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#Debt

# debt - Monday 30 September, 2013

Extract: This crisis shows the old ways have failed – and we’re on the cusp of new discoveries
# Opinion
# Opinion

Extract: This crisis shows the old ways have failed – and we’re on the cusp of new discoveries

Sep 30th 2013, 7:00 AM 57 Views 38 Comments

I am an economics student, so you might be surprised to hear that I’m somewhat optimistic about our future. Why? Because we are passing through a unique window of opportunity to change our world, writes Robert Nielsen.

# debt - Friday 27 September, 2013

Cyprus gets €1.5bn from EU's emergency fund
# Loan
# Loan

Cyprus gets €1.5bn from EU's emergency fund

Sep 27th 2013, 8:30 PM 3,450 Views 7 Comments

The crisis-hit nation has now received half of the package it was pencilled to get from the ESM.

# debt - Thursday 26 September, 2013

Charts: Here's how the government's liabilities have increased to €208bn in five years
# Fiscal Advisory Council
# Fiscal Advisory Council

Charts: Here's how the government's liabilities have increased to €208bn in five years

Sep 26th 2013, 9:27 AM 7,021 Views 31 Comments

The government’s liabilities last year were a whopping €208 billion.

# debt - Friday 20 September, 2013

Nick Leeson: In debt? Don't panic.
# Read Me
# Read Me

Nick Leeson: In debt? Don't panic.

Sep 20th 2013, 8:00 PM 204 Views 22 Comments

The former trader’s new book tries to help people tackles debt and find a path through the stress and complexities of dealing with financial institutions.

# debt - Sunday 15 September, 2013

Allsop signs deal that will stop the auctioning of repossessed homes
# Debt Deal
# Debt Deal

Allsop signs deal that will stop the auctioning of repossessed homes

Sep 15th 2013, 7:30 AM 12,358 Views 63 Comments

A formal agreement with the Irish Mortgage Holder’s Organisation ensures properties where no deal has been struck to sort out mortgage arrears will not be offered for auction.

# debt - Thursday 12 September, 2013

OECD: Irish economy recovering but government must stick to targets
# Recovery
# Recovery

OECD: Irish economy recovering but government must stick to targets

Sep 12th 2013, 12:03 PM 3,985 Views 23 Comments

In a report today, the body said that out debt-to-GDP ratio is set to peak this year and decline thereafter.

# debt - Tuesday 10 September, 2013

PIP apologises for comments about ‘bigger houses’ for professionals
# Insolvency
# Insolvency

PIP apologises for comments about ‘bigger houses’ for professionals

Sep 10th 2013, 8:52 PM 23,995 Views 142 Comments

Jim Stafford issued a statement saying that he did not intend to ‘create a distinction between so called professional classes and PAYE workers’.

# debt - Monday 9 September, 2013

Poll: Will the new insolvency service work?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will the new insolvency service work?

Sep 9th 2013, 9:34 AM 5,377 Views 44 Comments

It is launched today but will the service for struggling borrowers actually work?

# debt - Sunday 1 September, 2013

PICS: 250 locals take back Kildare stud farm from receivers and lock them out
# Kennycourt Stud Farm
# Kennycourt Stud Farm

PICS: 250 locals take back Kildare stud farm from receivers and lock them out

Sep 1st 2013, 2:07 PM 36,789 Views 308 Comments

The farm, owned by Eugene McDermott, was to be sold by IBRC following an outstanding loan of €814,000.

# debt - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

Column: There's no shame in bankruptcy – it is now a viable and positive option
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: There's no shame in bankruptcy – it is now a viable and positive option

Aug 27th 2013, 7:00 AM 338 Views 70 Comments

This autumn will see a new personal insolvency system coming into effect that will put mortgage holders in arrears in a far stronger bargaining position with the banks, writes Ross Maguire SC.

# debt - Wednesday 14 August, 2013

Consumer confidence is up, but disposable income is down, says report
# Money Money Money
# Money Money Money

Consumer confidence is up, but disposable income is down, says report

Aug 14th 2013, 8:45 PM 5,389 Views 30 Comments

Credit card debt is in decline, property transactions on the increase but new car sales continue to struggle.

# debt - Tuesday 13 August, 2013

Household debt down but sustainability levels barely improve
# Debt
# Debt

Household debt down but sustainability levels barely improve

Aug 13th 2013, 6:57 PM 4,948 Views 12 Comments

Figures from the Central bank show that overall household debt is at it lowest level since late 2006 but disposable income falls dull much positive impact.

Column: How to navigate your personal insolvency
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: How to navigate your personal insolvency

Aug 13th 2013, 7:00 AM 241 Views 42 Comments

The Personal Insolvency Service is due to come into effect in the coming weeks, so what do you need to know about making an application? Stephen Curtis lets you know.

# debt - Monday 12 August, 2013

Frank Feighan: My personal finances won't affect my political career
# Debt
# Debt

Frank Feighan: My personal finances won't affect my political career

Aug 12th 2013, 3:36 PM 8,140 Views 52 Comments

The Roscommon deputy is being pursued by Danske Bank for borrowings understood to be in the high six-figure range.

39 per cent jump in Government-issued debt in the last year
# Finance
# Finance

39 per cent jump in Government-issued debt in the last year

Aug 12th 2013, 12:55 PM 4,008 Views 13 Comments

The liquidation of IBRC led to a rise in the twelve months between June 2012 and June 2013.

# debt - Tuesday 6 August, 2013

Column: How did we surrender our liberty and become voluntary slaves?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: How did we surrender our liberty and become voluntary slaves?

Aug 6th 2013, 7:30 PM 190 Views 69 Comments

We sold our freedom long ago when we accepted mountainous debt in search of power and status, writes Steve Bonham. The lesson? Avoid committing to things that make us dependent upon the whims of others.

# debt - Friday 2 August, 2013

Coventry City could be docked 15 points before the new season starts tomorrow
# Feelin' Blue
From The42
# Feelin' Blue

Coventry City could be docked 15 points before the new season starts tomorrow

Aug 2nd 2013, 3:48 PM 1,120 Views 2 Comments

The Sky Blues are on the verge of liquidation after a creditors’ deal was rejected this morning.

# debt - Tuesday 23 July, 2013

Column: The family home needs to be protected in a debt crisis
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: The family home needs to be protected in a debt crisis

Jul 23rd 2013, 7:00 AM 115 Views 62 Comments

The banks are not looking at the long-term resolutions strategies for homeowners in debt; the only available strategies are limited to those that that suit bank recovery, writes Julie Sadlier.

# debt - Saturday 20 July, 2013

Crisis talks on Portugal bailout breakdown
# Portugal
# Portugal

Crisis talks on Portugal bailout breakdown

Jul 20th 2013, 3:50 PM 5,553 Views 17 Comments

The country’s three main parties failed to reach a deal to end the political crisis that threatens to derail the government’s bid to overhaul its finances.

# debt - Wednesday 17 July, 2013

1,600 people waiting to see MABS advisors
# Debt
# Debt

1,600 people waiting to see MABS advisors

Jul 17th 2013, 2:27 PM 4,640 Views 16 Comments

The average waiting time for a MABS appointment is 4.4 weeks but this figure varies wildly across the country.

# debt - Monday 15 July, 2013

Rise in 'accidental landlords' as homeowners rent out properties to cover mortgage costs
# Legal Advice
# Legal Advice

Rise in 'accidental landlords' as homeowners rent out properties to cover mortgage costs

Jul 15th 2013, 9:03 AM 14,432 Views 56 Comments

FLAC noted a “striking” rise in queries about housing such matters, which were up almost 70 per cent since 2011.

# debt - Monday 8 July, 2013

Anglo tapes: Central Bank 'were effectively egging us on'
# Anglo Tapes
# Anglo Tapes

Anglo tapes: Central Bank 'were effectively egging us on'

Jul 8th 2013, 9:41 AM 8,302 Views 38 Comments

The latest conversations will raise questions about how much Anglo executives knew about the sinking bank.

# debt - Wednesday 3 July, 2013

Musician Jim Corr settles €1.4m debt with ACC Bank
# Debt
# Debt

Musician Jim Corr settles €1.4m debt with ACC Bank

Jul 3rd 2013, 9:14 PM 21,476 Views 60 Comments

The only male member of Irish family band The Corrs was due to be cross-examined by ACC Bank at the Commercial Court today.

The Evening Fix... now with added rocket explosions
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix... now with added rocket explosions

Jul 3rd 2013, 7:48 PM 4,317 Views 0 Comments

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

# debt - Friday 21 June, 2013

95,000 Irish homes are in mortgage arrears over 90 days
# Mortgage Crisis
# Mortgage Crisis

95,000 Irish homes are in mortgage arrears over 90 days

Jun 21st 2013, 9:45 PM 10,465 Views 130 Comments

Homeowners who are three months or more behind on their payments owe financial institutions €1.8 billion.

# debt - Thursday 20 June, 2013

Noonan: Ireland will escape bailout, even if we can't recover bank costs
# Debt Deal
# Debt Deal

Noonan: Ireland will escape bailout, even if we can't recover bank costs

Jun 20th 2013, 6:58 PM 6,444 Views 53 Comments

The finance minister says the world recognises that Ireland’s debts are sustainable, but he won’t give up on help.

EU faces talks on bank sector reform and who should pay for future bailouts
# Bailouts
# Bailouts

EU faces talks on bank sector reform and who should pay for future bailouts

Jun 20th 2013, 7:40 AM 2,197 Views 7 Comments

Finance ministers are also expected to formally approve a 7-year extension on Ireland’s and Portugal’s bailout loans.

# debt - Monday 17 June, 2013

Greek court overturns closure of state broadcaster‎
# Greece
# Greece

Greek court overturns closure of state broadcaster‎

Jun 17th 2013, 8:27 PM 4,630 Views 18 Comments

The top administrative court in Greece has “temporarily” cancelled the government’s shock decision to close state broadcaster ERT.

Icelandic PM vows to ignore IMF's advice
# Iceland
# Iceland

Icelandic PM vows to ignore IMF's advice

Jun 17th 2013, 7:00 PM 9,375 Views 40 Comments

Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson says he will ignore the IMF’s criticism of his government’s plans to reduce household debt following the country’s economic collapse.

# debt - Thursday 13 June, 2013

Under 50s stop saving as they struggle to pay off mortgages
# Saving
# Saving

Under 50s stop saving as they struggle to pay off mortgages

Jun 13th 2013, 8:47 AM 6,149 Views 18 Comments

It is thought that the deadline for property tax registration may have triggered this.

# debt - Tuesday 11 June, 2013

Fall in personal loans and holiday home mortgages as households pay off debt
# Debt
# Debt

Fall in personal loans and holiday home mortgages as households pay off debt

Jun 11th 2013, 12:12 PM 7,696 Views 32 Comments

Figures from the Central Bank also show a very slight increase in savings.

# debt - Monday 27 May, 2013

Over 130 people with Irish addresses filed for bankruptcy in UK during crisis
# Bankruptcy
# Bankruptcy

Over 130 people with Irish addresses filed for bankruptcy in UK during crisis

May 27th 2013, 3:20 PM 6,878 Views 23 Comments

Figures also show that 35 people moved to England or Wales last year solely for the purpose of seeking bankruptcy.

# debt - Sunday 19 May, 2013

Column: Game, Set and Match to the Banks
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Game, Set and Match to the Banks

May 19th 2013, 7:30 PM 13 Views 48 Comments

The extent to which banks are running Ireland and Europe is clearly shown by the recently published Insolvency Guidelines and Rules, writes Dave Hughes.

# debt - Thursday 16 May, 2013

Jim Corr on €778k debt: “I'm a musician, I'm not good at figures”
# Debt
# Debt

Jim Corr on €778k debt: “I'm a musician, I'm not good at figures”

May 16th 2013, 6:45 AM 18,952 Views 0 Comments

The judge in the case said he found it difficult to understand how Corr lives rent-free in a home owned by a friend.

# debt - Tuesday 7 May, 2013

137 jobs saved as 12 out of 24 Pamela Scott shops exit examinership
# Pamela Scott
# Pamela Scott

137 jobs saved as 12 out of 24 Pamela Scott shops exit examinership

May 7th 2013, 1:02 PM 5,538 Views 5 Comments

The company also announced plans to expand by opening up to six new stores in next 18 months.

# debt - Sunday 5 May, 2013

Extract: How I got back in the driving seat with the banks
# Read Me
# Read Me

Extract: How I got back in the driving seat with the banks

May 5th 2013, 8:15 AM 280 Views 96 Comments

Revealing personal and confidential details in his new book, George Mordaunt talks about his own debt recovery programme and his struggle with the banks. He says debt resolution exists and questions why more don’t know about it.

# debt - Tuesday 30 April, 2013

Debt advice service sees people trying to cope 'breaking down in tears'
# New Beginning
# New Beginning

Debt advice service sees people trying to cope 'breaking down in tears'

Apr 30th 2013, 11:42 AM 6,868 Views 39 Comments

New Beginning have organised free, debt advice seminars across Ireland.

# debt - Friday 26 April, 2013

Consumers and firms ordered to pay over €44m to creditors last month
# Debt
# Debt

Consumers and firms ordered to pay over €44m to creditors last month

Apr 26th 2013, 3:55 PM 5,447 Views 9 Comments

Vision-net figures show that banks accounted for over half the value of all court judgments awarded against consumers last month.

# debt - Wednesday 24 April, 2013

Debt advice service threatened with funding cuts in agreement dispute
# Debt
# Debt

Debt advice service threatened with funding cuts in agreement dispute

Apr 24th 2013, 6:27 PM 6,501 Views 11 Comments

Companies funded through the Citizen’s Information Board have been given two months to sign service legal agreements to ensure funding.

# debt - Tuesday 23 April, 2013

Extract: The 5 emotional stages of debt
# Read Me
# Read Me

Extract: The 5 emotional stages of debt

Apr 23rd 2013, 1:00 PM 285 Views 26 Comments

Determination, resolve and belief is what you need to overcome your debt problems, says financial expert Liam Croke who has some tips to help.