Posts Tagged ‘finance’

Budget pointers from ‘across the water’

Are there some pointers in George Osborne’s Budget last week that our own Minister for Finance Michael Noonan, should consider as he prepares his own pre-election ‘give-away’ Budget for October? With UK unemployment 5.75% and still falling, its economy growing by growth at 2.5%, inflation below the target 2% and debt to GDP fallen to (circa) [...]

A postbag of pension and property queries

A New Year, and a new postbag of your letters and comments – keep them coming… Ms McC writes: We are paying a total of €823.96 monthly and a 4.5% interest rate to Permanent TSB. There is six and half years remaining on the term and a balance of about €51,000. We are [...]