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Should you pay off your mortgage earlier?

Peter McGahan
WITH interest rates potentially on the move, investors are wondering if they should pay their mortgage off, or even make larger monthly payments.

Happy new tax year!

Michael Kennedy
THE new tax year began on Saturday, making today the first working day of the brand new year 2019/20.

The lopsided boat of property investing

Peter McGahan
THERE are two counter arguments to investing: You should never have all your eggs in one basket, and diversification works for you as a stabiliser to your investment risk.

Tax relief on new plant and machinery

Janette Burns
QUESTION: I own a manufacturing business and am considering a significant investment in new equipment during this financial year.

Brexit and my income from investments

Peter McGahan
WHEN we asked our customers and readers what they would really like to know about Brexit, the vast majority responded that it would be great when it was finished, no matter what.

Last minute tax planning before the end of the tax year

Malachy McLernon
QUESTION: With the tax year end fast approaching, is there any last minute tax planning that I should be considering? ANSWER: With just over a week to go to the end of the UK income tax year on April 5, there is still time to undertake income and capital gains tax (CGT) planning to avail of any reliefs still unused.

How will Brexit affect my retirement pension?

Peter McGahan
BREXIT has divided families and communities, but one thing they are all agreed on while watching politicians over the last two weeks, is that it’s no more than a scene from the Muppet show.

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