

Apply for loan, get loan, repay loan. This seems like a relatively straightforward process for most people with any experience of borrowing from a lending institution and one that the majority of the population will likely have carried out numerous times. But what...

Why Use A Mortgage Broker?

Why Use A Mortgage Broker?

Knowledgeable and professional advice is the most valuable tool you can have to hand as you prepare to invest in your first home. Those that opt to navigate the process alone are faced with a number of issues that could be alleviated with the help of a broker. The...

The Hidden Costs of Buying a Home

The Hidden Costs of Buying a Home

It is no secret that buying a home is a costly process. From saving for a deposit to budgeting for the monthly mortgage repayments – not to mention the expense of fixtures, fittings and furniture – it is likely to be the most expensive purchase you will ever make. But...