Author: The Finance Guy

Simple, there is nothing worth switching to? Where’s the Fintech guys (Financial technology? FinTech or fintech is the new technology and innovation that aims to compete with traditional financial methods in the delivery of financial services – definition in Wikipedia, with their internet banks? Sold out! The challenger banks have not come here! Why not? The State currently […]

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Well that’s exactly what we ask young people to do when it comes to purchasing their homes.  Imagine a pensioner going into a finance shop and looking for investment advice that went along the lines of …………we’ll take all you cash and invest it next Friday in the Irish stock market and we know you […]

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A second post crisis legacy (see article dated 02/08/2017 for first legacy) is the long-term arrears issue and the 37,000 people involved.  I say 37,000 but I presume the indirect number is closer to 100,000 of our fellow citizens in misery.  And even if some are trying to game the system, as some parts of our […]

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