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#Money Diary

From TheJournal.ie How I Spend My Money: A 29-year-old data analyst from Waterford, living and working in Brussels on €39,000 Money Diary

How I Spend My Money: A 29-year-old data analyst from Waterford, living and working in Brussels on €39,000

The bank worker is paying back a loan and trying to curb spending.

From TheJournal.ie How I Spend My Money: A 32-year-old talent acquisition manager on €70,000 who commutes to Dublin Money Diary

How I Spend My Money: A 32-year-old talent acquisition manager on €70,000 who commutes to Dublin

The Kildare native is hoping to save for a new car and house renovations.

From TheJournal.ie How I Spend My Money: A 21-year-old business student on an internship earning €20,000 Money Diary

How I Spend My Money: A 21-year-old business student on an internship earning €20,000

The 21-year-old business student is hoping to go on a J1 next summer.

From TheJournal.ie How I Spend My Money: A 26-year-old data analyst on €55k commuting from Kildare to Dublin to save for a mortgage Money Diary

How I Spend My Money: A 26-year-old data analyst on €55k commuting from Kildare to Dublin to save for a mortgage

The 26-year-old is hoping to get a mortgage next summer.

From TheJournal.ie How I Spend My Money: A 29-year-old engineer on €42,000 getting ready for Christmas Money Diary

How I Spend My Money: A 29-year-old engineer on €42,000 getting ready for Christmas

The Dublin engineer is trying to curb spending at Christmas as she saves for a mortgage.

From TheJournal.ie How I Spend My Money: A 23-year-old engineer in Limerick on €37,000 balancing work and a masters Money Diary

How I Spend My Money: A 23-year-old engineer in Limerick on €37,000 balancing work and a masters

The young engineer plays rugby in his spare time.

From TheJournal.ie How I Spend My Money: A 22-year-old psychiatric nurse on €30,000 working 13-hour shifts and overtime Money Diary

How I Spend My Money: A 22-year-old psychiatric nurse on €30,000 working 13-hour shifts and overtime

The young nurse is hoping to work extra shifts next year in order to start saving

From TheJournal.ie How I Spend My Money: A 27-year-old software engineer on €92,000 who does charity work in his spare time Money Diary
From TheJournal.ie How I Spend My Money: A 26-year-old recruiter on €40,000 living in Dublin Money Diary

How I Spend My Money: A 26-year-old recruiter on €40,000 living in Dublin

The 26-year-old is adjusting after moving out of her family home

From TheJournal.ie How I Spend My Money: A 33-year-old HR manager in Cork on €50,000 putting in a lot of hours at work Money Diary

How I Spend My Money: A 33-year-old HR manager in Cork on €50,000 putting in a lot of hours at work

The Cork native is hoping to buy her own home next year

From TheJournal.ie How I Spend My Money: A 25-year-old civil servant on €38,000 struggling to save while commuting to Dublin Money Diary

How I Spend My Money: A 25-year-old civil servant on €38,000 struggling to save while commuting to Dublin

The 25-year-old moved from Dublin to Kildare to cut down on expenses

From TheJournal.ie How I Spend My Money: A masters student on €12,000 trying to balance her work, college and social life Money Diary

How I Spend My Money: A masters student on €12,000 trying to balance her work, college and social life

The masters student is hoping to help people better understand science.

From TheJournal.ie How I Spend My Money: A 32-year-old HR manager in Sligo on €45,000 who moved out of Dublin two years ago Money Diary

How I Spend My Money: A 32-year-old HR manager in Sligo on €45,000 who moved out of Dublin two years ago

The Sligo native is trying to curb spending in order to save for Christmas

From TheJournal.ie How I Spend My Money: A 28-year-old video editor on €39,000 who works freelance in Dublin Money Diary

How I Spend My Money: A 28-year-old video editor on €39,000 who works freelance in Dublin

The Donegal native works on documentaries and hopes to travel

From TheJournal.ie How I Spend My Money: A 30-year-old software developer on €77,000 who invests €2,000 a month Money Diary

How I Spend My Money: A 30-year-old software developer on €77,000 who invests €2,000 a month

The young software developer moved from Dublin to Berlin earlier this year

From TheJournal.ie How I Spend My Money: A 26-year-old banker on €35,000 who owns two properties in rural Ireland Money Diary

How I Spend My Money: A 26-year-old banker on €35,000 who owns two properties in rural Ireland

The young banker worked two jobs in order to purchase his first property

From TheJournal.ie How I Spend My Money: A 24-year-old software developer in Limerick on €35,000 Money Diary

How I Spend My Money: A 24-year-old software developer in Limerick on €35,000

The 24-year-old is adjusting to life in Limerick after completing his masters in Dublin.

From TheJournal.ie How I Spend My Money: A 43-year-old Wexford solicitor on €22k whose rescue dogs changed her life Money Diary

How I Spend My Money: A 43-year-old Wexford solicitor on €22k whose rescue dogs changed her life

The solicitor works three days a week and volunteers at a free legal advice clinic in her spare time

From TheJournal.ie How I Spend My Money: A 23-year-old engineer on €33,600 who works as a GAA referee at weekends Money Diary

How I Spend My Money: A 23-year-old engineer on €33,600 who works as a GAA referee at weekends

The Offaly man works in Limerick but travels home at the weekend.

From TheJournal.ie How I Spend My Money: A 33-year-old technical writer in Dublin on €65,000 looking to move house Money Diary

How I Spend My Money: A 33-year-old technical writer in Dublin on €65,000 looking to move house

The tech writer is trying to cut back on socialising in order to save for a mortgage

From TheJournal.ie How I Spend My Money: A 27-year-old compliance officer on €46,000 who keeps busy in his spare time Money Diary

How I Spend My Money: A 27-year-old compliance officer on €46,000 who keeps busy in his spare time

The Dublin man gets extra income by making 3D props for movies

From TheJournal.ie How I Spend My Money: A 32-year-old in Melbourne on €62,000 who loves the outdoors and plans to move home Money Diary

How I Spend My Money: A 32-year-old in Melbourne on €62,000 who loves the outdoors and plans to move home

The HR manager is hoping to move home to Ireland to start a family

From TheJournal.ie How I Spend My Money: A Kilkenny farmer on €32,000 with six adult children who likes a quiet life Money Diary

How I Spend My Money: A Kilkenny farmer on €32,000 with six adult children who likes a quiet life

The mother-of-six is keeping a tight budget in order to put her children through college.

From TheJournal.ie How I Spend My Money: A doctor in Galway on €62,000 who lives at home to save money Money Diary

How I Spend My Money: A doctor in Galway on €62,000 who lives at home to save money

The young doctor is living at home in Galway in order to save money to buy a house

From TheJournal.ie How I Spend My Money: A 28-year-old engineer on €40,000 trying to save money while renting in Dublin Money Diary

How I Spend My Money: A 28-year-old engineer on €40,000 trying to save money while renting in Dublin

The young engineer is trying to balance saving while enjoying an active social life

From TheJournal.ie How I Spend My Money: A Kerry woman in Toronto saving €700 a month to build her dream Irish home Money Diary

How I Spend My Money: A Kerry woman in Toronto saving €700 a month to build her dream Irish home

The TV programmer is hoping to return to Ireland and build a home on her family’s land

From TheJournal.ie How I Spend My Money: A student on €12,000 trying to balance work and college life Money Diary

How I Spend My Money: A student on €12,000 trying to balance work and college life

His parents are helping him pay for his rent and monthly expenses.

From TheJournal.ie How I Spend My Money: Engineer in Perth on €75,000 wonders if it's cheaper to live in Ireland Money Diary

How I Spend My Money: Engineer in Perth on €75,000 wonders if it's cheaper to live in Ireland

The Dublin-born engineer is preparing for the arrival of twins.

From TheJournal.ie How I Spend My Money: Sales manager on €67,000 in Kildare saving for unpaid maternity leave Money Diary

How I Spend My Money: Sales manager on €67,000 in Kildare saving for unpaid maternity leave

The mother-of-one is trying to save in order to take extra unpaid maternity leave in January

From TheJournal.ie How I Spend My Money: A 31-year-old doctor on €68,000 working long hours to pay off Dublin mortgage Money Diary

How I Spend My Money: A 31-year-old doctor on €68,000 working long hours to pay off Dublin mortgage

The young doctor recently bought a house in Dublin

From TheJournal.ie How I Spend My Money: A tech consultant on €40k trying to save in order to emigrate Money Diary

How I Spend My Money: A tech consultant on €40k trying to save in order to emigrate

The young professional is trying to balance his social life and savings.

From TheJournal.ie How I Spend My Money: A mum on maternity leave weighing up a permanent move from Dublin Money Diary

How I Spend My Money: A mum on maternity leave weighing up a permanent move from Dublin

She is earning €72,000 in Dublin but wants a more family-orientated life.

From TheJournal.ie How I Spend My Money: A student on €9,840 aims to cut down on food spending at college Money Diary

How I Spend My Money: A student on €9,840 aims to cut down on food spending at college

A grant and a college scholarship help with her monthly expenses

From TheJournal.ie How I Spend My Money: A property surveyor on €45,000 who regularly dips into his savings Money Diary

How I Spend My Money: A property surveyor on €45,000 who regularly dips into his savings

He wonders if he’ll ever be able to contribute to a pension or health insurance.

From TheJournal.ie How I Spend My Money: Construction manager on €38,000 spending less since birth of first child Money Diary

How I Spend My Money: Construction manager on €38,000 spending less since birth of first child

He used to spend more money on trips and recreational activities.

From TheJournal.ie How I Spend My Money: A public policy worker on €91,000 who saves €1,000 a month Money Diary

How I Spend My Money: A public policy worker on €91,000 who saves €1,000 a month

She is saving in order to buy household items after recently purchasing a home in Dublin.

From TheJournal.ie How I Spend My Money: A bank branch worker on €23,500 who made the move to Dublin to find a long-term career Money Diary

How I Spend My Money: A bank branch worker on €23,500 who made the move to Dublin to find a long-term career

He is studying in his spare time so he can start to move up the ladder at work.

From TheJournal.ie How I Spend My Money: A chartered surveyor on €50,000 splitting her week between Dublin and her partner's home out west Money Diary

How I Spend My Money: A chartered surveyor on €50,000 splitting her week between Dublin and her partner's home out west

She is studying part-time in the capital and long-term wants to move closer to home.

From TheJournal.ie How I Spend My Money: A secondary school teacher in Meath on €41,000 who saved up to buy her mother an apartment back home Money Diary
From TheJournal.ie How I Spend My Money: An Irishman in Paris on €85,000 finding it easier to save while living abroad Money Diary

How I Spend My Money: An Irishman in Paris on €85,000 finding it easier to save while living abroad

But his stint in the French capital has dragged on longer than he expected.

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