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Money Diaries: A 22-year-old software engineer on €45K living in his parents' house
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Money Diaries: A 22-year-old software engineer on €45K living in his parents' house

Oct 25th 2020, 8:00 PM 109,229 Views 58 Comments

This week, our reader is working from home in his parents’ house which means he’s able to save a substantial amount.

Money Diaries: A 33-year-old nurse on €46k living in Dublin and managing her contacts during Covid-19
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Money Diaries: A 33-year-old nurse on €46k living in Dublin and managing her contacts during Covid-19

Oct 18th 2020, 8:00 PM 75,065 Views 57 Comments

This week, our nurse describes the pressure she and colleagues are under in work and outside, as they maintain a distance.

Money Diaries: A 26-year-old civil servant on €44K living in North Dublin
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Money Diaries: A 26-year-old civil servant on €44K living in North Dublin

Sep 13th 2020, 8:00 PM 86,689 Views 76 Comments

This week, our reader finds he’s not spending much daily as his workplace provides food. However, he says this week was a ‘low-spend’ week.

How I Spend my Money: A 26-year-old chef in Maynooth who is studying while working
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How I Spend my Money: A 26-year-old chef in Maynooth who is studying while working

Feb 16th 2020, 8:30 PM 57,500 Views 26 Comments

This week, our reader shows how he manages to keep his spending down because he gets his meals at work.

'We're really cracking down on this': Motor insurance body in favour of tougher powers for prosecuting fraudsters
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'We're really cracking down on this': Motor insurance body in favour of tougher powers for prosecuting fraudsters

Aug 28th 2017, 8:34 AM 17,094 Views 50 Comments

The Motor Insurance Bureau of Ireland says that one in eight of the claims it processes are ‘suspicious’.

Poll: Is it fair that some young people have to move home to save for a mortgage?
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Poll: Is it fair that some young people have to move home to save for a mortgage?

Aug 24th 2017, 9:58 AM 29,688 Views 182 Comments

Should this be expected of young people and their parents?

Open thread: What's your best tip to save money around the holiday season?
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Open thread: What's your best tip to save money around the holiday season?

Nov 22nd 2016, 2:55 PM 7,612 Views 19 Comments

Ho, ho, ho…

Turning 30? Our guide to owning it
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Turning 30? Our guide to owning it

Nov 1st 2016, 12:04 PM 23,768 Views 20 Comments

Life lessons for your fourth decade.

Know your ARFs from your PRSAs? Our guide to when to start a pension
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Know your ARFs from your PRSAs? Our guide to when to start a pension

Oct 14th 2016, 10:00 AM 13,849 Views 24 Comments

And what the hell is a PIP? An ARF? We got some experts to answer your questions.

Saving money in your 20s and 30s? It CAN be done - and here's how
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Saving money in your 20s and 30s? It CAN be done - and here's how

Oct 12th 2016, 11:00 AM 37,641 Views 56 Comments

We talked to successful savers for their tips on squirrelling it away.

Thinking about getting a mortgage? It could take you over six years to save for a deposit
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Thinking about getting a mortgage? It could take you over six years to save for a deposit

Sep 1st 2016, 1:47 PM 23,878 Views 36 Comments

New research shows first-time buyers will rely on a family contribution for a deposit.

Less than 10% of credit unions affected by rules limiting how much you can save
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Less than 10% of credit unions affected by rules limiting how much you can save

Jul 2nd 2016, 7:30 AM 16,008 Views 22 Comments

The CP88 process resulted in a rule limiting how much a member could save with credit unions to €100,000.

Plans for a 'rainy day fund' have been given the thumbs-up - if it's done right
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Plans for a 'rainy day fund' have been given the thumbs-up - if it's done right

Jun 8th 2016, 6:03 AM 12,348 Views 63 Comments

But the €2.5 billion proposed will be only a fraction of the money used in the last recession.

A man in his boxers has pulled off some Hollywood heroics to stop a car thief
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A man in his boxers has pulled off some Hollywood heroics to stop a car thief

Jan 21st 2016, 8:19 AM 19,249 Views 17 Comments

It was basically that scene in Terminator 2 when the T1000 chases down the car.

8 strategies to spend less money, from people who save over half their income
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8 strategies to spend less money, from people who save over half their income

Jan 3rd 2016, 5:00 PM 43,491 Views 33 Comments

Want to retire early? Read this.

5 tips to get your finances in order in 2016
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5 tips to get your finances in order in 2016

Jan 1st 2016, 8:30 PM 171 Views 43 Comments

There really is no “silver bullet” solution, writes Stephen Barry, who says small changes can make all the difference.

The next step: Charts show financial strain Irish parents face as their child goes to college
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The next step: Charts show financial strain Irish parents face as their child goes to college

Aug 13th 2015, 12:00 PM 20,618 Views 46 Comments

It’s more saving and more debt.

Could credit unions be on the way out? They're said to be under 'sustained attack'
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Could credit unions be on the way out? They're said to be under 'sustained attack'

Jun 23rd 2015, 2:49 PM 25,144 Views 25 Comments

Fianna Fáil thinks the sector is burdened by “excessive regulation and bureaucracy”.

Most Irish people think they could have more money in six months' time ...
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Most Irish people think they could have more money in six months' time ...

Dec 9th 2014, 11:28 AM 5,812 Views 26 Comments

… and at the very least think they won’t have any less money.

Thinking of saving for a house? Here's what to expect*
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Thinking of saving for a house? Here's what to expect*

Oct 26th 2014, 8:15 AM 45,390 Views 29 Comments

*Hint: It’s not going to be easy.

Parents are saving for 8 years to put their kids through college
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Parents are saving for 8 years to put their kids through college

Aug 13th 2014, 7:00 AM 7,804 Views 31 Comments

Some people are even having to start saving when their kids are babies.

9 ways you are sabotaging your future by not saving in your 20s
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9 ways you are sabotaging your future by not saving in your 20s

Jun 21st 2014, 4:30 PM 19,598 Views 52 Comments

Are you a spender or saver?

Two thirds of Irish consumers can't save regularly
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Two thirds of Irish consumers can't save regularly

Jun 10th 2014, 10:42 AM 6,322 Views 19 Comments

While there have been gains over the last year, most Irish people still can’t save every month.

Do kids need to know how to manage cash?
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Do kids need to know how to manage cash?

May 25th 2014, 10:30 AM 7,223 Views 34 Comments

Children are now being taught how to handle money at school.

Here's what the Irish are saving money for
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Here's what the Irish are saving money for

May 13th 2014, 11:51 AM 14,264 Views 12 Comments

Education, renovating homes and holidays are all increasingly popular, but saving for a rainy day is still king.

Stamping your book: People are saving more and more with An Post
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Stamping your book: People are saving more and more with An Post

Apr 24th 2014, 3:47 PM 10,896 Views 12 Comments

An Post say that they now hold 16 per cent of all personal savings in the country.

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 5,642 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.

Poll: Are you planning to go away on holiday this year?
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Poll: Are you planning to go away on holiday this year?

Jan 14th 2014, 10:00 AM 16,761 Views 145 Comments

January is cold, dull and gloomy. So, is it within your budget to take a nice holiday later this year?

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

Jan 13th 2014, 3:30 PM 28,217 Views 62 Comments

We’re off to buy a piggy bank…

More people are saving, but not because they think it's a good time to do so
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More people are saving, but not because they think it's a good time to do so

Jan 13th 2014, 2:22 PM 13,426 Views 30 Comments

Despite an increasing in savings, attitudes towards it would seem to be contradictory with only 24 per cent of people believing that “now is a good time to save”.

Less than a quarter of people feel confident saving money
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Less than a quarter of people feel confident saving money

Dec 16th 2013, 10:51 AM 6,049 Views 19 Comments

A rise in DIRT in this year’s Budget has affected the public’s confidence in saving, a new survey says.

One in four people are saving all year round for Christmas
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One in four people are saving all year round for Christmas

Nov 19th 2013, 7:26 PM 8,632 Views 61 Comments

New research on spending and saving habits also shows that fewer people plan to use their credit card for festive spending this year.

Household savings primarily being used to pay down debt
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Household savings primarily being used to pay down debt

Oct 3rd 2013, 12:54 PM 4,493 Views 11 Comments

Household repayment of loans amounted to €7.3 billion last year.

NTMA could gobble up your savings next March if they have become dormant
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NTMA could gobble up your savings next March if they have become dormant

Oct 1st 2013, 3:00 PM 11,713 Views 36 Comments

But don’t worry, you can get them back. If you haven’t touched Savings Bonds or Certificates in 15 years, they could be transferred to the State.

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

Sep 24th 2013, 6:45 AM 10,132 Views 90 Comments

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

People spent more money than they usually would during the heatwave
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People spent more money than they usually would during the heatwave

Aug 14th 2013, 6:30 AM 7,145 Views 14 Comments

Barbecues, trips to the beach, paddling pools… it all added up.

Almost everyone has cut spending as a result of recession
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Almost everyone has cut spending as a result of recession

Aug 1st 2013, 2:05 PM 10,304 Views 75 Comments

Cutting back on going out to pubs and restaurants is the most likely area of saving for households.

Under 50s stop saving as they struggle to pay off mortgages
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Under 50s stop saving as they struggle to pay off mortgages

Jun 13th 2013, 8:47 AM 6,149 Views 18 Comments

It is thought that the deadline for property tax registration may have triggered this.

Fall in personal loans and holiday home mortgages as households pay off debt
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Fall in personal loans and holiday home mortgages as households pay off debt

Jun 11th 2013, 12:12 PM 7,699 Views 32 Comments

Figures from the Central Bank also show a very slight increase in savings.

Bank of Cyprus customers could lose up to 60 per cent of savings
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Bank of Cyprus customers could lose up to 60 per cent of savings

Mar 30th 2013, 5:33 PM 9,576 Views 103 Comments

Senior Bank of Cyprus official Mario Skandalis confirmed the figures, although he said they had not been finalised and a final announcement was expected by Monday.

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