Central Bank warns consumers about unauthorised investment firm
Consumers have been warned about an unauthorised investment firm.
Consumers have been warned about an unauthorised investment firm.
Regulators are to review the rules governing moneylenders, in a move that could see changes in how they operate.
Officials here fear that some Irish motorists are at risk of being left out of pocket and uninsured in a potential repeat of last year's collapse of Gibraltar-based Enterprise Insurance.
PEOPLE paying off loans to bust Rush Credit Union have complained to the Central Bank over what they claim are threats from the lender's liquidators.
Quitting smoking means people in their middle age can save thousands on insurance policies.
Companies that sell tickets for concerts and other live events are facing a probe from the State's competition watchdog.
A DUTCH online broker is set to offer Irish investors cut-price share dealing services and free access to some 800 low-cost funds in an effort to build up market share here.
Savers have received a new blow with one of the largest banks in the State planning to cut one of its key deposit rates to zero.
Prices were flat last month when compared with a year earlier.
Motor insurance reforms being introduced by the Government will put the brakes on premium hikes, according to experts.
It has taken forever, but at last there is a plan to do something about the scourge of rapidly rising motor insurance costs.
A major clampdown on uninsured drivers is to be implemented in a bid to tackle the rocketing cost of motor insurance.
The Government is to set up a database of fraudulent insurance claims in a bid to tackle the rocketing cost of motor cover.
KBC Bank has become the latest mainstream lender to sell loans to a third party.
People planning summer holidays have been warned to put travel insurance in place, as trip cancellations have emerged as the top reason for a claim.
The tax take for last year reached a "historic high", Finance Minister Michael Noonan has revealed.
Householders have been warned to act now to avoid paying more for electricity and gas next year, when prices are expected to increase.
CONSUMERS and businesses are being warned to remain vigilant of a spike in fraud, theft and shoplifting that is expected to cost more than €55m over the Christmas period.
Like your man in that Barry's Tea radio ad says "there's something about Christmas". Yes there's something about this time of year all right that induces an irrational spending frenzy in us all.
The country's motor insurers all remained loss-making in the first half of 2016, according to the Central Bank.
Family finances have yet to recover after years of austerity, a new study has found.
CALLS have been made for changes in the law to ensure investors get faster access to compensation when financial firms collapse.
Thousands of people who are due to renew their health insurance in the next few weeks have been warned to act now to avoid huge increases in the cost of cover.
New rules being proposed by the European Commission could bring an end to high taxes on electronic school books.
Criminals can work out the card number, expiry date and security code for a Visa debit or credit card in as little as six seconds using guesswork, researchers have found.
CREDIT union members have been warned that many of the community lenders will be unable to hold annual general meetings as usual before Christmas.
Low-income households are being forced to spend more than a third of their weekly budget to eat a healthy well-balanced diet, a new study has revealed.
Charges imposed on people with health insurance using public hospitals have been blamed for more medical cover premium rises.
FEWER than one out of every hundred Irish consumers switched banks last year, according to the Central Bank's latest Consumer Protection Bulletin.
Central Bank regulators have been criticised for not moving faster to shut Rush Credit Union.
Parents believe that personal finance and budgeting should be taught in schools as early as possible, according to a new survey.
Motor insurance premiums fell last month, in what was the first significant fall in years.
Credit union services are set to be restored to the North County Dublin towns of Rush and Lusk, after a liquidator was appointed to shut down the lender there.
Families are facing paying more for health insurance after it emerged that a third provider is pushing up the cost of its premiums.
THE Government has been accused of discriminating against people who save through an investment policy issued by an insurance company.
A senior employee of a north County Dublin credit union at the centre of a cash scandal won a car in a suspected rigged draw.
The average motor premium will go up by €130 by the middle of next year, as the insurance crisis continues.
Gains for workers from Budget cuts to the USC will be swallowed up by the failure of Finance Minister Michael Noonan to widen the income tax bands.
CLOSE to half a million people, mostly self-employed, who are due to file a tax return by the end of this month have been warned they face penalties if they are late.
It costs more to get buried in Tipperary than in the rest of the country, with Sligo and Clare also expensive.
The sterling’s collapse is causing havoc for Irish exporters, but it also means that consumers could save a lot by buying goods priced in pounds.
The number of financially stretched people applying for a State-sanctioned debt deal has doubled.
Finances are so tight for households in this country that they are more likely than people in other eurozone countries to leave bills unpaid.
The Government should have cut the tax on savings by even more in the Budget, a leading consumer advocate has said.
Savers got a small break when the tax on deposits was lowered, with promises of more to come over the next four years.
Families face double-digit increases in the cost of their health insurance when the majority of them renew in the coming months.
The collapse in the value of sterling is proving to be a nightmare for exporters, but the devaluation means there are huge savings to be made for consumers who buy goods priced in the UK currency.
The Government has published legislation to change the six-year time limit on taking complaints to the Financial Services Ombudsman.
Fears of soaring insurance premiums have been exacerbated by a new official guide recommending bigger payouts.
Hardly a week goes by when there is not some form of bad news for the nation's two million drivers.
New guidelines setting out the size of personal injuries awards sets out higher compensation pay-outs for the most common claims.
Rugby legend Peter Clohessy has been declared bankrupt.
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