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# ebs - Friday 18 November, 2016

It's taking up to a third of a working couple’s income to pay the mortgage on their first home
# First Time Buyers
# First Time Buyers

It's taking up to a third of a working couple’s income to pay the mortgage on their first home

Nov 18th 2016, 6:01 AM 12,789 Views 28 Comments

The least affordable area for first-time buyers is Dun Laoghaire Rathdown in Dublin, while the most affordable county is Roscommon.

# ebs - Friday 8 January, 2016

QUIZ: Do You Need A Holiday?
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# Sponsored By Ebs

QUIZ: Do You Need A Holiday?

Jan 8th 2016, 10:16 AM 32,495 Views 14 Comments

Is it reaching desperate levels yet?

# ebs - Wednesday 30 September, 2015

An 'Irish minute' can range from nearly 3 minutes to 11! Here's how long it is in your county...
# Time Survey
# Time Survey

An 'Irish minute' can range from nearly 3 minutes to 11! Here's how long it is in your county...

Sep 30th 2015, 6:10 AM 23,813 Views 20 Comments

The survey also found that we lie about being ‘in the taxi’ when we’re running late!

# ebs - Friday 1 May, 2015

AIB is cutting its mortgage rates again
# Chaching
# Chaching

AIB is cutting its mortgage rates again

May 1st 2015, 7:48 AM 16,567 Views 29 Comments

It’s the second cut in six months.

# ebs - Thursday 30 October, 2014

Do you have an AIB, EBS or Haven mortgage? Good news*!
# Interesting Stuff
# Interesting Stuff

Do you have an AIB, EBS or Haven mortgage? Good news*!

Oct 30th 2014, 3:01 PM 27,690 Views 42 Comments

*Except tracker mortgage holders.

# ebs - Friday 10 January, 2014

The Department of Finance has lost letters connected to the bank guarantee
# Bank Guarantee
# Bank Guarantee

The Department of Finance has lost letters connected to the bank guarantee

Jan 10th 2014, 11:00 PM 41,127 Views 206 Comments

The disappearance of the original versions of two letters copied to finance minister Brian Lenihan has been uncovered by the Sinn Féin TD Pearse Doherty through Freedom of Information.

# ebs - Monday 18 November, 2013

Index shows first time buyers spend 17% of their net income on their new home
# Affordability
# Affordability

Index shows first time buyers spend 17% of their net income on their new home

Nov 18th 2013, 6:30 AM 7,427 Views 9 Comments

There is a higher afforability level in Dublin due to property prices increasing by up to 12.1 per cent.

# ebs - Tuesday 29 October, 2013

6 things you'll hear new homeowners say
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From The Daily Edge
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6 things you'll hear new homeowners say

Oct 29th 2013, 10:34 AM 184 Views 0 Comments

Trust us, you’ll recognise these gems. You might have even said them yourself.

# ebs - Tuesday 17 September, 2013

Industrial action at EBS called off after LRC talks
# EBS
# EBS

Industrial action at EBS called off after LRC talks

Sep 17th 2013, 2:17 PM 3,015 Views 20 Comments

Management has agreed to set a date for the payment of outstanding sums.

# ebs - Thursday 12 September, 2013

Strike threat looms for EBS
# Strike
# Strike

Strike threat looms for EBS

Sep 12th 2013, 8:10 AM 5,202 Views 23 Comments

The Unite trade union has said that a strike notice will be served as early as next week if a resolution is not reached in talks.

# ebs - Tuesday 20 August, 2013

EBS apologises after double-charging error on debit cards
# Debit Card
# Debit Card

EBS apologises after double-charging error on debit cards

Aug 20th 2013, 2:04 PM 5,287 Views 11 Comments

The former building society said today that the issue affected approximately 2,500 transactions.

# ebs - Wednesday 24 April, 2013

The Evening Fix… now with added Jedward wanting your number
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix… now with added Jedward wanting your number

Apr 24th 2013, 7:50 PM 6,979 Views 10 Comments

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

AIB, EBS and Haven variable rate mortgages to increase from June
# Mortgage Rates
# Mortgage Rates

AIB, EBS and Haven variable rate mortgages to increase from June

Apr 24th 2013, 5:52 PM 12,391 Views 98 Comments

The rate increases vary from 0.25 per cent to 0.4 per cent.

# ebs - Friday 29 March, 2013

After four years and €64.1 billion, bank guarantee is finally scrapped
# Banks
# Banks

After four years and €64.1 billion, bank guarantee is finally scrapped

Mar 29th 2013, 9:58 AM 17,500 Views 74 Comments

Ireland will still guarantee bonds issued by banks since 2010, but will no longer guarantee new bonds or high-level deposits.

# ebs - Wednesday 20 February, 2013

Supreme Court rejects TDs application to join promissory note challenge
# Promissory Notes
# Promissory Notes

Supreme Court rejects TDs application to join promissory note challenge

Feb 20th 2013, 9:07 PM 5,202 Views 92 Comments

Five Deputies applied to join businessman David Hall’s challenge to the payment of promissory notes, saying it was in the public interest for the case to go ahead.

# ebs - 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 6,106 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.

# ebs - Wednesday 12 December, 2012

EU approves six-month extension of Ireland's bank guarantee
# Bank Guarantee
# Bank Guarantee

EU approves six-month extension of Ireland's bank guarantee

Dec 12th 2012, 11:33 AM 5,920 Views 37 Comments

The approval is seen as routine and may be the last extension, with the possibility of a withdrawal early next year.

# ebs - Monday 8 October, 2012

Central Bank names six banks which missold PPI to ineligible customers
# PPI
# PPI

Central Bank names six banks which missold PPI to ineligible customers

Oct 8th 2012, 7:42 AM 9,984 Views 25 Comments

A seventh institution asked not to be named by the regulator.

# ebs - Thursday 13 September, 2012

One in three people who apply for mortgages are turned down
# No Joy
# No Joy

One in three people who apply for mortgages are turned down

Sep 13th 2012, 12:14 PM 9,153 Views 49 Comments

Figures revealed for the first time show that 38 per cent of mortgage applications were rejected last year.

# ebs - Monday 16 July, 2012

Poll: Do you use online banking?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you use online banking?

Jul 16th 2012, 10:11 AM 10,000 Views 60 Comments

With as many as one-in-four bank branches set to close, we’re asking you if you use online banking or still prefer to visit your local branch.

# ebs - Friday 6 July, 2012

Permanent TSB to reduce SVR mortgage interest rates
# PTSB
# PTSB

Permanent TSB to reduce SVR mortgage interest rates

Jul 6th 2012, 1:11 PM 5,031 Views 19 Comments

The bank noted that its 0.35 per cent reduction is greater than the European Central Bank cut.

# ebs - Friday 25 May, 2012

NAMA may extend pilot mortgage scheme to another 630 homes
# Mortgages
# Mortgages

NAMA may extend pilot mortgage scheme to another 630 homes

May 25th 2012, 11:48 AM 1,908 Views 2 Comments

NAMA says 32 of the 115 properties made available under its ’80:20′ scheme two weeks ago have been taken already.

# ebs - Tuesday 8 May, 2012

NAMA pilot mortgage programme to insulate buyers from negative equity
# Mortgages
# Mortgages

NAMA pilot mortgage programme to insulate buyers from negative equity

May 8th 2012, 12:28 PM 5,627 Views 37 Comments

NAMA’s pilot scheme will encourage first-time buyers to buy houses by protecting them from a 20pc fall in house prices.

# ebs - Saturday 21 April, 2012

24 AIB employees continue to earn basic salaries over €250k
# Banking
# Banking

24 AIB employees continue to earn basic salaries over €250k

Apr 21st 2012, 12:57 PM 4,497 Views 31 Comments

The Finance Minister has confirmed that 24 staff at the institution, which is 99.8 per cent owned by the State, are continuing to receive salaries in excess of €250,000.

# ebs - Saturday 3 March, 2012

AIB still paying millions for staff gym and golf club fees
# Club Sub
# Club Sub

AIB still paying millions for staff gym and golf club fees

Mar 3rd 2012, 8:30 AM 8,559 Views 68 Comments

The bank – which is 99.8 per cent owned by the taxpayer – still pays fees for thousands of staff, despite a State ban on bonuses.

# ebs - Monday 13 February, 2012

Banking crisis: Central Bank paid out €30m in consultancy fees in 2011
# Banking Crisis
# Banking Crisis

Banking crisis: Central Bank paid out €30m in consultancy fees in 2011

Feb 13th 2012, 1:18 PM 1,948 Views 12 Comments

Law firm Arthur Cox seems to be the big winner in terms of consultancy contracts with the Central Bank, NTMA and Department of Finance.

# ebs - Tuesday 7 February, 2012

The 5 at 5: Tuesday
# Take 5
# Take 5

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

Feb 7th 2012, 4:45 PM 5,149 Views 0 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

EBS workers vote to end '13th month' strike action
# EBS
# EBS

EBS workers vote to end '13th month' strike action

Feb 7th 2012, 1:20 PM 2,549 Views 12 Comments

94 per cent of Unite members withdraw their action and to accept a deal brokered at the Labour Relations Commission last week.

# ebs - Wednesday 25 January, 2012

EBS workers call off strike over '13th month' payment
# EBS
# EBS

EBS workers call off strike over '13th month' payment

Jan 25th 2012, 7:12 PM 3,628 Views 55 Comments

Staff at the building society were due to walk out tomorrrow, but have agreed to LRC talks with management.

# ebs - Wednesday 11 January, 2012

EBS staff to hold second strike over '13th month' payment
# 13th Month
# 13th Month

EBS staff to hold second strike over '13th month' payment

Jan 11th 2012, 6:44 PM 2,950 Views 91 Comments

Staff will picket EBS branches and the offices of its parent bank AIB, in protest at the withholding of a December payment.

# ebs - Tuesday 20 December, 2011

Union: We'll picket AIB too if striking EBS workers are not paid
# EBS
# EBS

Union: We'll picket AIB too if striking EBS workers are not paid

Dec 20th 2011, 9:16 PM 3,546 Views 54 Comments

However, Unite said it was hopeful the decision not to make a Christmas payment would be reversed.

EBS staff begin strike action over '13th month' payment
# EBS
# EBS

EBS staff begin strike action over '13th month' payment

Dec 20th 2011, 8:36 AM 2,041 Views 48 Comments

Staff at the State-owned building society say their ‘Scrooge-like’ employer is withholding an annual payment of four weeks’ pay.

# ebs - Monday 19 December, 2011

The 5 at 5: Monday
# Take 5
# Take 5

The 5 at 5: Monday

Dec 19th 2011, 4:48 PM 4,781 Views 7 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Hundreds of EBS staff to go on strike tomorrow over Christmas payment
# EBS
# EBS

Hundreds of EBS staff to go on strike tomorrow over Christmas payment

Dec 19th 2011, 2:58 PM 4,188 Views 55 Comments

Some staff are picketing tomorrow over the building society’s decision to cancel a traditional ’13-month’ payment.

# ebs - Tuesday 13 December, 2011

EBS staff vote to strike over Christmas payment
# EBS
# EBS

EBS staff vote to strike over Christmas payment

Dec 13th 2011, 2:14 PM 3,961 Views 94 Comments

A majority of UNITE members at the building society vote to pursue action over the withholding of a ’13th month’ payment.

# ebs - Thursday 8 December, 2011

The 9 at 9: Thursday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Dec 8th 2011, 8:32 AM 7,110 Views 14 Comments

Nine things you should know this morning…

# ebs - Wednesday 7 December, 2011

EBS cancels Christmas payments for staff
# Humbug
# Humbug

EBS cancels Christmas payments for staff

Dec 7th 2011, 7:07 PM 7,850 Views 117 Comments

Staff are balloting for strike action after the building society said there would be no traditional Christmas payment for employees. The payment has been made every year for the past 45 years.

# ebs - Tuesday 8 November, 2011

EBS to reduce its standard variable rate
# Rate Cut
# Rate Cut

EBS to reduce its standard variable rate

Nov 8th 2011, 4:07 PM 389 Views 9 Comments

The company is to reduce the rate in line with the European Central Bank’s recent rate cut.

# ebs - Wednesday 7 September, 2011

Two-thirds of Irish adults find financial terms confusing
# Huh?
# Huh?

Two-thirds of Irish adults find financial terms confusing

Sep 7th 2011, 5:11 PM 363 Views 9 Comments

More women than men find financial terms confusing – but women are perceived to manage their personal finances better than their male counterparts, according to new research .

# ebs - Friday 19 August, 2011

EBS to raise mortgage rates
# Mortgages
# Mortgages

EBS to raise mortgage rates

Aug 19th 2011, 5:42 PM 339 Views 12 Comments

EBS is to hike its variable mortgage rate from October.

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