How to Check Your Credit Rating in Ireland

Checking credit scores seems to be a big thing in the UK – with several firms regularly advertising apps offering to check your credit score for free. Some of the UK names include Credit Karma and Clear Score Here in Ireland there are currently only two ways to check your credit rating or credit report. […]
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Low Interest Loans for People on Social Welfare or Pensions

A government-backed scheme using Credit Unions to provide low-cost loans was rolled out nationwide in 2018 . These small loans with low-interest rates are known as Micro Credit. The loans are called It Makes Sense loans – and aim to provide small, low-interest loans for people on Social Welfare or State Pensions aged 18 or […]
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Affordable Mortgages – Rebuilding Ireland

A  government-backed mortgage scheme – the “Rebuilding Ireland Home Loan”  (RIHL)  started on February 1st 2018. Some people call it the “affordable mortgages scheme” This RIHL provides mortgages at reduced interest rates to first-time buyers who have been refused a mortgage or were offered “insufficient” finance, by at least two lenders.  (not credit unions) . […]
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