Podcast – McCarthy & Associates – Galway Talks, 21/04/2016

This morning the following issues are discussed by David McCarthy -Savings Survey reveals some interesting statistics, one of them being that a quarter of adults have a nest egg that no one else knows about; Difficulty in repaying finance on a car; Planning for the future and Inheritance Tax

Podcast – McCarthy & Associates – Galway Talks – 14/04/2016

David discusses the following on Galway Bay FM: Reinvesting monies from Prize Bonds; Listeners Life Assurance question; saving for your children’s education; PCP (Personal Contract Plan); Is compensation likely for those who were encouraged to give up their Tracker rates?

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Blog – McCarthy & Associates – Galway Talks, 31/03/2016

Question:  I see a lot of publicity about the lack of availability of Mortgages for new housebuyers.  However, do you think it would be a good time to look at changing an existing mortgage from one bank to another?

Reply: The volume of lending to new housebuyers is excessively low, which has forced banks into providing attractive mortgage Read more..

Blog – McCarthy & Associates – Galway Talks, 10/03/2016

Question:  I have a Life Assurance Policy which I took out as part of the old SSIA and I am still making contributions to it.  Should I continue or look at alternatives?

Reply:  Policies that were sold to investors by Life Assurance Companies, as part of the old SSIA Scheme, were open ended and Read more..