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# spending - Wednesday 12 October, 2016

'A pint for everyone': How the front pages are covering the Budget
# Cigarettes And Alcohol
# Cigarettes And Alcohol

'A pint for everyone': How the front pages are covering the Budget

Oct 12th 2016, 8:10 AM 13,828 Views 12 Comments

There are very few puns.

# spending - Monday 10 October, 2016

Poll: Are you optimistic about the Budget?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you optimistic about the Budget?

Oct 10th 2016, 9:56 AM 22,412 Views 76 Comments

After much speculation, tomorrow is D-Day.

# spending - Tuesday 4 October, 2016

Irish people can't decide if they want tax cuts or increased spending
# Daddy Or Chips?
# Daddy Or Chips?

Irish people can't decide if they want tax cuts or increased spending

Oct 4th 2016, 9:18 AM 8,458 Views 72 Comments

Tax cuts for some, miniature Irish flags for others.

# spending - Friday 8 July, 2016

Department of Foreign Affairs sends auditors to investigate UK arm of Console
# Charity
# Charity

Department of Foreign Affairs sends auditors to investigate UK arm of Console

Jul 8th 2016, 7:45 AM 12,507 Views 26 Comments

Yesterday it emerged that the charity’s Irish operation would be wound down and its services transferred.

# spending - Sunday 22 May, 2016

Dublin City Council has paid out more than €18 million on consultants since 2013
# Outside Help
# Outside Help

Dublin City Council has paid out more than €18 million on consultants since 2013

May 22nd 2016, 7:00 PM 12,397 Views 75 Comments

The area of Environment and Transportation accounted for more than half of the consultant fees paid out.

# spending - Tuesday 9 February, 2016

You risk blowing your savings on a lifetime supply of customised pens when you run for election
# Opinion
# Opinion

You risk blowing your savings on a lifetime supply of customised pens when you run for election

Feb 9th 2016, 8:00 AM 1,088 Views 20 Comments

How much you spend on your campaign still plays a large role in determining whether you win a seat , writes Roslyn Fuller.

# spending - Tuesday 2 February, 2016

Financial Fair Play? For the first time ever, Premier League spending tops £1 billion
# Billion Dollar Baby
From The42
# Billion Dollar Baby

Financial Fair Play? For the first time ever, Premier League spending tops £1 billion

Feb 2nd 2016, 1:18 PM 4,760 Views 5 Comments

That’s a lot of cash.

# spending - Wednesday 27 January, 2016

Could Ireland spend more on children in Direct Provision? Here's how the numbers crunch
# Direct Provision
# Direct Provision

Could Ireland spend more on children in Direct Provision? Here's how the numbers crunch

Jan 27th 2016, 6:02 AM 8,170 Views 41 Comments

Around 3,000 adults and 1,100 children are currently being paid direct provision allowance.

# spending - Thursday 7 January, 2016

QUIZ: How Financially Fit Are You?
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# Sponsored By Rabodirect

QUIZ: How Financially Fit Are You?

Jan 7th 2016, 11:22 AM 47,071 Views 69 Comments

It’s time to take the Financial Bleep Test.

# spending - Tuesday 24 November, 2015

The average Irish person will spend almost €600 this Christmas
# Cash Outflow
# Cash Outflow

The average Irish person will spend almost €600 this Christmas

Nov 24th 2015, 6:07 AM 12,552 Views 20 Comments

According to a Christmas spending survey. And we all think we’re worse off than last year. Mind you, last year we felt the same way…

# spending - Saturday 21 November, 2015

How much will you spend on Christmas presents this year?
# Your Say
# Your Say

How much will you spend on Christmas presents this year?

Nov 21st 2015, 10:22 AM 23,417 Views 68 Comments

Irish adults spent an average of €297 on gifts last year.

# spending - Tuesday 13 October, 2015

IN FULL: Brendan Howlin's Budget speech
# Budget 2016
# Budget 2016

IN FULL: Brendan Howlin's Budget speech

Oct 13th 2015, 4:25 PM 6,582 Views 16 Comments

“Today we reap the benefits of the hard work and resilience of the Irish people.”

IN FULL: Michael Noonan's Budget speech
# Budget 2016
# Budget 2016

IN FULL: Michael Noonan's Budget speech

Oct 13th 2015, 3:28 PM 8,119 Views 15 Comments

“No more booms and bust.”

# spending - Monday 12 October, 2015

Poll: Are you concerned about tomorrow's Budget?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you concerned about tomorrow's Budget?

Oct 12th 2015, 9:33 AM 22,343 Views 127 Comments

Tax cuts and spending increases worth €3 billion will reportedly be unveiled – twice what was previously expected.

# spending - Sunday 4 October, 2015

A wealth tax is a possibility. You don’t need to be a member of the far left to call for this
# Opinion
# Opinion

A wealth tax is a possibility. You don’t need to be a member of the far left to call for this

Oct 4th 2015, 8:00 AM 297 Views 110 Comments

Instead of cutting taxes and USC, politicians should start spending more, writes Julien Mercille.

# spending - Wednesday 12 August, 2015

Can I see your boarding pass? Retailers are using your flight information to understand what you buy
# Spending Habits
# Spending Habits

Can I see your boarding pass? Retailers are using your flight information to understand what you buy

Aug 12th 2015, 12:35 PM 29,034 Views 48 Comments

You might be able to refuse showing your card when shopping at some airports, but the DAA said it’s a boarding card scan is obligatory to make a purchase in their outlets.

The terrible weather in July didn't stop people going on nights out
# On The Lash
# On The Lash

The terrible weather in July didn't stop people going on nights out

Aug 12th 2015, 6:05 AM 13,052 Views 20 Comments

People have been spending more money on clothes and shoes too…

# spending - Thursday 30 July, 2015

The crisis in Greece has the people of Ireland shaking a bit
# Consumer Confidence
# Consumer Confidence

The crisis in Greece has the people of Ireland shaking a bit

Jul 30th 2015, 6:01 AM 17,197 Views 79 Comments

A new report on consumer confidence has also identified the closure of Clerys as having a negative impact.

# spending - Thursday 2 July, 2015

€83m spent on renting prefabs as classrooms over five years
# Spending
# Spending

€83m spent on renting prefabs as classrooms over five years

Jul 2nd 2015, 6:08 AM 9,650 Views 34 Comments

It’s estimated on average a prefab costs around €13,500 a year to rent.

# spending - Saturday 13 June, 2015

Right2Water wants to scrap water charges and hike spending by €9.4bn. Here's how it will pay for it:
# Sprung A Leak
# Sprung A Leak

Right2Water wants to scrap water charges and hike spending by €9.4bn. Here's how it will pay for it:

Jun 13th 2015, 8:15 AM 22,726 Views 174 Comments

They’ve put together a shopping list of demands for any new government.

# spending - Thursday 19 March, 2015

This TD thinks the HSE is lying about trying to recruit mental health staff
# Suicide Prevention
# Suicide Prevention

This TD thinks the HSE is lying about trying to recruit mental health staff

Mar 19th 2015, 7:23 PM 9,440 Views 11 Comments

Colm Keaveney said the situation leaves distressed people with “nowhere to go”.

# spending - Thursday 5 February, 2015

Irish businesses the most optimistic in Europe - who are the least?
# Positive People
# Positive People

Irish businesses the most optimistic in Europe - who are the least?

Feb 5th 2015, 1:30 PM 6,522 Views 10 Comments

A consumer sentiment survey also hinted that Irish household could boost spending in the coming year.

# spending - Thursday 8 January, 2015

Irish consumers had their best Christmas for seven years
# Hey Big Spender
# Hey Big Spender

Irish consumers had their best Christmas for seven years

Jan 8th 2015, 2:08 PM 9,453 Views 27 Comments

New figures today also show an increase of 6.4% in retail sales over the course of the year.

# spending - Sunday 4 January, 2015

Rent supplement payments have fallen by more than €150 million since 2010
# Housing
# Housing

Rent supplement payments have fallen by more than €150 million since 2010

Jan 4th 2015, 8:15 AM 10,019 Views 48 Comments

This was distributed among 71,800 recipients.

# spending - Friday 2 January, 2015

Forgot about these Budget changes? They kicked in yesterday
# Your Money
# Your Money

Forgot about these Budget changes? They kicked in yesterday

Jan 2nd 2015, 9:47 PM 31,230 Views 41 Comments

Here are the details.

# spending - Monday 29 December, 2014

Poll: Do you agree that the State pension should be cut?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you agree that the State pension should be cut?

Dec 29th 2014, 9:39 AM 29,193 Views 203 Comments

As more people get older, the Government have concerns about increasing expenditure.

# spending - Friday 26 December, 2014

St Stephens Day sales madness: Queues from 6am and 'handbags at dawn'
# Bargain Hunting
# Bargain Hunting

St Stephens Day sales madness: Queues from 6am and 'handbags at dawn'

Dec 26th 2014, 6:40 PM 64,156 Views 122 Comments

Mad Ted.

# spending - Monday 22 December, 2014

Here are the tricks shops use to make you spend more money
# Savvy Shoppers
# Savvy Shoppers

Here are the tricks shops use to make you spend more money

Dec 22nd 2014, 10:00 AM 33,978 Views 32 Comments

Think you make your own decisions? Well, think again…

# spending - Wednesday 10 December, 2014

When governments cut health spending, more women die in childbirth
# Delivery
# Delivery

When governments cut health spending, more women die in childbirth

Dec 10th 2014, 6:15 AM 2,326 Views 5 Comments

Though the presence of a skilled childbirth specialist can help.

# spending - Monday 1 December, 2014

Your Dublin Bus and Irish Rail commutes just got more expensive
# Cash Money
# Cash Money

Your Dublin Bus and Irish Rail commutes just got more expensive

Dec 1st 2014, 9:14 AM 16,203 Views 65 Comments

But if you use a Leap card, you might be saving money.

Retailers are going to have their best Christmas since 2009 thanks to you
# Spend Spend Spend
# Spend Spend Spend

Retailers are going to have their best Christmas since 2009 thanks to you

Dec 1st 2014, 8:52 AM 7,290 Views 30 Comments

Irish households are expected to spend an extra €650 to €750 in shops this month compared to other months this year.

# spending - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

Where's the missing €15 million?... Criticism over shortfall in mental health spending
# Budget 2015
# Budget 2015

Where's the missing €15 million?... Criticism over shortfall in mental health spending

Oct 15th 2014, 1:10 PM 7,601 Views 14 Comments

€35 million is being ring-fenced for the area as part of Budget 2015, but organisations are concerned that’s still €15 million short of what should be spent.

# spending - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

Good news for Heather Humphreys --- she's getting €4 million to spend on 2016
# Minister For 1916
# Minister For 1916

Good news for Heather Humphreys --- she's getting €4 million to spend on 2016

Oct 14th 2014, 7:00 PM 7,478 Views 13 Comments

Her Department’s being given €212 million in total to spend, as part of Budget 2015.

# spending - Sunday 14 September, 2014

How to get a refund for that app you bought
# TechKnowHow
# TechKnowHow

How to get a refund for that app you bought

Sep 14th 2014, 11:00 AM 8,869 Views 5 Comments

Because there are moments where you might want your money back.

# spending - Thursday 11 September, 2014

Here's how Michael Noonan wants to end 'boom and bust' economics
# Steady As She Goes
# Steady As She Goes

Here's how Michael Noonan wants to end 'boom and bust' economics

Sep 11th 2014, 5:20 PM 9,572 Views 32 Comments

The Finance Minister said that overspending by government poses the biggest threat to recovery.

# spending - Friday 25 July, 2014

Over 226 prisoners in Cork still forced to 'slop out'
# Human Rights
# Human Rights

Over 226 prisoners in Cork still forced to 'slop out'

Jul 25th 2014, 9:53 PM 12,296 Views 77 Comments

The Department of Justice said there is a plan in place to end ‘slopping out’ in prisons by 2015.

# spending - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

The average Irish saver has over €20,000 on deposit
# Cash Down
# Cash Down

The average Irish saver has over €20,000 on deposit

Jul 22nd 2014, 1:53 PM 28,117 Views 57 Comments

Despite large sums in the bank, many depositors aren’t earning a lot through interest.

# spending - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

Poll: Should there be spending limits on all online gambling websites?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should there be spending limits on all online gambling websites?

Jul 15th 2014, 9:05 AM 7,973 Views 71 Comments

It could be a way of safeguarding health and impact on finances.

# spending - Saturday 12 July, 2014

Opinion: SALE! Why does this one word cause all logic to go out the window?
# Bargain
# Bargain

Opinion: SALE! Why does this one word cause all logic to go out the window?

Jul 12th 2014, 12:00 PM 39 Views 17 Comments

I can’t go into town at the moment. Don’t trust myself. It’s too dangerous.