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# saving - Sunday 25 October, 2020

Money Diaries: A 22-year-old software engineer on €45K living in his parents' house

This week, our reader is working from home in his parents’ house which means he’s able to save a substantial amount.

# saving - Sunday 18 October, 2020

Money Diaries: A 33-year-old nurse on €46k living in Dublin and managing her contacts during Covid-19

This week, our nurse describes the pressure she and colleagues are under in work and outside, as they maintain a distance.

# saving - Sunday 13 September, 2020

Money Diaries: A 26-year-old civil servant on €44K living in North Dublin

This week, our reader finds he’s not spending much daily as his workplace provides food. However, he says this week was a ‘low-spend’ week.

# saving - Sunday 16 February, 2020

How I Spend my Money: A 26-year-old chef in Maynooth who is studying while working

This week, our reader shows how he manages to keep his spending down because he gets his meals at work.

# saving - Monday 28 August, 2017

'We're really cracking down on this': Motor insurance body in favour of tougher powers for prosecuting fraudsters

The Motor Insurance Bureau of Ireland says that one in eight of the claims it processes are ‘suspicious’.

# saving - Thursday 24 August, 2017

Poll: Is it fair that some young people have to move home to save for a mortgage? Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: Is it fair that some young people have to move home to save for a mortgage?

Should this be expected of young people and their parents?

# saving - Tuesday 22 November, 2016

# saving - Tuesday 1 November, 2016

Turning 30? Our guide to owning it

Life lessons for your fourth decade.

# saving - Friday 14 October, 2016

Know your ARFs from your PRSAs? Our guide to when to start a pension

And what the hell is a PIP? An ARF? We got some experts to answer your questions.

# saving - Wednesday 12 October, 2016

Saving money in your 20s and 30s? It CAN be done - and here's how

We talked to successful savers for their tips on squirrelling it away.

# saving - Thursday 1 September, 2016

Thinking about getting a mortgage? It could take you over six years to save for a deposit

New research shows first-time buyers will rely on a family contribution for a deposit.

# saving - Saturday 2 July, 2016

Less than 10% of credit unions affected by rules limiting how much you can save

The CP88 process resulted in a rule limiting how much a member could save with credit unions to €100,000.

# saving - Wednesday 8 June, 2016

Plans for a 'rainy day fund' have been given the thumbs-up - if it's done right

But the €2.5 billion proposed will be only a fraction of the money used in the last recession.

# saving - Thursday 21 January, 2016

A man in his boxers has pulled off some Hollywood heroics to stop a car thief

It was basically that scene in Terminator 2 when the T1000 chases down the car.

# saving - Sunday 3 January, 2016

8 strategies to spend less money, from people who save over half their income Show Me The Money This post contains videos

8 strategies to spend less money, from people who save over half their income

Want to retire early? Read this.

# saving - Friday 1 January, 2016

5 tips to get your finances in order in 2016

There really is no “silver bullet” solution, writes Stephen Barry, who says small changes can make all the difference.

# saving - Thursday 13 August, 2015

The next step: Charts show financial strain Irish parents face as their child goes to college

It’s more saving and more debt.

# saving - Tuesday 23 June, 2015

Could credit unions be on the way out? They're said to be under 'sustained attack'

Fianna Fáil thinks the sector is burdened by “excessive regulation and bureaucracy”.

# saving - Tuesday 9 December, 2014

Most Irish people think they could have more money in six months' time ...

… and at the very least think they won’t have any less money.

# saving - Sunday 26 October, 2014

Thinking of saving for a house? Here's what to expect*

*Hint: It’s not going to be easy.

# saving - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

Parents are saving for 8 years to put their kids through college

Some people are even having to start saving when their kids are babies.

# saving - Saturday 21 June, 2014

9 ways you are sabotaging your future by not saving in your 20s Thrifty This post contains a poll

9 ways you are sabotaging your future by not saving in your 20s

Are you a spender or saver?

# saving - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

Two thirds of Irish consumers can't save regularly

While there have been gains over the last year, most Irish people still can’t save every month.

# saving - Sunday 25 May, 2014

Do kids need to know how to manage cash?

Children are now being taught how to handle money at school.

# saving - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

Here's what the Irish are saving money for

Education, renovating homes and holidays are all increasingly popular, but saving for a rainy day is still king.

# saving - Thursday 24 April, 2014

Stamping your book: People are saving more and more with An Post

An Post say that they now hold 16 per cent of all personal savings in the country.

# saving - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

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

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.

# saving - Tuesday 14 January, 2014

Poll: Are you planning to go away on holiday this year? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you planning to go away on holiday this year?

January is cold, dull and gloomy. So, is it within your budget to take a nice holiday later this year?

# saving - Monday 13 January, 2014

Your Tips: How to save money this January...

We’re off to buy a piggy bank…

More people are saving, but not because they think it's a good time to do so

Despite an increasing in savings, attitudes towards it would seem to be contradictory with only 24 per cent of people believing that “now is a good time to save”.

# saving - Monday 16 December, 2013

Less than a quarter of people feel confident saving money

A rise in DIRT in this year’s Budget has affected the public’s confidence in saving, a new survey says.

# saving - Tuesday 19 November, 2013

One in four people are saving all year round for Christmas

New research on spending and saving habits also shows that fewer people plan to use their credit card for festive spending this year.

# saving - Thursday 3 October, 2013

Household savings primarily being used to pay down debt

Household repayment of loans amounted to €7.3 billion last year.

# saving - Tuesday 1 October, 2013

NTMA could gobble up your savings next March if they have become dormant

But don’t worry, you can get them back. If you haven’t touched Savings Bonds or Certificates in 15 years, they could be transferred to the State.

# saving - Tuesday 24 September, 2013

1.8 million people have less than €100 left after bills are paid

Plus here’s how much money people are spending on bills on average every month.

# saving - Wednesday 14 August, 2013

People spent more money than they usually would during the heatwave

Barbecues, trips to the beach, paddling pools… it all added up.

# saving - Thursday 1 August, 2013

Almost everyone has cut spending as a result of recession

Cutting back on going out to pubs and restaurants is the most likely area of saving for households.

# saving - Thursday 13 June, 2013

Under 50s stop saving as they struggle to pay off mortgages

It is thought that the deadline for property tax registration may have triggered this.

# saving - Tuesday 11 June, 2013

Fall in personal loans and holiday home mortgages as households pay off debt

Figures from the Central Bank also show a very slight increase in savings.

# saving - Saturday 30 March, 2013

Bank of Cyprus customers could lose up to 60 per cent of savings

Senior Bank of Cyprus official Mario Skandalis confirmed the figures, although he said they had not been finalised and a final announcement was expected by Monday.

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