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# saving - Sunday 25 October, 2020

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

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

Oct 25th 2020, 8:00 PM 109,494 Views 58 Comments

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
# How I Spend My Money
# How I Spend My Money

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

Oct 18th 2020, 8:00 PM 75,358 Views 57 Comments

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
# How I Spend My Money
# How I Spend My Money

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

Sep 13th 2020, 8:00 PM 87,180 Views 76 Comments

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
# Money Diaries
# Money Diaries

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

Feb 16th 2020, 8:30 PM 57,521 Views 26 Comments

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
# Getting Tough
# Getting Tough

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

Aug 28th 2017, 8:34 AM 17,097 Views 50 Comments

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
# Poll

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

Aug 24th 2017, 9:58 AM 29,696 Views 182 Comments

Should this be expected of young people and their parents?

# saving - Tuesday 22 November, 2016

Open thread: What's your best tip to save money around the holiday season?
# Sponsored By Bord Gáis
# Sponsored By Bord Gáis

Open thread: What's your best tip to save money around the holiday season?

Nov 22nd 2016, 2:55 PM 7,620 Views 18 Comments

Ho, ho, ho…

# saving - Tuesday 1 November, 2016

Turning 30? Our guide to owning it
# Thirty Not Hurty
# Thirty Not Hurty

Turning 30? Our guide to owning it

Nov 1st 2016, 12:04 PM 23,814 Views 19 Comments

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
# The Long Game
# The Long Game

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

Oct 14th 2016, 10:00 AM 13,873 Views 24 Comments

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
# Mo Money Mo Savings
# Mo Money Mo Savings

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

Oct 12th 2016, 11:00 AM 37,892 Views 59 Comments

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
# Penny Pinching
# Penny Pinching

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

Sep 1st 2016, 1:47 PM 23,883 Views 36 Comments

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
# Restrictions
# Restrictions

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

Jul 2nd 2016, 7:30 AM 16,014 Views 22 Comments

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
# Save It For A...
# Save It For A...

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

Jun 8th 2016, 6:03 AM 12,351 Views 63 Comments

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
# Norway
# Norway

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

Jan 21st 2016, 8:19 AM 19,285 Views 17 Comments

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
# Show Me The Money

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

Jan 3rd 2016, 5:00 PM 43,648 Views 32 Comments

Want to retire early? Read this.

# saving - Friday 1 January, 2016

5 tips to get your finances in order in 2016
# Opinion
# Opinion

5 tips to get your finances in order in 2016

Jan 1st 2016, 8:30 PM 176 Views 43 Comments

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
# College
# College

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

Aug 13th 2015, 12:00 PM 20,642 Views 46 Comments

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'
# Shadow Of Its Former Self
# Shadow Of Its Former Self

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

Jun 23rd 2015, 2:49 PM 25,152 Views 25 Comments

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 ...
# Optimism
# Optimism

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

Dec 9th 2014, 11:28 AM 5,817 Views 26 Comments

… 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*
# Rainy Day
# Rainy Day

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

Oct 26th 2014, 8:15 AM 46,511 Views 29 Comments

*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
# Class Of 2014
# Class Of 2014

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

Aug 13th 2014, 7:00 AM 7,805 Views 31 Comments

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
# Thrifty

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

Jun 21st 2014, 4:30 PM 19,603 Views 52 Comments

Are you a spender or saver?

# saving - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

Two thirds of Irish consumers can't save regularly
# Rainy Day Fund
# Rainy Day Fund

Two thirds of Irish consumers can't save regularly

Jun 10th 2014, 10:42 AM 6,325 Views 19 Comments

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?
# Moolah
# Moolah

Do kids need to know how to manage cash?

May 25th 2014, 10:30 AM 7,228 Views 34 Comments

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
# Rainy Day Fund
# Rainy Day Fund

Here's what the Irish are saving money for

May 13th 2014, 11:51 AM 14,269 Views 12 Comments

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
# For A Rainy Day
# For A Rainy Day

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

Apr 24th 2014, 3:47 PM 10,912 Views 12 Comments

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
# Bills
# Bills

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

Jan 21st 2014, 8:12 AM 5,648 Views 27 Comments

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
# Your Say

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

Jan 14th 2014, 10:00 AM 16,768 Views 145 Comments

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...
# Money Money Money
# Money Money Money

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

Jan 13th 2014, 3:30 PM 28,221 Views 62 Comments

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
# Saving
# Saving

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

Jan 13th 2014, 2:22 PM 13,428 Views 30 Comments

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
# For A Rainy Day
# For A Rainy Day

Less than a quarter of people feel confident saving money

Dec 16th 2013, 10:51 AM 6,050 Views 19 Comments

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
# Festive Stash
# Festive Stash

One in four people are saving all year round for Christmas

Nov 19th 2013, 7:26 PM 8,638 Views 61 Comments

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
# Money
# Money

Household savings primarily being used to pay down debt

Oct 3rd 2013, 12:54 PM 4,494 Views 11 Comments

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
# My Precious
# My Precious

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

Oct 1st 2013, 3:00 PM 11,726 Views 36 Comments

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
# What's Left Survey
# What's Left Survey

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

Sep 24th 2013, 6:45 AM 10,168 Views 90 Comments

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
# Hot Stuff
# Hot Stuff

People spent more money than they usually would during the heatwave

Aug 14th 2013, 6:30 AM 7,148 Views 14 Comments

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
# Cutbacks
# Cutbacks

Almost everyone has cut spending as a result of recession

Aug 1st 2013, 2:05 PM 10,305 Views 75 Comments

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
# Saving
# Saving

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

Jun 13th 2013, 8:47 AM 6,150 Views 18 Comments

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
# Debt
# Debt

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

Jun 11th 2013, 12:12 PM 7,701 Views 32 Comments

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
# Cyprus
# Cyprus

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

Mar 30th 2013, 5:33 PM 9,578 Views 104 Comments

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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