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#Money Diary

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.

From TheJournal.ie How I Spend My Money: A 24-year-old financial analyst in Dublin on €32,000 saving over €800 a month Money Diary

How I Spend My Money: A 24-year-old financial analyst in Dublin on €32,000 saving over €800 a month

He set up a savings plan soon after graduating from college.

From TheJournal.ie How I Spend My Money: A logistics manager on €37,000 on maternity leave who dreads the thought of going back to work Money Diary

How I Spend My Money: A logistics manager on €37,000 on maternity leave who dreads the thought of going back to work

She doesn’t want to miss out on the experience to raise her kids.

From TheJournal.ie How I Spend My Money: A call centre worker living in Navan on €29,600 saving a €4,000 rent deposit to move to Dublin Money Diary

How I Spend My Money: A call centre worker living in Navan on €29,600 saving a €4,000 rent deposit to move to Dublin

Her medical expenses account for a large amount of her spending.

From TheJournal.ie How I Spend My Money: An Irish engineer in Toronto on €62,000 looking to put down roots and buy a house Money Diary

How I Spend My Money: An Irish engineer in Toronto on €62,000 looking to put down roots and buy a house

He has to miss out on a stag do because the trip home would be too pricey.

From TheJournal.ie How I Spend My Money: A health sector worker on €73,000 who moved home from Australia with three kids in tow Money Diary

How I Spend My Money: A health sector worker on €73,000 who moved home from Australia with three kids in tow

Some of her older children are still living in Australia.

From TheJournal.ie How I Spend My Money: An expat in Melbourne on €62,400 not excited about coming home soon when her visa expires Money Diary

How I Spend My Money: An expat in Melbourne on €62,400 not excited about coming home soon when her visa expires

She says it’s tough being away from home but the quality of life in Australia is worth it.

From TheJournal.ie How I Spend My Money: A travel agent in Cork on €20,000 trying to fix a bad credit rating from her student days Money Diary

How I Spend My Money: A travel agent in Cork on €20,000 trying to fix a bad credit rating from her student days

She’s just started saving and wants to put away €500 a month for her travels.

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