Blog – McCarthy & Associates – Galway Talks, 16/07/2015

Issue: Central Bank warns institutions over people in mortgage arrears.
Comment: The Central Bank recently conducted a review of the adherence to the Code of Conduct for Mortgage Arrears by the banks. It found that there have been a number of breaches of the regulations. Unfortunately they have Read more..

Blog – McCarthy & Associates – Galway Talks, 09/07/2015

Issue: Greece – will it stay or will it go?
Comment: No doubt we are all sick to our teeth of listening to the situation in Greece and it has appeared over the last couple of years as if it is not going to go away anytime soon. Finally we have reached the situation where a Read more..

Blog – McCarthy & Associates – Galway Talks, 03/07/2015

Issue: Recent trends show the most conservative investor now willing to take some risk.
Comment: Recent evidence shows that the conservative investor is willing to take some risk with their monies. This has been influenced by falling deposit Read more..

Blog – McCarthy & Associates – Galway Talks, 18/06/2015

Question: I am looking to save on a regular basis and am wondering which bank has the most attractive rates?
Answer: The most attractive rate at the moment is from KBC Bank who pay 3.5% gross on amounts ranging from €100 – €1000 per month. It is important Read more..

Blog – McCarthy & Associates – Galway Talks, 11/06/2015

Issue: The Euro v’s The Dollar !!
Comment: For anybody traveling to the states this summer it is going to be a particularly expensive time due to the exchange rate. The outlook is that the Euro will remain weak against the dollar for a considerable period of time. Read more..

Blog – McCarthy & Associates – Galway Talks, 04/06/2015

Issue: The danger of thinking you know it all in financial matters!
Comment: Please refer to the article on 22nd April 2015 for more http://www.financialconsultants.ie/70-think-they-are-financial-know-it-alls-2/