PPI Refunds in Ireland

Original Artice From 2014 – Updated in 2017 to take account of legislation changes. The issue of mis-sold payment protection insurance (PPI)  was very widespread in the UK and it looks like the banks also tried to make easy profits from it here in Ireland. It came to light aroud 2011 that several  financial institutions […]
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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 has been rolled out nationwide. 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 […]
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Lending Limits for Mortgages

New regulations were announced in January 2015 by the  Irish Central Bank that applied lending limits for mortgages in Ireland .  These regulations first came into force in February  2015 and were amended slightly in January 2017. The restrictions relate to the percentage of the house value that can be lent. ( The LTV or […]
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