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#Spending

# spending - Thursday 13 June, 2013

Under 50s stop saving as they struggle to pay off mortgages
# Saving
# Saving

Under 50s stop saving as they struggle to pay off mortgages

Jun 13th 2013, 8:47 AM 6,152 Views 18 Comments

It is thought that the deadline for property tax registration may have triggered this.

# spending - Tuesday 28 May, 2013

"Worrying figures" show we spent less on clothing, books and furniture in April
# Consumers
# Consumers

"Worrying figures" show we spent less on clothing, books and furniture in April

May 28th 2013, 12:35 PM 6,484 Views 45 Comments

Retail Ireland has said government must give consumers “hope and a reason to start spending”.

# spending - Friday 17 May, 2013

Review of fixed penalty notice system recommended
# Garda
# Garda

Review of fixed penalty notice system recommended

May 17th 2013, 7:20 AM 4,698 Views 21 Comments

The Comptroller General said that the system has not resulted in changed behaviour in motor tax compliance.

# spending - Friday 10 May, 2013

Consumers 'weathering the storm' as experts predict recession is bottoming out
# Consumers
# Consumers

Consumers 'weathering the storm' as experts predict recession is bottoming out

May 10th 2013, 11:51 AM 11,203 Views 78 Comments

However a report shows 60 per cent of adults still believe their income will be lower this time next year.

# spending - Monday 29 April, 2013

Watchdog's report into training fund finds problems with nearly €1m in spending
# Spending
# Spending

Watchdog's report into training fund finds problems with nearly €1m in spending

Apr 29th 2013, 4:04 PM 5,969 Views 22 Comments

A €4 million training fund administered by a senior SIPTU official was used to pay for promotions, travel and hospitality.

# spending - Wednesday 17 April, 2013

Tesco leaves US as profits drop by 51 per cent
# Results
# Results

Tesco leaves US as profits drop by 51 per cent

Apr 17th 2013, 8:17 AM 12,590 Views 57 Comments

The supermarket behemoth said the further round of austerity measures has impacted customer spending in Ireland.

# spending - Thursday 4 April, 2013

Ireland "must strengthen promise on aid commitments" - NGOs
# Irish Aid
# Irish Aid

Ireland "must strengthen promise on aid commitments" - NGOs

Apr 4th 2013, 6:55 AM 3,931 Views 57 Comments

Aid from Ireland fell by 5.8 per cent in 2012, according to the latest data from the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development.

# spending - Friday 29 March, 2013

Cyprus Central Bank eases domestic restrictions
# Banking
# Banking

Cyprus Central Bank eases domestic restrictions

Mar 29th 2013, 4:34 PM 4,405 Views 17 Comments

The regulator made the announcement to clarify the capital control rules it introduced this week to prevent a run on the country’s banks.

# spending - Wednesday 20 February, 2013

VIDEO: The world's most expensive Starbucks drink
# Grande Mocha Frappe Dollarccino
From The Daily Edge
# Grande Mocha Frappe Dollarccino

VIDEO: The world's most expensive Starbucks drink

Feb 20th 2013, 10:44 AM 15,826 Views 29 Comments

See what $50 looks like in coffee form.

# spending - Thursday 14 February, 2013

Column: Why Valentine's Day is a marketing dream
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Why Valentine's Day is a marketing dream

Feb 14th 2013, 7:00 AM 391 Views 7 Comments

You can’t put a price on love – really? As long as there’s consumer interest in Valentine’s Day, the commercial opportunities will follow, writes Dr Margaret-Anne Lawlor.

# spending - Monday 11 February, 2013

Consumer spending power to stabilise this year, improve in 2014
# Spending
# Spending

Consumer spending power to stabilise this year, improve in 2014

Feb 11th 2013, 8:27 AM 3,325 Views 20 Comments

Working households with mortgages will see the greatest growth in spending power while unemployed households will fare worst.

# spending - Friday 11 January, 2013

Sharp fall in consumer sentiment due to Budget worries
# Consumers
# Consumers

Sharp fall in consumer sentiment due to Budget worries

Jan 11th 2013, 2:45 PM 7,564 Views 20 Comments

December’s index saw the largest one month point decline in seventeen years.

# spending - Thursday 3 January, 2013

CRH spends almost €630 million in investments in 2012
# Investment
# Investment

CRH spends almost €630 million in investments in 2012

Jan 3rd 2013, 10:45 AM 3,909 Views 7 Comments

The company announced today that it undertook 18 acquisition and investment initiatives in the second half of 2012.

# spending - Wednesday 2 January, 2013

Poll: Did you spend more than you expected to this Christmas?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Did you spend more than you expected to this Christmas?

Jan 2nd 2013, 10:44 AM 8,308 Views 18 Comments

Most of your Christmas spending is probably done by now – so did you spend more or less than you thought you would?

# spending - Wednesday 19 December, 2012

Kenny 'doesn't like' Bank of Ireland rate hike - but can't stop it
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

Kenny 'doesn't like' Bank of Ireland rate hike - but can't stop it

Dec 19th 2012, 2:51 PM 7,332 Views 70 Comments

Enda Kenny regrets Bank of Ireland’s decision on credit card rates, but says the issue is one for the Financial Regulator.

Bank of Ireland increases credit card interest by up to 4 per cent
# Personal Finance
# Personal Finance

Bank of Ireland increases credit card interest by up to 4 per cent

Dec 19th 2012, 9:11 AM 7,454 Views 47 Comments

The rate increases, which had been advertised in October, kicked in yesterday – only a week before Christmas.

# spending - Monday 17 December, 2012

Lisa McInerney: Don't feed the Grinch - Christmas is meant to be over the top
# Opinion
# Opinion

Lisa McInerney: Don't feed the Grinch - Christmas is meant to be over the top

Dec 17th 2012, 7:00 AM 58 Views 15 Comments

We overspend, not because we’re greedy or worried we’ll be ostracised if we don’t, but because we love how generosity feels.

# spending - Saturday 8 December, 2012

Aaron McKenna: Where will Ireland be after two more Budgets?
# Aaron McKenna
# Aaron McKenna

Aaron McKenna: Where will Ireland be after two more Budgets?

Dec 8th 2012, 8:15 AM 14 Views 101 Comments

The opposition’s reaction to Budget 2013 has been standard stuff. Will any party be credible the next time Ireland votes?

# spending - Wednesday 5 December, 2012

Budget 2013: Breakdown of changes to social welfare payments
# Social Welfare
# Social Welfare

Budget 2013: Breakdown of changes to social welfare payments

Dec 5th 2012, 7:33 PM 34,139 Views 90 Comments

Cuts to the child benefit rate is causing anxiety this evening, along with a range of other newly-announced changes.

INFOGRAPHIC: Everything you need to know about Budget 2013
# Budget13
# Budget13

INFOGRAPHIC: Everything you need to know about Budget 2013

Dec 5th 2012, 7:20 PM 15,012 Views 25 Comments

Want a simple run-down of everything that happened today? Check out this graph.

# spending - Sunday 2 December, 2012

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.

# spending - Tuesday 27 November, 2012

91 per cent of consumers believe Budget 2013 will leave less to spend on groceries
# Budget 2013
# Budget 2013

91 per cent of consumers believe Budget 2013 will leave less to spend on groceries

Nov 27th 2012, 2:35 PM 6,080 Views 44 Comments

Almost half of participants in a new survey also believe the price of cigarettes will increase a lot.

# spending - Sunday 11 November, 2012

Almost half in online survey say they will spend less this Christmas
# Retail
# Retail

Almost half in online survey say they will spend less this Christmas

Nov 11th 2012, 7:30 AM 4,191 Views 17 Comments

The Carat Ireland survey finds that consumers will cut spending on a year ago – with only 4 per cent planning to splash more than in 2011.

# spending - Friday 9 November, 2012

Brian Hayes in Brussels to discuss EU budget
# EU
# EU

Brian Hayes in Brussels to discuss EU budget

Nov 9th 2012, 2:31 PM 3,164 Views 31 Comments

The Minister of State will meet with other EU finance ministers to discus the bloc’s budget for the coming year.

# spending - Thursday 8 November, 2012

Irish consumers will be highest spenders in Europe this Christmas
# Christmas
# Christmas

Irish consumers will be highest spenders in Europe this Christmas

Nov 8th 2012, 8:49 AM 8,014 Views 60 Comments

Two thirds of Irish consumers also say they will focus on supporting the local economy this festive season.

# spending - Wednesday 10 October, 2012

The Evening Fix... now with added emos.
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix... now with added emos.

Oct 10th 2012, 8:06 PM 8,251 Views 4 Comments

Here’s the things we learned, shared and loved today.

# spending - Monday 1 October, 2012

EU report says Irish homes hit second-hardest by economic slump
# Income
# Income

EU report says Irish homes hit second-hardest by economic slump

Oct 1st 2012, 8:46 AM 5,801 Views 7 Comments

Disposable incomes in Irish households fell by more than in every other EU country between 2009 and 2011 – except for Greece.

# spending - Friday 28 September, 2012

WIT president increased office spending 20-fold in eight years, TDs are told
# Waterford IT
# Waterford IT

WIT president increased office spending 20-fold in eight years, TDs are told

Sep 28th 2012, 12:01 PM 6,788 Views 23 Comments

TDs are told how Prof Kieran Byrne increased non-pay spending in his office from about €30,000 to €634,000 in eight years.

'Litany of errors' costing the State millions - PAC chair
# State Spending
# State Spending

'Litany of errors' costing the State millions - PAC chair

Sep 28th 2012, 7:15 AM 5,240 Views 35 Comments

The chair of the Public Accounts Committee has reacted angrily to the latest report of the Comptroller and Auditor General which was published yesterday.

# spending - Thursday 27 September, 2012

The Evening Fix...now with added 'Wake the F**K up'
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix...now with added 'Wake the F**K up'

Sep 27th 2012, 7:50 PM 9,695 Views 7 Comments

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

# spending - Tuesday 21 August, 2012

Consumers turning to discount shops and own brands for groceries
# Own Brand
# Own Brand

Consumers turning to discount shops and own brands for groceries

Aug 21st 2012, 7:30 AM 8,485 Views 88 Comments

Latest Kantar figures show strong growth for Tesco in last quarter, while Aldi and Lidl are increasing their market share.

# spending - Tuesday 14 August, 2012

Consumer spending "down for fourth consecutive year"
# Consumer
# Consumer

Consumer spending "down for fourth consecutive year"

Aug 14th 2012, 5:12 PM 3,960 Views 22 Comments

New figures also show that credit card debt is continuing to decline compared to last year.

One in two has friend who left Ireland since 2007 – survey
# Emigration
# Emigration

One in two has friend who left Ireland since 2007 – survey

Aug 14th 2012, 6:45 AM 4,121 Views 39 Comments

Meanwhile, half of respondents to Sponge It survey say they think Ireland will be out of recession by 2016.

# spending - Friday 10 August, 2012

Retail organisation urges against negative budget speculation
# Spending
# Spending

Retail organisation urges against negative budget speculation

Aug 10th 2012, 6:45 AM 3,067 Views 21 Comments

While consumer confidence is on the increase, Retail Excellence Ireland warns that spending continues to fall.

# spending - Thursday 5 July, 2012

Column: Jack Lynch's victory 35 years today was a PR one...
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: Jack Lynch's victory 35 years today was a PR one...

Jul 5th 2012, 7:00 AM 1,212 Views 27 Comments

…But while the watershed campaign gave Fianna Fáil a landslide in 1977, writes David McCann, the triumph was short-lived and carries lessons for us today.

# spending - Saturday 30 June, 2012

Everything you wanted to know about the bond markets but were too afraid to ask
# Explainer
# Explainer

Everything you wanted to know about the bond markets but were too afraid to ask

Jun 30th 2012, 8:30 AM 7,262 Views 37 Comments

Ireland’s ongoing struggle is to get back to the markets – but what ARE the bond markets? Here’s our grind.

# spending - Thursday 28 June, 2012

Retail sales for May: Motor trade down, (almost) everything else up
# Retail
# Retail

Retail sales for May: Motor trade down, (almost) everything else up

Jun 28th 2012, 2:38 PM 2,860 Views 4 Comments

When including the motor trade, sales are at their lowest in five years – but without cars, the outlook is improving.

# spending - Saturday 23 June, 2012

The EU's most expensive place for cigarettes and alcohol last year? Ireland
# Pricey
# Pricey

The EU's most expensive place for cigarettes and alcohol last year? Ireland

Jun 23rd 2012, 1:09 PM 8,665 Views 50 Comments

Ireland ranked overall as the fifth most expensive place for consumer goods and services last year.

# spending - Thursday 7 June, 2012

Inflation up 1.8 per cent over year to May 2012
# Inflation
# Inflation

Inflation up 1.8 per cent over year to May 2012

Jun 7th 2012, 11:48 AM 1,285 Views 12 Comments

Consumer price index was unchanged between April and May but shows increases in education, transport, food and services over 12 months.