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From TheJournal.ie Money being spent on credit and debit cards is almost back to pre-Covid levels Central Bank

Money being spent on credit and debit cards is almost back to pre-Covid levels

There was a sharp drop in ATM withdrawals in April.

From TheJournal.ie Irish people spent over €1.3 billion on internet shopping last year - most of us used our debit cards

Irish people spent over €1.3 billion on internet shopping last year - most of us used our debit cards

Irish people spent a total of €1.34 billion in December on internet shopping.

From TheJournal.ie Doing some Cyber Monday shopping? Here are the best deals around Ireland Sponsored By Kbc

Doing some Cyber Monday shopping? Here are the best deals around Ireland

Get your clicking finger ready.

From TheJournal.ie Where does all your money go? A guide to getting a grip on it Rainy Days

Where does all your money go? A guide to getting a grip on it

Clearing credit cards and a touch of long-term planning – expert advice to help you set out a plan.

From TheJournal.ie Inter-county player stole €28,000 from her boss for online shopping Credit Cards

Inter-county player stole €28,000 from her boss for online shopping

Dinah Loughlin has since repaid the money.

From TheJournal.ie Credit and debit card fees for retailers have just been halved Slashed

Credit and debit card fees for retailers have just been halved

It remains to be seen whether businesses will pass the savings onto customers.

From TheJournal.ie 161,000 credit card customers are in for a €200 windfall... Happy Days

161,000 credit card customers are in for a €200 windfall...

Certain card-holders are entitled to redress after paying for insurance they don’t need.

From TheJournal.ie €1 in every €3 spent in Ireland is now put on a Visa card Flexible Friends

€1 in every €3 spent in Ireland is now put on a Visa card

A veritable ton of money.

From TheJournal.ie Permanent TSB hit by 'short-term' technical glitch Debit Cards

Permanent TSB hit by 'short-term' technical glitch

But don’t worry, it’s all fixed now.

From TheJournal.ie More households borrowing money to pay "increasingly unaffordable" energy bills Uswitch.ie

More households borrowing money to pay "increasingly unaffordable" energy bills

Increasing numbers are turning to credit cards or dipping into savings.

From TheJournal.ie Some Bank of Ireland cards to be blocked from AIB machines ATM Only Cards

Some Bank of Ireland cards to be blocked from AIB machines

The cards are not “internationally branded”, AIB said, and will no longer function in ATMs this April.

From TheJournal.ie 20 million South Koreans affected by country's largest-ever data theft Security Breach

20 million South Koreans affected by country's largest-ever data theft

More than 1.15 million people have canceled or requested new credit cards after financial regulators announced the data theft.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Tuesday The 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Good morning! Here are nine things you need to know as you start your day…

From TheJournal.ie Disposable income on the rise but 1/3 rely on credit card to make ends meet Bills

Disposable income on the rise but 1/3 rely on credit card to make ends meet

The latest survey from the Irish League of Credit Unions shows the number of people with no money left over after essential bills has fallen by almost 40,000.

Man writes own credit card contract, sues bank for breaking it

Dmitry Argarkov decided that his made up rates and fees were much more satisfactory than those of his bank.

From TheJournal.ie Column: 'The Anglo tapes are shocking, but I can't say I'm surprised' Opinion

Column: 'The Anglo tapes are shocking, but I can't say I'm surprised'

Having worked in the financial sector, I know arrogant attitudes are commonplace in finance – which is why the Anglo tapes don’t surprise me one bit, writes Carol Redmond.

From TheJournal.ie Consumers ditching cheques and cash for debit cards Chequing Out

Consumers ditching cheques and cash for debit cards

A new report has shown that the use of online banking is on the rise though the value of payments has fallen/

From TheJournal.ie Jack & Jill Foundation refunds €130,000 in donations after card scam Credit Card Scam

Jack & Jill Foundation refunds €130,000 in donations after card scam

The charity says it received donations from private credit cards, made by criminals try to see if stolen cards were still working.

From TheJournal.ie Investigators uncover $45 million global ATM fraud ring ATM Fraud

Investigators uncover $45 million global ATM fraud ring

At least ten people have been arrested around the world, over a scam which exploited pre-PIN technology.

From TheJournal.ie Scammers targeting shops in attempt to get card details Card Details

Scammers targeting shops in attempt to get card details

In one case, the scammers convinced a shop assistant to ask customers for their pin numbers.

From TheJournal.ie Extract: The 5 emotional stages of debt Read Me

Extract: The 5 emotional stages of debt

Determination, resolve and belief is what you need to overcome your debt problems, says financial expert Liam Croke who has some tips to help.

From TheJournal.ie Irish consumers' Visa card expenditure rises to record €15.5bn Cards

Irish consumers' Visa card expenditure rises to record €15.5bn

According to Visa, €1 in every €7 of consumer spending in Ireland is now on a Visa debit, credit or prepaid card.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Friday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Friday

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know as you start your day.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Wednesday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie iWonder... what would an Apple credit card look like? ICard

iWonder... what would an Apple credit card look like?

One Australian consumer website has mocked up an ‘iCard’ as a publicity stunt. And it works.

From TheJournal.ie Kenny 'doesn't like' Bank of Ireland rate hike - but can't stop it Leaders' Questions

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Bank of Ireland increases credit card interest by up to 4 per cent Personal Finance

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Criminals skimming credit cards of Irish rail passengers Skimming

Criminals skimming credit cards of Irish rail passengers

Gardaí are urging people to be “vigilant and cover your credit card pin numbers”.

From TheJournal.ie Average Irish consumer 'will spend €227 online this Christmas' 29 Days To Go

Average Irish consumer 'will spend €227 online this Christmas'

Visa Europe says Irish consumers will spend a total of €420 million shopping online for the holiday season.

From TheJournal.ie Irish borrowers pay higher interest on short-term loans than Eurozone counterparts Interest Rates

Irish borrowers pay higher interest on short-term loans than Eurozone counterparts

Central Bank figures also show the average interest rate on an outstanding mortgage has fallen 0.22 per cent since January.

From TheJournal.ie 40 jobs to be created in Dublin by mobile payment company Jobswatch

40 jobs to be created in Dublin by mobile payment company

SumUp, which helps small businesses take payments using mobile technology, is setting up a customer support centre in Dublin.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Monday Take 5 This post contains videos

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Monday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

The nine stories you need to know as you start your day.

From TheJournal.ie Here’s what the Taoiseach’s Department puts on its credit cards Credit Cards

Here’s what the Taoiseach’s Department puts on its credit cards Exclusive

The Department of the Taoiseach ran up credit card bills of almost €25,000 in Enda Kenny’s first year in office.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Hauling bankers to court may be satisfying – but it won’t stop the rot Opinion

Column: Hauling bankers to court may be satisfying – but it won’t stop the rot

Instead of our usual witch-hunt we need a serious discussion about the purpose of our banking system, writes Arthur Doohan.

From TheJournal.ie Visa and Mastercard pay out billions over alleged fixing of credit card fees Credit Cards

Visa and Mastercard pay out billions over alleged fixing of credit card fees

Millions of merchants in the US had sued the credit card giants over alleged fixing of card use fees.

From TheJournal.ie 24 arrested worldwide after FBI undercover investigation into 'carding' Cyber Crime

24 arrested worldwide after FBI undercover investigation into 'carding'

Investigation into theft of credit card and bank account info led to arrests and searches in a dozen countries yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Around 11,500 AIB credit card customers to be refunded over €3.1m AIB

Around 11,500 AIB credit card customers to be refunded over €3.1m

Ireland’s biggest bank has apologised for overcharging customers who could now be entitled to refunds averaging €270 per customer.

From TheJournal.ie 250 jobs saved with part-sale of MBNA in Carrick-on-Shannon Jobswatch

250 jobs saved with part-sale of MBNA in Carrick-on-Shannon

Bank of America sells off part of the MBNA business in Carrick-on-Shannon, saving 250 of the 650 jobs there.

From TheJournal.ie ESRI: Ireland needs tougher financial regulation Consumers

ESRI: Ireland needs tougher financial regulation

The think-tank says that consumers are paying too much for financial products and taking on too much risk.

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