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#How I Spend My Money

# 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

Sun 8:00 PM 82,540 Views 80 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 47,568 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 178,741 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 60,498 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 86,875 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 51,811 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 55,831 Views 46 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 44,858 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 61,705 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 42,074 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 59,199 Views 9 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 39,973 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 107,546 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 66,781 Views 26 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 54,806 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 69,028 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 75,504 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 71,882 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 57,382 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 51,345 Views 43 Comments

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

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

Money Diaries: A product manager on over €140K with a young family in Dublin
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Money Diaries: A product manager on over €140K with a young family in Dublin

Sep 5th 2021, 8:00 PM 112,639 Views 86 Comments

This week, our reader is busy balancing working from home with taking care of their children.

# how-i-spend-my-money - Sunday 29 August, 2021

Money Diaries: A 23-year-old student and fast food worker on €13K living in Dublin
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Money Diaries: A 23-year-old student and fast food worker on €13K living in Dublin

Aug 29th 2021, 8:00 PM 68,414 Views 33 Comments

This week, our reader is working hard to save for college fees.

# how-i-spend-my-money - Sunday 22 August, 2021

Money Diaries: A civil servant on €33k living in Dublin and working from home
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Money Diaries: A civil servant on €33k living in Dublin and working from home

Aug 22nd 2021, 8:00 PM 81,527 Views 45 Comments

This week, our reader is busy working from home while trying not to overspend when socialising with friends.

# how-i-spend-my-money - Sunday 15 August, 2021

Money Diaries: A recruitment consultant on €32K living in the midlands with his family
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Money Diaries: A recruitment consultant on €32K living in the midlands with his family

Aug 15th 2021, 8:00 PM 52,990 Views 16 Comments

This week, our reader is juggling family life and working from home, taking care not to overspend.

# how-i-spend-my-money - Sunday 8 August, 2021

Money Diaries: A process scientist on €57K supporting the family while her husband studies
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Money Diaries: A process scientist on €57K supporting the family while her husband studies

Aug 8th 2021, 8:00 PM 52,971 Views 38 Comments

This week, our reader is using her salary to keep the show on the road as her husband returns to learn a new skill.

# how-i-spend-my-money - Sunday 1 August, 2021

Money Diaries: A product manager on €85K living in Dublin with her partner and dog
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Money Diaries: A product manager on €85K living in Dublin with her partner and dog

Aug 1st 2021, 8:00 PM 100,788 Views 44 Comments

This week, our reader is disciplined and organised in managing her finances.

# how-i-spend-my-money - Sunday 25 July, 2021

Money Diaries: A language specialist in IT & partner earning a combined €75K saving for a home
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Money Diaries: A language specialist in IT & partner earning a combined €75K saving for a home

Jul 25th 2021, 8:00 PM 43,804 Views 11 Comments

This week, our reader says she and her partner tried hard to save as much as possible to buy a house.

# how-i-spend-my-money - Sunday 13 June, 2021

Money Diaries: A warehouse worker on €22K living and working in Dublin
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Money Diaries: A warehouse worker on €22K living and working in Dublin

Jun 13th 2021, 8:00 PM 66,030 Views 21 Comments

This week, our reader is working late shifts and managing health and wellbeing.

# how-i-spend-my-money - Sunday 2 May, 2021

Money Diaries: An IT consultant on €126K living and working in London
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Money Diaries: An IT consultant on €126K living and working in London

May 2nd 2021, 8:00 PM 93,814 Views 106 Comments

This week, our reader is busy managing family time along with long working hours.

# how-i-spend-my-money - Sunday 25 April, 2021

Money Diaries: A youth worker in Dublin on €35K balancing income and high rents
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Money Diaries: A youth worker in Dublin on €35K balancing income and high rents

Apr 25th 2021, 8:00 PM 58,157 Views 29 Comments

This week, our reader says she finds Dublin very expensive to live in, so she’s having to watch her spending closely.

# how-i-spend-my-money - Sunday 11 April, 2021

Money Diaries: An apprentice lab analyst on €25K saving to extend the family home
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Money Diaries: An apprentice lab analyst on €25K saving to extend the family home

Apr 11th 2021, 8:00 PM 50,767 Views 17 Comments

This week, our reader is working hard to build a new career while saving with her husband to renovate the family home.

# how-i-spend-my-money - Sunday 4 April, 2021

Money Diaries: A bank analyst on €63K living in London but working through Covid from home in Cork
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Money Diaries: A bank analyst on €63K living in London but working through Covid from home in Cork

Apr 4th 2021, 8:00 PM 83,791 Views 58 Comments

This week, our reader is back with his parents and working remotely from Cork during the pandemic.

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

Money Diaries: A software engineer on €50K living in Dublin with her parents to save for a home
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Money Diaries: A software engineer on €50K living in Dublin with her parents to save for a home

Mar 28th 2021, 8:00 PM 80,701 Views 70 Comments

This week, our reader has moved back to the family home in order to try to save money for a house, which she feels is out of her reach.

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

Money Diaries: An occupational therapist on €54K working through the pandemic in Dublin
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Money Diaries: An occupational therapist on €54K working through the pandemic in Dublin

Mar 21st 2021, 8:00 PM 71,161 Views 47 Comments

This week, our reader is busy working in a hospital and watching spending to save for a wedding.

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

Money Diaries: An education service manager on over €55K, living with family in the Midlands
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Money Diaries: An education service manager on over €55K, living with family in the Midlands

Feb 28th 2021, 8:00 PM 62,174 Views 38 Comments

This week, our reader and his wife are busier than ever in lockdown between homeschooling and working.

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

Money Diaries: An actor and bartender on the PUP, keeping busy through lockdown in Dublin
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Money Diaries: An actor and bartender on the PUP, keeping busy through lockdown in Dublin

Feb 21st 2021, 8:00 PM 82,649 Views 62 Comments

This week, our reader is trying to keep busy in lockdown by reading, writing and running. He also shares his thoughts on life on the PUP, oh and says hello to Domhnall Gleeson.

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

Money Diaries: A primary teacher on €52K homeschooling and teaching remotely
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Money Diaries: A primary teacher on €52K homeschooling and teaching remotely

Feb 14th 2021, 8:00 PM 139,161 Views 136 Comments

This week, our reader is a primary school teacher documenting her spending while she juggles homeschooling of her own children and her pupils.

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

Money Diaries: A 29-year-old woman on €46K having moved from Dublin to the country
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Money Diaries: A 29-year-old woman on €46K having moved from Dublin to the country

Feb 7th 2021, 8:00 PM 112,939 Views 50 Comments

This week, our reader enjoys a better quality of life and stretches her income further now she’s out of Dublin.

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

Money Diaries: A 27-year-old technical support worker on €34K decorating her new home
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Money Diaries: A 27-year-old technical support worker on €34K decorating her new home

Jan 31st 2021, 8:00 PM 70,235 Views 35 Comments

This week, our reader is renovating the new home she just bought in county Offaly.

# how-i-spend-my-money - Sunday 6 December, 2020

Money Diaries: A 35-year-old HR Manager and busy mum working hard to save for a mortgage
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Money Diaries: A 35-year-old HR Manager and busy mum working hard to save for a mortgage

Dec 6th 2020, 8:00 PM 89,462 Views 56 Comments

This week, our reader and her partner and two children are living with her parents long-term in order to save for a home.

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