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Here’s A Special Invitation for You These are challenging times and everyone is looking for the best possible answers and solutions to their protection, investments and financial security requirements. So, here’s a solution that may be of interest to you. It’s an invitation for you to join us for a private financial consultation where we

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Business All-Star Accreditation in Croke Park

The Register of Irish Business Excellence Thought Leader in Mortgages and Financial Planning We were awarded with the coveted Business All-Star Accreditation at Croke Park. It is an independently verified standard mark for businesses based on performance, trust and customer-centricity. #businessallstars @BizAllStars

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Office Administrator Vacancy Gorey

Office Administrator Financial Services– Gorey, Co. Wexford Job Summary Southeast Financial services, provide independent financial planning including Pensions, Investments, Life assurance and Mortgages. Due to continued growth, an opportunity has arisen for a Financial Planning Administrator ideally with insurance, banking or financial services experience to join our team. As an administrator you will be a key

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Back to school savings

Back to school savings tips Uniforms and stationary When it comes to uniforms it is possible now to shop around for better value, in the past perhaps only one supplier worked with a school and therefore you were obliged to go there even if it was more expensive.  Lately many schools encourage parents to buy a general uniform in the correct colour and sew or iron on the school crest. This can be a huge money saver as you cut out the cost of the supplier doing this work for you. A good tip is not to wait until the last minute, give yourself plenty of time and do your research, check second hand shops and community based Facebook groups. Ask friends and family if they would be willing to donate the uniform of an older child who has left school or outgrown the uniform. If you can pay to have an alterations person take down a hem, or repair a rip then do, it will work out more cost effective for you than to replace with a brand new uniform. There are many discount shops around that sell great stationary now, there is no need to go to a specific school supplies centre unless you need something specific, shops like Dealz or the Euro store have great offers. You can also buy online BOOKS Use the power of social media groups, family and friend networks and this will really save you money. You should take your time and really talk to people, reach out on Facebook, publish your child’s booklist and ask who has copies. As long as the book meets the purpose and it is not damaged then it will be fine. Encourage your child to take good care of their books and cover them together. There are many online sources that offer discounts earlier in the year that can be up to 30% at times. They also may offer free covering and delivery. It is a good idea to start to plan ahead and put a little money aside for next year’s back to school costs. Keep a note of what you spent this year, so you’ll know exactly how much you will need and factor in exam years being more expensive Saving even a small amount regularly can make a big difference. For example, saving €10 each week will add up to €560  for back to school costs next year.   You can talk to us about savings plans and all other financial matters just give us a call on 053 9420 899 or email philip@sefs.ie From Zurich see sample below , ‘ the final step in giving your child the best start is lie is by taking action now, The earlier

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Five must do before you view

Buying a house is one of the biggest decisions you will ever make in your life and not one to enter into lightly. This five must do’s you will find helpful before you view a house.  The information was sourced from www.havenmortgages.ie  Use Google Maps to check the house out online before you visit, it

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How do I pay for college in Ireland?

My child is staring college in a few years and I am worried about the costs. How much do I need and what are my options? College costs are rising, so start saving now The cost of putting a child through college is increasing. If you have young children, you need to take action now

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Do I need to make a will?

Why do I need a will? I have been meaning to talk to my solicitor about a will for some time now but don’t really see the need. Sure, my wife will get everything if something happens to me, right? A Will is a vitally important thing to write. But an incorrect, badly drafted or

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Should I get life insurance if I am renting a home?

In 2016 the property website Daft showed the largest annual increase in rents ever recorded on their website since it’s beginning . There are over 850,000 people in rental accommodation in Ireland, and data has shown that although the majority of renters used to be young people in their twenties now a rise in families

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