We live in taxing times, but turning the tables on our annual return can provide an opportunity to make something back, writes Paul Merriman
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It isn’t easy to switch to a better deal, even with the same lender. There are plans for change, as borrowers perceive the current switching process as complex, costly and slow
Roughly half the population has health insurance, but many consumers are throwing their money down the drain on plans that are effectively useless
The average premium for in-patient care is just shy of €1,200 per year, but consumers need to look beyond the price
Health insurance premiums are spiralling, forcing consumers into taking reduced cover. So what is the best policy for you, and how can you avoid being overcharged?
‘While €220 million might seem like a lot, spread across two million income taxpayers it doesn’t amount to very much'
The amount of money available for new tax reliefs in Budget 2018 won’t buy a lot for individual taxpayers
Your choice of plastic can have an impact on safer shopping, as well as your credit rating and budgeting, writes personal finance adviser Paul Merriman of AskPaul.ie
The question of succession is an important one for all family businesses, with many pitfalls lying in wait. So how do you steer a course between keeping everybody happy and doing what’s best for the company?
Going into business with kin is no guarantee of loyalty, as lots of families have found out the hard way. Joe Behan explains how to keep a row from derailing your dynasty