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# personal-finance - Thursday 17 May, 2012

Just 30 per cent of Irish people 'understand basic finance concepts'
# Personal Finance
# Personal Finance

Just 30 per cent of Irish people 'understand basic finance concepts'

May 17th 2012, 11:07 AM 4,018 Views 39 Comments

We may no longer need to know “what a tracker mortgage is”, but how does our personal finance knowledge stack up overall?

# personal-finance - 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.

# personal-finance - Thursday 22 March, 2012

Call for stronger regulations on moneylenders
# Moneylenders
# Moneylenders

Call for stronger regulations on moneylenders

Mar 22nd 2012, 7:55 AM 1,364 Views 6 Comments

The Central Bank has been urged to strengthen regulations on moneylenders in the light of newly released figures that suggest increasing numbers of families are turning to them.

# personal-finance - Wednesday 8 February, 2012

Credit card debt down - but average card still over €1,300 in debt
# Personal Debt
# Personal Debt

Credit card debt down - but average card still over €1,300 in debt

Feb 8th 2012, 7:28 PM 3,759 Views 18 Comments

Central Banker Joe McNeill says that overall credit card debt is down since 2008, though the per-card average really hasn’t changed.

# personal-finance - Monday 26 December, 2011

Column: Nick Leeson's 4 lessons learned from 2011
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Nick Leeson's 4 lessons learned from 2011

Dec 26th 2011, 8:25 AM 48 Views 13 Comments

Ireland and a euro break-up, the truth about tribunals, white collar crime and the dangers of ‘pay day’ loans – former trader Nick Leeson rings the closing bell on 2011.

# personal-finance - Sunday 11 December, 2011

Open thread: what are your best money-saving tips?
# Open Thread
# Open Thread

Open thread: what are your best money-saving tips?

Dec 11th 2011, 3:00 PM 7,509 Views 84 Comments

Now that we know what’s in Budget 2012, we want you to share your best cash-scrimping advice with TheJournal.ie’s readers…

# personal-finance - Monday 28 November, 2011

Join TheJournal.ie's #Budget 2012 virtual panel
# Budget 2012
# Budget 2012

Join TheJournal.ie's #Budget 2012 virtual panel

Nov 28th 2011, 7:23 PM 2,971 Views 41 Comments

We want to hear from a wide range of people across the country on how the Budget impacts them.

# personal-finance - Sunday 30 October, 2011

What's in store for the presidential losers?
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

What's in store for the presidential losers?

Oct 30th 2011, 9:30 AM 2,802 Views 68 Comments

Along with a new house, Michael D Higgins has won financial security for life. But what are the prospects for the other six candidates?

# personal-finance - Thursday 15 September, 2011

Poll: Would you consider emigrating?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you consider emigrating?

Sep 15th 2011, 11:25 AM 4,079 Views 91 Comments

Stark figures from the CSO finds that the number of Irish citizens emigrating is still rising sharply – is emigration an option you have considered in the last 12 months?

# personal-finance - Wednesday 7 September, 2011

Two-thirds of Irish adults find financial terms confusing
# Huh?
# Huh?

Two-thirds of Irish adults find financial terms confusing

Sep 7th 2011, 5:11 PM 367 Views 9 Comments

More women than men find financial terms confusing – but women are perceived to manage their personal finances better than their male counterparts, according to new research .

# personal-finance - Monday 18 July, 2011

Nearly half of all households paying bills late each month
# Bills Bills Bills
# Bills Bills Bills

Nearly half of all households paying bills late each month

Jul 18th 2011, 8:21 AM 1,154 Views 9 Comments

Disposable income index shows that half of Irish people don’t feel able to save regularly – and increasing numbers of working adults are left without spare cash after essentials paid for.

# personal-finance - Friday 1 July, 2011

Poll: Fiver Friday - will you be taking part?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Fiver Friday - will you be taking part?

Jul 1st 2011, 10:19 AM 2,965 Views 42 Comments

Liveline is running a campaign to get people to spend five euro in a local business today – but is it an idea you can get on board with?

# personal-finance - Friday 24 June, 2011

Poll: Should we take Michael Noonan's advice and spend spend spend?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should we take Michael Noonan's advice and spend spend spend?

Jun 24th 2011, 9:37 AM 3,489 Views 67 Comments

The Finance Minister wants Irish people to loosen the pursestrings to get the economy moving. Will you be breaking out your savings (if you have some)?

# personal-finance - Thursday 28 April, 2011

Can't keep up with your mortgage rate? Try this new calculator
# Mortgage Calculator
# Mortgage Calculator

Can't keep up with your mortgage rate? Try this new calculator

Apr 28th 2011, 2:39 PM 1,309 Views 0 Comments

National Consumers Agency gives confused homeowners a hand to figure out how rate changes impact their payments.

# personal-finance - Tuesday 8 March, 2011

5.4 per cent of Irish households over-indebted in 2008, says ESRI
# Debt
# Debt

5.4 per cent of Irish households over-indebted in 2008, says ESRI

Mar 8th 2011, 6:59 AM 400 Views 0 Comments

New report says little progress appears to have been made on bank recapitalisation commitments to extend bank accounts and facilities to more people.

# personal-finance - Wednesday 2 March, 2011

# personal-finance - Friday 13 August, 2010

New regulations for homeowners in arrears
# Personal Finance
# Personal Finance

New regulations for homeowners in arrears

Aug 13th 2010, 5:03 PM 170 Views 0 Comments

New rules for mortgage lenders have been proposed to help struggling homeowners.