Monthly Archives: April 2012

€89 million paid to customers for protection claims in 2011

€89 million paid to customers for protection claims in 2011 New Ireland Assurance really care about customer claims. Their claims statistics are so much MORE than just numbers. They demonstrate their commitment to meeting their customers’ financial protection needs when they need it most. Everyone hopes to enjoy long, healthy and happy lives, but it…
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Co-habiting couples paying too much Inheritance Tax

Unnecessary Inheritance tax created by couples buying Life assurance for Family protection purposes. Recently as part of a client review I came across an all too common situation. My clients were in a relationship but not married, or in a civil partnership. However they considered themselves as spouses. The inheritance tax act does not however…
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9.2% of Mortgage Accounts in Arrears of over 90 days

Latest Quarterly Mortgage Arrears data show 9.2% of Mortgage Accounts in Arrears of over 90 days, up from 8.1% at the end of September 2011 The Central Bank published a report on the last quarter of 2011 which showed that 1 in 7 mortgages were in arrears. That means that over 70,000 mortgages were in…
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