Paul cut his teeth in the industry 15 years ago with RSA and Irish Life before striking out on his own in 2010. During this time Paul became a Qualified Financial Advisor. In 2011 Paul obtained the designation Certified Financial Planner® from the Financial Planning Standards Board of Ireland. Certified Financial Planners® are members of an international community of elite financial planning practitioners who are committed to upholding the professions most rigorous global standards and putting clients’ interests first. Paul launched AskPaul™ in November 2016 with a view to increasing financial knowledge to Irish consumers. Paul is a regular on TV3, Q102 and contributes frequently to the Sunday Business Post.
Talk Title: Funding Home Improvements
Paul Merriman of AskPaul™ will be advising visitors to SelfBuild on the various financial aspects of funding home improvements. This will include:
Tax incentives available to home renovators.
How to remortgage for home improvements.
Routes and options on borrowing.
Do’s and don’ts of dealing with banks.
Quick fixes to funding home renovations.
Economic outlook on property in Ireland 2017.