Comparison of Bank Charges in Ireland

Most of the main banks in Ireland have some sort of transaction or admin fees on current accounts.  The big two banks , AIB and Bank of Ireland made over €1 Billion profit each last year – probably helped by these fees and the large amounts of cash some customers keep in their current accounts […]
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Savings Accounts for Children

It won’t be too long until it’s First Communion time again . At this time of year in Ireland – many Catholic children get given cash gifts for their Communion .  A recent survey found that the average amount was €463. Hopefully – with the help of parents – they will try and save some […]
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What’s Happening with the Bank Guarantee?

Next week (28th March ) the   Eligible Liabilities Guarantee is ending – this is the one that covers most deposits over €100,000. We wrote about the possible ending of this guarantee back in Nov 2012 The Dept of Finance said that the ELG will end  for  all new liabilities (deposits) from midnight on the […]
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