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Mortgage holders ‘barred from tracker inquiry’

One of the banks under investigation for mistreating tracker mortgage holders sought to have customers who complained to the ombudsman excluded from the regulator’s...

Mortgages rates still twice eurozone average

The average interest rate charged by Irish banks fell by 28 basis points over the past year but is still nearly twice the eurozone...

‘What’s the best way to pay off my mortgage?’

Our experts advise a reader on the options for clearing his interest-only loan...

Vulture funds hold more mortgages in arrears

The amount of mortgages in arrears held by private investment funds has risen, figures released by the Central Bank have shown....

Loaned cars are not always a courtesy

Drivers are being stung by large and unexpected bills after being given a courtesy car that they believed was an entitlement under their insurance,...

Huge jump in borrowers requiring car loans

Car scrappage scheme hailed a success, but concerns that it has encouraged consumers to take on more debt...

Mortgage crisis spreads to sub prime car loan market

Fears are mounting that the sub-prime mortgage crisis is beginning to infect America’s $300 billion (£150 billion) car loan market as evidence emerges of...

How to survive credit card and loan debts

Is bankruptcy a better option than a repayment agreement for those burdened with debt?...

Business loan scheme falls €500m short

The Credit Guarantee Scheme, one of the government’s key measures to support small and medium-sized businesses, has helped just 5 per cent of the...

Lenders face crackdown on high-cost loans

Providers of high-cost credit, ranging from catalogue credit to pawnbroking, could be forced to cut their prices in a drive by the financial regulator...