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Permanent TSB will change standard variable rates

Permanent TSB will change standard variable rates

Are you a meerkat or an ostrich?

Are you a meerkat or an ostrich?

Comment Being too engaged with your investment portfolio can come at a cost

Should art be part of your portfolio?

Should art be part of your portfolio?

Investing in art comes with plenty of potential pitfalls, so perhaps it’s best simply to do it for love

Deadline looms for lenders

Deadline looms for lenders

Little more than a fortnight remains before banks must submit lending activity reports to the Central Bank

A short history of taxation

A short history of taxation

There are dangers when tax legislation is dictated by political objectives

Ask Emma

Ask Emma

Can I bring money back here from Britain?

Getting the tax balance right for the self-employed

Getting the tax balance right for the self-employed

As the general election looms, there is growing pressure for income tax equality for non-PAYE workers

Tax take: Did you read the question?

Tax take: Did you read the question?

The European Commission’s latest plans for reform of company taxation are utterly wrong-headed

What do new mortgage rules mean for me?

What do new mortgage rules mean for me?

Clock is ticking for wealthy retirement savers

Clock is ticking for wealthy retirement savers

High-earning pension savers who have accumulated more than €2 million have until July 2 to apply for a tax exemption

Motor insurers pump up premiums

Motor insurers pump up premiums

Comment: Statistics show that the cost of motor insurance is on the rise and that this could be the beginning of an upward-only premium cycle.

The Tax Take

The Tax Take

A nudge is as good as a wink

Ask Emma: Two wheels tax-free

Ask Emma: Two wheels tax-free

How do we defuse the pensions minefield?

How do we defuse the pensions minefield?

People are putting off saving for retirement because the system seems complicated and arbitrary, and if we don’t sort it out, we’re in real trouble.

New mortgage rules – can trust be restored?

New mortgage rules – can trust be restored?

Comment: Do potential mortgage customers have faith that the market is functioning correctly in the post financial crisis environment?