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#Debt

# 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 6,506 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 308 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.

# debt - Sunday 21 April, 2013

Nick Leeson: I’ve observed the need for debt solution – now I’m acting on it
# Read Me
# Read Me

Nick Leeson: I’ve observed the need for debt solution – now I’m acting on it

Apr 21st 2013, 7:30 PM 48 Views 35 Comments

Former trader Nick Leeson explains why he has begun to work as a mediator between indebted people and the banks…

# debt - Saturday 20 April, 2013

Boston, borrowing and giant snails: The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

Boston, borrowing and giant snails: The week in numbers

Apr 20th 2013, 7:30 PM 5,471 Views 1 Comment

Plus – find out why a French cabinet minister will be writing a cheque to Phil Hogan…

# debt - Friday 19 April, 2013

Column: The insolvency process should be a competent public system that ensures everyone has access
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: The insolvency process should be a competent public system that ensures everyone has access

Apr 19th 2013, 1:00 PM 41 Views 23 Comments

The Personal Insolvency Practitioners (PIP) will not be given prescriptive rules around charges, meaning the person who is really in trouble and has no funds could be left on the insolvency scrap heap, writes David Hall, who says there are a number of issues that need to be changed immediately.

# debt - Thursday 18 April, 2013

Column: ‘I thought I did everything right – so why have I ended up here?’
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: ‘I thought I did everything right – so why have I ended up here?’

Apr 18th 2013, 7:00 PM 1,280 Views 149 Comments

Aoife O’Connor has gone to college, got good results, borrowed money to get more qualifications by doing a postgrad, but she still finds herself with no job. Here she asks why she can’t catch a break?

Struggling borrowers may have to move house, sell car and change creche to enter new insolvency process
# Insolvency
# Insolvency

Struggling borrowers may have to move house, sell car and change creche to enter new insolvency process

Apr 18th 2013, 3:10 PM 21,291 Views 230 Comments

The new guidelines do NOT, however, require one parent to give up work if their childcare costs more than they earn.

PIC: How much a single person can spend under the new insolvency rules
# Debt
# Debt

PIC: How much a single person can spend under the new insolvency rules

Apr 18th 2013, 2:41 PM 34,339 Views 171 Comments

The Insolvency Service of Ireland has published its guidelines for spending limits to qualify for the new procedures.

# debt - Wednesday 17 April, 2013

Extract: I’m in massive negative equity and I may lose my home, but I won’t lose hope
# Read Me
# Read Me

Extract: I’m in massive negative equity and I may lose my home, but I won’t lose hope

Apr 17th 2013, 7:00 PM 159 Views 53 Comments

Single Irish mother, Jillian Godsil, who tried to sell her Georgian mansion on YouTube, has documented her personal slide into insolvency in a new book, Does my Debt look big in this? Here she writes about debt and never giving up.

Leading pro-austerity academic paper may have included fatal Excel error
# Death By Autosum
# Death By Autosum

Leading pro-austerity academic paper may have included fatal Excel error

Apr 17th 2013, 3:38 PM 13,377 Views 53 Comments

A 2010 paper by Carmen Reinhart and Kenneth Rogoff found that growth falls dramatically as debt increases. Or does it?

# debt - Tuesday 16 April, 2013

Column: Who’s next in line to be consumed by the European crisis?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Who’s next in line to be consumed by the European crisis?

Apr 16th 2013, 7:00 AM 28 Views 38 Comments

While other countries are showing signs of difficulty, it’s Spain’s deterioration which could bring the euro crisis to its most dangerous point, writes Tom McDonnell, who asks where Europe goes from here?

# debt - Friday 12 April, 2013

Mortgage holders in arrears are older and more likely to have children - report
# Mortgage Arrears
# Mortgage Arrears

Mortgage holders in arrears are older and more likely to have children - report

Apr 12th 2013, 11:09 AM 8,959 Views 51 Comments

A survey conducted by MABS indicated that over 36 per cent of mortgage clients were unemployed.

# debt - Monday 8 April, 2013

Portugal PM announces severe spending cuts
# Portugal
# Portugal

Portugal PM announces severe spending cuts

Apr 8th 2013, 8:38 AM 5,647 Views 24 Comments

As the EU warned the debt-hit nation to respect the aims of its international bailout.

# debt - Thursday 28 March, 2013

Column: The cost of childcare is already forcing some parents to give up their jobs
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: The cost of childcare is already forcing some parents to give up their jobs

Mar 28th 2013, 7:00 PM 64 Views 52 Comments

Enda Kenny’s attempt to reassure women over the insolvency controversy does not go far enough, writes Irene Gunning, who says without any form of subsidy, supports or tax relief, childcare costs are borne fully by parents, limiting job options.

Cypriot banks brace for reopening with cash withdrawals capped at €300
# Nicosia
# Nicosia

Cypriot banks brace for reopening with cash withdrawals capped at €300

Mar 28th 2013, 8:31 AM 4,370 Views 34 Comments

Armed security guards have been posted, but there was no sign of customers queuing early for access to their cash.

# debt - Saturday 23 March, 2013

Real Madrid to sue Fuentes over debt claim
# Accusation
From The42
# Accusation

Real Madrid to sue Fuentes over debt claim

Mar 23rd 2013, 2:15 PM 1,680 Views 1 Comment

Fuentes is currently on trial on charges of endangering public health by performing blood transfusions on cyclists.

# debt - Tuesday 12 March, 2013

Michael Noonan to reveal the plan to tackle mortgage arrears
# Mortgage Crisis
# Mortgage Crisis

Michael Noonan to reveal the plan to tackle mortgage arrears

Mar 12th 2013, 12:21 PM 6,609 Views 94 Comments

Taoiseach Enda Kenny said the government will make a statement this week about what will be done to help people who have fallen behind on repayments.

# debt - Friday 8 March, 2013

Liverpool debt won't stop Rodgers spending
# Assurance
From The42
# Assurance

Liverpool debt won't stop Rodgers spending

Mar 8th 2013, 5:40 PM 1,918 Views 8 Comments

The Reds’ annual accounts, published on Monday, showed a loss of £40 million.

# debt - Wednesday 27 February, 2013

Column: The 'vulture fund' eyeing Argentina - and what it means for other indebted states
# Argentina
# Argentina

Column: The 'vulture fund' eyeing Argentina - and what it means for other indebted states

Feb 27th 2013, 1:00 PM 34 Views 37 Comments

A New York court will today influence the economic future of Argentina in a case that will have wide-ranging ramifications for other indebted nations, writes Nessa Ní Chasaide.

Here's what being in Westlife could've bought you...
# For Sale
# For Sale

Here's what being in Westlife could've bought you...

Feb 27th 2013, 11:59 AM 44,688 Views 122 Comments

Shane Filan’s home in Carraroe, Co Sligo is going for just €990,000, a steal when compared to the €3 million it cost to build.

# debt - Tuesday 26 February, 2013

Paraic Duffy: 'I don't think clubs will go under'
# Tough Times
From The42
# Tough Times

Paraic Duffy: 'I don't think clubs will go under'

Feb 26th 2013, 7:30 AM 1,081 Views 2 Comments

The GAA’s Director-General has admitted it is a huge concern the financial pressures that are being put on the grassroots of the association.

# debt - Saturday 23 February, 2013

Column: The correct handling of the promissory note savings is vital for Ireland
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: The correct handling of the promissory note savings is vital for Ireland

Feb 23rd 2013, 7:45 AM 19 Views 49 Comments

The knowledge that there is now €1 billion of wiggle room on the table could promote further reluctance to change, writes Aaron McKenna.

# debt - Thursday 21 February, 2013

# debt - Tuesday 19 February, 2013

AIB commits to working out deals for mortgage holders in arrears
# Mortgage Arrears
# Mortgage Arrears

AIB commits to working out deals for mortgage holders in arrears

Feb 19th 2013, 10:53 AM 4,058 Views 31 Comments

The bank said today it has built up a staff of 300 people dedicated to supporting customers in difficulty.

# debt - Wednesday 13 February, 2013

Column: Government needs to impose proper rules and regulations on lenders
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Government needs to impose proper rules and regulations on lenders

Feb 13th 2013, 8:30 PM 19 Views 14 Comments

Comments by the Central Bank Governor and the Taoiseach reveal unhappiness over how lenders are dealing with their customers’ over-indebtedness – so why is nothing concrete being done to regulate them, asks Noeline Blackwell.

# debt - Sunday 10 February, 2013

Column: What’s happening to left-wing parties in Ireland?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: What’s happening to left-wing parties in Ireland?

Feb 10th 2013, 8:15 AM 1,056 Views 94 Comments

A significant impact of Labour being in government is the failure of left-wing ideas and alternatives to austerity to gain further popular support, writes Dr Rory Hearne.

# debt - Saturday 9 February, 2013

Timeline: The 24 hours that secured the promissory note deal
# Prom Night
# Prom Night

Timeline: The 24 hours that secured the promissory note deal

Feb 9th 2013, 8:00 AM 6,070 Views 94 Comments

It was dramatic, chaotic, uncertain and very confusing as Ireland struck a deal to tear up the promissory notes and repay Anglo’s debts over a longer period. Here’s how it unfolded…

# debt - Thursday 7 February, 2013

Column: Will the young pay for the sins of the old under the promissory note deal?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Will the young pay for the sins of the old under the promissory note deal?

Feb 7th 2013, 7:15 PM 43 Views 56 Comments

The restructured debt obligation will give the Government fiscal space and breathing room. Whether this benefits the young depends on what they do with that time, writes Sam Brazys.

# debt - Saturday 2 February, 2013

Ireland still has 39% chance of defaulting, says Government's budget adviser
# Debt
# Debt

Ireland still has 39% chance of defaulting, says Government's budget adviser

Feb 2nd 2013, 8:00 AM 6,652 Views 50 Comments

Professor John McHale, the chairman of the Irish Fiscal Advisory Council, said Ireland has made huge progress – but is not out of the woods yet.

# debt - Thursday 31 January, 2013

Complaints to Financial Services Ombudsman up 12% last year
# Complaints
# Complaints

Complaints to Financial Services Ombudsman up 12% last year

Jan 31st 2013, 11:59 AM 2,264 Views 6 Comments

Figure show that 40 per cent of all banking complaints related to mortgages.

Irish Banking Federation agrees new initiative to help distressed borrowers
# Mortgages
# Mortgages

Irish Banking Federation agrees new initiative to help distressed borrowers

Jan 31st 2013, 8:07 AM 5,533 Views 50 Comments

The new initiative is designed to help people struggling with their debt to stay in their homes.

# debt - Tuesday 15 January, 2013

New guide published on insolvency in Ireland
# Insolvency
# Insolvency

New guide published on insolvency in Ireland

Jan 15th 2013, 6:30 AM 6,097 Views 58 Comments

It goes through the various new options available through the new Personal Insolvency Bill to someone who is experiencing financial difficulties.

# debt - Friday 11 January, 2013

New insolvency regime may not help troubled mortgage holders - Troika
# Euroleaks
# Euroleaks

New insolvency regime may not help troubled mortgage holders - Troika

Jan 11th 2013, 12:28 PM 7,300 Views 35 Comments

The Troika has raised concerns about the effectiveness of the new personal insolvency law that is aimed at helping the country’s many distressed mortgage holders.

# debt - Tuesday 8 January, 2013

Annual savings up 10 per cent on last year
# Savings
# Savings

Annual savings up 10 per cent on last year

Jan 8th 2013, 6:01 PM 6,116 Views 21 Comments

Research from EBS shows that people aged 16-24 are now more confident about their economic well being than this time last year.

# debt - Friday 28 December, 2012

Samaritans report rise in family and financial worries
# Worries
# Worries

Samaritans report rise in family and financial worries

Dec 28th 2012, 12:25 PM 3,454 Views 4 Comments

Seventy per cent of respondents rated money and debt among their top five worries in 2012.

Let's get fiscal: Obama to host talks on looming cliff at White House
# Fiscal Cliff
# Fiscal Cliff

Let's get fiscal: Obama to host talks on looming cliff at White House

Dec 28th 2012, 10:32 AM 3,130 Views 7 Comments

Congressional leaders will meet with the President at the White House today with just days left to avert a series of tax rises and spending cuts due to come into effect in the new year.

# debt - Thursday 27 December, 2012

Explainer: What is the 'fiscal cliff' and why does it matter?
# Let's Get Fiscal
# Let's Get Fiscal

Explainer: What is the 'fiscal cliff' and why does it matter?

Dec 27th 2012, 3:16 PM 8,703 Views 15 Comments

The US is facing a potentially devastating financial crisis in less than a week but what is it all about, what impact will it have on Ireland and what’s got to happen if it is to be avoided? TheJournal.ie explains…

Worst of the euro crisis is 'behind us', says German finance minister
# Good News
# Good News

Worst of the euro crisis is 'behind us', says German finance minister

Dec 27th 2012, 1:04 PM 5,777 Views 42 Comments

HURRAH! Break out the champagne and foie gras…

# debt - Monday 24 December, 2012

Chevron Training successfully exits examinership
# Examinership
# Examinership

Chevron Training successfully exits examinership

Dec 24th 2012, 4:27 PM 6,777 Views 2 Comments

The company’s 15 jobs have now been saved as it has secured two new contracts for 2013.

# debt - Saturday 22 December, 2012

Two-thirds of Irish people want to keep the euro
# The Euro
# The Euro

Two-thirds of Irish people want to keep the euro

Dec 22nd 2012, 10:38 AM 4,023 Views 63 Comments

That, however, is a drop in confidence in the single currency on the last Eurobarometer survey.