Karl Deeter

Karl Deeter

Articles from Karl Deeter

Giving banks a break is no guarantee of growth

Giving banks a break is no guarantee of growth

A key justification of the bank bailout in Ireland was that it would allow banks to keep lending to support the domestic economy.

Let's take the emotion out of strategic default

Let's take the emotion out of strategic default

The term 'strategic default' lacks a definition. Because of this, any debate that incorporates this term is, in part, pointless, writes Karl Deeter.

Incentives demonstrate the method in property madness

Incentives demonstrate the method in property madness

The tight supply is due to bank inaction, and poor cash returns are behind the price rise, but a correction will come, writes Karl Deeter.

'I won't apologise for strategically defaulting'

'I won't apologise for strategically defaulting'

A white-collar professional who owns six investment properties, as well as the family home, explains why she has chosen to stop paying the bank, writes Karl Deeter.

Sorting out the debt mess

Sorting out the debt mess

The solution to the debt problem that will work best is most likely not the one we are going to get, writes Karl Deeter.

Expert Advice: Always complete your tax returns on time

Expert Advice: Always complete your tax returns on time

Do your taxes and be sure to use tax expenditures”- you have two days left to file a tax return before the November 15 deadline. You'll need to use somebody who is registered with the Revenue Online

Plotting economic recovery without the austerity

Plotting economic recovery without the austerity

The truth is a hard thing to suppress. Last week, we had another stark revelation about the mortgage market after RTE reported that there are now e20 billion in home loans with some level of arrears. That represents about one in six loan accounts.

Retail investors should avoid Irish banks

Retail investors should avoid Irish banks

Irish banks are a hostile place for your money right now, and there’s little prospect of that improving

Banks must be forced to forgive and forget

Banks must be forced to forgive and forget

A comprehensive debt mediation system is needed to aid the recovery of the economy

Fair deal on mortgages vital

Fair deal on mortgages vital

With many households on the cusp of going under, assistance must be targeted at those who need it most

Municipal bonds could be the solution to many problems

Municipal bonds could be the solution to many problems

In the long run, Ireland faces two apparently unrelated challenges. First, our infrastructural deficit will grow due to repeated government cutbacks. Secondly, as our population ages, our society will struggle to pay for pensions of a greyer society.