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#Savings

# savings - Monday 20 June, 2016

Parents splash out €836 on their child's First Communion, while kids rake in over €500

Some children are making more than €800.

# savings - Friday 5 February, 2016

# savings - Friday 22 January, 2016

QUIZ: Are You A Saver Or A Splurger?

All about the money, money, money…

Open thread: What are your goals for 2016?

We took to the streets of Dublin city to find out if people have good intentions for 2016 – and if they’ve been sticking to them so far.

# savings - Thursday 7 January, 2016

QUIZ: How Financially Fit Are You?

It’s time to take the Financial Bleep Test.

# savings - Thursday 26 November, 2015

7 tips to get the best deals this Black Friday

Are you prepared?

# savings - Thursday 5 November, 2015

Do you know how you’re going to afford to send your kids to college? You could sacrifice your daily coffee

How do you plan to pay for the education costs for your little ones? It’s time to start planning now, writes Eamon Dwyer.

# savings - Saturday 22 August, 2015

From Business ETC A look inside Mondo, a bank that’s just an app Money Money Money

A look inside Mondo, a bank that’s just an app

Would you be willing to use it?

# savings - Monday 27 July, 2015

From Business ETC Poll: Are you saving for your pension? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you saving for your pension?

A majority of people don’t understand their pension, according to new research.

# savings - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

From The42 GAA to save Mayo €200k a year as they take over MacHale Park redevelopment Savings

GAA to save Mayo €200k a year as they take over MacHale Park redevelopment

The move could save the county board millions.

# savings - Monday 9 February, 2015

From Business ETC This startup wants to help you find the cheapest phone deal possible Look After The Pennies

This startup wants to help you find the cheapest phone deal possible

After working on it as a hobby for a year and a half, the team behind KillBiller made the jump into full-time and have some ambitious plans for 2015.

# savings - Tuesday 3 February, 2015

From Business ETC Some Irish people still have secret bank accounts their partners don’t know about Running Away Money This post contains a poll

Some Irish people still have secret bank accounts their partners don’t know about

A few people admitted to having a secret bank account.

# savings - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

Here’s where Government saved almost €2 million last year

… but millions were still spent.

# savings - Monday 12 January, 2015

From Business ETC Oil prices tumbled AGAIN today – to the lowest level in six years Going Down

Oil prices tumbled AGAIN today – to the lowest level in six years

Are you seeing the benefit at the petrol stations?

# savings - Sunday 14 December, 2014

How much were fraudulent Child Benefit claims costing the country?

Around €130 million in the last two years.

# savings - Sunday 30 November, 2014

The Central Bank wants to limit how much you can save in a credit union

If you have over €50,000 in savings, that is.

# savings - Monday 8 September, 2014

From Business ETC Household debts going down, savings up (slightly) Less Debt

Household debts going down, savings up (slightly)

Irish families now owe a combined €94.5 billion… and falling.

From Business ETC Let’s bring in tax cuts worth €400 million, says business group Budget 2015

Let’s bring in tax cuts worth €400 million, says business group

The ‘fear factor’ that that has long gripped consumers is now easing, says IBEC. The business group says the time is right to bring in a raft of tax cuts.

# savings - Monday 25 August, 2014

Poll: Would you like to see income tax or the USC cut in the next Budget? Payslip This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you like to see income tax or the USC cut in the next Budget?

Which cut would be more beneficial for you?

# savings - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

We’re saving more – but say the government isn’t encouraging us

The proportion of people saving regularly increased to 41% from 35% last month, says the Savings Index.

# savings - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

Do you have any ideas on how the Government should spend its money?

Howlin wants to hear from you.

# savings - Friday 18 July, 2014

Industrial action threatened as Irish Rail plans to go ahead with pay cuts

The Transport Minister encouraged all employees to “reflect very carefully on the implications if Irish Rail is unable to secure its viability”.

# savings - Friday 20 June, 2014

From Business ETC How much is the average mobile phone bill a month? Spending

How much is the average mobile phone bill a month?

The quarterly report from ComReg suggests that cheaper mobile plans and the increased sales of bundled products have helped reduce the amount spent on mobile services.

# savings - Sunday 18 May, 2014

INMO and HSE at odds over whether additional savings of €80m are being sought

The INMO says the savings are being sought – the HSE says this is incorrect.

# savings - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

From The42 New €5m headquarters for Special Olympics will ‘yield significant savings’ Abbottstown

New €5m headquarters for Special Olympics will ‘yield significant savings’

The new building will be located at the National Sports Campus in Dublin.

# savings - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

From Business ETC Here’s what the Irish are saving money for Rainy Day Fund

Here’s what the Irish are saving money for

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

# savings - Thursday 24 April, 2014

From Business ETC Stamping your book: People are saving more and more with An Post For A Rainy Day

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

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

# savings - Monday 21 April, 2014

State Claims Agency doubles its remits to save €4 million

It now covers bodies such as the Criminal Assets Bureau, Nama, and the Labour Court.

# savings - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

More households borrowing money to pay “increasingly unaffordable” energy bills

Increasing numbers are turning to credit cards or dipping into savings.

# savings - Thursday 27 February, 2014

‘Small differences’ can help you save up to €5,600 on life insurance

The National Consumer Agency compared four different companies to see how much could be saved – here’s what it found.

# savings - Monday 27 January, 2014

‘In a mythical country, you’d have set up a water body with less people’ – Noonan

The Finance Minister said that savings at Irish Water would be seen within ‘five or six years’.

# savings - Friday 24 January, 2014

RTÉ saves €100,000 by ending free RTÉ Guide for retired staff

All retired RTÉ workers were sent a letter telling them of the new plans.

# savings - Monday 13 January, 2014

Your Tips: How to save money this January…

We’re off to buy a piggy bank…

From Business ETC More people are saving, but not because they think it’s a good time to do so Saving

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

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”.

# savings - Saturday 11 January, 2014

Open thread: What are your best money-saving tips?

Is it going to be a ‘Dry January’ for you?

# savings - Wednesday 18 December, 2013

HSE still reviewing where €108m ‘unspecified’ pay savings can be found in 2014

The HSE launched its 2014 service plan this morning, which sees the medical card probity figure dropping to €23m.

# savings - Tuesday 17 December, 2013

People still joining credit unions, but fewer are taking out loans

The head of the Irish League of Credit Unions says the increase in members show the public still has confidence in the movement.

# savings - Monday 16 December, 2013

Less than a quarter of people feel confident saving money

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

Shoppers still going to Northern Ireland for cheap food and alcohol

Unsurprisingly it’s people in counties closest to the border who are most likely to head north for bargains.

# savings - Wednesday 11 December, 2013

Women are fighting the vicious cycle of poverty in India with one simple idea

“We used to depend entirely on our husbands for money… now we make our own decisions.”

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