Podcast – Galway Bay FM, 29/06/2017

  • New Digital Bank (Starling) to offer current accounts in Ireland in 2018.
  • Help to Buy Scheme
  • The options available when offered a redundancy package.

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Podcast – Galway Bay FM, 14/06/2017

  • AIB Shares
  • Bank of Ireland announces that nearly 50% of its branches will be cash free by the end of this year, which has infuriated a lot of people.
  • Having no Will – the problems it can cause for families

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Podcast – David McCarthy – Galway Bay FM, 08/06/2017

This morning David discusses the importance of having Health Insurance.  He also answers the following questions from listeners:

  • Can you recommend a bank that pays a more attractive deposit rate than 0.50%?
  • I’m in my 70’s, a home owner and apart from that the only asset I have are some bank savings which are getting no return.  Is there any alternative for me?
  • Would you recommend buying Bitcoin?
  • I’ve inherited shares, what would you advise me on doing next?

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Podcast – McCarthy & Associates – Galway Talks, 01/06/2017

  • Buying shares in the AIB flotation!!
  • The importance of Life Cover.
  • Increase of premiums on Life Policies

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Podcast – McCarthy & Associates – Galway Talks, 18/05/2017

  • David gives his recommendation in relation to purchasing AIB Shares.
  • Evidence proves that investors who rely on media opinion to guide them or who worry excessively about world events will ultimately be losers.
  • Recent research shows that not alone is the cheque book dead but also cash is becoming a thing of the past!

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Podcast – McCarthy & Associates – Galway Bay FM, 11/05/2017

Could the lack of available houses to buy and a supply problem in the rental market have an affect on economic growth?

  • 20,000 first time buyers chasing 10,000 new homes
  • Rents at 10% above the peak in 2008
  • If 1,000 new jobs were announced for Galway where would we house all of these people?

Are the companies you are making investments with regulated by the Central Bank?

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