The Money Doctor: Be prepared to pay for professional financial advice

The Money Doctor has some sound advice for savers and their advisers.

3rd February, 2013
There still are decent bankers and reputable independent financial advisers, but how can you be sure you are talking to one of them?

Ever wondered how some people can save, are frugal and are good budgeters, while others are spendthrifts, borrow to the hilt and eventually cannot repay their debts? Who, if anyone, is advising them?

Irish households are saving more of their disposable incomes, according to recent figures published by the Central Statistics Office. In the first three months of last year, households saved 14.2 per cent of their gross disposable income - up from 11.2 per...

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