Mortgage

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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(...)

The banks are offered a three-month mortgage payment holiday to those whose ability to pay is hit. Some 28,000 such breaks have already been granted

We didn’t think we’d be back here again so soon. Ten years on from the last financial crisis, recession looms once more. But there’s a difference this(...)

Central Bank found that on regular payment pensions the commission rate can be as high as 15-50 per cent of the first year’s annual premium. Photograph: Thierry Roge/Reuters

It has always been a contentious issue, so contentious, in fact, that some countries, such as Britain and the Netherlands, have banned it altogether. (...)

A 2015 survey from the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission showed that just 2 per cent of mortgage holders have switched in the past five years. This is despite the fact that the Central Bank found last year that some 109,705 people could save money by switching mortgages.  Photograph: Kate Geraghty

Switching is back in the news again, with the high interest rates paid by Irish mortgage customers even coming to the attention of the president of th(...)