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.

Utility Bills

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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 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.

Work & 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.

Other Guides

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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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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.

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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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Last posting and shopping delivery dates for Christmas 2022

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.