Financial products

Protection of consumers of financial services
Legislation exists that regulates financial institutions dealings with consumers. Find out what your rights are as a consumer of financial services

Financial regulation
The Central Bank of Ireland regulates all financial services firms in Ireland. Find out more about financial regulation in Ireland

Opening and switching a bank account
Find out what the rules are for opening and switching bank accounts.
This document is in: Money and Tax > Personal finance > Financial institutions

Types of insurance
An overview of the different types of insurance available and where to get more information
This document is in: Money and Tax > Personal finance > Insurance

Personal Pensions
There are rules that apply to personal pensions. Information on personal pensions for self-employed people or employed people who do not have an occupational pension
This document is in: Money and Tax > Personal finance > Pensions

Taking out a mortgage
A mortgage is a long-term financial commitment. You need to assess your finances and ensure that you can manage the repayments. The Central Bank has set limits on the size of residential mortgages.
This document is in: Housing > Owning a home > Help with buying a home