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From TheJournal.ie Aaron McKenna: Capitalism didn’t create poverty, it inherited it (and now it’s fixing it) Money Money Money

Aaron McKenna: Capitalism didn’t create poverty, it inherited it (and now it’s fixing it)

Oxfam won a PR coup this week with the simple line that the richest 85 people in the world have more wealth than the poorest 3.5 billion. But there’s one problem with that message – inequality isn’t actually keeping people in poverty.

All the stages you go through when starting a new job

It’s not easy being the new kid on the block.

From TheJournal.ie Your Tips: How to save money this January... Money Money Money

Your Tips: How to save money this January...

We’re off to buy a piggy bank…

From TheJournal.ie Apple's App Store sales hits $10 billion in 2013 Money Money Money

Apple's App Store sales hits $10 billion in 2013

Consumers spent $1 billion in December alone, making it the store’s best month on record.

From TheJournal.ie China now the biggest market for Bitcoin trading Money Money Money

China now the biggest market for Bitcoin trading

The entire market value is now worth €4.15 billion after a surge in trading earlier this week.

From TheJournal.ie Meet the Twitter billionaires. (Hint: There’s actually only one.) Dollar Bills Y'all

Meet the Twitter billionaires. (Hint: There’s actually only one.)

These are the men who will get rich as Twitter goes public on the NYSE later today.

From TheJournal.ie Twitter files a $1 billion IPO Money Money Money

Twitter files a $1 billion IPO

Founders and shareholders Ev Williams, Jack Dorsey and Biz Stone are set to be millionaires.

From TheJournal.ie 1.8 million people have less than €100 left after bills are paid What's Left Survey

1.8 million people have less than €100 left after bills are paid

Plus here’s how much money people are spending on bills on average every month.

From TheJournal.ie Bank of England is trying out plastic banknotes - could it happen in Ireland? Money Money Money

Bank of England is trying out plastic banknotes - could it happen in Ireland?

Spoiler alert: Not in the near future, at least.

From TheJournal.ie Bank of England to consider plastic banknotes...Should Euro be next? Money Money Money This post contains a poll

Bank of England to consider plastic banknotes...Should Euro be next?

The BOE wants to follow the lead of other jurisdictions like Canada and Australia. Would you miss paper money?

From The42 From Maradona to Bale, how the world transfer record has sky-rocketed in 30 years Money Money Money

From Maradona to Bale, how the world transfer record has sky-rocketed in 30 years

As Gareth Bale finally seals his move to Madrid, we look at some of the other world record breaking transfers

From The42 Toulon v Chiefs? February date reported for potential rugby 'World Cup of Clubs' Unholy Union

Toulon v Chiefs? February date reported for potential rugby 'World Cup of Clubs'

Bondi and Ballsbridge may have just gotten a little bit closer.

From TheJournal.ie Wealth tax? Probably not going to happen, says Michael Noonan Budget 2014

Wealth tax? Probably not going to happen, says Michael Noonan

The Minister for Finance says he won’t comment specifically on Budget 2014 proposals, but has given three reasons why he doesn’t think a wealth tax is possible.

From TheJournal.ie Alcohol sales are up, but clothing sales are down Money Money Money

Alcohol sales are up, but clothing sales are down

Spending on alcoholic beverages accounted for 7.7 per cent of all spending in Ireland last year.

From TheJournal.ie One in 10 small businesses use debt collection agents to get money owed Money Money Money

One in 10 small businesses use debt collection agents to get money owed

Small businesses are having to wait an average of 62 days to get paid by creditors.

From TheJournal.ie Consumer confidence is up, but disposable income is down, says report Money Money Money

Consumer confidence is up, but disposable income is down, says report

Credit card debt is in decline, property transactions on the increase but new car sales continue to struggle.

From TheJournal.ie The Department of Finance spent €3.6 million on consultancy fees in the last year Fees

The Department of Finance spent €3.6 million on consultancy fees in the last year

Legal fees related to the Bank Guarantee account for much of the expenditure, but other consultancies cost the State around half a million euro.

From TheJournal.ie Netflix profits jump (but Wall Street isn't impressed) Results

Netflix profits jump (but Wall Street isn't impressed)

Netflix got its first Emmy nominations last week but its share price still slumped after it announced its results.

From TheJournal.ie Money repatriated abroad has fallen in the last six years Earnings

Money repatriated abroad has fallen in the last six years

Statistics show that the amount of money earned in Ireland by migrants and temporary workers and then sent abroad has fallen since the Ireland’s economic downturn.

From TheJournal.ie IMF gives the ok for €1 billion bailout loan for Cyprus Money Money Money

IMF gives the ok for €1 billion bailout loan for Cyprus

The IMF said the money is intended to stabilise the country’s ravage financial system.

From TheJournal.ie Rip-off pension charges make a 'huge difference' to your pension pot, says OECD expert Money Money Money

Rip-off pension charges make a 'huge difference' to your pension pot, says OECD expert

John Martin, who was behind the major OECD study published into Ireland’s pensions timebomb, says private pensions need to start sending regular letters out to people. Here’s why.

From TheJournal.ie Online customers for Paddy Power double as profits grow Gambling

Online customers for Paddy Power double as profits grow

The bookmaker announced record profits of almost €140 million today.

From The42 5 things Joe Flacco can buy now he's about to become super rich Money Money Money

5 things Joe Flacco can buy now he's about to become super rich

The Ravens quarterback is set to become the highest paid player in NFL history.

From TheJournal.ie Revenue Commissioners to be questioned about financial statements Money Money Money

Revenue Commissioners to be questioned about financial statements

The Public Accounts Committee will be questioning the head of Revenue today.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland to auction off €500 million of Treasury Bills on Thursday T-bills

Ireland to auction off €500 million of Treasury Bills on Thursday

The auction is the latest attempt to test the waters for Ireland’s eventual return to normal lending markets.

From TheJournal.ie Here's how much disposable income the average person in Ireland has Money Money Money

Here's how much disposable income the average person in Ireland has

The annual CSO study on income also found that the number of people unable to afford basic necessities has jumped significantly.

From TheJournal.ie Here is how much was won on Prize Bonds last year Money Money Money

Here is how much was won on Prize Bonds last year

The amount has increased significantly over the past three years as people sought safe places to put their money.

From TheJournal.ie In numbers: How much would we save by abolishing the Seanad? Money Money Money

In numbers: How much would we save by abolishing the Seanad?

We’ll be holding a referendum on abolishing the Seanad at some stage in 2013. So how much does it cost us every year?

From TheJournal.ie Small firms being 'strangled' by late payments - SFA Money Money Money

Small firms being 'strangled' by late payments - SFA

Companies are now waiting an average of 62 days to be paid, according to a survey by the Small Firms Association.

From TheJournal.ie Permanent TSB says it will increase lending fivefold this year Money Money Money

Permanent TSB says it will increase lending fivefold this year

Permanent TSB says it will significantly increase lending for mortgages and personal loans in 2013.

From TheJournal.ie Buzzfeed's internet empire expansion continues with $19.3m funding Money Money Money

Buzzfeed's internet empire expansion continues with $19.3m funding

The latest round of financing takes the total raised by Buzzfeed to $46.3 million.

From The42 Bayern players on track for record bonuses Money Money Money

Bayern players on track for record bonuses

It’s nice work if you can get it for the Bundesliga side.

From TheJournal.ie HSBC to pay $1.9 billion to settle money laundering probe Money Money Money

HSBC to pay $1.9 billion to settle money laundering probe

Banking giant HSBC paid the huge sum to settle allegations of money laundering that were said to have helped terrorists and Iran.

From The42 Cost of Premier League TV rights soar Money Money Money

Cost of Premier League TV rights soar

Broadcasting rights expected to bring in an extra €2.5 billion.

From TheJournal.ie Dáil's public spending watchdog hauls bosses in over health overspend Money Money Money

Dáil's public spending watchdog hauls bosses in over health overspend

The Public Accounts committee is going to question the heads of the HSE and the Department of Health about spending on drugs, overtime, and consultants.

From The42 Cashing in: Blake passes on 'arrogant' £25k offer from UK athletics Diamond League

Cashing in: Blake passes on 'arrogant' £25k offer from UK athletics

Instead of picking up chump change in Birmingham, Yohann Blake will bag £300,000 in the next three weeks.

From The42 Wait a minute: Why was that Japanese coach handing a wad of $100 bills to a gymnastics judge? Money Money Money

Wait a minute: Why was that Japanese coach handing a wad of $100 bills to a gymnastics judge?

Don’t tell me it’s just the cost of photocopying these days.

From TheJournal.ie Parties got €12.6m from State and €31k in donations in 2011 Political Currency

Parties got €12.6m from State and €31k in donations in 2011

The Standards in Public Office Commission has released new data this evening on how much the State gave political parties and how much parties received in disclosed donations.

6 super-rich people who say 'tax me more' Tax Us This post contains videos

6 super-rich people who say 'tax me more'

Higher taxes for higher earners – what a silly thought, right? But some of the world’s richest are in agreement.

From TheJournal.ie Denis O'Brien the biggest Irish loser on the Sunday Times Rich List Money Money Money

Denis O'Brien the biggest Irish loser on the Sunday Times Rich List

It’s not all bad news for O’Brien though. He’s still Ireland’s second richest person.