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# money-advice-and-budgeting-service - Monday 8 June, 2020

New Central Bank rules mean moneylenders must place warnings on high interest loans

Ads from moneylenders will now have to contain warnings about high interest rates, as well as encouraging consumers to look for other options

# money-advice-and-budgeting-service - Monday 25 December, 2017

'There is a solution for everybody': Debtors urged not to put their heads in the sand in 2018

Legal and financial experts say there are ways they can help – especially if people come to them at an early stage.

# money-advice-and-budgeting-service - Thursday 8 June, 2017

Over 4,000 borrowers flock to voucher scheme in bid to save their homes

Figures released to demonstrate the “massive” scale of the mortgage arrears problem, according to one expert.

# money-advice-and-budgeting-service - Saturday 8 November, 2014

Want to buy a house next year? You may not actually need a full 20% deposit

New rules restricting banks from granting loans of more than 80% of the property value were due to come into force in January 2015 but there may be a way around that.

# money-advice-and-budgeting-service - Friday 12 April, 2013

The 5 at 5: Friday

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Mortgage holders in arrears are older and more likely to have children - report

A survey conducted by MABS indicated that over 36 per cent of mortgage clients were unemployed.

# money-advice-and-budgeting-service - Tuesday 18 December, 2012

Column: 11 tips to avoid getting into debt this Christmas

It’s easy for spending to get out of hand at this time of year. Michael Culloty of MABS offers some tips to help rein it in.

# money-advice-and-budgeting-service - Saturday 3 November, 2012

Explainer: What are the rules that govern legal moneylenders?

With Halloween now behind us, Christmas has become the focus of many. While the holiday can bring joy to many, it can be a time of huge financial pressure for others.

# money-advice-and-budgeting-service - Wednesday 16 May, 2012

Government will not oppose FF bill regulating debt advice services

A Fianna Fáil bill proposes to regulate the growing number of debt management advice firms.

# money-advice-and-budgeting-service - Wednesday 11 April, 2012

Numbers seeking debt help reach highest level since crisis began

More than 50 per cent of those looking for help were families with children, new figures show.

# money-advice-and-budgeting-service - Thursday 2 June, 2011

Massive increase in number of people seeking advice over debt in past three years

The Free Legal Advice Centre says there has been a 400 per cent increase in debt queries in the last three years with a 45 per cent rise in the last year alone.

# money-advice-and-budgeting-service - Thursday 28 April, 2011

More Irish families being pushed into poverty and seeking advice

Two separate reports indicate that more and more Irish families are being pushed into poverty as record numbers contact advisory services seeking help.