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# bpfi - Monday 21 September, 2020

Majority of bank accounts used for money mule transactions belong to people aged 18-24

A new campaign aims to highlight the dangers for teens and encourage their parents to look out for red flags.

# bpfi - Thursday 9 July, 2020

Explainer: Why Irish banks are being accused of 'profiteering from the pandemic'

Developments in recent days have undermined the banks’ positions.

# bpfi - Tuesday 23 June, 2020

Almost €600 million spent on contactless payments in May

The contactless limit was increased to €50 in April in response to the Covid-19 crisis.

# bpfi - Monday 20 April, 2020

Banks say that people who got mortgage approval before the crisis can have this extended

Customers can be granted an extension in situations where their “circumstances have not materially changed”.

# bpfi - Wednesday 8 April, 2020

Five main banks now have freephone lines to help people who are cocooning

The phone lines are operating during normal banking hours, from Monday to Friday.

# bpfi - Sunday 5 April, 2020

# bpfi - Wednesday 29 January, 2020

First-time buyers made up most of the 12,000 mortgages drawn down in last quarter of 2019

The 12,259 mortgages are valued at €2.7 billion.

# bpfi - Thursday 19 December, 2019

Consumers warned about new online scam advertising cheap flights

Consumers are advised not to use public Wi-Fi when buying things online, and to ensure ‘https’ is before the website address.

# bpfi - Wednesday 24 July, 2019

Mortgage activity 'returning to 2008 levels' as draw-down figures at highest level in 10 years

New figures show there were 10,157 mortgages drawn down in the second quarter of the year.

# bpfi - Friday 8 March, 2019

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This Co Clare singer will represent Ireland in the Eurovision in Israel

Sarah McTernan came third in The Voice of Ireland in 2015.

# bpfi - Tuesday 29 January, 2019

Over 12,000 mortgages worth €2.6 billion drawn down in the last three months

12,112 mortgages worth €2.6 billion were drawn down during the fourth quarter of 2018.

# bpfi - Friday 19 December, 2014

'An air of panic is setting in to the property market'

New figures show a spike in the number of mortgage approvals.

# bpfi - Friday 12 December, 2014

Ireland needs more backers to get 'skin in the game' for business to grow

Owner-operators are far too dependent on banks for finance… and it’s getting worse.