Irish Financial Review


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 those of you that may not be fully familiar, the…

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Central Bank lending limits part of perfect storm in property market threat

The Irish property market is set for a very uncertain period in the months ahead. First, generous Capital Gains Tax exemptions on property are due to expire at the end of December. These were introduced at a time when property…

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“Carefully targeted debt relief” to become more available to mortgage holders

“Carefully targeted debt relief” will become a feature of how banks deal with mortgage holders in severe difficulty with mortgage repayments. This is according to the Central Bank deputy governor Matthew Elderfield. Mr. Elderfield also acknowledged the harsh reality accompanying…

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