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From TheJournal.ie It's taking up to a third of a working couple’s income to pay the mortgage on their first home First Time Buyers

It's taking up to a third of a working couple’s income to pay the mortgage on their first home

The least affordable area for first-time buyers is Dun Laoghaire Rathdown in Dublin, while the most affordable county is Roscommon.

From TheJournal.ie QUIZ: Do You Need A Holiday? Sponsored By Ebs

QUIZ: Do You Need A Holiday?

Is it reaching desperate levels yet?

From TheJournal.ie An 'Irish minute' can range from nearly 3 minutes to 11! Here's how long it is in your county... Time Survey

An 'Irish minute' can range from nearly 3 minutes to 11! Here's how long it is in your county...

The survey also found that we lie about being ‘in the taxi’ when we’re running late!

From TheJournal.ie AIB is cutting its mortgage rates again Chaching

AIB is cutting its mortgage rates again

It’s the second cut in six months.

From TheJournal.ie Do you have an AIB, EBS or Haven mortgage? Good news*! Interesting Stuff

Do you have an AIB, EBS or Haven mortgage? Good news*!

*Except tracker mortgage holders.

From TheJournal.ie The Department of Finance has lost letters connected to the bank guarantee Bank Guarantee

The Department of Finance has lost letters connected to the bank guarantee

The disappearance of the original versions of two letters copied to finance minister Brian Lenihan has been uncovered by the Sinn Féin TD Pearse Doherty through Freedom of Information.

From TheJournal.ie Index shows first time buyers spend 17% of their net income on their new home Affordability

Index shows first time buyers spend 17% of their net income on their new home

There is a higher afforability level in Dublin due to property prices increasing by up to 12.1 per cent.

6 things you'll hear new homeowners say

Trust us, you’ll recognise these gems. You might have even said them yourself.

From TheJournal.ie Industrial action at EBS called off after LRC talks EBS

Industrial action at EBS called off after LRC talks

Management has agreed to set a date for the payment of outstanding sums.

From TheJournal.ie Strike threat looms for EBS Strike

Strike threat looms for EBS

The Unite trade union has said that a strike notice will be served as early as next week if a resolution is not reached in talks.

From TheJournal.ie EBS apologises after double-charging error on debit cards Debit Card

EBS apologises after double-charging error on debit cards

The former building society said today that the issue affected approximately 2,500 transactions.

From TheJournal.ie The Evening Fix… now with added Jedward wanting your number Need To Know

The Evening Fix… now with added Jedward wanting your number

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

From TheJournal.ie AIB, EBS and Haven variable rate mortgages to increase from June Mortgage Rates

AIB, EBS and Haven variable rate mortgages to increase from June

The rate increases vary from 0.25 per cent to 0.4 per cent.

From TheJournal.ie After four years and €64.1 billion, bank guarantee is finally scrapped Banks

After four years and €64.1 billion, bank guarantee is finally scrapped

Ireland will still guarantee bonds issued by banks since 2010, but will no longer guarantee new bonds or high-level deposits.

From TheJournal.ie Supreme Court rejects TDs application to join promissory note challenge Promissory Notes

Supreme Court rejects TDs application to join promissory note challenge

Five Deputies applied to join businessman David Hall’s challenge to the payment of promissory notes, saying it was in the public interest for the case to go ahead.

From TheJournal.ie Annual savings up 10 per cent on last year Savings

Annual savings up 10 per cent on last year

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

From TheJournal.ie EU approves six-month extension of Ireland's bank guarantee Bank Guarantee

EU approves six-month extension of Ireland's bank guarantee

The approval is seen as routine and may be the last extension, with the possibility of a withdrawal early next year.

From TheJournal.ie Central Bank names six banks which missold PPI to ineligible customers PPI

Central Bank names six banks which missold PPI to ineligible customers

A seventh institution asked not to be named by the regulator.

From TheJournal.ie One in three people who apply for mortgages are turned down No Joy

One in three people who apply for mortgages are turned down

Figures revealed for the first time show that 38 per cent of mortgage applications were rejected last year.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you use online banking? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you use online banking?

With as many as one-in-four bank branches set to close, we’re asking you if you use online banking or still prefer to visit your local branch.

From TheJournal.ie Permanent TSB to reduce SVR mortgage interest rates PTSB

Permanent TSB to reduce SVR mortgage interest rates

The bank noted that its 0.35 per cent reduction is greater than the European Central Bank cut.

From TheJournal.ie NAMA may extend pilot mortgage scheme to another 630 homes Mortgages

NAMA may extend pilot mortgage scheme to another 630 homes

NAMA says 32 of the 115 properties made available under its ’80:20′ scheme two weeks ago have been taken already.

From TheJournal.ie NAMA pilot mortgage programme to insulate buyers from negative equity Mortgages

NAMA pilot mortgage programme to insulate buyers from negative equity

NAMA’s pilot scheme will encourage first-time buyers to buy houses by protecting them from a 20pc fall in house prices.

From TheJournal.ie 24 AIB employees continue to earn basic salaries over €250k Banking

24 AIB employees continue to earn basic salaries over €250k

The Finance Minister has confirmed that 24 staff at the institution, which is 99.8 per cent owned by the State, are continuing to receive salaries in excess of €250,000.

From TheJournal.ie AIB still paying millions for staff gym and golf club fees Club Sub

AIB still paying millions for staff gym and golf club fees Exclusive

The bank – which is 99.8 per cent owned by the taxpayer – still pays fees for thousands of staff, despite a State ban on bonuses.

From TheJournal.ie Banking crisis: Central Bank paid out €30m in consultancy fees in 2011 Banking Crisis

Banking crisis: Central Bank paid out €30m in consultancy fees in 2011

Law firm Arthur Cox seems to be the big winner in terms of consultancy contracts with the Central Bank, NTMA and Department of Finance.

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

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie EBS workers vote to end '13th month' strike action EBS

EBS workers vote to end '13th month' strike action

94 per cent of Unite members withdraw their action and to accept a deal brokered at the Labour Relations Commission last week.

From TheJournal.ie EBS workers call off strike over '13th month' payment EBS

EBS workers call off strike over '13th month' payment

Staff at the building society were due to walk out tomorrrow, but have agreed to LRC talks with management.

From TheJournal.ie EBS staff to hold second strike over '13th month' payment 13th Month

EBS staff to hold second strike over '13th month' payment

Staff will picket EBS branches and the offices of its parent bank AIB, in protest at the withholding of a December payment.

From TheJournal.ie Union: We'll picket AIB too if striking EBS workers are not paid EBS

Union: We'll picket AIB too if striking EBS workers are not paid

However, Unite said it was hopeful the decision not to make a Christmas payment would be reversed.

From TheJournal.ie EBS staff begin strike action over '13th month' payment EBS

EBS staff begin strike action over '13th month' payment

Staff at the State-owned building society say their ‘Scrooge-like’ employer is withholding an annual payment of four weeks’ pay.

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

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie Hundreds of EBS staff to go on strike tomorrow over Christmas payment EBS

Hundreds of EBS staff to go on strike tomorrow over Christmas payment

Some staff are picketing tomorrow over the building society’s decision to cancel a traditional ’13-month’ payment.

From TheJournal.ie EBS staff vote to strike over Christmas payment EBS

EBS staff vote to strike over Christmas payment

A majority of UNITE members at the building society vote to pursue action over the withholding of a ’13th month’ payment.

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

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things you should know this morning…

From TheJournal.ie EBS cancels Christmas payments for staff Humbug

EBS cancels Christmas payments for staff

Staff are balloting for strike action after the building society said there would be no traditional Christmas payment for employees. The payment has been made every year for the past 45 years.

From TheJournal.ie EBS to reduce its standard variable rate Rate Cut

EBS to reduce its standard variable rate

The company is to reduce the rate in line with the European Central Bank’s recent rate cut.

From TheJournal.ie Two-thirds of Irish adults find financial terms confusing Huh?

Two-thirds of Irish adults find financial terms confusing

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 .

From TheJournal.ie EBS to raise mortgage rates Mortgages

EBS to raise mortgage rates

EBS is to hike its variable mortgage rate from October.

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