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# personal-debt - Monday 13 July, 2015

Over 500% increase in people being declared bankrupt
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# Broke

Over 500% increase in people being declared bankrupt

Jul 13th 2015, 3:40 PM 9,931 Views 10 Comments

There has been a 568% increase in the number of bankruptcy adjudications before the courts.

# personal-debt - Thursday 19 June, 2014

Opinion: Enda — don’t blow the recovery on a PR stunt
# Austerity
# Austerity

Opinion: Enda — don’t blow the recovery on a PR stunt

Jun 19th 2014, 8:00 AM 25 Views 84 Comments

Giving tax cuts in the upcoming budget would be popular, but it’s not the right thing to do.

# personal-debt - Wednesday 26 February, 2014

Column: Private debt is the millstone that holds back enterprise – and a better future
# Personal Debt
# Personal Debt

Column: Private debt is the millstone that holds back enterprise – and a better future

Feb 26th 2014, 8:20 AM 41 Views 17 Comments

Debt write-off has always been part of the economic order. The establishment will resist it – as it always does – but the future of Ireland, dark or bright, will be determined on this battlefield, writes Ross Maguire.

# personal-debt - Thursday 26 December, 2013

Thousands asked for help from insolvency service in its first months
# Debt
# Debt

Thousands asked for help from insolvency service in its first months

Dec 26th 2013, 7:45 AM 4,778 Views 17 Comments

In the first three months of the ISI’s existence, it was inundated with calls and emails.

# personal-debt - Monday 9 December, 2013

How the Occupy movement cleared an 80-year-old woman's $983 medical bill
# Rolling Jubilee
# Rolling Jubilee

How the Occupy movement cleared an 80-year-old woman's $983 medical bill

Dec 9th 2013, 7:15 AM 13,510 Views 24 Comments

The Occupy movement started as a nebulous concept, but has recently begun buying personal debt.

# personal-debt - Wednesday 5 June, 2013

Column: The UK will continue to be a far friendlier place for those drowning in debt
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: The UK will continue to be a far friendlier place for those drowning in debt

Jun 5th 2013, 7:00 AM 36 Views 9 Comments

The new Personal Insolvency Act may work for some but it’s deficient for a sizeable portion of distressed borrowers, writes Ronan Coburn.

# personal-debt - Friday 8 March, 2013

Finance Minister 'disappointed' banks haven't dealt with personal debt
# Crisis
# Crisis

Finance Minister 'disappointed' banks haven't dealt with personal debt

Mar 8th 2013, 7:49 AM 6,883 Views 97 Comments

New mortgage figures show that 94,488 mortgage accounts are in arrears of more than three months.

# personal-debt - Wednesday 11 April, 2012

# personal-debt - Wednesday 14 March, 2012

Honohan: Banks aren't solely to blame for state of the Irish economy
# Debt
# Debt

Honohan: Banks aren't solely to blame for state of the Irish economy

Mar 14th 2012, 7:36 PM 4,769 Views 35 Comments

In a speech this evening, the governor of the Central Bank said living standards have fallen in Ireland by some 17 per cent since the peak of the boom.

# personal-debt - Wednesday 8 February, 2012

Credit card debt down - but average card still over €1,300 in debt
# Personal Debt
# Personal Debt

Credit card debt down - but average card still over €1,300 in debt

Feb 8th 2012, 7:28 PM 3,759 Views 18 Comments

Central Banker Joe McNeill says that overall credit card debt is down since 2008, though the per-card average really hasn’t changed.

Central Banker to present personal debt stats to Oireachtas committee
# Personal Debt
# Personal Debt

Central Banker to present personal debt stats to Oireachtas committee

Feb 8th 2012, 7:00 AM 1,654 Views 10 Comments

Statistician Joe McNeill is due to give the Committee on Finance an overview of non-mortgage personal debt in Ireland later today.

# personal-debt - Thursday 29 December, 2011

Irish people worried about money and their jobs in the year ahead - survey
# Worries
# Worries

Irish people worried about money and their jobs in the year ahead - survey

Dec 29th 2011, 1:21 PM 2,890 Views 9 Comments

Almost half of people are worried about losing their jobs or having difficulty finding work in 2012 according to a Samaritans’ survey.

# personal-debt - Thursday 2 June, 2011

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

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

Jun 2nd 2011, 8:19 AM 339 Views 0 Comments

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.

# personal-debt - Thursday 28 April, 2011

More Irish families being pushed into poverty and seeking advice
# Poverty
# Poverty

More Irish families being pushed into poverty and seeking advice

Apr 28th 2011, 8:49 AM 849 Views 0 Comments

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