Switching Mortgage : Is it Worth it?

Switching your Mortgage Lender – is it worth it? If your current mortgage rate is over 3.4% we say it is worth switching if you can. Below  – we show some comparisons that show a switch to a mortgage interest rate that is just 0.7% lower on a €240k mortgage can result in savings of […]
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Broadband with Unlimited Downloads

These days – with all the streaming and downloading of  Films ,TV , music and video games  –  many people are hitting the monthly download limits of their internet providers. If you go above your data transfer limit some providers might  hit you with a fee or you might have your download speeds drastically reduced. […]
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Electricity and Gas Prices – Don’t be Fooled

With the deregulation of the home energy market in Ireland ,back in 2011, came an increase in hard sell tactics and advertising campaigns. Here in Ireland, doorstep and on-street sales are still used by some energy companies.  There has been recent activity by PrePayPower and Just Energy. Doorstep sales usually involves using commission based staff  […]
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Bank of Ireland Mortgage Saver Account – €2000 Bonus

Bank of Ireland  launched an interesting regular savings account back in 2016 for first time buyers called the “Mortgage Saver “.  It originally started with just a 10% bonus – but later it was amended and now savers can get a free bonus of €2000 on a deposit of just €5000. This account is still […]
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More Gas and Electricity Price Increases on the Way

Flogas  increased  gas charges from November 1st by 9.8%, which meant an annual increase of €80 for average usage households.   Flogas already raised rates on 1 August this year , with customers seeing the average gas bill rise by almost €93. Panda Power also increased electricity and gas prices by 11.1% with effect from […]
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Fibre Broadband Prices in Ireland Compared

There are currently about 1.6 million households and businesses in Ireland that are supposed to be  “fibre enabled”.  Broadband speeds on fibre are “upto” 100Mb – but speeds will be slower than that in many locations. When complete in 2020 the rollout of fibre will enable at least 1.9 million homes and businesses across Ireland […]
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