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Back to school costs rising at secondary and primary level as 27% of parents find themselves in debt
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Back to school costs rising at secondary and primary level as 27% of parents find themselves in debt

Aug 12th 2020, 7:57 AM 18,376 Views 36 Comments

The average debt for parents to cover back-to-school costs is €397.

Parents are spending €1,399 getting their child ready to go back to secondary school
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Parents are spending €1,399 getting their child ready to go back to secondary school

Jul 16th 2019, 6:01 AM 14,059 Views 48 Comments

Parents of primary school students are paying €50 less than last year, while parents of secondary school students are paying €20 more.

Irish students are super-confident of landing a job. Finding somewhere to live is another matter
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Irish students are super-confident of landing a job. Finding somewhere to live is another matter

Aug 22nd 2017, 6:10 AM 8,790 Views 18 Comments

Irish third level students are far more confident of finding a job than during the recession, but the pressure to find accommodation is giving many sleepless nights.

One in four adults are living in an unsuitable home but can't afford to move
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One in four adults are living in an unsuitable home but can't afford to move

Jun 1st 2017, 9:52 AM 11,076 Views 26 Comments

Some are planning to extend or convert their home for more space.

"A major cause of concern": Shock as liquidator appointed to Rush Credit Union
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"A major cause of concern": Shock as liquidator appointed to Rush Credit Union

Nov 2nd 2016, 8:49 PM 41,946 Views 35 Comments

Earlier this year gardaí confirmed they were investigating reports of financial irregularities at the credit union.

Credit unions got no official government response to their €5 billion housing offer
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Credit unions got no official government response to their €5 billion housing offer

Mar 18th 2016, 2:40 PM 20,794 Views 55 Comments

The Irish League of Credit Unions is proposing to put up €5 billion to fund social housing.

Which counties are the biggest spenders in Ireland this Christmas?
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Which counties are the biggest spenders in Ireland this Christmas?

Dec 8th 2014, 6:30 AM 14,522 Views 15 Comments

And how generous is Santa going to be in 2014?

Credit Unions say they will provide members with good-value car insurance
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Credit Unions say they will provide members with good-value car insurance

Apr 26th 2014, 5:40 PM 15,159 Views 24 Comments

The ILCU believes members will be very interested in the alternative.

Credit union research finds we have more disposable income than this time last year
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Credit union research finds we have more disposable income than this time last year

Apr 17th 2014, 7:15 AM 5,107 Views 35 Comments

The credit union tracker shows early signs of recovery, as more people have money to spend and save.

The Irish League of Credit Unions is to set up shop in Ethiopia
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The Irish League of Credit Unions is to set up shop in Ethiopia

Feb 25th 2014, 6:45 AM 5,617 Views 19 Comments

The charitable arm of the credit union group aims to help half a million people in Ethiopia access “affordable and flexible” financial services.

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

Jan 21st 2014, 8:12 AM 5,640 Views 27 Comments

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.

Half will borrow to pay for Christmas as younger people look to moneylenders
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Half will borrow to pay for Christmas as younger people look to moneylenders

Dec 12th 2013, 6:45 AM 6,129 Views 42 Comments

The 18-34 age bracket are the most likely to use a moneylender with 12 per cent say they will do so in 2013.

Column: The Local Property Tax is likely to lead to job losses in retail
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Column: The Local Property Tax is likely to lead to job losses in retail

Mar 15th 2013, 7:00 AM 45 Views 98 Comments

Approximately 1.8 million people have less than €100 per month to spend after paying essential bills – they’ll have even less after the introduction of the new Local Property Tax, and the retail sector will be hit again, writes Mandate’s John Douglas.

€50,000 reward offered for information in garda killing
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€50,000 reward offered for information in garda killing

Jan 30th 2013, 7:38 AM 6,938 Views 32 Comments

The funeral of Detective Garda Adrian Donohoe will take place in Dundalk today.

61% of people have under €100 left a month after essential bills - Credit Unions
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61% of people have under €100 left a month after essential bills - Credit Unions

Jan 17th 2013, 7:15 AM 6,624 Views 75 Comments

the final 2012 ‘What’s Left’ tracker series conducted by the Irish league of Credit Unions shows 61% of people have €100 or less left at the end of the month once essential bills are paid.

Credit union loans down 10 per cent
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Credit union loans down 10 per cent

Oct 3rd 2012, 11:19 AM 3,926 Views 24 Comments

The Irish League of Credit Unions said the decline is due to a “severe lack of demand and continued restrictions on lending”.

Credit Union bill criticised as "anti-democratic"
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Credit Union bill criticised as "anti-democratic"

Sep 29th 2012, 3:53 PM 8,392 Views 32 Comments

The Irish League of Credit Unions has expressed concern about proposed laws that would ban volunteers from joining boards.

Consumers relying on credit cards to pay household bills - survey
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Consumers relying on credit cards to pay household bills - survey

Jul 9th 2012, 9:50 AM 3,591 Views 20 Comments

A survey by the Irish League of Credit Unions how that a growing number of people feel they are “living to work as opposed to working to live”.

Government pledges support for Credit Union reform
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Government pledges support for Credit Union reform

Apr 30th 2012, 6:19 PM 1,602 Views 11 Comments

The Finance Minister is to establish an implementation group in order to facilitate the restructuring of the the country’s Credit Unions.

Four in ten see 'no future for themselves' in Ireland - survey
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Four in ten see 'no future for themselves' in Ireland - survey

Jan 9th 2012, 8:44 AM 2,475 Views 24 Comments

More than half of households are now struggling to pay basic bills, according to new figures from the Irish League of Credit Unions.

Poll: Will you borrow to pay your Christmas bills?
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Poll: Will you borrow to pay your Christmas bills?

Nov 21st 2011, 11:27 AM 3,652 Views 50 Comments

A Credit Union survey says some households won’t finish paying off their Christmas bills until July. How will you cope with the season?

One in three will go into debt with Christmas spending - survey
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One in three will go into debt with Christmas spending - survey

Nov 21st 2011, 10:02 AM 1,149 Views 7 Comments

The average Irish child will receive €164 worth of presents from their parents, according to the Irish League of Credit Unions.

One in four unable to cope with increased energy costs - survey
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One in four unable to cope with increased energy costs - survey

Oct 17th 2011, 9:21 AM 544 Views 11 Comments

The latest Disposable Income Tracker by the Irish League of Credit Unions shows families’ concerns over making ends meet and heating their homes this winter.

80 Credit Unions 'risk closure' over loan losses - insurer
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80 Credit Unions 'risk closure' over loan losses - insurer

Jun 15th 2011, 2:48 PM 838 Views 6 Comments

CUNA Mutual, a major insurer of Irish credit unions, says a fifth of branches could close over mounting lending losses.

Credit unions could be next to receive taxpayer funding
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Credit unions could be next to receive taxpayer funding

Jun 14th 2011, 5:20 PM 857 Views 13 Comments

The Cabinet will soon discuss a solvency plan that could see the State provide a capital injection into credit unions.

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Poll: Do you believe there's a future for you in Ireland?

One million people live on €70 or less a month after the bills are paid: survey
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One million people live on €70 or less a month after the bills are paid: survey

Apr 15th 2011, 8:28 AM 1,477 Views 0 Comments

A new survey uncovers some shocking statistics including that 428,000 believe they have no future for their families in Ireland because of the economic downturn.

Change of image for credit unions?
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Change of image for credit unions?

Aug 26th 2010, 1:21 PM 205 Views 0 Comments

Survey shows most union members want to shake things up.