Back to School Education Loans
Start Smart Primary and Secondary Back to School Loans Back to School time can be a strain on parents financially. Covering all the school costs can be very difficult, especially if there is more than one child to consider. Parents of primary school children are spending an average of €949* per child. It is estimated […]
Transition Year Bursary Awards
Transition Year Bursary Awards Tipperary Credit Union has a very proactive Youth Committee that runs various youth initiatives throughout the year. One such initiative is the Transition Year Bursary Awards.We at Tipperary Credit Union are aware of the benefits of a student completing the Transition Year programme. Designed to help students develop not just on […]
General Data Protection Regulation – Know your rights
One of the biggest changes to Irish Data Privacy Law comes into effect on 25th May 2018. On that date, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will be introduced, to strengthen data GDPR increases and reinforces the rights of individuals in relation to the information we hold about them. Being transparent and providing accessible information […]
European Payment Services Regulations 2018
European Communities Payment Services Regulations 2018 The first Payment Services Directive (EU) 2007/64/EC (PSD1), which came into force in 2009, established common rules for certain types of electronic payments, such as credit transfers, direct debits, card payments, and mobile and online payments. Directive 2015/2366/EU on payment services (PSD2) updates and complements the rules set out in […]
Why is a credit union car loan better?
When it comes to financing the purchase of a car, many people simply look for the lowest rate on offer and believe it to be the best option. Headline rates may attract the most attention, but the devil is very much in the detail. Many ‘car finance loans’ offered by garages and some banks are actually hire purchase agreements.