Tag: Banking

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December 18, 2017

Keep your cards close to your chest this Christmas

Christmas is a busy time of year. Between rushing around meeting friends and picking up last-minute stocking fillers, you’ll probably be using your debit and credit cards a lot more...

May 11, 2017

Reduce your current account fees

Most banks now charge bank account fees and you may now have to comply with certain rules to qualify for free banking. If you don’t qualify for free banking there...

April 26, 2017

How much of a mortgage can you get?

Lenders use different ways to work out the amount of money they will lend you for a mortgage, and they have to follow certain Central Bank rules when doing this....

April 26, 2017

Transferring money

A credit transfer is an order from you to your bank to transfer an amount of money to another account. A credit transfer can be made by phone, on paper,...

April 26, 2017

Paying bills

You can use your bank account to pay for goods and services, or to pay your bills, by using: Direct debit The introduction of the Single European Payments Area (SEPA) in March 2014...

April 26, 2017

Bank cards

There are several different types of bank cards available which allow you to access your money. Current accounts usually include the option of an ATM card and often a debit card.  Most banks offer both...

April 26, 2017

Switching accounts

If you are unhappy with the service you are getting from your bank, or you think you are paying too much for your current account, you can easily switch to a new...

April 26, 2017

Overdrafts

An overdraft is a loan you arrange through your current account. It allows you to spend more money than you have in your current account up to an agreed limit,...

April 26, 2017

Budget accounts

A budget account helps you to spread out the cost of your bills over the year. You make a payment of a set amount into the budget account every week...

April 26, 2017

Using money abroad

If you’re going abroad, whether for work or a holiday, it pays to give some thought to your finances. There are a number of ways you can access your money...

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