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# kbc - Thursday 9 February, 2017

These are the reasons why KBC has decided not to leave Ireland
# We're Staying
# We're Staying

These are the reasons why KBC has decided not to leave Ireland

Feb 9th 2017, 1:30 PM 23,149 Views 16 Comments

The bank also announced it will have a new focus on small business lending.

# kbc - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

Why KBC is thinking of cashing out of Ireland - and why it's being tipped to stay
# Financial Services
# Financial Services

Why KBC is thinking of cashing out of Ireland - and why it's being tipped to stay

Feb 8th 2017, 2:45 PM 20,099 Views 29 Comments

The lender’s 1,000 local staff are sweating on a decision tomorrow.

# kbc - Monday 9 January, 2017

KBC staff 'concerned for their jobs' as bank decides on its future in Ireland
# Uncertainty
# Uncertainty

KBC staff 'concerned for their jobs' as bank decides on its future in Ireland

Jan 9th 2017, 1:03 PM 35,148 Views 38 Comments

The bank’s management will be deciding how to tackle the Irish market on the 9 February.

# kbc - Wednesday 7 December, 2016

You can now pay for things using your phone (but only if it's an Android)
# Android Pay
# Android Pay

You can now pay for things using your phone (but only if it's an Android)

Dec 7th 2016, 6:08 AM 26,725 Views 26 Comments

Two banks, KBC and AIB, will be offering the service.

# kbc - Friday 25 November, 2016

Saying goodbye to 2016: What big changes will you make next year?
# 2017
# 2017

Saying goodbye to 2016: What big changes will you make next year?

Nov 25th 2016, 11:00 AM 7,196 Views 33 Comments

It’s been a tough one, so all hail 2017.

# kbc - Friday 4 November, 2016

QUIZ: Are You Ready To Move In With Your Other Half?
# Change Generation
# Change Generation

QUIZ: Are You Ready To Move In With Your Other Half?

Nov 4th 2016, 11:00 AM 26,481 Views 12 Comments

Bye bye flatmates, hello partner? Find out here.

# kbc - Friday 21 October, 2016

QUIZ: Are You Ready To Settle (Down)?
# Change Generation
# Change Generation

QUIZ: Are You Ready To Settle (Down)?

Oct 21st 2016, 10:56 AM 24,429 Views 4 Comments

Are you looking for a change? Let’s see.

# kbc - Wednesday 19 October, 2016

Essential home kit you should invest in when you're a grown-up
# Change Generation
# Change Generation

Essential home kit you should invest in when you're a grown-up

Oct 19th 2016, 12:03 PM 11,644 Views 12 Comments

At some stage, the people who are happy to drink wine from a mug disappear from your life…

# kbc - Wednesday 28 September, 2016

Students: Be productive and make the most of your breaks from college
# Change Generation
# Change Generation

Students: Be productive and make the most of your breaks from college

Sep 28th 2016, 11:00 AM 10,865 Views 8 Comments

It’s not all about binging on box-sets: this is the time to feather your CV for future employers.

# kbc - Monday 26 September, 2016

Decision time: How to decide on the career that's (hopefully) right for you
# Change Generation
# Change Generation

Decision time: How to decide on the career that's (hopefully) right for you

Sep 26th 2016, 11:00 AM 16,447 Views 9 Comments

Choosing a career is one of the most important decision you will ever make – so don’t just fall into it.

# kbc - Friday 23 September, 2016

Bored and broke? Here are some free things to do this weekend
# Change Generation
# Change Generation

Bored and broke? Here are some free things to do this weekend

Sep 23rd 2016, 11:00 AM 22,128 Views 19 Comments

Bored and out of money? We’ve got some suggestions for free things to do.

# kbc - Wednesday 21 September, 2016

The psychology of house sharing: how to get on with the people you're living with
# Change Generation
# Change Generation

The psychology of house sharing: how to get on with the people you're living with

Sep 21st 2016, 11:00 AM 21,497 Views 26 Comments

Can’t we all just get along? Former Olympic team psychologist Niamh Fitzpatrick helps us understand why housemates fight.

# kbc - Monday 19 September, 2016

What one tip would you give students to make the most of college?
# Change Generation
# Change Generation

What one tip would you give students to make the most of college?

Sep 19th 2016, 11:00 AM 11,044 Views 36 Comments

Getting the balance right in college can be tough. We asked students how to manage being happy AND productive.

# kbc - Wednesday 14 September, 2016

How to do your Big Shop on a budget
# Change Generation
# Change Generation

How to do your Big Shop on a budget

Sep 14th 2016, 6:17 PM 20,373 Views 22 Comments

What should be in the basket and what should stay on the shelf?

# kbc - Friday 9 September, 2016

QUIZ: What Kind Of Flatmates Do You Need?
# Change Generation
# Change Generation

QUIZ: What Kind Of Flatmates Do You Need?

Sep 9th 2016, 11:11 AM 17,095 Views 14 Comments

Whether you’re flying the coop for the first time, or on your millionth houseshare, it’s need-to-know info.

# kbc - Tuesday 30 August, 2016

You can find all of the Round Two CAO offers right here
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# Sponsored

You can find all of the Round Two CAO offers right here

Aug 30th 2016, 10:39 AM 31,850 Views 0 Comments

Didn’t get what you wanted on the first pass? We’ve got the latest points from every institution.

# kbc - Monday 29 August, 2016

QUIZ: Can We Guess What Kind of Car You Drive?
# Sponsored By Kbc
# Sponsored By Kbc

QUIZ: Can We Guess What Kind of Car You Drive?

Aug 29th 2016, 4:59 PM 37,948 Views 67 Comments

Beep beep. Let’s find out.

# kbc - Thursday 25 February, 2016

Here's everything you need to know before you look at getting your first mortgage
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# Sponsored By Kbc

Here's everything you need to know before you look at getting your first mortgage

Feb 25th 2016, 4:38 PM 28,198 Views 22 Comments

We’ve got you covered.

# kbc - Friday 22 May, 2015

Michael Noonan warns banks: Cut your interest rates or else...
# The Boss
# The Boss

Michael Noonan warns banks: Cut your interest rates or else...

May 22nd 2015, 12:25 PM 15,287 Views 72 Comments

“Happy customers make for profitable banks,” the finance minister said today.

# kbc - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

There's been a sharp dip in consumer confidence and water charges might be to blame
# Bad News
# Bad News

There's been a sharp dip in consumer confidence and water charges might be to blame

Nov 4th 2014, 12:50 PM 6,790 Views 38 Comments

The 8-year high in consumer sentiment recorded in September didn’t last long.

# kbc - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

On the way out? KBC Bank considers a sale of its Irish outfit
# Out The Door
# Out The Door

On the way out? KBC Bank considers a sale of its Irish outfit

Jun 17th 2014, 11:51 AM 9,794 Views 11 Comments

The Belgian outfit is focused on returning to profitability within two years, but then says that all options are on the table.

Stop paying your mortgage. Don't leave your home - new advice from the IMHO
# Hardball
# Hardball

Stop paying your mortgage. Don't leave your home - new advice from the IMHO

Jun 17th 2014, 5:45 AM 32,948 Views 174 Comments

The IMHO is playing hardball, and will today launch a controversial ‘no surrender’ policy on debt solutions.

# kbc - Thursday 1 May, 2014

Chief whip accuses exiting banks of 'slash and burn'
# No Clean Break
# No Clean Break

Chief whip accuses exiting banks of 'slash and burn'

May 1st 2014, 11:22 AM 5,444 Views 9 Comments

Government Seanad chief whip says that foreign banks are damaging the economy.

# kbc - Monday 7 April, 2014

Consumer sentiment down in March after seven year high
# Not So Happy Customers
# Not So Happy Customers

Consumer sentiment down in March after seven year high

Apr 7th 2014, 2:30 PM 4,779 Views 8 Comments

The chief economist at KBC Bank Ireland said it likely reflects a normal ebb and flow in the data and we shouldn’t be too worried.

# kbc - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

Mortgage holders group join with KBC to offer arrears advice service
# Help
# Help

Mortgage holders group join with KBC to offer arrears advice service

Mar 4th 2014, 10:54 AM 4,929 Views 39 Comments

The bank will fund the scheme, but it will be independently run.

# kbc - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

6 signs you need your own space
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From The Daily Edge
# Sponsored By Kbc

6 signs you need your own space

Feb 11th 2014, 3:45 PM 60,779 Views 0 Comments

It’s not you. It’s me.

# kbc - Friday 24 January, 2014

7 things that are totally worth the effort
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From The Daily Edge
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7 things that are totally worth the effort

Jan 24th 2014, 11:09 AM 61,364 Views 0 Comments

Ah, go on. It’ll be worth it.

# kbc - Friday 1 November, 2013

Consumer confidence is at the highest level since June 2007
# Consumer Sentiment
# Consumer Sentiment

Consumer confidence is at the highest level since June 2007

Nov 1st 2013, 12:00 PM 4,564 Views 18 Comments

The KBC/ESRI consumer confidence survey rose again in October.

# kbc - Thursday 10 October, 2013

Irish business 'nervous about unpleasant budget surprises'
# The Future Is Bright
# The Future Is Bright

Irish business 'nervous about unpleasant budget surprises'

Oct 10th 2013, 6:30 AM 2,600 Views 1 Comment

But they are brightened by further increases in activity levels over the past three months.

# kbc - Sunday 15 September, 2013

Priory Hall residents: 'If talks are to take place we want to be a part of them'
# Priory Hall
# Priory Hall

Priory Hall residents: 'If talks are to take place we want to be a part of them'

Sep 15th 2013, 12:12 PM 5,359 Views 37 Comments

Priory Hall residents say they have been unofficially approached about talks that are due to take place.

# kbc - Saturday 14 September, 2013

Top readers' comments of the week
# You Told Us
# You Told Us

Top readers' comments of the week

Sep 14th 2013, 11:00 AM 6,385 Views 9 Comments

Here’s our round-up of the most interesting and most popular comments from this week. Did you make it in?

# kbc - Thursday 5 September, 2013

KBC Bank to open eight branches and target new customers
# Banking
# Banking

KBC Bank to open eight branches and target new customers

Sep 5th 2013, 8:38 AM 11,426 Views 39 Comments

The Belgian-owned bank is hoping to attract 10 per cent of the retail banking market with a new current account.

# kbc - Wednesday 14 August, 2013

People spent more money than they usually would during the heatwave
# Hot Stuff
# Hot Stuff

People spent more money than they usually would during the heatwave

Aug 14th 2013, 6:30 AM 7,160 Views 14 Comments

Barbecues, trips to the beach, paddling pools… it all added up.

# kbc - Monday 8 April, 2013

Consumer confidence rises slightly in March
# Consumer Sentiment
# Consumer Sentiment

Consumer confidence rises slightly in March

Apr 8th 2013, 1:03 PM 3,189 Views 9 Comments

The marginal increase comes amid concerns about the looming property tax and cuts to pay outlined in the Croke Park II deal.

# kbc - Wednesday 27 March, 2013

Solid growth in Irish business activity so far in 2013
# Business Activity
# Business Activity

Solid growth in Irish business activity so far in 2013

Mar 27th 2013, 6:45 AM 3,396 Views 6 Comments

Despite the better outlook, hiring plans remain depressed for the coming months.

# kbc - Thursday 14 March, 2013

Column: New restructuring targets for banks don't go far enough to help distressed borrowers
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: New restructuring targets for banks don't go far enough to help distressed borrowers

Mar 14th 2013, 7:00 AM 23 Views 54 Comments

Banks need strict supervision – they have crippled us and can’t be allowed run free, writes David Hall.

# kbc - Monday 11 February, 2013

Consumer sentiment increases sharply in January
# Consumers
# Consumers

Consumer sentiment increases sharply in January

Feb 11th 2013, 12:01 PM 3,712 Views 16 Comments

A significant drop in December took economists by surprise but confidence levels now appear to have stabilised.

# kbc - Friday 25 January, 2013

Belgian KBC to pay back €8.3bn in ECB loans
# Banking
# Banking

Belgian KBC to pay back €8.3bn in ECB loans

Jan 25th 2013, 11:15 AM 4,266 Views 10 Comments

The bank says it will soon reimburse money borrowed in exceptional ECB long-term lending operations, owing to improvements in the credit markets and its own cash position.

# kbc - Wednesday 31 October, 2012

Consumer sentiment stabilises after sharp decline in September
# Consumers
# Consumers

Consumer sentiment stabilises after sharp decline in September

Oct 31st 2012, 2:16 PM 2,497 Views 14 Comments

The KBC Ireland/ESRI index showed a small amount of growth though consumers still have a gloomy outlook of their household finances and unemployment.

# kbc - Monday 11 June, 2012

Referendum uncertainty leads to dip in consumer sentiment
# Consumer Sentiment
# Consumer Sentiment

Referendum uncertainty leads to dip in consumer sentiment

Jun 11th 2012, 12:03 PM 1,091 Views 8 Comments

But people’s expectations about jobs and household finances have improved slightly.