The Irish Financial Review was founded to provide balanced and independent analysis on a range of essential money topics.

Questions from the floor: I have €160,000 on deposit, is this the best use of my money?

In this series of money discussions, we share real money questions people have for personal finance expert and Founder of MoneyWhizz, Mr.Frank Conway. John – Kildare asks: Hi Frank. I … Continue reading Questions from the floor: I have €160,000 on deposit, is this the best use of my money?

An Post mortgages – a business model that requires a lot of scrutiny!

By Frank Conway An Post is reported to be a conduit for a potential mortgage underwriter. Whether or not mortgages costing 1% or less than existing lenders actually launch here … Continue reading An Post mortgages – a business model that requires a lot of scrutiny!

Educating college students on their personal credit profile

It’s nearly there! Finally, the long-awaited Central Credit Register is about to take another step forward as the primary source of credit and credit repayment information across the State. For … Continue reading Educating college students on their personal credit profile

If inflation picks up, what is the impact on your retirement plans?

Inflation is defined as a general increase in prices and a decrease in purchasing power. For anyone nearing retirement, the threat of inflation presents a nightmarish scenario; fixed income being … Continue reading If inflation picks up, what is the impact on your retirement plans?