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Investing in betting companies is less ethical than in tobacco

Investing in betting companies is less ethical than in tobacco

I’m not blowing smoke when I tell you that investing in tobacco companies is arguably more ethical than a punt on shares in a bookies

Let’s have equality on tax treatments  for investors

Let’s have equality on tax treatments for investors

Comment: Market investors must contend with four glaring inconsistencies in our tax system

Dragging its heels: government still  not acting on pensions

Dragging its heels: government still not acting on pensions

Experts feel the government is doing little to address Ireland’s looming pension crisis

Every portfolio needs a strong and solid structure

Every portfolio needs a strong and solid structure

Infrastructure projects are an asset class that dominate their market position and tend to give investors a stable return, even when economic times are tough

Ask Emma: Should I give my kids pocket money?

Ask Emma: Should I give my kids pocket money?

What's the best amount to dole out each week?

Balancing finances of coupledom

Balancing finances of coupledom

Money can be a strain on couples, both during a relationship and at the end of it

Ask Emma: Sepa payment causes confusion

Ask Emma: Sepa payment causes confusion

Tax system must support small businesses

Tax system must support small businesses

Comment: Ireland’s tax regime for domestic businesses leaves much room for improvement

The Tax Take: Expenses under review

The Tax Take: Expenses under review

Sometimes, there is such a thing as a free lunch

Money Shorts: News, reviews and previews

Money Shorts: News, reviews and previews

Permanent TSB boss: We need to talk about reposessions

Permanent TSB boss: We need to talk about reposessions

Jeremy Masding hopes his bank can eventually recover from the double whammy of a mortgage rate scandal and a very public PR gaffe

The Tax Take

The Tax Take

Increasing the national wage while pushing more of the tax burden up to the top 20 per cent of taxpayers will not provide a sustainable tax base

Ask Emma: Living away from your CAT exempted house

Ask Emma: Living away from your CAT exempted house

Money Editor and qualified financial adviser Emma Kennedy has the answers

Is Irish business really doing better now?

Is Irish business really doing better now?

Exchequer returns are the best indicator of the health of Irish business

How to trade up

How to trade up

New mortgage rules designed to stabilise the property market were introduced earlier this year. So how do you move up the housing ladder, and can you do it even when shackled to a home that lost value during the financial collapse, asks Margaret Higg