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The Tax Take with Brian Keegan: Getting the balance wrong on both sides of the pond

The Tax Take with Brian Keegan: Getting the balance wrong on both sides of the pond

The tax incentive regime is going too far in the States, while the EU has been over-zealous in regulating competition

Levi’s is moving on up

Levi’s is moving on up

The maker of the world’s most iconic jeans wants to jump into other parts of your wardrobe, writes Caroline David

Eastern promise

Eastern promise

Irish investors tend to be homebirds, but indirect exposure to overseas markets can be highly profitable

Jill Kerby Financial Matters: Innovation is what the mortgage market needs

Jill Kerby Financial Matters: Innovation is what the mortgage market needs

A new range of residential mortgage products could be just the thing to give consumers – and that includes retirees – more choice in the sector

Brexit havoc won’t stop at the backstop

Brexit havoc won’t stop at the backstop

Focus on the border has deflected attention from the meat of the withdrawal agreement, which British civil servants warn will cause ruinous disruption in a no-deal scenario

Why property has a place in my portfolio

Why property has a place in my portfolio

Shares in professionally managed property companies can offer the patient investor a relatively risk-free option with good returns

Financial matters: Jill Kerby

Financial matters: Jill Kerby

Protect yourself in Australia

All hail the Brexit Omnibus Bill

All hail the Brexit Omnibus Bill

The bill designed to curb the worst excesses of bureaucracy which will attend Britain’s withdrawal from the EU is both necessary and surprisingly streamlined

Softly, softly approach is key to success of pen sion auto-enrolment

Softly, softly approach is key to success of pen sion auto-enrolment

Behavioural economics show that workers will opt out if contribution rates are hiked up before they develop a savings habit

Don’t bank on big returns with BoI investment

Don’t bank on big returns with BoI investment

Despite Bank of Ireland’s solid results, profit margins are being hit by technological disruption, regulatory squeezing and increased competition

How much longer can we kick to touch on tax?

How much longer can we kick to touch on tax?

France wants Ireland to clamp down on the big tech firms, which puts the government in an uncomfortable place

Financial matters: Jill Kerby

Financial matters: Jill Kerby

Dealing with life after a Lotto win

Clawing out of the housing crisis will be agonisingly slow

Clawing out of the housing crisis will be agonisingly slow

The rental market has been in a hugely overheated state for some time, and there are several reasons for this

Protectionism on the rise

Protectionism on the rise

The timing - on the brink of Brexit - of the Department of Finance’s public consultation on anti-transfer pricing tax rules is not ideal

Stay alert and don’t panic

Stay alert and don’t panic

A share price fall need not be grounds for concern. Careful monitoring will help you identify when to get in and when to get out