Saving Is Hard But Is It Worth It?

Since the economic downturn in Ireland, it has become almost impossible to get a worthwhile return on a savings account in a retail bank. The main reason for this is the Irish government’s move in 2013, to raise the level of DIRT (Deposit Interest Retention Tax) to 41%. This meant that if you were making any interest on your principle sum, you would now surrender almost half of it in

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