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#Money Diary

From TheJournal.ie How I Spend My Money: A call centre worker in Sligo on €22,000 who spent just under €120 during a busy week Money Diary

How I Spend My Money: A call centre worker in Sligo on €22,000 who spent just under €120 during a busy week

A trip to Galway helped drive her weekly spend past the €100 mark.

From TheJournal.ie How I Spend My Money: A civil servant in Kildare on €43,000 put off renting rooms to save money by a bad experience How I Spend My Money

How I Spend My Money: A civil servant in Kildare on €43,000 put off renting rooms to save money by a bad experience

She is supporting her partner financially as he sorts out some debts.

From TheJournal.ie How I Spend My Money: A data analyst in Dublin on €75,000 who wants to live his life instead of saving Money Diary

How I Spend My Money: A data analyst in Dublin on €75,000 who wants to live his life instead of saving

His phone bill, public transport costs and health insurance are covered by work.

From TheJournal.ie How I Spend My Money: A tech worker on €37,000 dreaming of a three-bed house with a small garden How I Spend My Money

How I Spend My Money: A tech worker on €37,000 dreaming of a three-bed house with a small garden

He needs to be more frugal to prove to the bank he can meet mortgage repayments.

From TheJournal.ie How I Spend My Money: A marketing manager in Dublin on €40,000 who is moving home in the new year Money Diary

How I Spend My Money: A marketing manager in Dublin on €40,000 who is moving home in the new year

He and his partner aim to save €2,000 a month next year for a house deposit.

From TheJournal.ie How I Spend My Money: An engineer in Kildare on €70,000 who is thinking about leaving the country Money Diary

How I Spend My Money: An engineer in Kildare on €70,000 who is thinking about leaving the country

He pays nearly five times more in tax than his wife.

From TheJournal.ie How I Spend My Money: A scientist in Galway on €42,500 with an emergency fund to last six months Money Diary

How I Spend My Money: A scientist in Galway on €42,500 with an emergency fund to last six months

He has started investing some of his savings in shares.

From TheJournal.ie How I Spend My Money: A Tipperary man in Brussels on €30,000 who wants to move back to Ireland How I Spend My Money

How I Spend My Money: A Tipperary man in Brussels on €30,000 who wants to move back to Ireland

He moved over with his fiancée a few years ago and works in an EU institution.

From TheJournal.ie How I Spend My Money: A legal secretary in Kildare on €26,000 who has saved up over €13,000 How I Spend My Money

How I Spend My Money: A legal secretary in Kildare on €26,000 who has saved up over €13,000

She’s saving for a house but still budgets for city breaks and an annual sun holiday.

From TheJournal.ie How I Spend My Money: An accountant on €60,000 still paying off an unsuccessful Celtic Tiger investment Money Diary

How I Spend My Money: An accountant on €60,000 still paying off an unsuccessful Celtic Tiger investment

He’s saving €2,000 a month as he plans for an early retirement.

From TheJournal.ie How I Spend My Money: A civil servant on €23,000 who took a large pay cut to get her job Money Diary

How I Spend My Money: A civil servant on €23,000 who took a large pay cut to get her job

She has €12,000 saved and feels too focused on saving for her age.

From TheJournal.ie How I Spend My Money: A sales worker on €70,000 saving €1,000 a month for a mortgage Money Diary

How I Spend My Money: A sales worker on €70,000 saving €1,000 a month for a mortgage

She’s moved in with her sister in order to save as fast as she can.

From TheJournal.ie How I Spend My Money: A student in Galway earning up to €500 a month from several odd jobs Money Diary

How I Spend My Money: A student in Galway earning up to €500 a month from several odd jobs

The corporate law student works in a supermarket, drives tractors and helps out on the family farm.

From TheJournal.ie How I Spend My Money: A doctor in Galway on €59,500 saving for her own home Money Diary

How I Spend My Money: A doctor in Galway on €59,500 saving for her own home

A costly work trip abroad takes a toll on her plans to save.

From TheJournal.ie How I Spend My Money: A finance worker on €34,000 who sees no point trying to save for a house Money Diary

How I Spend My Money: A finance worker on €34,000 who sees no point trying to save for a house

Some demoulding around the apartment and a bill from RTÉ make for a pricey week.

From TheJournal.ie How I Spend My Money: A marketing manager on €60,000 renting in Dublin with his partner Money Diary

How I Spend My Money: A marketing manager on €60,000 renting in Dublin with his partner

The couple have €85,000 in savings but can’t afford to buy the house they want.

From TheJournal.ie How I Spend My Money: A widower on €209 disability benefit per week and renting in Dublin's commuter belt Money Diary

How I Spend My Money: A widower on €209 disability benefit per week and renting in Dublin's commuter belt

He is also delivering food to top-up his weekly income.

From TheJournal.ie How I Spend My Money: An e-commerce worker on €35,000 saving to build his own house Money Diary

How I Spend My Money: An e-commerce worker on €35,000 saving to build his own house

He has kept up his hobbies despite many cutbacks.

From TheJournal.ie How I Spend My Money: An editor on €41,000 trying to save for a deposit Money Diary

How I Spend My Money: An editor on €41,000 trying to save for a deposit

Her urge to save is having a negative effect on her social life.

From TheJournal.ie How I Spend My Money: A bank employee on €30,000 saving to buy her first home Money Diary

How I Spend My Money: A bank employee on €30,000 saving to buy her first home

She has moved back home to squeeze every penny.

City Break Money Diary: Here's how much I spent across three days in Amsterdam

‘I put it on my credit card because then it didn’t happen.’