Carolyn shares her experience of bidding for a home, getting a first-time buyer mortgage and the day she moved in to her home.
Save for the home or the wedding?
Which comes first wedding or home? First-time buyers Sarah and Claire saved the deposit for the home first with the wedding to follow in a year's time.
Caring for two mums
A growing sandwich generation find themselves caring for elderly parents while still supporting children.
The full cost to buy and run a car
You're thinking about buying your first car but, first, you want to know if you can really afford to buy and run it. Here's how to work it out.
How to check your credit rating
Your credit rating helps decide if you get approved for a mortgage, loan or credit card. So how do you check your credit rating and how can you improve it?
Make your home more energy efficient
A Bank of Ireland Green home improvement loan can help you make your home more energy-efficient by increasing its BER rating saving you money on fuel bills.
Finding a cheap last-minute holiday
When you've left it late and you're on a tight budget, how do you find a cheap last-minute holiday and get away before autumn arrives?
From school to work
For years, Bank of Ireland staff have volunteered at Merchants Academy, a school in a deprived Bristol area, now two former pupils are working in the Bank.
5 tips to stay on top of summer spending
Summer trips, summer clothes, summer camps – the cost of summer adds up fast. Here are some quick tips to hep you stay in control of spending this summer.