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# savings - Thursday 21 March, 2013

Anticipated HSE savings of €362m in drug payments, agency staff 'did not materialise'
# Savings
# Savings

Anticipated HSE savings of €362m in drug payments, agency staff 'did not materialise'

Mar 21st 2013, 8:55 PM 10,580 Views 63 Comments

A report published by the Public Accounts Committee said that it is clear that we are still paying than other OECD countries.

# savings - Monday 18 March, 2013

Poll: Is Cyprus right to tax people's savings?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Is Cyprus right to tax people's savings?

Mar 18th 2013, 11:18 AM 16,065 Views 191 Comments

Cyprus is trying to push ahead with the EU bailout deal which will see people’s savings taxed – but is this fair?

# savings - Wednesday 13 February, 2013

54 per cent of people still believe now is a bad time to save
# Savings
# Savings

54 per cent of people still believe now is a bad time to save

Feb 13th 2013, 12:44 PM 8,711 Views 14 Comments

The Nationwise/ESRI Saving Index revealed most people are still using any spare funds they have to pay down debt.

# savings - Monday 14 January, 2013

Irish households' disposable incomes rose slightly in third quarter
# Irish Economy
# Irish Economy

Irish households' disposable incomes rose slightly in third quarter

Jan 14th 2013, 1:45 PM 4,247 Views 40 Comments

New CSO figures show that the increase in disposable income, combined with only modest spending, increased general savings.

# savings - Thursday 10 January, 2013

National plan to save €721 million published by HSE
# Cuts
# Cuts

National plan to save €721 million published by HSE

Jan 10th 2013, 1:40 PM 5,826 Views 33 Comments

The plan includes an additional cut to primary care costs of €60 million, staff reductions of 4,000 and a promise to reduce waiting times.

# savings - Tuesday 8 January, 2013

Annual savings up 10 per cent on last year
# Savings
# Savings

Annual savings up 10 per cent on last year

Jan 8th 2013, 6:01 PM 6,111 Views 21 Comments

Research from EBS shows that people aged 16-24 are now more confident about their economic well being than this time last year.

# savings - Saturday 5 January, 2013

Aaron McKenna: Changing the car reg plates is a good idea if it saves jobs
# Opinion
# Opinion

Aaron McKenna: Changing the car reg plates is a good idea if it saves jobs

Jan 5th 2013, 8:15 AM 293 Views 67 Comments

If it persuades people not to put off buying a car in 2013 – either through superstition or vanity – it will be a worthwhile exercise, writes Aaron McKenna.

# savings - Friday 21 December, 2012

Over 75 per cent of people do their Christmas shopping at work
# Shopping
# Shopping

Over 75 per cent of people do their Christmas shopping at work

Dec 21st 2012, 7:00 AM 2,946 Views 14 Comments

A new survey also showed that only 9 per cent of people will buy Irish this festive season.

# savings - Sunday 2 December, 2012

The Evening Fix… now with added dashing Santas
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix… now with added dashing Santas

Dec 2nd 2012, 7:55 PM 9,182 Views 0 Comments

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

Almost half of people are not saving at all - survey
# Savings
# Savings

Almost half of people are not saving at all - survey

Dec 2nd 2012, 1:43 PM 8,289 Views 42 Comments

When asked what consumers will do with spare cash, half said they would use it to pay off debt.

# savings - Tuesday 13 November, 2012

Irish people saving less
# Savings
# Savings

Irish people saving less

Nov 13th 2012, 2:41 PM 7,223 Views 21 Comments

Four in ten not saving money at end of month, but more people expect to be better off next year.

# savings - Friday 9 November, 2012

Disposable income and household savings up in second quarter
# CSO
# CSO

Disposable income and household savings up in second quarter

Nov 9th 2012, 11:34 AM 4,346 Views 42 Comments

The CSO said savings were primarily used to pay down debt and fund property investment.

# savings - Friday 26 October, 2012

Column: Council reform will discourage women – and help the old boys
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Council reform will discourage women – and help the old boys

Oct 26th 2012, 1:06 PM 32 Views 18 Comments

The changes to councils will reinforce the dominance of the three major parties, says Fine Gael councillor Mick Glynn.

# savings - Monday 1 October, 2012

Taxes on texts and junk food proposed by Social Justice Ireland
# Budget 2013
# Budget 2013

Taxes on texts and junk food proposed by Social Justice Ireland

Oct 1st 2012, 5:25 PM 15,667 Views 111 Comments

Social Justice Ireland that a €3.5bn budget adjustment can be achieved without cutting social welfare or child benefit.

# savings - Friday 21 September, 2012

Group wants increase in number of medicines available without prescription
# Self-care
# Self-care

Group wants increase in number of medicines available without prescription

Sep 21st 2012, 7:00 AM 5,096 Views 17 Comments

An expert healthcare group has said this should occur as part of a framework for self-care in Ireland.

# savings - Friday 10 August, 2012

High Court approves €1.2m interim payout to Home Payments customers
# Home Payments
# Home Payments

High Court approves €1.2m interim payout to Home Payments customers

Aug 10th 2012, 5:56 PM 3,194 Views 5 Comments

The company had approximately €2.1 million in its accounts when it went into liquidation last year, and owed in the region of €6.7 million to customers.

# savings - Thursday 9 August, 2012

Customers of Home Payments Ltd to be repaid some money
# Savings
# Savings

Customers of Home Payments Ltd to be repaid some money

Aug 9th 2012, 8:35 PM 3,656 Views 6 Comments

Customers of the former domestic budgeting company are to receive some of their money back, following the company going into liquidation last year.

# savings - Tuesday 10 July, 2012

HSE defends hospital food
# Health
# Health

HSE defends hospital food

Jul 10th 2012, 3:51 PM 6,026 Views 43 Comments

The HSE has criticised a newspaper for comparing hospital food with ‘Happy Meals’.

Poll: Do you put money away each month?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you put money away each month?

Jul 10th 2012, 10:37 AM 9,523 Views 40 Comments

Yesterday, it emerged that more than 1.8 million people have less than €100 left over each month. Regardless of what you earn, do you save money each month?

# savings - Monday 18 June, 2012

New deal means some cheaper drugs on the way, says James Reilly
# Medicine
# Medicine

New deal means some cheaper drugs on the way, says James Reilly

Jun 18th 2012, 7:20 PM 4,745 Views 24 Comments

The price of off-patent medicines will be reduced under a new deal agreed between the HSE and the body representing the pharmaceutical industry.

# savings - Saturday 9 June, 2012

Dublin Bus announces €15million cost-cutting plan
# Dublin Bus
# Dublin Bus

Dublin Bus announces €15million cost-cutting plan

Jun 9th 2012, 1:37 PM 3,871 Views 24 Comments

Staff will see allowances reduced under the proposals, which the company said would not affect passengers.

# savings - Friday 8 June, 2012

Column: End this ridiculous, wasteful culture of ‘salami slicing’
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: End this ridiculous, wasteful culture of ‘salami slicing’

Jun 8th 2012, 7:00 AM 141 Views 36 Comments

Not all areas deserve equal cuts – but there ARE some things we could do without, writes William Campbell.

# savings - Wednesday 6 June, 2012

Bus Eireann seeking savings of €20m, but no redundancies... yet
# Bus Eireann
# Bus Eireann

Bus Eireann seeking savings of €20m, but no redundancies... yet

Jun 6th 2012, 2:31 PM 1,858 Views 14 Comments

Reduction in overtime, changes to sick leave and annual leave, and an increase in working hours are all on the table for Bus Éireann workers.

# savings - Thursday 24 May, 2012

HP Ireland: job losses will impact 'every business and region'
# HP Ireland
# HP Ireland

HP Ireland: job losses will impact 'every business and region'

May 24th 2012, 9:15 AM 3,070 Views 12 Comments

But there is no specific details for the 4,000 people currently employed at HP Ireland.

# savings - 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.

# savings - Saturday 14 April, 2012

Priests, teachers and Instagram: the week in statistics
# In Numbers
# In Numbers

Priests, teachers and Instagram: the week in statistics

Apr 14th 2012, 7:30 PM 3,947 Views 1 Comment

How much does it cost to live? How much are we saving? How long do we have to get a job? And plenty more…

# savings - Tuesday 10 April, 2012

Consumers saving 'less than they think they should'
# Savings
# Savings

Consumers saving 'less than they think they should'

Apr 10th 2012, 2:15 PM 5,322 Views 25 Comments

Some 55 per cent of people believe they are saving less than they ought to – while the number of those saving anything at all has declined, according to new data.

# savings - Saturday 11 February, 2012

Credit Union’s ‘special manager’ has wages cut – to €375 an hour
# Credit Union
# Credit Union

Credit Union’s ‘special manager’ has wages cut – to €375 an hour

Feb 11th 2012, 3:53 PM 7,101 Views 44 Comments

The special manager appointed to oversee operations at Newbridge Credit Union has his hourly rate cut at the High Court.

# savings - Monday 30 January, 2012

Government working to reduce size of Anglo bill
# Debt Crisis
# Debt Crisis

Government working to reduce size of Anglo bill

Jan 30th 2012, 3:10 PM 2,272 Views 26 Comments

However, the Department of Finance could not confirm or deny reports that the State had asked to defer €31 billion worth of Anglo loans.

# savings - Friday 13 January, 2012

'Special manager' appointed at Newbridge Credit Union
# Courts
# Courts

'Special manager' appointed at Newbridge Credit Union

Jan 13th 2012, 6:32 PM 4,994 Views 20 Comments

The government says the appointment does not mean the credit union is in trouble, and that services continue as normal.

# savings - Monday 19 December, 2011

The single image that explains what happens if we leave the euro
# Eurozone
# Eurozone

The single image that explains what happens if we leave the euro

Dec 19th 2011, 6:53 PM 15,679 Views 72 Comments

This image from Boston Consulting Group provides a handy guide to the practical impact of leaving the common currency.

# savings - Wednesday 14 December, 2011

Household deposits in Ireland's banks continued to fall in third quarter
# Savings
# Savings

Household deposits in Ireland's banks continued to fall in third quarter

Dec 14th 2011, 3:24 PM 2,173 Views 14 Comments

New figures from the Central Bank show that the amount Irish households kept on deposit in banks fell by €482 million.

# savings - Saturday 10 December, 2011

Government expects to exceed social welfare savings target
# Social Welfare
# Social Welfare

Government expects to exceed social welfare savings target

Dec 10th 2011, 8:45 AM 3,123 Views 11 Comments

Targets for next year may now be revised in light of the savings made in 2011 so far.

# savings - Thursday 24 November, 2011

Mortgage holders advised to check contracts for possible savings
# Savings
# Savings

Mortgage holders advised to check contracts for possible savings

Nov 24th 2011, 12:46 PM 4,052 Views 7 Comments

Thousands of homeowners in Ireland will see their fixed rate mortgage deals end in the coming months and they may be able to reduce their monthly repayments as a result.

# savings - Friday 14 October, 2011

Judges to lose the wigs from today
# Wig Out
# Wig Out

Judges to lose the wigs from today

Oct 14th 2011, 7:15 AM 7,654 Views 16 Comments

Starting this morning, judges will no longer be required to wear horsehair wigs – a tradition dating back to 1660 – in court.

# savings - Thursday 6 October, 2011

Almost 2,000 jobs to go at the BBC
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

Almost 2,000 jobs to go at the BBC

Oct 6th 2011, 11:49 AM 398 Views 1 Comment

The British broadcaster also announced changes to its television and radio schedules as part of far-reaching cost-cutting measures.

# savings - Monday 19 September, 2011

Davy lowers forecasts for Irish economy
# Forecasts
# Forecasts

Davy lowers forecasts for Irish economy

Sep 19th 2011, 3:34 PM 592 Views 3 Comments

Davy’s research division has revised its forecasts for Irish economic growth down as the global outlook deteriorates.

# savings - Tuesday 6 September, 2011

Front-loaded budget ‘could push economy to breaking point’
# Doom And Gloom
# Doom And Gloom

Front-loaded budget ‘could push economy to breaking point’

Sep 6th 2011, 12:00 PM 1,060 Views 12 Comments

The KBC/ESRI Consumer Sentiment Index is virtually unchanged, but shows a worrying emerging trend in the medium term.

# savings - Tuesday 30 August, 2011

British government-owned bank selling Irish arm... to Irish government-owned bank
# Northern Rock
# Northern Rock

British government-owned bank selling Irish arm... to Irish government-owned bank

Aug 30th 2011, 11:51 AM 838 Views 9 Comments

British-owned Northern Rock is selling its Irish operation to Permanent TSB – which is almost totally owned by the Irish government.