Blog – McCarthy & Associates – Galway Talks, 24/07/2014

galway-bayfmQuestion:  My 80 year old mother went to her bank to move monies to another institution. When she was there they tried to sell her a 5 year investment.  Surely this is not allowed?

Answer:  I find it shocking that a bank was trying to sell somebody of your age a long Read more..

Blog – McCarthy & Associates – Galway Talks, 14/08/2014

galway-bayfmQuestion:  I have looked at a number of investments and they all are subject to DIRT.  Do you know of any others, so I can reduce any tax I might pay if I make money?

Answer:  In recent months a number of investments called Soft Capital Protection Read more..

Podcast – McCarthy & Associates – Galway Talks, 14/08/2014

David discusses the new legislation introduced by the Government to protect home owners whose mortgages have been sold to an overseas fund, Investments where less tax is paid on monies made, Soft Capital Protection, how research shows 50% of houses are now purchased funded with cash, 40% of people now saving on a regular basis and various other topics.