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Trump’s strategic trade crusade could hurt equities

Trump’s strategic trade crusade could hurt equities

The US president’s economic war with China will hit individual businesses harder than the global economy, writes Tom McCabe

How to fix our retirement mess before it gets any worse

How to fix our retirement mess before it gets any worse

With pensions auto-enrolment on the way, how can we convince workers to stay the course?

The Tax Take: EU must plug the €151bn Vat gap

The Tax Take: EU must plug the €151bn Vat gap

Dealing with Vat in the digital age has seriously blunted the authorities’ ability to collect tax

Britain still dancing to Europe’s tune on tax

Britain still dancing to Europe’s tune on tax

If Britain wants to collect £600bn of tax in the next year, it may have to do what the EU wants for a while yet

The Tax Take: A bilateral sense of loss may be just what’s needed

The Tax Take: A bilateral sense of loss may be just what’s needed

Beyond the rhetoric and posturing, people’s livelihoods are at stake in the current negotiations between the EU and Britain. It’s time for the politicians to wake up and face that reality

How to negotiate the mortgage maze to get to your first home

How to negotiate the mortgage maze to get to your first home

With lenders reporting a surge in mortgage demand, there several things that prospective applicants should and shouldn’t do

10 steps for getting and closing a mortgage

10 steps for getting and closing a mortgage

It’s your biggest asset, your biggest purchase, and the biggest debt you will take on in your life: here’s how to do it right

We need to talk about dividends

We need to talk about dividends

How much to expect after tax is just one issue. The canny investor should be more concerned about the sustainability and growth of their dividends

The expert guide to playing the markets

The expert guide to playing the markets

Success in the market is all about what, and who, you know

Ten rules for trading in a volatile market

Ten rules for trading in a volatile market

It’s a rollercoaster ride on the markets these days, but it is possible for investors to survive, and even thrive. Just follow these practical guidelines – and enjoy the rush

Here’s what you need to know to be a better investor

Here’s what you need to know to be a better investor

Patience, good research and sound advice are all factors in success

Tax Take: A time to delve... and a time to shelve

Tax Take: A time to delve... and a time to shelve

The government’s latest report on PRSI is likely to be quietly buried by Regina Doherty – and in this case, it’s probably best for all concerned

When it comes to cashback, it pays to keep your medical receipts

When it comes to cashback, it pays to keep your medical receipts

It only takes a few minutes to claim what you’re owed from private health insurers and the taxman

In a market crisis, opportunity knocks

In a market crisis, opportunity knocks

Big stock market downturns blow off the froth, teach us all lessons, and throw up opportunities

Guinness tempts some thirsty hedge funds

Guinness tempts some thirsty hedge funds

Sterling’s recovery and a weak dollar have cut into Diageo’s share gains, but the company is making its balance sheet more efficient, writes Andrea Felsted