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5 financial tips for women

5 financial tips for women

Gender-specific financial advice for women shouldn’t be necessary, but disparities in careers, pay and family roles often mean that women can have unique needs when it comes to investing for their future. Here are some top tips

Yes, the banks need to reduce their bad loans. But this cannot be achieved at Irish society’s wider expense

Yes, the banks need to reduce their bad loans. But this cannot be achieved at Irish society’s wider expense

Getting smart about saving for school

Getting smart about saving for school

Families need to make an education savings plan as soon as possible - not only for third level, but for primary school as well

The inheritance dilemma

The inheritance dilemma

Property or shares? Investing the proceeds of an inheritance gives plenty of food for thought

Speechless as EU rubs salt in Britain’s wound

Speechless as EU rubs salt in Britain’s wound

The European Commission’s proceedings against London for minor tax rule ‘breaches’ are corrosive and punitive

Strong outlook for Netflix amid battle for online market

Strong outlook for Netflix amid battle for online market

Its share price may have plummeted this week but the streaming service looks set to gain as audiences continue to move online

Hidden work and the rights of employees

Hidden work and the rights of employees

The government’s reform of PRSI must not undermine the workers’ benefits which should flow from it

The pros and cons of rent-a-room tax relief

The pros and cons of rent-a-room tax relief

You can earn €14,000 a year tax free by renting a room full time, but is it a good way to ease the accommodation shortage?

Space: The final investment frontier?

Space: The final investment frontier?

It has its risks, but investing in the space exploration sector is a gambit full of potential for patient long-term operators with deep pockets

The nudge effect

The nudge effect

Confusion over contractual products is ripe for exploitation, and makes predicting consumer behaviour tricky, writes Liam Delaney

Tuning up your finances

Tuning up your finances

So, you’ve been neglecting your nest egg and losing your receipts for a few years – here’s how to get your money working for you

Money tips for your summer trip

Money tips for your summer trip

Whether you’re travelling abroad or staycationing, that well-earned break won’t break the bank if you follow these simple suggestions

Solving the pensions puzzle

Solving the pensions puzzle

Will the latest state intervention help clarify pensions through the ages?

System meant to replace PAYE does not suit SMEs

System meant to replace PAYE does not suit SMEs

No end in sight to mortgage meltdown

No end in sight to mortgage meltdown

With new figures showing that as many as 14,000 people could soon lose their homes, a review of personal insolvency law is in progress. But it may not be enough, writes Emma Kennedy