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We are looking to do some work on our house (approx. €30k) and trying to figure out the best way to finance it. We have equity in our home: our mortga(...)

Mortgage lender ICS is cutting the interest it charges across all its variable and fixed rate products. Photograph: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

Mortgage lender ICS is cutting the interest it charges across all its variable and fixed rate products. The new rates, which come into force from Mond(...)

EBS refused my application as I work for an airline and that’s high risk – even though we have not been subject to any reduction in pay. Photograph: Getty Images

I recently applied for a new mortgage with the EBS. I got my first mortgage with them 15 years ago and have not missed any payments. It refused my a(...)

Employers can pay workers an allowance of €3.20 a day to compensate for home expenses without paying any tax, PRSI or the universal social charge on it. Photograph: Getty Images

If the pandemic has you working from home you’re effectively running a branch office. But who’s paying the bill? Workers everywhere are absorbing emp(...)

Money maze: while there are many factors over which you have no control, there are plenty of financial decisions to improve your financial health that are within your control

If you’re suffering a case of the January blues – and your cupboards, wallet and bank account are all bare – it may be an opportune moment to take sto(...)