Check Your Credit Rating or Score in Ireland

Checking credit scores or ratings 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 ClearScore Here in Ireland there are currently only two ways to check your credit rating or credit […]
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Affordable Mortgages – Rebuilding Ireland

A  government-backed mortgage scheme – the “Rebuilding Ireland Home Loan”  (RIHL)  has been running since 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 […]
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Low Interest Loans for People on Social Welfare or Pensions

A government-backed scheme to provide low-cost loans from Credit Unions was launched in 2018 . The loans are called It Makes Sense loans – and they provide small, low-interest loans for people on Social Welfare or State Pensions. Avoid Moneylenders if Possible The banks don’t normally lend money to people on social welfare or the […]
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