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An Post to increase price of stamps this month

From May 27th: The price of the standard national letter stamp will increase up to the EU average price of €1.10c (currently €1.00).  The standard international letter stamp will increase to €2.00 (currently €1.70). Bulk mail rates will increase by … Continue reading

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Carbon Tax on non-auto fuels kicks in May 1st

A carbon tax is a tax levied on the carbon content of goods and services, predominantly in the transport and energy sectors. Carbon taxes are intended to reduce carbon dioxide (CO 2) emissions by increasing prices, thereby decreasing demand for such goods and services. Its effectiveness … Continue reading

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Alternatives to Renting Storage Space

If you seem to have too much stuff and no room to store it, buying or renting a storage unit might seem like your only option. But this can be expensive and is often a waste of money, especially if … Continue reading

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Saying a lot without saying a Word

Above delivered to the door. Below care instructions on the packaging, because plants like people need to be treated with care, love and respect. Keep costs down and do your little bit for the planet by embedding instructions in packaging … Continue reading

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Maximise Benefit of Supermarket Till Receipts, Discounted Vouchers and Loyalty Schemes

Dunnes Stores Value club card and discount vouchers Dunnes Stores for example give you a €10 off your next spend of €50 by a particular date for every €50 you spend in a single shop in the grocery section. This … Continue reading

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Save on TV Subscriptions

The disruption caused by covid-19 has meant that many people have had to review their financial position and deem it prudent to make economies where they can. TV subscriptions are definitely in the optional extra category when it comes to … Continue reading

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Borrow or pay in Instalments?

If you have bills to pay but do not have the cash on hand to pay them, should you avail of the option to pay in instalments or borrow to make a single payment? The answer is it depends on … Continue reading

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