The essential savings guide for Irish households
Caoimhe Bermingham
Staff Writer

We understand the financial strain Irish householders are under, which is why we have created the ultimate savings guide to help alleviate this pressure. If you’re ready to start cutting the cost of your bills, this is the perfect guide for you.

The idea of saving money appeals to everyone, however, it can be daunting when you don’t know where to begin.

This is why we have compiled a list of our best money-saving articles that will help you cut the costs of your energy, broadband, banking, and insurance expenses. 

From applying for grants to washing your clothes at night to switching mortgage providers, this article has got you covered. 

Remember no saving is too small if it keeps your money in your pocket. Without further ado, let’s jump into our essential savings guides for Irish households. 

Gas and Electricity

The biggest way to lower your energy bills is to switch energy suppliers each year to avail of new customer discounts. Thankfully switching suppliers isn’t the only way to save money on your energy bills.

So check out our range of articles on the different ways you can lower your energy usage and bills, through our top saving tips and supports outlined below. 


Having a good broadband connection is vital for every household nowadays. However, that doesn’t mean you have to pay an exorbitant price to get a decent broadband, TV and mobile plan.  

To ensure you’re not overpaying on these bills, we have gathered our best money-saving broadband guides to help lower your monthly broadband expenses. 

Personal Finance

When managing your personal finances, there are many ways that you can save money. Some might be obvious while others might not be.

Whether you know all the ways to save money or not, we’ve written up some articles for you that will be sure to help in some way or another. 


Lowering your everyday banking costs is easier than it seems and there are great savings to be had.  

Many people don’t realise the benefits that come from moving their bank accounts to a bank that has low interest rates and charges. 


Your mortgage is the biggest and most important financial investment of your life. It is imperative that you have a mortgage with the lowest rates on the market. 

However, oftentimes, mortgage holders are unaware of the massive savings they could be making by switching their mortgage lender or by shopping around. 

  • Find out how you can find the best value mortgage for you on with the help of our mortgage Quickstart guide series.
  • If you’ve decided to go ahead with a mortgage, then saving up enough money to buy your first home can be challenging, that’s why we’ve written a guide to help you. Here are 6 great tips to help you get your mortgage deposit together
  • If you’re a first-time buyer, there are financial schemes available such as the Help-to-Buy scheme and the First Home scheme to help you purchase your first home. 
  • Discover all the extra costs you will be expected to pay during your mortgage journey here.
  • Did you know that some banks will pay your legal fees if you switch your mortgage to their bank? To learn more about this incentive and the legal fees you will face during the mortgage switching process, check out this article.
  • Now that you know the technical details and you’re ready to switch, it’s time to ask the big questions. How much money can you save by switching mortgages?


Insurance is a big part of life, guaranteeing protection for what’s most important - your health, car, and home. 

As it’s so crucial, it’s essential that you avail of the best policy out there (minus the hefty price tag). The articles we’ve written below can help with that. 

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Now that you are equipped with the most informative savings tips articles has to offer, it is time for you to start cutting the costs of your household bills. 

So put these top tips into action and see how much you could save!

Although these articles can help you lower your day-to-day expenses, we always say that the biggest savings you can make are by switching providers. 

At, our free comparison services, allows you to compare providers across energy, broadband, banking, and insurance products, so you can discover the best value plans for you. 

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