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#Money Diary

# money-diary - Wednesday 4 December, 2019

# money-diary - Sunday 1 December, 2019

How I Spend My Money: A 25-year-old civil servant on €38,000 struggling to save while commuting to Dublin

The 25-year-old moved from Dublin to Kildare to cut down on expenses

# money-diary - Wednesday 27 November, 2019

How I Spend My Money: A masters student on €12,000 trying to balance her work, college and social life

The masters student is hoping to help people better understand science.

# money-diary - Sunday 24 November, 2019

How I Spend My Money: A 32-year-old HR manager in Sligo on €45,000 who moved out of Dublin two years ago

The Sligo native is trying to curb spending in order to save for Christmas

# money-diary - Wednesday 20 November, 2019

How I Spend My Money: A 28-year-old video editor on €39,000 who works freelance in Dublin

The Donegal native works on documentaries and hopes to travel

# money-diary - Sunday 17 November, 2019

How I Spend My Money: A 30-year-old software developer on €77,000 who invests €2,000 a month

The young software developer moved from Dublin to Berlin earlier this year

# money-diary - Wednesday 13 November, 2019

How I Spend My Money: A 26-year-old banker on €35,000 who owns two properties in rural Ireland

The young banker worked two jobs in order to purchase his first property

# money-diary - Sunday 10 November, 2019

How I Spend My Money: A 24-year-old software developer in Limerick on €35,000

The 24-year-old is adjusting to life in Limerick after completing his masters in Dublin.

# money-diary - Wednesday 6 November, 2019

How I Spend My Money: A 43-year-old Wexford solicitor on €22k whose rescue dogs changed her life

The solicitor works three days a week and volunteers at a free legal advice clinic in her spare time

# money-diary - Sunday 3 November, 2019

How I Spend My Money: A 23-year-old engineer on €33,600 who works as a GAA referee at weekends

The Offaly man works in Limerick but travels home at the weekend.

# money-diary - Wednesday 30 October, 2019

How I Spend My Money: A 33-year-old technical writer in Dublin on €65,000 looking to move house

The tech writer is trying to cut back on socialising in order to save for a mortgage

# money-diary - Sunday 27 October, 2019

How I Spend My Money: A 27-year-old compliance officer on €46,000 who keeps busy in his spare time

The Dublin man gets extra income by making 3D props for movies

# money-diary - Thursday 24 October, 2019

How I Spend My Money: A 32-year-old in Melbourne on €62,000 who loves the outdoors and plans to move home

The HR manager is hoping to move home to Ireland to start a family

# money-diary - Sunday 20 October, 2019

How I Spend My Money: A Kilkenny farmer on €32,000 with six adult children who likes a quiet life

The mother-of-six is keeping a tight budget in order to put her children through college.

# money-diary - Wednesday 16 October, 2019

How I Spend My Money: A doctor in Galway on €62,000 who lives at home to save money

The young doctor is living at home in Galway in order to save money to buy a house

# money-diary - Sunday 13 October, 2019

How I Spend My Money: A 28-year-old engineer on €40,000 trying to save money while renting in Dublin

The young engineer is trying to balance saving while enjoying an active social life

# money-diary - Wednesday 9 October, 2019

How I Spend My Money: A Kerry woman in Toronto saving €700 a month to build her dream Irish home

The TV programmer is hoping to return to Ireland and build a home on her family’s land

# money-diary - Sunday 6 October, 2019

How I Spend My Money: A student on €12,000 trying to balance work and college life

His parents are helping him pay for his rent and monthly expenses.

# money-diary - Wednesday 2 October, 2019

How I Spend My Money: Engineer in Perth on €75,000 wonders if it's cheaper to live in Ireland

The Dublin-born engineer is preparing for the arrival of twins.

# money-diary - Sunday 29 September, 2019

How I Spend My Money: Sales manager on €67,000 in Kildare saving for unpaid maternity leave

The mother-of-one is trying to save in order to take extra unpaid maternity leave in January

# money-diary - Wednesday 25 September, 2019

How I Spend My Money: A 31-year-old doctor on €68,000 working long hours to pay off Dublin mortgage

The young doctor recently bought a house in Dublin

# money-diary - Sunday 22 September, 2019

How I Spend My Money: A tech consultant on €40k trying to save in order to emigrate

The young professional is trying to balance his social life and savings.

# money-diary - Thursday 19 September, 2019

How I Spend My Money: A mum on maternity leave weighing up a permanent move from Dublin

She is earning €72,000 in Dublin but wants a more family-orientated life.

# money-diary - Monday 16 September, 2019

How I Spend My Money: A student on €9,840 aims to cut down on food spending at college

A grant and a college scholarship help with her monthly expenses

# money-diary - Wednesday 11 September, 2019

How I Spend My Money: A property surveyor on €45,000 who regularly dips into his savings

He wonders if he’ll ever be able to contribute to a pension or health insurance.

# money-diary - Sunday 8 September, 2019

How I Spend My Money: Construction manager on €38,000 spending less since birth of first child

He used to spend more money on trips and recreational activities.

# money-diary - Wednesday 4 September, 2019

How I Spend My Money: A public policy worker on €91,000 who saves €1,000 a month

She is saving in order to buy household items after recently purchasing a home in Dublin.

# money-diary - Sunday 24 February, 2019

How I Spend My Money: A bank branch worker on €23,500 who made the move to Dublin to find a long-term career

He is studying in his spare time so he can start to move up the ladder at work.

# money-diary - Wednesday 20 February, 2019

How I Spend My Money: A chartered surveyor on €50,000 splitting her week between Dublin and her partner's home out west

She is studying part-time in the capital and long-term wants to move closer to home.

# money-diary - Sunday 17 February, 2019

# money-diary - Wednesday 13 February, 2019

How I Spend My Money: An Irishman in Paris on €85,000 finding it easier to save while living abroad

But his stint in the French capital has dragged on longer than he expected.

# money-diary - Sunday 10 February, 2019

How I Spend My Money: A 24-year-old financial analyst in Dublin on €32,000 saving over €800 a month

He set up a savings plan soon after graduating from college.

# money-diary - Wednesday 6 February, 2019

How I Spend My Money: A logistics manager on €37,000 on maternity leave who dreads the thought of going back to work

She doesn’t want to miss out on the experience to raise her kids.

# money-diary - Sunday 3 February, 2019

How I Spend My Money: A call centre worker living in Navan on €29,600 saving a €4,000 rent deposit to move to Dublin

Her medical expenses account for a large amount of her spending.

# money-diary - Wednesday 30 January, 2019

How I Spend My Money: An Irish engineer in Toronto on €62,000 looking to put down roots and buy a house

He has to miss out on a stag do because the trip home would be too pricey.

# money-diary - Sunday 27 January, 2019

How I Spend My Money: A health sector worker on €73,000 who moved home from Australia with three kids in tow

Some of her older children are still living in Australia.

# money-diary - Wednesday 23 January, 2019

How I Spend My Money: An expat in Melbourne on €62,400 not excited about coming home soon when her visa expires

She says it’s tough being away from home but the quality of life in Australia is worth it.

# money-diary - Sunday 20 January, 2019

How I Spend My Money: A travel agent in Cork on €20,000 trying to fix a bad credit rating from her student days

She’s just started saving and wants to put away €500 a month for her travels.

# money-diary - Wednesday 16 January, 2019

How I Spend My Money: A civil servant on €34,000 doing a lot of late nights to study a part-time course

She shares a lot of expenses with her fiancé through their joint account.

# money-diary - Sunday 13 January, 2019

How I Spend My Money: A business owner on €32,000 sending money back to her parents in Asia

She’s also saving for a house and plans to buy this year.

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