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Why the Central Bank must spare the rod

Why the Central Bank must spare the rod

Strict probity rules have served the financial sector well after the crash, but exerting too much pressure risks scaring off those rare beasts: capable independent board members

Jill Kerby: Financial Matters

Jill Kerby: Financial Matters

Don’t waste time waiting for the state’s pension unicorn

Beyond compare

Beyond compare

Before you invest in small caps, it’s wise to look at some key yardsticks to assess companies in the same sector

Help to Buy should not be left to die

Help to Buy should not be left to die

The successful first-time buyer scheme must be extended. Otherwise, years of progress will be undone, writes Hubert Fitzpatrick

We can manage the damage of Brexit

We can manage the damage of Brexit

Irish industry is mitigating exposure to Brexit through adequate preparation, and some sectors could do well from the fallout

Financial matters: Time to get Brexit-ready

Financial matters: Time to get Brexit-ready

Get your house in order before Brexit bites hard

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