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October 17, 2022

What to look out for when buying a GAA Helmet

Do you know what to look out for when buying a GAA helmet? The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) and the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) are partnering to warn...

October 14, 2022

Thinking of buying a second-hand car?

After a home, a car is often the second most expensive thing you will buy. If you’re thinking of buying a used car, there are a few checks you should...

October 10, 2022

Bag a budget with Money Tools

If you find yourself dipping into your savings or relying on your overdraft every month, it may be time to make a budget. Budgeting is about figuring out what money...

September 30, 2022

FAQ Friday: What will happen to my credit card when my bank closes?

On the last Friday of every month, we answer some of the most frequently asked questions (FAQ) from the hundreds of consumers who contact us. This month, we look at...

September 28, 2022

Avoid a scare this Halloween!

Little ones love Halloween. While it can be a scary night, we want to make sure you don’t have any unwanted scares. Follow our tips below to make sure you...

September 23, 2022

Businesses that don’t accept cash – What are your rights?

During the pandemic, some businesses were understandably reluctant to handle cash. While most shops now accept cash again, some continue to only accept card payments. You may have been wondering...

September 20, 2022

Have you set up your pension yet? Here’s our step by step guide

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) has published new research which highlights that 38% of adults surveyed do not have a pension plan in place for retirement, with 32%...

September 12, 2022

Not sure where to start when it comes to your pension? The CCPC is here to help

When trying to get to grips with planning your pension, it can sometimes leave you feeling overwhelmed and unsure of where to start. You may be asking yourself, should I...