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#Money Money Money

# money-money-money - Thursday 13 March, 2014

Ouch, my wallet: Prices went up by 0.5 per cent last month alone
# Money Money Money
# Money Money Money

Ouch, my wallet: Prices went up by 0.5 per cent last month alone

Mar 13th 2014, 12:22 PM 6,144 Views 34 Comments

Clothes and shoes went up by almost 6 per cent alone.

# money-money-money - Thursday 6 March, 2014

Pay gap between men and women has increased during the recession
# Money Money Money
# Money Money Money

Pay gap between men and women has increased during the recession

Mar 6th 2014, 8:12 AM 7,587 Views 91 Comments

Figures from trade union Unite also found that almost 600,000 women live in deprivation or at risk of poverty.

# money-money-money - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

AIB lost €1.7 billion last year, but that's much better than the previous year
# Money Money Money
# Money Money Money

AIB lost €1.7 billion last year, but that's much better than the previous year

Mar 5th 2014, 7:41 AM 7,176 Views 54 Comments

The bank says that it thinks it will return to profitability by next year.

# money-money-money - Friday 28 February, 2014

One person received 70 per cent of all big political donations last year
# Money Money Money
# Money Money Money

One person received 70 per cent of all big political donations last year

Feb 28th 2014, 2:46 PM 23,640 Views 44 Comments

Meanwhile, fourteen elected representatives didn’t declare their donation statements and may now face prosecution.

# money-money-money - Wednesday 26 February, 2014

Irish people are working longer and earning less than 2012
# Make Money Money
# Make Money Money

Irish people are working longer and earning less than 2012

Feb 26th 2014, 2:24 PM 15,801 Views 77 Comments

If you earned €687 a week last year, you are average.

Hundreds of Bank of Ireland customers have accounts skimmed
# Hacked
# Hacked

Hundreds of Bank of Ireland customers have accounts skimmed

Feb 26th 2014, 7:40 AM 20,805 Views 54 Comments

Thousands of euro was taken from customer accounts in a major skimming operation.

# money-money-money - Monday 24 February, 2014

The Vatican will now have its own finance ministry
# Money Money Money
# Money Money Money

The Vatican will now have its own finance ministry

Feb 24th 2014, 2:45 PM 6,064 Views 37 Comments

Pope Francis has set it up in the wake of the scandals at the Vatican Bank.

# money-money-money - Tuesday 18 February, 2014

Candy Crush Saga makers plan to go public in €364 million IPO
# Money Money Money
# Money Money Money

Candy Crush Saga makers plan to go public in €364 million IPO

Feb 18th 2014, 2:30 PM 8,471 Views 25 Comments

King Digital Entertainment generated revenue of €1.36 billion in 2013, the majority coming from its flagship title, Candy Crush Saga.

# money-money-money - Saturday 15 February, 2014

Noonan confirms he said no to bonuses in face-to-face meeting with AIB bosses
# Incentivisation
# Incentivisation

Noonan confirms he said no to bonuses in face-to-face meeting with AIB bosses

Feb 15th 2014, 12:10 PM 7,941 Views 31 Comments

The Finance Minister has confirmed he met with officials from the bank, but “personally reinforced” that there are currently no plans to re-introduce bonuses.

# money-money-money - Saturday 8 February, 2014

How Rehab received more than €80 million in State funding last year
# Money Money Money
# Money Money Money

How Rehab received more than €80 million in State funding last year

Feb 8th 2014, 3:10 PM 11,951 Views 54 Comments

Rehab Group CEO Angela Kerins has repeatedly refused to disclose how much she is being paid.

# money-money-money - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

Consumers 'gradually recovering from the extreme difficulties'
# Spend Spend Spend
# Spend Spend Spend

Consumers 'gradually recovering from the extreme difficulties'

Feb 4th 2014, 12:11 PM 6,623 Views 36 Comments

How are you feeling about spending more money?

# money-money-money - Monday 3 February, 2014

NAMA redeems €750m in senior bonds from IBRC liquidation
# Money Money Money
# Money Money Money

NAMA redeems €750m in senior bonds from IBRC liquidation

Feb 3rd 2014, 11:50 AM 6,592 Views 4 Comments

It brings the total amount of these bonds redeemed to €1.75 billion.

# money-money-money - Saturday 25 January, 2014

Aaron McKenna: Capitalism didn’t create poverty, it inherited it (and now it’s fixing it)
# Money Money Money
# Money Money Money

Aaron McKenna: Capitalism didn’t create poverty, it inherited it (and now it’s fixing it)

Jan 25th 2014, 8:00 AM 744 Views 181 Comments

Oxfam won a PR coup this week with the simple line that the richest 85 people in the world have more wealth than the poorest 3.5 billion. But there’s one problem with that message – inequality isn’t actually keeping people in poverty.

# money-money-money - Thursday 16 January, 2014

All the stages you go through when starting a new job
# Jobfairy
From The Daily Edge
# Jobfairy

All the stages you go through when starting a new job

Jan 16th 2014, 1:00 PM 32,657 Views 14 Comments

It’s not easy being the new kid on the block.

# money-money-money - Monday 13 January, 2014

Your Tips: How to save money this January...
# Money Money Money
# Money Money Money

Your Tips: How to save money this January...

Jan 13th 2014, 3:30 PM 28,244 Views 62 Comments

We’re off to buy a piggy bank…

# money-money-money - Tuesday 7 January, 2014

Apple's App Store sales hits $10 billion in 2013
# Money Money Money
# Money Money Money

Apple's App Store sales hits $10 billion in 2013

Jan 7th 2014, 4:00 PM 7,061 Views 25 Comments

Consumers spent $1 billion in December alone, making it the store’s best month on record.

# money-money-money - Wednesday 20 November, 2013

China now the biggest market for Bitcoin trading
# Money Money Money
# Money Money Money

China now the biggest market for Bitcoin trading

Nov 20th 2013, 12:22 PM 9,548 Views 38 Comments

The entire market value is now worth €4.15 billion after a surge in trading earlier this week.

# money-money-money - Thursday 7 November, 2013

Meet the Twitter billionaires. (Hint: There’s actually only one.)
# Dollar Bills Y'all
# Dollar Bills Y'all

Meet the Twitter billionaires. (Hint: There’s actually only one.)

Nov 7th 2013, 8:23 AM 21,279 Views 20 Comments

These are the men who will get rich as Twitter goes public on the NYSE later today.

# money-money-money - Thursday 3 October, 2013

Twitter files a $1 billion IPO
# Money Money Money
# Money Money Money

Twitter files a $1 billion IPO

Oct 3rd 2013, 10:11 PM 8,975 Views 11 Comments

Founders and shareholders Ev Williams, Jack Dorsey and Biz Stone are set to be millionaires.

# money-money-money - Tuesday 24 September, 2013

1.8 million people have less than €100 left after bills are paid
# What's Left Survey
# What's Left Survey

1.8 million people have less than €100 left after bills are paid

Sep 24th 2013, 6:45 AM 10,233 Views 90 Comments

Plus here’s how much money people are spending on bills on average every month.

# money-money-money - Monday 16 September, 2013

Bank of England is trying out plastic banknotes - could it happen in Ireland?
# Money Money Money
# Money Money Money

Bank of England is trying out plastic banknotes - could it happen in Ireland?

Sep 16th 2013, 8:00 PM 8,451 Views 42 Comments

Spoiler alert: Not in the near future, at least.

# money-money-money - Tuesday 10 September, 2013

Bank of England to consider plastic banknotes...Should Euro be next?
# Money Money Money
# Money Money Money

Bank of England to consider plastic banknotes...Should Euro be next?

Sep 10th 2013, 4:17 PM 7,615 Views 50 Comments

The BOE wants to follow the lead of other jurisdictions like Canada and Australia. Would you miss paper money?

# money-money-money - Monday 2 September, 2013

From Maradona to Bale, how the world transfer record has sky-rocketed in 30 years
# Money Money Money
From The42
# Money Money Money

From Maradona to Bale, how the world transfer record has sky-rocketed in 30 years

Sep 2nd 2013, 7:30 AM 2,310 Views 11 Comments

As Gareth Bale finally seals his move to Madrid, we look at some of the other world record breaking transfers

# money-money-money - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

Toulon v Chiefs? February date reported for potential rugby 'World Cup of Clubs'
# Unholy Union
From The42
# Unholy Union

Toulon v Chiefs? February date reported for potential rugby 'World Cup of Clubs'

Aug 27th 2013, 6:42 PM 3,422 Views 5 Comments

Bondi and Ballsbridge may have just gotten a little bit closer.

# money-money-money - Saturday 24 August, 2013

Wealth tax? Probably not going to happen, says Michael Noonan
# Budget 2014
# Budget 2014

Wealth tax? Probably not going to happen, says Michael Noonan

Aug 24th 2013, 7:52 PM 21,614 Views 232 Comments

The Minister for Finance says he won’t comment specifically on Budget 2014 proposals, but has given three reasons why he doesn’t think a wealth tax is possible.

# money-money-money - Thursday 22 August, 2013

Alcohol sales are up, but clothing sales are down
# Money Money Money
# Money Money Money

Alcohol sales are up, but clothing sales are down

Aug 22nd 2013, 2:51 PM 6,087 Views 47 Comments

Spending on alcoholic beverages accounted for 7.7 per cent of all spending in Ireland last year.

# money-money-money - Wednesday 21 August, 2013

One in 10 small businesses use debt collection agents to get money owed
# Money Money Money
# Money Money Money

One in 10 small businesses use debt collection agents to get money owed

Aug 21st 2013, 6:45 AM 4,169 Views 11 Comments

Small businesses are having to wait an average of 62 days to get paid by creditors.

# money-money-money - Wednesday 14 August, 2013

Consumer confidence is up, but disposable income is down, says report
# Money Money Money
# Money Money Money

Consumer confidence is up, but disposable income is down, says report

Aug 14th 2013, 8:45 PM 5,434 Views 30 Comments

Credit card debt is in decline, property transactions on the increase but new car sales continue to struggle.

The Department of Finance spent €3.6 million on consultancy fees in the last year
# Fees
# Fees

The Department of Finance spent €3.6 million on consultancy fees in the last year

Aug 14th 2013, 6:15 AM 3,737 Views 46 Comments

Legal fees related to the Bank Guarantee account for much of the expenditure, but other consultancies cost the State around half a million euro.

# money-money-money - Tuesday 23 July, 2013

Netflix profits jump (but Wall Street isn't impressed)
# Results
# Results

Netflix profits jump (but Wall Street isn't impressed)

Jul 23rd 2013, 9:07 AM 8,900 Views 24 Comments

Netflix got its first Emmy nominations last week but its share price still slumped after it announced its results.

# money-money-money - Sunday 16 June, 2013

Money repatriated abroad has fallen in the last six years
# Earnings
# Earnings

Money repatriated abroad has fallen in the last six years

Jun 16th 2013, 7:30 AM 5,573 Views 8 Comments

Statistics show that the amount of money earned in Ireland by migrants and temporary workers and then sent abroad has fallen since the Ireland’s economic downturn.

# money-money-money - Wednesday 15 May, 2013

IMF gives the ok for €1 billion bailout loan for Cyprus
# Money Money Money
# Money Money Money

IMF gives the ok for €1 billion bailout loan for Cyprus

May 15th 2013, 8:09 PM 4,516 Views 9 Comments

The IMF said the money is intended to stabilise the country’s ravage financial system.

# money-money-money - Tuesday 23 April, 2013

Rip-off pension charges make a 'huge difference' to your pension pot, says OECD expert
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# Money Money Money

Rip-off pension charges make a 'huge difference' to your pension pot, says OECD expert

Apr 23rd 2013, 6:55 AM 7,787 Views 24 Comments

John Martin, who was behind the major OECD study published into Ireland’s pensions timebomb, says private pensions need to start sending regular letters out to people. Here’s why.

# money-money-money - Tuesday 5 March, 2013

Online customers for Paddy Power double as profits grow
# Gambling
# Gambling

Online customers for Paddy Power double as profits grow

Mar 5th 2013, 9:38 AM 3,923 Views 30 Comments

The bookmaker announced record profits of almost €140 million today.

# money-money-money - Saturday 2 March, 2013

5 things Joe Flacco can buy now he's about to become super rich
# Money Money Money
From The42
# Money Money Money

5 things Joe Flacco can buy now he's about to become super rich

Mar 2nd 2013, 4:14 PM 3,743 Views 1 Comment

The Ravens quarterback is set to become the highest paid player in NFL history.

# money-money-money - Thursday 21 February, 2013

Revenue Commissioners to be questioned about financial statements
# Money Money Money
# Money Money Money

Revenue Commissioners to be questioned about financial statements

Feb 21st 2013, 6:30 AM 6,103 Views 10 Comments

The Public Accounts Committee will be questioning the head of Revenue today.

# money-money-money - Tuesday 19 February, 2013

Ireland to auction off €500 million of Treasury Bills on Thursday
# T-bills
# T-bills

Ireland to auction off €500 million of Treasury Bills on Thursday

Feb 19th 2013, 12:08 PM 3,085 Views 6 Comments

The auction is the latest attempt to test the waters for Ireland’s eventual return to normal lending markets.

# money-money-money - Wednesday 13 February, 2013

Here's how much disposable income the average person in Ireland has
# Money Money Money
# Money Money Money

Here's how much disposable income the average person in Ireland has

Feb 13th 2013, 12:56 PM 66,368 Views 125 Comments

The annual CSO study on income also found that the number of people unable to afford basic necessities has jumped significantly.

# money-money-money - Sunday 3 February, 2013

Here is how much was won on Prize Bonds last year
# Money Money Money
# Money Money Money

Here is how much was won on Prize Bonds last year

Feb 3rd 2013, 7:45 AM 15,496 Views 28 Comments

The amount has increased significantly over the past three years as people sought safe places to put their money.

# money-money-money - Sunday 20 January, 2013

In numbers: How much would we save by abolishing the Seanad?
# Money Money Money
# Money Money Money

In numbers: How much would we save by abolishing the Seanad?

Jan 20th 2013, 8:00 AM 14,251 Views 82 Comments

We’ll be holding a referendum on abolishing the Seanad at some stage in 2013. So how much does it cost us every year?