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# finances - Wednesday 9 October, 2013

Column: Having a home is a basic need that's slipping beyond people's reach
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Having a home is a basic need that's slipping beyond people's reach

Oct 9th 2013, 1:00 PM 114 Views 69 Comments

A fresh and compassionate approach is needed for Budget 2014 to help thousands of families who are in danger of losing their homes, writes SR Stanislaus Kennedy.

# finances - Friday 5 July, 2013

Cyprus launches criminal investigation into banking crisis
# Timely
# Timely

Cyprus launches criminal investigation into banking crisis

Jul 5th 2013, 7:30 PM 3,934 Views 20 Comments

The investigation will focus on possible offences between 2006 and 2013 committed by individuals who are potentially responsible for the economic crisis.

# finances - Wednesday 5 June, 2013

Column: The UK will continue to be a far friendlier place for those drowning in debt
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: The UK will continue to be a far friendlier place for those drowning in debt

Jun 5th 2013, 7:00 AM 34 Views 9 Comments

The new Personal Insolvency Act may work for some but it’s deficient for a sizeable portion of distressed borrowers, writes Ronan Coburn.

# finances - Wednesday 22 May, 2013

Column: Getting financial advice is a good idea, but check the small print
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Getting financial advice is a good idea, but check the small print

May 22nd 2013, 7:00 AM 6,836 Views 5 Comments

High commissions charged by financial advisors means there is always a conflict of interest when dealing with clients and many are far too well paid for their efforts, writes David Quinn.

# finances - Sunday 19 May, 2013

Column: Here's how to protect your bank deposits in this unsettled economy
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Here's how to protect your bank deposits in this unsettled economy

May 19th 2013, 8:15 AM 1,972 Views 33 Comments

Many sensible individuals are now rightly worried about the security of their savings and investments, writes David Quinn who says diversification is key.

# finances - 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 277 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.

# finances - Sunday 28 April, 2013

Column: Young people should leave school financially literate
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Young people should leave school financially literate

Apr 28th 2013, 8:15 AM 49 Views 36 Comments

How pensions work, how to read a payslip, dealing with personal taxes, how to choose and take out a loan (and how to pay it back), these should all be taught in school, writes Sinead Doherty.

# finances - 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.

# finances - Sunday 14 April, 2013

Call for BOI to introduce bank accounts with An Post
# An Post
# An Post

Call for BOI to introduce bank accounts with An Post

Apr 14th 2013, 4:48 PM 10,162 Views 25 Comments

The Irish Postmasters’ Union has called on the Bank of Ireland to roll out bank accounts with An Post in line with a recent UK decision.

# finances - Friday 29 March, 2013

Survey: Small businesses waiting around 67 days to be paid
# Pay Up
# Pay Up

Survey: Small businesses waiting around 67 days to be paid

Mar 29th 2013, 4:30 PM 4,887 Views 15 Comments

The figure is slightly better than it was a few months ago – but one third of businesses are still waiting more than three months to be paid.

# finances - 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 1,069 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.

# finances - 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 6,632 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.

# finances - Friday 11 January, 2013

Sharp fall in consumer sentiment due to Budget worries
# Consumers
# Consumers

Sharp fall in consumer sentiment due to Budget worries

Jan 11th 2013, 2:45 PM 7,555 Views 20 Comments

December’s index saw the largest one month point decline in seventeen years.

# finances - Monday 10 December, 2012

Poll: Should the Budget be moved to a different month?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should the Budget be moved to a different month?

Dec 10th 2012, 10:47 AM 7,711 Views 44 Comments

Just five days after Budget 2013, there have already been calls to move next year’s Budget to a different month. What do you think – good idea? Bad idea?

# finances - Thursday 6 December, 2012

Budget 2013: Here’s how Twitter reacted
# Budget 2013
# Budget 2013

Budget 2013: Here’s how Twitter reacted

Dec 6th 2012, 7:05 AM 13,732 Views 41 Comments

From the cuts in child benefit and respite care to the increase in the price of wine, here’s how people on Twitter reacted to Budget 2013.

# finances - Wednesday 5 December, 2012

Pharmacists: Increased prescription charges may lead to people being hospitalised
# Budget 2013
# Budget 2013

Pharmacists: Increased prescription charges may lead to people being hospitalised

Dec 5th 2012, 9:17 PM 8,605 Views 26 Comments

The Irish Pharmacy Union has warned that hiking up the cost of prescriptions for people on low incomes could end up costing the government a lot more money than it will save.

Tesco sales down 1.3 per cent in third quarter
# Tesco
# Tesco

Tesco sales down 1.3 per cent in third quarter

Dec 5th 2012, 3:14 PM 1,993 Views 15 Comments

The company also announced today it will be conducting a strategic review of its loss making US chain Fresh & Easy.

# finances - Wednesday 28 November, 2012

Majority of SMEs who requested credit from banks were approved
# Unexpected
# Unexpected

Majority of SMEs who requested credit from banks were approved

Nov 28th 2012, 12:24 PM 2,671 Views 18 Comments

A total of 60 per cent of small businesses which applied for credit were successful according to the Red C poll.

# finances - Friday 2 November, 2012

Date for Poolbeg waste plant postponed - again
# Rubbish
# Rubbish

Date for Poolbeg waste plant postponed - again

Nov 2nd 2012, 10:30 PM 5,824 Views 9 Comments

More than five years after the first contract was signed, the deadline for recommencing work at the Poolbeg site has been pushed back again.

# finances - Thursday 18 October, 2012

Google shares plunge as bad results are released prematurely
# Oops
# Oops

Google shares plunge as bad results are released prematurely

Oct 18th 2012, 10:12 PM 8,397 Views 20 Comments

Shares fell more than 9 per cent in Google after it mistakenly filed its latest earnings too early.

# finances - Sunday 7 October, 2012

Here's how much money the government would raise if income tax went up
# Idle Speculation
# Idle Speculation

Here's how much money the government would raise if income tax went up

Oct 7th 2012, 8:00 AM 11,258 Views 67 Comments

Fine Gael and Labour have repeatedly said that income tax won’t be increased in the Budget – but they’ve still crunched the numbers on just how much it could raise.

# finances - Thursday 23 August, 2012

No plans for fuel tax cuts to help struggling motorists
# Petrol Prices
# Petrol Prices

No plans for fuel tax cuts to help struggling motorists

Aug 23rd 2012, 10:14 AM 4,118 Views 59 Comments

The Department of Finance has said the price of petrol and diesel is outside of the Government’s control.

# finances - Monday 20 August, 2012

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

The 5 at 5: Monday

Aug 20th 2012, 4:55 PM 6,981 Views 5 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

# finances - Tuesday 10 July, 2012

Poll: Do you put money away each month?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you put money away each month?

Jul 10th 2012, 10:37 AM 9,516 Views 40 Comments

Yesterday, it emerged that more than 1.8 million people have less than €100 left over each month. Regardless of what you earn, do you save money each month?

# finances - Monday 9 July, 2012

The Evening Fix: Monday
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix: Monday

Jul 9th 2012, 8:04 PM 12,628 Views 4 Comments

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

# finances - Wednesday 13 June, 2012

VIDEO: Protesters disrupt Senate testimony of JP Morgan CEO
# Jamie Dimon
# Jamie Dimon

VIDEO: Protesters disrupt Senate testimony of JP Morgan CEO

Jun 13th 2012, 5:24 PM 1,795 Views 2 Comments

Jamie Dimon testifying to US Senate about how America’s biggest bank lost $2 billion in six weeks.

# finances - Tuesday 15 May, 2012

ESRI index showing increasingly polarised saving behaviour
# Savings
# Savings

ESRI index showing increasingly polarised saving behaviour

May 15th 2012, 11:40 AM 2,244 Views 5 Comments

More than half of people surveyed said they are saving less per month than they think they should be saving.

# finances - Saturday 24 March, 2012

Central Bank warns: Ireland's economy is still 'fragile'
# Uh-Oh
# Uh-Oh

Central Bank warns: Ireland's economy is still 'fragile'

Mar 24th 2012, 12:41 PM 2,660 Views 15 Comments

The Central Bank report looked at risks to the Irish economy and noted that Ireland still has a long way to go before the economy gets back to normal.

# finances - Sunday 18 March, 2012

15 places you should discover this year…
# Holidays
From The Daily Edge
# Holidays

15 places you should discover this year…

Mar 18th 2012, 10:00 AM 11,954 Views 32 Comments

Finances allowing, of course. From Antigua Guatemala to San Sebastian, we take a look at the most beautiful, historic and downright fascinating locations for you to discover this year.

# finances - Saturday 25 February, 2012

The Secret Service, centenarian bounty and cherished numbers: more on Howlin's report cards
# Spending
# Spending

The Secret Service, centenarian bounty and cherished numbers: more on Howlin's report cards

Feb 25th 2012, 8:15 AM 5,297 Views 14 Comments

Some of the more interesting items found in Brendan Howlin’s financial report cards.

# finances - Monday 14 November, 2011

Seán Quinn's bankruptcy challenged by IBRC
# Sean Quinn
# Sean Quinn

Seán Quinn's bankruptcy challenged by IBRC

Nov 14th 2011, 6:32 PM 456 Views 24 Comments

The IBRC – formerly Anglo – is to apply for his insolvency proceedings in Northern Ireland to be annulled, saying the courts do not have jurisdiction over Quinn.

# finances - Monday 7 November, 2011

Financial troubles are affecting marriages, say couples
# Marriage
# Marriage

Financial troubles are affecting marriages, say couples

Nov 7th 2011, 9:55 AM 270 Views 3 Comments

Accord, which offers counselling services to couples, said that the majority of its clients in the first half of 2011 blamed financial pressures for putting strain on their relationship.

# finances - Wednesday 2 November, 2011

Column: 3 reasons why we shouldn't pay the Anglo billion-dollar bond
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: 3 reasons why we shouldn't pay the Anglo billion-dollar bond

Nov 2nd 2011, 7:30 AM 15 Views 84 Comments

Independent TD Stephen Donnelly says even Michael Noonan once argued that this is not our debt; it is not required by the EU/IMF and the markets will punish us for it.

# finances - Tuesday 1 November, 2011

Column: Confused about what will happen to the euro? Everyone is.
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Confused about what will happen to the euro? Everyone is.

Nov 1st 2011, 8:30 PM 12 Views 24 Comments

Former trader Nick Leeson speaks to those working at the heart of financial markets and finds that uncertainty and confusion is thwarting a move forward.

# finances - Friday 7 October, 2011

Surge in applicants for legal aid
# Legal Aid
# Legal Aid

Surge in applicants for legal aid

Oct 7th 2011, 10:11 AM 219 Views 0 Comments

The Legal Aid Board’s report for 2010 shows that demand for its services has grown by over 70 per cent over four years.

# finances - Tuesday 29 March, 2011

CAB launches investigation into Lowry's finances
# Lowry
# Lowry

CAB launches investigation into Lowry's finances

Mar 29th 2011, 1:32 PM 817 Views 8 Comments

Report of CAB inquiry comes as Independent TD due to address the Dáil on last week’s tribunal findings.

# finances - Wednesday 2 March, 2011

One in ten Irish people keep a secret bank account
# Secret Money
# Secret Money

One in ten Irish people keep a secret bank account

Mar 2nd 2011, 1:48 PM 1,479 Views 0 Comments

Survey says that one in six lie to their partner about their debts.

# finances - Wednesday 8 December, 2010

Poll: Are you more worried about your finances now than you were before Budget 2011?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you more worried about your finances now than you were before Budget 2011?

Dec 8th 2010, 9:39 AM 787 Views 0 Comments

Or has the Budget reassured you about your future, and that of the country?