Paul Merriman

Paul Merriman

Keep up the good work

Keep up the good work

Don’t let your financial new year’s resolutions drift now that January has ended. Continue to save money with these tips from personal finance expert Paul Merriman

Don’t turn a health crisis into a financial crisis

Don’t turn a health crisis into a financial crisis

We think nothing of paying for monthly protection cover on our smartphones, so maybe it’s time we did the same for life protection, writes Paul Merriman

Time for competition on mortgage credit

Time for competition on mortgage credit

House prices and rents are both spiralling out of control again, but timing the market perfectly - to buy or rent - is impossible. But why are we paying so much in the first place?

Top 10 shopping tips for Christmas

Top 10 shopping tips for Christmas

Financial planner Paul Merriman shares how to get through the holiday season without courting financial ruin

Pensions: savings on steroids, but with pitfalls

Pensions: savings on steroids, but with pitfalls

With tax relief on the money put in, tax-free fund growth and a tax-free lump sum on retirement, pensions are the best value for money financial product ever

Simple steps to cutting your tax  bill

Simple steps to cutting your tax bill

We live in taxing times, but turning the tables on our annual return can provide an opportunity to make something back, writes Paul Merriman

The top 10 tips for first-time buyers

The top 10 tips for first-time buyers

Financial adviser Paul Merriman of AskPaul.ie has ten crucial pieces of advice for buyers in today’s congested property market