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# Money matters

This year
Consumers are missing out on savings by not 'shopping around' for banks and loans, says ESRI
“People are just not shopping around as much as they could and it’s costing them a lot of money,” said Professor Pete Lunn, Head of the Behavioural Research Unit at the ESRI.
All time
Moneylender Provident writes off Irish customers' debts ahead of market exit
The company has advised its former customers not to pay anyone claiming to be collecting on its behalf.
Twenty counties to debate 'Dublin GAA’s unfair funding advantage'
Ex-Westmeath footballer John Connellan has garnered the support of some of the game’s leading counties.
McGeady available for Sunderland's vital play-off despite contract dilemma
There had been concerns that the terms of his deal could cost him his place against Lincoln City.
Woodward vows to 'weather these challenges' as Man United record losses for 2020
The executive vice-chairman revealed that an estimated £20m is due back to broadcasters.
Southampton players become first in the Premier League to defer wages
The south coast outfit has reached an agreement with the squad, manager Ralph Hasenhuttl and his coaching staff.
USA Rugby files for bankruptcy due to 'insurmountable financial constraints'
Their men’s and women’s senior national teams will continue to compete as normal when rugby returns.
FA investigating allegations Man City made £200k illegal payment to Jadon Sancho's agent
Der Spiegel have reported the claims, but the Premier League champions are denying them.
Poll: Are you fully honest when discussing salaries and savings with your friends?
Have you noticed a change in your approach?
5 ways to get a handle on your financial situation in the aftermath of that festive frenzy
It’s time to check that account.
Kim Kardashian thinks it can be a right old nightmare sticking to a monthly budget
Tell us something we don’t know, Kim.
Bournemouth fined £4.75m for breaking financial rules before Premier League promotion
The Cherries have settled their dispute with the English Football League.
Withdrawal of Denis O'Brien's funding won't hurt the FAI - John Delaney
“We knew when we were renewing the contracts this time around that it wouldn’t be available.”
Cork City take important step forward with year-round payment for players
The Leesiders are to introduce a policy of 52-week contracts for all players, starting from 1 December.
Conte takes shot at Spurs' ambitions after Levy's spending comments
The Blues boss hinted that it’s easier for Spurs not to spend because their expectations are not the same as bigger clubs.
Here's how much the 4 League of Ireland clubs earned from Europe this season
The journey was short and sweet compared to 2016, but relatively lucrative nevertheless.
'They have to pay their bills and their mortgages — it's disrespectful'
John Caulfield says many questions need to be answered regarding Bray Wanderers’ financial plight.
How the richest football clubs compare to the richest NFL teams in 2017
Manchester United have overtaken Real Madrid to become the most valuable football club but how do they compare to NFL franchises?
Lucrative Lions: Gatland's squad earning €1.8m more per season than All Blacks
New data has detailed some interesting differences between the sides.
Napoli to offer Maradona role once club legend settles his bill with Italy's tax man
The Argentine was ordered to pay €39 million four years ago.
Mourinho has 'nothing to hide' over tax affairs
The Manchester United boss has been named along with Cristiano Ronaldo in allegations of tax evasion.
Teams vs the silver screen: Is your League of Ireland ticket value for money?
Columnist John O’Sullivan assesses the arguments against splashing out €15 to see Irish football.
Conor McGregor's $22 million year puts him among the world's 100 highest-paid athletes
He’s officially MMA’s biggest earner, according to Forbes.
Real pip Barca as football's most valuable club but Arsenal have entered the top 5
Eight English clubs feature in the top 20.
Dana White dismisses reports of 'advanced talks' over a $4 billion sale of the UFC
A Chinese-based conglomerate is reported to be the leading bidder for MMA’s largest promotion.
Liverpool ordered to pay record tribunal fee to Burnley for Ings
The England striker’s move to the Reds could cost the Anfield club more than €10m in a compensation payout.
This former NBA star on how coffee habits can tell you a lot about players' finances
Adonal Foyle spent 12 years with the Golden State Warriors, Orlando Magic and the Memphis Grizzlies.
It is about to become much easier to go bankrupt in Ireland
Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said that he supports the move to reduce the length of time an individual is bankrupt for.
Financial burden of Olympic hosting duties causing chaos as Boston withdraws 2024 bid
The IOC still wants a US city to deliver a summer Games in nine years.
An Arsenal legend is fronting a €200m takeover bid of Aston Villa
Tony Adams is part of a group aiming to take control of the club from Randy Lerner.
A lot of fighters aren't happy about their share of the UFC's deal with Reebok
The financial details have been disclosed.
The GAA didn't make as much extra revenue as you'd think from last year's Sky media deal
The TV rights deal created huge controversy last year.
Open thread: What are your best money-saving tips?
Is it going to be a ‘Dry January’ for you?
RaboDirect are on the way out -- so what's next for Pro12 rugby?
Celtic League faces another revamp following RaboDirect’s decision to end their title sponsorship a year early.
England chooses Winston Churchill as the new face of the £5 note
“I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat” – the Churchill quotation chosen for the note.
Decision to stock ATMs with €10 notes welcomed
A spokesperson for the regulator said the change will come into effect later this year.
Bord Gáis planning 7.54 per cent price hike
The energy supplier has asked the regulator for permission to raise prices by 7.54 per cent in October.
Could Ireland ever become a totally cash-free country?
Irish people take out more money from ATMs than anyone else in Europe. So could we ever move to an electronic-only system?
Taking one for the team: Sports Council budget reduced for 2012
The Irish Sports Council must continue to tighten its belt for the foreseeable future with a further €1.5million reduction on their budget.
Sports Council announce €10.5m funding for Irish athletes in 2012
The Irish Sports Council today revealed details of a “very significant investment package for our top athletes” ahead of the London 2012 Olympics.