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# credit - Tuesday 4 February, 2020

From The42 Farrell: 'What a position to be in. We've won our first game at home' Positivity

Farrell: 'What a position to be in. We've won our first game at home'

The Ireland head coach says Scotland aren’t getting the credit they deserve for last weekend’s display.

# credit - Wednesday 7 August, 2019

Three promises to refund customers after credit is taken from accounts

Some customers received an SMS advising them that they had zero credit and/or had reached their roaming limit.

# credit - Tuesday 8 January, 2019

Credit unions are to be given more freedom to compete with moneylenders, so what would this mean?

It could mean they can offer small loans to people who otherwise mightn’t get credit.

# credit - Monday 16 October, 2017

From The42 '99% of teams in world football would lose to Manchester City at the moment' - Klopp Defence

'99% of teams in world football would lose to Manchester City at the moment' - Klopp

The Liverpool boss leapt to the defence of his side, citing the fact that they have only lost one Premier League match this season to the leaders

# credit - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

Some of Three's customers wrongly told they've spent hundreds on internet services

The phone service provider said the messages were sent in error and the issue has been resolved.

# credit - Wednesday 23 November, 2016

First time buyers no longer need 20% deposit on properties

Those mortgage rules have been reviewed.

# credit - Saturday 14 November, 2015

From The42 Opinion: Martin O'Neill deserves a new contract regardless of the result on Monday Backing

Opinion: Martin O'Neill deserves a new contract regardless of the result on Monday

The Boys in Green earned a hard-fought 1-1 draw in the first leg of their play-off with Bosnia-Herzegovina last night.

# credit - Monday 9 November, 2015

Here's how many people will get more cash with the PRSI credit - and exactly how much they'll receive

The changes affect people on incomes from €352 to €424 a week.

# credit - Sunday 7 June, 2015

'We need to stand up to Russia' - Barack Obama is talking tough at the G7 summit

The US president says sanctions against Vladimir Putin won’t change until a ceasefire is complied with in Ukraine.

# credit - Thursday 28 August, 2014

Poll: Should a special scheme to help first-time buyers be introduced? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should a special scheme to help first-time buyers be introduced?

The aim of the possible scheme is to help out new house buyers’ “creditworthiness”.

# credit - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

SME groups welcome EU report but warn they are still in 'survival mode'

The EU Commission report found that lending to SMEs still remains weak.

# credit - Thursday 22 May, 2014

The government has launched a new €500m bank for SMEs. But what does it mean?

SMEs have been crying out for a new source of finance – and here’s what the Government have come up with.

# credit - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

Opinion: Don't let the word 'bankruptcy' scare you, it is now a viable option

Bankruptcy is a recognition and embrace of failure. If properly understood people can emerge from it stronger than before, writes Ross Maguire SC.

# credit - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

80,000 new homes are needed but TDs will hear today who needs them and where

A national housing plan is vital argues one social housing group.

# credit - Saturday 29 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge The 6 most annoying things EVER about phone credit Ready To Go

The 6 most annoying things EVER about phone credit

“Sorry, I had no credit.”

# credit - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

Ireland needs more banks, says ESRI

Exodus of non-Irish banks during crisis hit the SME sector hard.

# credit - Friday 7 March, 2014

Column: Irish financial consumers are bewildered, frightened and angry

The protection available to consumers when they take out credit is still inadequate – despite all the promises that were made after the crash, writes Noeline Blackwell.

# credit - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

Forget flashing the cash...we're all paying with plastic these days

Ireland’s expenditure on Visa cards has hit an all time high of €21.3 billion.

# credit - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

Poll: Has your disposable income increased? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Has your disposable income increased?

The Irish League of Credit Unions says disposable income has risen by almost €50 since December 2012 to €182 left at the end of the month.

# credit - Friday 20 December, 2013

German bank's low interest loans set to benefit Irish SMEs

German bank KfW will be giving out loans at interest rates lower than SMEs can currently access with Irish banks.

# credit - Saturday 2 November, 2013

The ‘Dublin differential’: Should city centre dwellers get tax breaks for living in the capital?

House prices in Dublin are up 12.3 per cent, so should people living in the city get a helping hand?

# credit - Thursday 31 October, 2013

Column: House prices are rising again, so should we be concerned about a bubble?

With property prices increasing in some parts of the country – and notably in Dublin – Ronan Lyons discusses whether we’re looking at a housing boom or a housing bubble.

# credit - Tuesday 29 October, 2013

Troika to make their last review visit to Dublin today

Ireland is due to exit the EU/IMF bailout programme this December.

# credit - Tuesday 15 October, 2013

Markets wobble as US debt talks falter

Fitch has placed the US credit rating on a Negative Watch, as the stock market fell today.

# credit - Monday 7 October, 2013

Irish SMEs are among the most reliant on banks in Europe

The Central Bank said the Irish private sector is disproportionately exposed to potential weaknesses in the banking sector.

# credit - Wednesday 2 October, 2013

Bank credit to businesses continues to fall

The latest Central Bank review says that there is tight lending conditions for businesses.

# credit - Monday 9 September, 2013

ISME: Delays in bank lending decisions a 'cynical smokescreen'

Latest figures show a 57 per cent refusal rate by banks to small- and medium-sized firms.

# credit - Tuesday 20 August, 2013

Late payment from customers is the 'biggest challenge' for businesses

A new survey also found that Irish businesses in the UK are outperforming their UK counterparts in a number of areas.

# credit - 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 - Wednesday 7 August, 2013

Consumer Association calls for EU legislation on mobile costs

Figures from the EU commission show that Irish consumers pay five times more than the cheapest EU rates in Lithuania.

# credit - Thursday 16 May, 2013

'The banks are not lending' belief is stopping SMEs applying for loans

The latest report by the ESRI says accessing finance is the third most reported problem facing small businesses in Ireland.

# credit - Friday 29 March, 2013

Survey: Small businesses waiting around 67 days to be paid

The figure is slightly better than it was a few months ago – but one third of businesses are still waiting more than three months to be paid.

# credit - Friday 15 March, 2013

Column: The Local Property Tax is likely to lead to job losses in retail

Approximately 1.8 million people have less than €100 per month to spend after paying essential bills – they’ll have even less after the introduction of the new Local Property Tax, and the retail sector will be hit again, writes Mandate’s John Douglas.

# credit - Monday 14 January, 2013

Saving index falls to record low with 48 per cent not saving at all

60 per cent of people say that government policy discourages saving.

# credit - Tuesday 8 January, 2013

Annual savings up 10 per cent on last year

Research from EBS shows that people aged 16-24 are now more confident about their economic well being than this time last year.

# credit - Friday 4 January, 2013

Banking sector saw rise in deposits, decline in lending in 2012

Deposits from insurance corporations and pension funds also saw an increase last year.

# credit - Wednesday 28 November, 2012

Majority of SMEs who requested credit from banks were approved

A total of 60 per cent of small businesses which applied for credit were successful according to the Red C poll.

# credit - Monday 26 November, 2012

AIB to implement next-day SME loan decisions SME

AIB to implement next-day SME loan decisions

The new initiative will speed up credit decisions for customers.

# credit - Monday 12 November, 2012

One quarter of Irish people ‘will be paying for Christmas’ in New Year

Only two out of five of us will be able to get through Christmas just on our regular income – although credit card use is set to drop, according to Irish credit unions.

# credit - Friday 31 August, 2012

Six companies collapsed each day this month

Figures show there was in increase in the number of start-ups this year but the net loss was still 480 businesses.

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