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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Prepaid Debit Cards Ireland

Prepaid  Debit cards are not linked to a bank account and can be used at the majority of online shops and high street stores – in the same way as Credit Cards and normal Debit Cards. A prepaid card is a payment card that can be loaded with money by you or someone else. You […]
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N26 Vs Revolut – A Comparison

N26 Compared to Revolut 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. The two digital providers […]
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Debit and Credit Card Charges on Non Euro Purchases

Debit and Credit Card Charges on Non Euro Purchases . When you use your Irish debit card or credit card for purchases in non Euro currencies – (including online) … you will nearly always be charged extra fees by your bank on top of any “normal” transaction charges . Most banks also make extra charges […]
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Where to Buy Bitcoin in Ireland

Bitcoin is a virtual currency which has been around since 2009 .  Unlike other currencies like Dollar and Euro, bitcoin does not exist in paper  or coin form . Bitcoin  made the headlines in  2017/2018  because of it’s massive increase in value. The price of Bitcoin hit a record high when it passed $19,850 in mid-December 2017 […]
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