This site uses cookies to improve your experience and to provide services and advertising. By continuing to browse, you agree to the use of cookies described in our Cookies Policy. You may change your settings at any time but this may impact on the functionality of the site. To learn more see our Cookies Policy.
#Open journalism No news is bad news

Your contributions will help us continue to deliver the stories that are important to you

Support The Journal
Dublin: 17 °C Monday 13 July, 2020

#Credit Cards

# credit-cards - Tuesday 16 June, 2020

Money being spent on credit and debit cards is almost back to pre-Covid levels

There was a sharp drop in ATM withdrawals in April.

# credit-cards - Friday 16 February, 2018

Irish people spent over €1.3 billion on internet shopping last year - most of us used our debit cards

Irish people spent over €1.3 billion on internet shopping last year - most of us used our debit cards

Irish people spent a total of €1.34 billion in December on internet shopping.

# credit-cards - Thursday 24 November, 2016

Doing some Cyber Monday shopping? Here are the best deals around Ireland

Get your clicking finger ready.

# credit-cards - Wednesday 23 November, 2016

Where does all your money go? A guide to getting a grip on it

Clearing credit cards and a touch of long-term planning – expert advice to help you set out a plan.

# credit-cards - Tuesday 19 July, 2016

Inter-county player stole €28,000 from her boss for online shopping

Dinah Loughlin has since repaid the money.

# credit-cards - Wednesday 9 December, 2015

Credit and debit card fees for retailers have just been halved

It remains to be seen whether businesses will pass the savings onto customers.

# credit-cards - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

161,000 credit card customers are in for a €200 windfall...

Certain card-holders are entitled to redress after paying for insurance they don’t need.

# credit-cards - Monday 26 January, 2015

€1 in every €3 spent in Ireland is now put on a Visa card

A veritable ton of money.

# credit-cards - Saturday 4 October, 2014

Permanent TSB hit by 'short-term' technical glitch

But don’t worry, it’s all fixed now.

# credit-cards - 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.

# credit-cards - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

Some Bank of Ireland cards to be blocked from AIB machines

The cards are not “internationally branded”, AIB said, and will no longer function in ATMs this April.

# credit-cards - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

20 million South Koreans affected by country's largest-ever data theft

More than 1.15 million people have canceled or requested new credit cards after financial regulators announced the data theft.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Good morning! Here are nine things you need to know as you start your day…

Disposable income on the rise but 1/3 rely on credit card to make ends meet

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.

# credit-cards - Friday 9 August, 2013

From The Daily Edge Man writes own credit card contract, sues bank for breaking it Overcharged

Man writes own credit card contract, sues bank for breaking it

Dmitry Argarkov decided that his made up rates and fees were much more satisfactory than those of his bank.

# credit-cards - Sunday 7 July, 2013

Column: 'The Anglo tapes are shocking, but I can't say I'm surprised'

Having worked in the financial sector, I know arrogant attitudes are commonplace in finance – which is why the Anglo tapes don’t surprise me one bit, writes Carol Redmond.

# credit-cards - Thursday 6 June, 2013

Consumers ditching cheques and cash for debit cards

A new report has shown that the use of online banking is on the rise though the value of payments has fallen/

# credit-cards - Tuesday 21 May, 2013

Jack & Jill Foundation refunds €130,000 in donations after card scam

The charity says it received donations from private credit cards, made by criminals try to see if stolen cards were still working.

# credit-cards - Saturday 11 May, 2013

Investigators uncover $45 million global ATM fraud ring

At least ten people have been arrested around the world, over a scam which exploited pre-PIN technology.

# credit-cards - Tuesday 23 April, 2013

Scammers targeting shops in attempt to get card details

In one case, the scammers convinced a shop assistant to ask customers for their pin numbers.

Extract: The 5 emotional stages of debt

Determination, resolve and belief is what you need to overcome your debt problems, says financial expert Liam Croke who has some tips to help.

# credit-cards - Tuesday 15 January, 2013

Irish consumers' Visa card expenditure rises to record €15.5bn

According to Visa, €1 in every €7 of consumer spending in Ireland is now on a Visa debit, credit or prepaid card.

# credit-cards - Friday 4 January, 2013

The 9 at 9: Friday

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know as you start your day.

# credit-cards - Wednesday 19 December, 2012

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

iWonder... what would an Apple credit card look like?

One Australian consumer website has mocked up an ‘iCard’ as a publicity stunt. And it works.

Kenny 'doesn't like' Bank of Ireland rate hike - but can't stop it

Enda Kenny regrets Bank of Ireland’s decision on credit card rates, but says the issue is one for the Financial Regulator.

Bank of Ireland increases credit card interest by up to 4 per cent

The rate increases, which had been advertised in October, kicked in yesterday – only a week before Christmas.

# credit-cards - Monday 26 November, 2012

Criminals skimming credit cards of Irish rail passengers

Gardaí are urging people to be “vigilant and cover your credit card pin numbers”.

Average Irish consumer 'will spend €227 online this Christmas'

Visa Europe says Irish consumers will spend a total of €420 million shopping online for the holiday season.

# credit-cards - Saturday 13 October, 2012

Irish borrowers pay higher interest on short-term loans than Eurozone counterparts

Central Bank figures also show the average interest rate on an outstanding mortgage has fallen 0.22 per cent since January.

# credit-cards - Friday 14 September, 2012

40 jobs to be created in Dublin by mobile payment company

SumUp, which helps small businesses take payments using mobile technology, is setting up a customer support centre in Dublin.

# credit-cards - Monday 20 August, 2012

The 5 at 5: Monday Take 5 This post contains videos

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

The 9 at 9: Monday

The nine stories you need to know as you start your day.

Here’s what the Taoiseach’s Department puts on its credit cards Exclusive

The Department of the Taoiseach ran up credit card bills of almost €25,000 in Enda Kenny’s first year in office.

# credit-cards - Saturday 18 August, 2012

Column: Hauling bankers to court may be satisfying – but it won’t stop the rot

Instead of our usual witch-hunt we need a serious discussion about the purpose of our banking system, writes Arthur Doohan.

# credit-cards - Saturday 14 July, 2012

Visa and Mastercard pay out billions over alleged fixing of credit card fees

Millions of merchants in the US had sued the credit card giants over alleged fixing of card use fees.

# credit-cards - Wednesday 27 June, 2012

24 arrested worldwide after FBI undercover investigation into 'carding'

Investigation into theft of credit card and bank account info led to arrests and searches in a dozen countries yesterday.

# credit-cards - Friday 27 April, 2012

Around 11,500 AIB credit card customers to be refunded over €3.1m AIB

Around 11,500 AIB credit card customers to be refunded over €3.1m

Ireland’s biggest bank has apologised for overcharging customers who could now be entitled to refunds averaging €270 per customer.

# credit-cards - Wednesday 21 March, 2012

250 jobs saved with part-sale of MBNA in Carrick-on-Shannon

Bank of America sells off part of the MBNA business in Carrick-on-Shannon, saving 250 of the 650 jobs there.

# credit-cards - Wednesday 29 February, 2012

ESRI: Ireland needs tougher financial regulation

The think-tank says that consumers are paying too much for financial products and taking on too much risk.

1 2