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Property is a useful addition to your portfolio

Property is a useful addition to your portfolio

You can add to your portfolio without investing in actual bricks and mortar

Ask Emma

Ask Emma

The tricky business of spread betting and the taxman

Seek clarity over how fund returns will be achieved

Seek clarity over how fund returns will be achieved

Comment Many absolute return funds are a combination of a large number of diversified investment strategies

Keep calm and do your homework

Keep calm and do your homework

With the crisis in Greece and the market stuttering in China, investors are getting very nervous

The Tax Take

The Tax Take

Pension contributions – despite tax changes – are always clever

Mobility in the mobile market

Mobility in the mobile market

While a definition of ‘fair usage’ hangs over EU plans to outlaw roaming surcharges from June 2017, two new mobile operators are set to go into action this year

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

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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?