Prepaid Debit and Credit Cards in Ireland

Prepaid  Debit and Credit cards can be used for spending at online shops and high street stores – in the same way as normal Debit and Credit Cards. A prepaid card is a payment card that can be loaded with money by you or someone else. You can then use the card to pay bills […]
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N26 Vs Revolut – A Comparison

Revolut Compared to N26 A few years ago – if someone mentioned “mobile banking” in Ireland they were probably talking about a van from Allied Irish Bank or Bank of Ireland visiting rural villages. Today – Mobile banking or Digital banking – refers to the new wave of branchless, online-only,  banks that are providing an […]
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Joint Accounts and N26

N26 is the most popular fully digital bank in Ireland. They have over 3.5 million customers in Europe It is a fully licenced EU bank that comes with a Mastercard debit card. All deposits with N26 are covered by the German Bank Guarantee (up to €100,000)There are no branches – you operate the account using […]
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Best Place to Buy Sterling in Ireland

If you are travelling to the UK you might want to bring some cash with you. But you might want to compare the various Euro Sterling exchange rates on offer first to find the best place to buy Sterling in Ireland. Don’t assume that somewhere offering “commission-free” currency will give you the best deal. An […]
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Current Bank Account Charges in Ireland

Most of the main banks in Ireland now have some sort of transaction or admin charges on current accounts.  Some Credit Unions sarted offering current accounts in October 2019 – but they also have admin charges. There are still some banks where you can avoid some or all of these bank charges The big two […]
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