Money saving guides

Our guides are here to save you money on your day to day bills, including everything from your insurance and finances through to your water and waste collection bills.

Topical guides

Irish Budget 2024

What Budget 2024 means for you

Here’s how Budget 2024 affects your household finances; we explain what’s changed and what it means for you and your family.

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Ireland's best money saving tips

Here’s our best tips to save money at home, work and on the go. Follow just a few of these saving tips, and save hundreds of euro.

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How to check your credit record

If you’re curious about your credit score, or worried about arrears affecting future borrowing, checking your credit report is easy. Here’s how to check your credit history, your credit check rights, & what your credit score means.

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Your refund rights in Ireland

Getting your money back when you shop online or in-store can be troublesome. Here are your refund rights explained and how to get your money back without a hitch.

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Ireland's Best Black Friday Tips for 2023

From refund rights to spending rewards, here’s how to bag a Black Friday bargain without busting your budget.

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Last posting and shopping delivery dates for Christmas 2023

Make sure Christmas cards and gifts reach family and friends in time this year. Here’s a rundown of last posting and delivery dates for Ireland and abroad.

Utilities guides

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How to choose a bin collection service in Ireland

Managing your household waste correctly could save you time and money. Here’s how to find the right collection service, reduce your waste and pay less.

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When do Irish water charges start?

A guide to water services in Ireland, the new Excess Use Charge from Uisce Éireann (Irish Water) and how to save on water bills.

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What help can you get paying your energy bills?

If you struggle to pay the day to day costs of running your home, you could qualify for a helping hand with your energy bills. Here are some of the grants and allowances that could help cut the cost of your gas and electricity.

Insurance guides

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Is mobile phone insurance worth it?

Mobile phone insurance can offer valuable financial protection if you lose or damage your phone, but it can also be expensive. Here’s how to work out whether you really need it and how to pick the best cover.

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How to get the best value pet insurance in Ireland

Your pet is part of the family, and like our loved ones we want to protect them, however, vet fees are costly and often unforeseen. Here’s how pet insurance works and how you can find the best value pet cover in Ireland.

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How to get cheap gadget insurance in Ireland

Gadget insurance offers financial protection for your portable devices. Here’s how to insure your iphones, laptops and tablets and get the cheapest cover in Ireland.

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How to choose the right health insurance plan in Ireland

When you or your family fall ill or have an accident, you’ll want to get the best health care as soon as possible. Here’s how health insurance can protect your family and how to find the best cover for your needs.

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How to choose a life insurance policy in Ireland

Ensuring your loved ones are cared for when you die is a concern, but life insurance can ease the financial worry. Here’s how life cover can financially protect your family and how to choose the best policy for peace of mind.

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How to find the best value dental cover

Unplanned dental treatment can be expensive, thankfully dental cover can offer financial protection to guard against costly dental work. Here’s how dental insurance in Ireland works and how to find the right plan for your needs.

Tax & allowances guides

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What are your redundancy rights?

If you’ve been made redundant or are facing redundancy, it’s important to know your rights. Here’s an overview of the process, what you’re entitled to, and how to appeal.

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Tax relief and working from home in Ireland

With tax relief set to rise for thousands of homeworkers in January 2022, here’s how to claim financial support if you work from home in Ireland.

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How to claim the Fuel Allowance in Ireland

If you get a social welfare allowance and struggle to pay your winter energy bills, you could be eligible for extra help. Here’s how to claim the Fuel Allowance.

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What is the Christmas Bonus in Ireland?

If you get social welfare payments, you could be entitled to some extra cash this Christmas. Here’s all you need to know about the social welfare Christmas bonus in Ireland.

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How does gift and inheritance tax work?

If you receive a gift or inheritance you may have to pay tax on it. Here’s a closer look at how gifts and inheritance are taxed in Ireland.

Guide indexes

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Your complete guide to credit cards

Credit cards are a convenient and safe way to pay when used wisely. Here’s all you need to know about credit in Ireland and how to pick the best card for your needs.

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Your complete guide to loans in Ireland

A loan can give you a financial helping hand, but borrowing can be costly. Here’s all you need to know about loans in Ireland and how to get the best rates.

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Travel insurance in Ireland

Ireland’s guide to travel insurance. All the help you need to buy the right travel cover for your holiday, get a European Health Insurance Card, and what to do if things go wrong.

All about broadband

Finding the right broadband deal can be a daunting prospect – there are so many facts and figures it can be difficult to know where to start. Our guides will help you through the maze, saving you both time and money.

All about car insurance

Whether you’re a learner driver or more experienced, we can help you save on your car insurance. Our expert guides help you work out the type of cover, benefits and extras you need.

All about gas & electricity

Need help to reduce your gas and electricity bills? Our helpful guides are packed with expert tips to keep your energy costs down and find the cheapest tariffs.

All about home insurance

Insuring your home and belongings could save you thousands if you had to claim. Our guides explain all about buildings and contents cover, and how to protect your home.

All about mobiles

Whether you’re choosing a new mobile network, curious about 5G or thinking about buying a refurbished phone, our guides cover everything you need to know about mobile phones and how to compare SIM-only and bill pay deals.

All about mortgages

Whether you’re a first time buyer, moving home or remortgaging, our guides cover everything you need to know, and can help you make the biggest savings.