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Mortgage Movement

Mortgage Movement

There's been lots of movement in the mortgage market recently with Finance Ireland and Avant Money both launching new products, including the country's first ever 20-year fixed-rate mortgage from Finance Ireland. In this episode we discuss the rates on offer as well as the pros and cons of choosing a fixed rate. We also discuss recent price increases from three energy suppliers, why energy prices are on the rise, as well as the acceleration of rural broadband provider Imagine's 5G wireless service to customer's nationwide.

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28th May 2021

Goodbye KBC, Hello Avant Money

Goodbye KBC, Hello Avant Money

In this episode we discuss everything from KBC's planned exit from the market and what this means for customers and competition, to research we conducted with RED C which reveals some interesting insights into how people feel about those in long-term mortgage arrears. We also discuss Avant Money's expansion into the Irish mortgage market and whether this spells good news for mortgage holders, as well as discussing why electricity prices in Ireland are so high and what consumers can do about it.

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14th May 2021

bonkers.ie Looks Closer: The best SIM-only deals on the market

bonkers.ie Looks Closer: The best SIM-only deals on the market

In this episode of the bonkers.ie Looks Closer podcast series we're joined by Daragh Cassidy, Head of Communications at bonkers.ie to discuss SIM-only deals. The new style of mobile plan, made popular in recent years by the likes of GoMo, can be one of the most cost-effective ways to save money on your mobile bills, and all without having to sacrifice any calls, texts or data. In this podcast we take a look at SIM-only plans in detail and where consumers can find the best value.

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30th Apr 2021

bonkers.ie Looks Closer: Alternative savings options

bonkers.ie Looks Closer: Alternative savings options

In this episode of the bonkers.ie Looks Closer podcast series we chat to Daragh Cassidy, Head of Communications at bonkers.ie, to discuss some alternative savings options. With a record €127bn on deposit in banks and financial institutions, many people are looking for a home for their savings. However, with interest rates at an all time low, the traditional savings environment now offers little to no reward. So, what other options are there for your hard-earned cash? We take a look.

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20th Apr 2021

bonkers.ie Looks Closer: 6 tips to help you get your mortgage deposit together

bonkers.ie Looks Closer: 6 tips to help you get your mortgage deposit together

Getting on the property ladder is a struggle for many first-time buyers as they grapple with high rents while also trying to save for a mortgage deposit. And unless you're hoping to come into an inheritance (and have some very old and sick relatives!) then hard choices lie ahead.  However, there are a few things you can do and should know about to try make it easier, which we discuss in this podcast with our Head of Communications, and recent home buyer, Daragh Cassidy.

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24th Aug 2020

bonkers.ie Looks Closer: So you're approaching retirement age? Here's what you need to know.

bonkers.ie Looks Closer: So you're approaching retirement age? Here's what you need to know.

A person who’s approaching retirement today, could, theoretically, spend almost as much time in retirement as they did while working. Which means retirement planning is something that needs to be taken seriously and considered carefully. So, in this episode of our Looks Closer series, we chat with Moneycube Co-Founder and Chief Financial Advisor to get the lowdown on what you need to know as you approach your golden years.

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29th Jan 2020

bonkers.ie Guide to Adulting: So you want to buy a home?

bonkers.ie Guide to Adulting: So you want to buy a home?

71% of renters  don't think they'll ever own their own home. But let's say you did want to buy a home, how would you even start? Conor Dever had no idea either, but working with bonkers.ie meant he had access to a whole range of industry experts' brains to pick. So he called a few of them up...  In the first episode in the Guide to Adulting, Conor sits down with Daragh Cassidy, Head of Communications for bonkers.ie and prospective homebuyer, as well as Digital Content Producer and new homeowner Kevin Bolton, to talk about all of the stages in the long path to buying your first home, with the hope of demystifying the process a little...

Podcast

24th Sep 2019

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