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#Irish League of Credit Unions

# irish-league-of-credit-unions - Wednesday 12 August, 2020

Back to school costs rising at secondary and primary level as 27% of parents find themselves in debt
# Counting The Cost
# Counting The Cost

Back to school costs rising at secondary and primary level as 27% of parents find themselves in debt

Aug 12th 2020, 7:57 AM 18,638 Views 36 Comments

The average debt for parents to cover back-to-school costs is €397.

# irish-league-of-credit-unions - Tuesday 16 July, 2019

Parents are spending €1,399 getting their child ready to go back to secondary school
# Irish League Of Credit Unions
# Irish League Of Credit Unions

Parents are spending €1,399 getting their child ready to go back to secondary school

Jul 16th 2019, 6:01 AM 14,092 Views 48 Comments

Parents of primary school students are paying €50 less than last year, while parents of secondary school students are paying €20 more.

# irish-league-of-credit-unions - Tuesday 22 August, 2017

Irish students are super-confident of landing a job. Finding somewhere to live is another matter
# Academic Problems
# Academic Problems

Irish students are super-confident of landing a job. Finding somewhere to live is another matter

Aug 22nd 2017, 6:10 AM 8,790 Views 18 Comments

Irish third level students are far more confident of finding a job than during the recession, but the pressure to find accommodation is giving many sleepless nights.

# irish-league-of-credit-unions - Thursday 1 June, 2017

One in four adults are living in an unsuitable home but can't afford to move
# Property Ladder
# Property Ladder

One in four adults are living in an unsuitable home but can't afford to move

Jun 1st 2017, 9:52 AM 11,078 Views 26 Comments

Some are planning to extend or convert their home for more space.

# irish-league-of-credit-unions - Wednesday 2 November, 2016

"A major cause of concern": Shock as liquidator appointed to Rush Credit Union
# Central Bank
# Central Bank

"A major cause of concern": Shock as liquidator appointed to Rush Credit Union

Nov 2nd 2016, 8:49 PM 41,976 Views 35 Comments

Earlier this year gardaí confirmed they were investigating reports of financial irregularities at the credit union.

# irish-league-of-credit-unions - Friday 18 March, 2016

Credit unions got no official government response to their €5 billion housing offer
# Endless Roundabout
# Endless Roundabout

Credit unions got no official government response to their €5 billion housing offer

Mar 18th 2016, 2:40 PM 20,845 Views 55 Comments

The Irish League of Credit Unions is proposing to put up €5 billion to fund social housing.

# irish-league-of-credit-unions - Monday 8 December, 2014

Which counties are the biggest spenders in Ireland this Christmas?
# Cough Up
# Cough Up

Which counties are the biggest spenders in Ireland this Christmas?

Dec 8th 2014, 6:30 AM 14,529 Views 15 Comments

And how generous is Santa going to be in 2014?

# irish-league-of-credit-unions - Saturday 26 April, 2014

Credit Unions say they will provide members with good-value car insurance
# Money Money
# Money Money

Credit Unions say they will provide members with good-value car insurance

Apr 26th 2014, 5:40 PM 15,164 Views 24 Comments

The ILCU believes members will be very interested in the alternative.

# irish-league-of-credit-unions - Thursday 17 April, 2014

Credit union research finds we have more disposable income than this time last year
# Money
# Money

Credit union research finds we have more disposable income than this time last year

Apr 17th 2014, 7:15 AM 5,107 Views 35 Comments

The credit union tracker shows early signs of recovery, as more people have money to spend and save.

# irish-league-of-credit-unions - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

The Irish League of Credit Unions is to set up shop in Ethiopia
# Africa
# Africa

The Irish League of Credit Unions is to set up shop in Ethiopia

Feb 25th 2014, 6:45 AM 5,628 Views 19 Comments

The charitable arm of the credit union group aims to help half a million people in Ethiopia access “affordable and flexible” financial services.

# irish-league-of-credit-unions - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

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

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

Jan 21st 2014, 8:12 AM 5,646 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.

# irish-league-of-credit-unions - Thursday 12 December, 2013

Half will borrow to pay for Christmas as younger people look to moneylenders
# Christmas Cost
# Christmas Cost

Half will borrow to pay for Christmas as younger people look to moneylenders

Dec 12th 2013, 6:45 AM 6,132 Views 42 Comments

The 18-34 age bracket are the most likely to use a moneylender with 12 per cent say they will do so in 2013.

# irish-league-of-credit-unions - Friday 15 March, 2013

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

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

Mar 15th 2013, 7:00 AM 49 Views 98 Comments

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.

# irish-league-of-credit-unions - Monday 25 February, 2013

# irish-league-of-credit-unions - Wednesday 30 January, 2013

€50,000 reward offered for information in garda killing
# Garda Death
# Garda Death

€50,000 reward offered for information in garda killing

Jan 30th 2013, 7:38 AM 6,942 Views 32 Comments

The funeral of Detective Garda Adrian Donohoe will take place in Dundalk today.

# irish-league-of-credit-unions - Thursday 17 January, 2013

61% of people have under €100 left a month after essential bills - Credit Unions
# Bills
# Bills

61% of people have under €100 left a month after essential bills - Credit Unions

Jan 17th 2013, 7:15 AM 6,625 Views 75 Comments

the final 2012 ‘What’s Left’ tracker series conducted by the Irish league of Credit Unions shows 61% of people have €100 or less left at the end of the month once essential bills are paid.

# irish-league-of-credit-unions - Wednesday 3 October, 2012

Credit union loans down 10 per cent
# Credit Unions
# Credit Unions

Credit union loans down 10 per cent

Oct 3rd 2012, 11:19 AM 3,929 Views 24 Comments

The Irish League of Credit Unions said the decline is due to a “severe lack of demand and continued restrictions on lending”.

# irish-league-of-credit-unions - Saturday 29 September, 2012

Credit Union bill criticised as "anti-democratic"
# Credit Union
# Credit Union

Credit Union bill criticised as "anti-democratic"

Sep 29th 2012, 3:53 PM 8,393 Views 32 Comments

The Irish League of Credit Unions has expressed concern about proposed laws that would ban volunteers from joining boards.

# irish-league-of-credit-unions - Monday 9 July, 2012

Consumers relying on credit cards to pay household bills - survey
# Consumer Finances
# Consumer Finances

Consumers relying on credit cards to pay household bills - survey

Jul 9th 2012, 9:50 AM 3,593 Views 20 Comments

A survey by the Irish League of Credit Unions how that a growing number of people feel they are “living to work as opposed to working to live”.

# irish-league-of-credit-unions - Monday 30 April, 2012

Government pledges support for Credit Union reform
# Credit Unions
# Credit Unions

Government pledges support for Credit Union reform

Apr 30th 2012, 6:19 PM 1,605 Views 11 Comments

The Finance Minister is to establish an implementation group in order to facilitate the restructuring of the the country’s Credit Unions.

# irish-league-of-credit-unions - Monday 16 April, 2012

# irish-league-of-credit-unions - Monday 9 January, 2012

Four in ten see 'no future for themselves' in Ireland - survey
# Hard Up
# Hard Up

Four in ten see 'no future for themselves' in Ireland - survey

Jan 9th 2012, 8:44 AM 2,480 Views 24 Comments

More than half of households are now struggling to pay basic bills, according to new figures from the Irish League of Credit Unions.

# irish-league-of-credit-unions - Monday 21 November, 2011

Poll: Will you borrow to pay your Christmas bills?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will you borrow to pay your Christmas bills?

Nov 21st 2011, 11:27 AM 3,663 Views 50 Comments

A Credit Union survey says some households won’t finish paying off their Christmas bills until July. How will you cope with the season?

One in three will go into debt with Christmas spending - survey
# Christmas
# Christmas

One in three will go into debt with Christmas spending - survey

Nov 21st 2011, 10:02 AM 1,154 Views 7 Comments

The average Irish child will receive €164 worth of presents from their parents, according to the Irish League of Credit Unions.

# irish-league-of-credit-unions - Monday 17 October, 2011

One in four unable to cope with increased energy costs - survey
# Disposable Income
# Disposable Income

One in four unable to cope with increased energy costs - survey

Oct 17th 2011, 9:21 AM 544 Views 11 Comments

The latest Disposable Income Tracker by the Irish League of Credit Unions shows families’ concerns over making ends meet and heating their homes this winter.

# irish-league-of-credit-unions - Wednesday 15 June, 2011

80 Credit Unions 'risk closure' over loan losses - insurer
# Credit Unions
# Credit Unions

80 Credit Unions 'risk closure' over loan losses - insurer

Jun 15th 2011, 2:48 PM 842 Views 6 Comments

CUNA Mutual, a major insurer of Irish credit unions, says a fifth of branches could close over mounting lending losses.

# irish-league-of-credit-unions - Tuesday 14 June, 2011

Credit unions could be next to receive taxpayer funding
# Stress Tests
# Stress Tests

Credit unions could be next to receive taxpayer funding

Jun 14th 2011, 5:20 PM 857 Views 13 Comments

The Cabinet will soon discuss a solvency plan that could see the State provide a capital injection into credit unions.

# irish-league-of-credit-unions - Friday 15 April, 2011

Poll: Do you believe there's a future for you in Ireland?
Live Apr 15th 2011, 8:49 AM

Poll: Do you believe there's a future for you in Ireland?

One million people live on €70 or less a month after the bills are paid: survey
# Broke
# Broke

One million people live on €70 or less a month after the bills are paid: survey

Apr 15th 2011, 8:28 AM 1,480 Views 0 Comments

A new survey uncovers some shocking statistics including that 428,000 believe they have no future for their families in Ireland because of the economic downturn.

# irish-league-of-credit-unions - Thursday 26 August, 2010

Change of image for credit unions?
# Credit Unions
# Credit Unions

Change of image for credit unions?

Aug 26th 2010, 1:21 PM 208 Views 0 Comments

Survey shows most union members want to shake things up.