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#How I Spend My Money

# how-i-spend-my-money - Sunday 19 June, 2022

Money Diaries: A laboratory aide on €28K living in Kildare
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Money Diaries: A laboratory aide on €28K living in Kildare

Jun 19th 2022, 8:00 PM 41,706 Views 10 Comments

This week, our reader is busy saving in preparation for moving into a new house with her husband.

# how-i-spend-my-money - Sunday 12 June, 2022

Money Diaries: A warehouse worker on €38K living in the east of the country
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Money Diaries: A warehouse worker on €38K living in the east of the country

Jun 12th 2022, 8:00 PM 56,658 Views 34 Comments

This week, our reader is juggling changeable working hours and is learning how to invest in the stock market.

# how-i-spend-my-money - Sunday 5 June, 2022

Money Diaries: A doctor on €83K living in the midlands
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Money Diaries: A doctor on €83K living in the midlands

Jun 5th 2022, 8:00 PM 74,195 Views 13 Comments

This week, our reader is juggling work and trying to keep a lid on spending.

# how-i-spend-my-money - Sunday 29 May, 2022

Money Diaries: A public servant on €83K living in Dublin
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Money Diaries: A public servant on €83K living in Dublin

May 29th 2022, 8:00 PM 86,129 Views 39 Comments

This week, our reader is juggling busy work and parenting schedules, while worrying about her sick mother.

# how-i-spend-my-money - Sunday 22 May, 2022

Money Diaries: An IT associate on €47K living in Dublin
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Money Diaries: An IT associate on €47K living in Dublin

May 22nd 2022, 8:00 PM 50,253 Views 23 Comments

This week, our reader is working hard and supporting his family while enjoying socialising in Dublin.

# how-i-spend-my-money - Sunday 15 May, 2022

Money Diaries: An early childhood educator on €35K living in Leinster
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Money Diaries: An early childhood educator on €35K living in Leinster

May 15th 2022, 8:00 PM 53,780 Views 18 Comments

This week, our reader is working hard in two roles and also equally as hard on maintaining healthy finances.

# how-i-spend-my-money - Sunday 8 May, 2022

Money Diaries: A civil servant on €42K in Dublin currently on maternity leave
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Money Diaries: A civil servant on €42K in Dublin currently on maternity leave

May 8th 2022, 8:00 PM 61,944 Views 28 Comments

This week, our reader is busy taking care of her children while saving to take unpaid maternity leave.

# how-i-spend-my-money - Sunday 1 May, 2022

Money Diaries: A quality assurance analyst in biopharmaceuticals on €99K living in Dublin
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Money Diaries: A quality assurance analyst in biopharmaceuticals on €99K living in Dublin

May 1st 2022, 8:00 PM 63,226 Views 18 Comments

This week, our reader enjoys cooking at home and socialising with friends in between working hard.

# how-i-spend-my-money - Sunday 24 April, 2022

Money Diaries: A financial services employee on €100K living in Shanghai
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Money Diaries: A financial services employee on €100K living in Shanghai

Apr 24th 2022, 8:00 PM 56,353 Views 41 Comments

This week, our reader documents a week in Shanghai as he navigates life there amid Covid lockdowns.

# how-i-spend-my-money - Sunday 17 April, 2022

Money Diaries: A project manager on €35K living in Dublin with her boyfriend and their baby
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Money Diaries: A project manager on €35K living in Dublin with her boyfriend and their baby

Apr 17th 2022, 8:00 PM 56,776 Views 29 Comments

This week, our reader is busy juggling work and parenting but is grateful for family support, too.

# how-i-spend-my-money - Sunday 10 April, 2022

Money Diaries: A data centre IT technician on €55K living in Dublin
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Money Diaries: A data centre IT technician on €55K living in Dublin

Apr 10th 2022, 8:00 PM 51,584 Views 45 Comments

This week, our reader feels lucky to be living at home with his parents while saving for a mortgage.

# how-i-spend-my-money - Sunday 3 April, 2022

Money Diaries: A 23-year-old legal secretary on €36K living and working in Dublin
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Money Diaries: A 23-year-old legal secretary on €36K living and working in Dublin

Apr 3rd 2022, 8:00 PM 61,682 Views 19 Comments

This week, our reader feels lucky to be renting from a friend who moved abroad while working hard and studying.

# how-i-spend-my-money - Sunday 27 March, 2022

Money Diaries: A sales executive on €47K living with her husband in Dublin
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Money Diaries: A sales executive on €47K living with her husband in Dublin

Mar 27th 2022, 8:00 PM 55,897 Views 29 Comments

This week, our reader is disciplined in her saving towards buying a new home.

# how-i-spend-my-money - Sunday 20 March, 2022

Money Diaries: A 24-year-old software developer on €50K living in Louth
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Money Diaries: A 24-year-old software developer on €50K living in Louth

Mar 20th 2022, 8:00 PM 68,773 Views 36 Comments

This week, our reader is working from home while spending the weekend with his girlfriend.

# how-i-spend-my-money - Sunday 13 March, 2022

Money Diaries: A 25-year-old trainee accountant on €30K living in Dublin
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Money Diaries: A 25-year-old trainee accountant on €30K living in Dublin

Mar 13th 2022, 8:00 PM 47,259 Views 8 Comments

This week, our reader balances a busy work week with socialising with friends and planning a trip away.

# how-i-spend-my-money - Sunday 6 March, 2022

Money Diaries: A sales manager on €240K living in Dublin with her partner and their three dogs
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Money Diaries: A sales manager on €240K living in Dublin with her partner and their three dogs

Mar 6th 2022, 8:00 PM 149,903 Views 74 Comments

This week, our reader is busy juggling work, renovating a property and planning her wedding.

# how-i-spend-my-money - Sunday 20 February, 2022

Money Diaries: A 23-year-old social media manager on €32K living in Dublin
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Money Diaries: A 23-year-old social media manager on €32K living in Dublin

Feb 20th 2022, 8:00 PM 62,781 Views 11 Comments

This week, our reader is busy working from home while studying for a diploma.

# how-i-spend-my-money - Sunday 13 February, 2022

Money Diaries: A student on €13K working part-time while doing an internship
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Money Diaries: A student on €13K working part-time while doing an internship

Feb 13th 2022, 8:00 PM 50,085 Views 17 Comments

This week, our reader is juggling an internship and part-time work to keep things going.

# how-i-spend-my-money - Sunday 6 February, 2022

Money Diaries: A 36-year-old working in pharmaceuticals living in the east of the country
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Money Diaries: A 36-year-old working in pharmaceuticals living in the east of the country

Feb 6th 2022, 8:00 PM 98,259 Views 57 Comments

This week, our reader has a unique way of keeping track of his savings.

# how-i-spend-my-money - Sunday 30 January, 2022

Money Diaries: A financial employee on €60K living in the east of the country
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Money Diaries: A financial employee on €60K living in the east of the country

Jan 30th 2022, 8:00 PM 76,543 Views 18 Comments

This week, our reader is busy saving while trying to balance working from home, studying and taking care of her son.

# how-i-spend-my-money - Sunday 23 January, 2022

Money Diary: A 25-year-old primary school teacher on €38K living in Dublin
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Money Diary: A 25-year-old primary school teacher on €38K living in Dublin

Jan 23rd 2022, 8:00 PM 99,539 Views 81 Comments

This week, our reader is eating out and enjoying the company of friends, as well as a weekend away.

# how-i-spend-my-money - Sunday 16 January, 2022

Money Diaries: A development chemist on €63K living in Cork City
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Money Diaries: A development chemist on €63K living in Cork City

Jan 16th 2022, 8:00 PM 50,401 Views 13 Comments

This week, our reader is working hard in Cork and enjoying a bit of socialising while paying back his Mam.

# how-i-spend-my-money - Sunday 9 January, 2022

Money Diaries: A senior software engineering manager on €233K living in Kerry
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Money Diaries: A senior software engineering manager on €233K living in Kerry

Jan 9th 2022, 8:00 PM 183,520 Views 111 Comments

This week, our reader juggles remote working and family life, while keeping things simple and saving to buy a house.

# how-i-spend-my-money - Sunday 2 January, 2022

Money Diaries: A 31-year-old performance marketing manager on $90K living in Toronto
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Money Diaries: A 31-year-old performance marketing manager on $90K living in Toronto

Jan 2nd 2022, 8:00 PM 61,653 Views 24 Comments

This week, our reader is enjoying life in Toronto, taking care of their health after a diagnosis while busy playing Dungeons & Dragons.

# how-i-spend-my-money - Sunday 26 December, 2021

Money Diaries: A 34-year-old project manager on €75K living and working in Dublin
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Money Diaries: A 34-year-old project manager on €75K living and working in Dublin

Dec 26th 2021, 8:00 PM 88,437 Views 51 Comments

This week, our reader makes time for socialising and Christmas shopping during a busy week at work.

# how-i-spend-my-money - Sunday 19 December, 2021

Money Diaries: A healthcare manager on €47K living in the west of the country
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Money Diaries: A healthcare manager on €47K living in the west of the country

Dec 19th 2021, 8:00 PM 52,460 Views 31 Comments

This week, our reader is busy at work and staying on top of finances, while catching up with family and friends.

# how-i-spend-my-money - Sunday 12 December, 2021

Money Diary: A manufacturing technician on €55K living in Dublin
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Money Diary: A manufacturing technician on €55K living in Dublin

Dec 12th 2021, 8:00 PM 56,468 Views 47 Comments

This week, our reader is saving hard for travel but also enjoying some socialising, while getting through night shifts.

# how-i-spend-my-money - Sunday 5 December, 2021

Money Diaries: An insurance consultant on €35K living in Munster
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Money Diaries: An insurance consultant on €35K living in Munster

Dec 5th 2021, 8:00 PM 45,447 Views 11 Comments

This week, our reader is busy renovating her home, which she purchased with her partner in August.

# how-i-spend-my-money - Sunday 28 November, 2021

Money Diaries: A 29-year-old quality control analyst on €54K living in Dublin
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Money Diaries: A 29-year-old quality control analyst on €54K living in Dublin

Nov 28th 2021, 8:00 PM 62,370 Views 20 Comments

This week, our reader is determined to get back to travelling a little more and enjoys subsidised meals at work.

# how-i-spend-my-money - Sunday 21 November, 2021

Money Diaries: A student and retail worker earning €14K and living in Dublin
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Money Diaries: A student and retail worker earning €14K and living in Dublin

Nov 21st 2021, 8:00 PM 42,582 Views 13 Comments

This week, our reader is getting ready to return to college while earning some extra money baking for friends and family.

# how-i-spend-my-money - Sunday 14 November, 2021

Money Diary: A finance analyst on €60K living with family just outside Dublin
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Money Diary: A finance analyst on €60K living with family just outside Dublin

Nov 14th 2021, 8:00 PM 59,765 Views 10 Comments

This week, our reader is enjoying going out and socialising with friends again after the lockdowns.

# how-i-spend-my-money - Sunday 7 November, 2021

Money Diaries: A support worker on €35K living with her partner in the south west of the country
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Money Diaries: A support worker on €35K living with her partner in the south west of the country

Nov 7th 2021, 8:00 PM 40,359 Views 22 Comments

This week, our reader is disciplined in saving for her wedding after recently getting engaged.

# how-i-spend-my-money - Sunday 31 October, 2021

Money Diaries: Customer service clerk on €38K who bought a home outright with savings
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Money Diaries: Customer service clerk on €38K who bought a home outright with savings

Oct 31st 2021, 8:00 PM 108,378 Views 38 Comments

This week, our reader earns some extra money by renting out the spare room in her apartment.

# how-i-spend-my-money - Sunday 24 October, 2021

Money Diaries: A PhD student on €16K living and studying in Dublin
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Money Diaries: A PhD student on €16K living and studying in Dublin

Oct 24th 2021, 8:00 PM 67,312 Views 29 Comments

This week, our reader is earning very little during a PhD but manages her spending by planning lots of homecooked meals.

# how-i-spend-my-money - Sunday 17 October, 2021

Money Diaries: A 25-year-old finance analyst on €45K living in the family home in Clare
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Money Diaries: A 25-year-old finance analyst on €45K living in the family home in Clare

Oct 17th 2021, 8:00 PM 55,170 Views 25 Comments

This week, our reader feels lucky to be able to live with his parents rent-free while saving up for a deposit to buy his own house.

# how-i-spend-my-money - Sunday 10 October, 2021

Money Diaries: A management consultant on €62K living in Dublin with his dog
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Money Diaries: A management consultant on €62K living in Dublin with his dog

Oct 10th 2021, 8:00 PM 69,520 Views 32 Comments

This week, our reader is disciplined in managing his finances while overpaying on his mortgage.

# how-i-spend-my-money - Sunday 3 October, 2021

Money Diaries: A barista on €19K living with her partner in shared accommodation in Dublin
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Money Diaries: A barista on €19K living with her partner in shared accommodation in Dublin

Oct 3rd 2021, 8:00 PM 75,942 Views 51 Comments

This week, our reader is taking her time saving money so she can go back to college.

# how-i-spend-my-money - Sunday 26 September, 2021

Money Diaries: A civil servant on €57K working from home and caring for her aunt
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Money Diaries: A civil servant on €57K working from home and caring for her aunt

Sep 26th 2021, 8:00 PM 72,253 Views 48 Comments

This week, our reader feels lucky to be able to save the equivalent of her mortgage payments while living with her aunt.

# how-i-spend-my-money - Sunday 19 September, 2021

Money Diaries: A researcher on €49K living with her husband in their new house in Dublin
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Money Diaries: A researcher on €49K living with her husband in their new house in Dublin

Sep 19th 2021, 8:00 PM 57,760 Views 14 Comments

This week, our reader is working from home while saving money for when she goes on maternity leave.

# how-i-spend-my-money - Sunday 12 September, 2021

Money Diaries: A project engineer in the north east of the country on €32K
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Money Diaries: A project engineer in the north east of the country on €32K

Sep 12th 2021, 8:00 PM 51,691 Views 43 Comments

This week, our reader is working hard and managing finances while trying to save for a mortgage.

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