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# savings - Friday 18 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Industrial action threatened as Irish Rail plans to go ahead with pay cuts Possible Disruptions Ahead

Industrial action threatened as Irish Rail plans to go ahead with pay cuts

The Transport Minister encouraged all employees to “reflect very carefully on the implications if Irish Rail is unable to secure its viability”.

# savings - Friday 20 June, 2014

How much is the average mobile phone bill a month?

The quarterly report from ComReg suggests that cheaper mobile plans and the increased sales of bundled products have helped reduce the amount spent on mobile services.

# savings - Sunday 18 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie INMO and HSE at odds over whether additional savings of €80m are being sought Haddington Road

INMO and HSE at odds over whether additional savings of €80m are being sought

The INMO says the savings are being sought – the HSE says this is incorrect.

# savings - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

From The Score New €5m headquarters for Special Olympics will ‘yield significant savings’ Abbottstown

New €5m headquarters for Special Olympics will ‘yield significant savings’

The new building will be located at the National Sports Campus in Dublin.

# savings - 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.

# savings - 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.

# savings - Monday 21 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie State Claims Agency doubles its remits to save €4 million Insurance

State Claims Agency doubles its remits to save €4 million

It now covers bodies such as the Criminal Assets Bureau, Nama, and the Labour Court.

# savings - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie More households borrowing money to pay “increasingly unaffordable” energy bills Uswitch.ie

More households borrowing money to pay “increasingly unaffordable” energy bills

Increasing numbers are turning to credit cards or dipping into savings.

# savings - Thursday 27 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘Small differences’ can help you save up to €5,600 on life insurance Savings

‘Small differences’ can help you save up to €5,600 on life insurance

The National Consumer Agency compared four different companies to see how much could be saved – here’s what it found.

# savings - Monday 27 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘In a mythical country, you’d have set up a water body with less people’ – Noonan Water Water Everywhere

‘In a mythical country, you’d have set up a water body with less people’ – Noonan

The Finance Minister said that savings at Irish Water would be seen within ‘five or six years’.

# savings - Friday 24 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie RTÉ saves €100,000 by ending free RTÉ Guide for retired staff No Free Guide

RTÉ saves €100,000 by ending free RTÉ Guide for retired staff

All retired RTÉ workers were sent a letter telling them of the new plans.

# savings - Monday 13 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Your Tips: How to save money this January… Money Money Money

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”.

# savings - Saturday 11 January, 2014

Open thread: What are your best money-saving tips?

Is it going to be a ‘Dry January’ for you?

# savings - Wednesday 18 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie HSE still reviewing where €108m ‘unspecified’ pay savings can be found in 2014 Health

HSE still reviewing where €108m ‘unspecified’ pay savings can be found in 2014

The HSE launched its 2014 service plan this morning, which sees the medical card probity figure dropping to €23m.

# savings - Tuesday 17 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie People still joining credit unions, but fewer are taking out loans Credit Unions

People still joining credit unions, but fewer are taking out loans

The head of the Irish League of Credit Unions says the increase in members show the public still has confidence in the movement.

# savings - Monday 16 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Less than a quarter of people feel confident saving money For A Rainy Day

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.

From TheJournal.ie Shoppers still going to Northern Ireland for cheap food and alcohol Bargain Hunting

Shoppers still going to Northern Ireland for cheap food and alcohol

Unsurprisingly it’s people in counties closest to the border who are most likely to head north for bargains.

# savings - Wednesday 11 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Women are fighting the vicious cycle of poverty in India with one simple idea India

Women are fighting the vicious cycle of poverty in India with one simple idea

“We used to depend entirely on our husbands for money… now we make our own decisions.”

# savings - Sunday 8 December, 2013

NTMA reduces interest rates on An Post savings products

The reductions aim to level the playing field with the banks’ savings products after the increase in DIRT tax.

# savings - Saturday 16 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: What is going on with the Credit Union? Credit Unions

Explainer: What is going on with the Credit Union?

With Newbridge Credit Union being taken over by Permanent TSB, it is only natural some are questioning the movement’s strength. Here, we answer some of the questions surrounding the issue.

# savings - Tuesday 12 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Credit Union chief says there is “no evidence” 100 movements are in trouble Credit Unions

Credit Union chief says there is “no evidence” 100 movements are in trouble

The league says that there is over €600 million in surplus capital in the country’s credit unions.

# savings - Sunday 20 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Hayes: I have absolute confidence in Minister Reilly’s ability Confidence

Hayes: I have absolute confidence in Minister Reilly’s ability

The junior minister said Reilly is the most suitable person to tackle the health budget.

# savings - Tuesday 15 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Budget 2014 liveblog: As it happened Budget 2014

Budget 2014 liveblog: As it happened

TheJournal.ie’s liveblog guided you through the Budget Day announcement – and let you know how it will affect YOU.

# savings - Thursday 10 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Burton: ‘Welfare savings is one of the reasons we could reduce Budget adjustment’ Savings

Burton: ‘Welfare savings is one of the reasons we could reduce Budget adjustment’

A reduction in the Live Register has produced €150 million in welfare savings.

# savings - Thursday 3 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Household savings primarily being used to pay down debt Money

Household savings primarily being used to pay down debt

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

# savings - Wednesday 2 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Column: Legal protection of “accountant” is an essential matter of public protection Opinion

Column: Legal protection of “accountant” is an essential matter of public protection

You don’t have to look too far to see the consequences of bad financial advice in Ireland – and yet anyone can set themselves up as an accountant, without education, qualifications or experience, writes Joe Aherne.

# savings - 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.

# savings - Tuesday 24 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you save money every month? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you save money every month?

With the Credit Union survey showing we have little or no spare cash at the end of the month, do you manage to save anything?

From TheJournal.ie ‘It’s not changeable’: Tánaiste and Howlin say no renegotiation of Haddington Road Teachers

‘It’s not changeable’: Tánaiste and Howlin say no renegotiation of Haddington Road

The two Labour ministers’ comments come in the wake of ASTI members rejecting the public sector pay deal.

# savings - Sunday 25 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Sunday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Good morning! Here are nine things you want to know as you start your day.

# savings - Thursday 8 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Credit unions are three times more popular than banks No Surprises

Credit unions are three times more popular than banks

Research has found that 25 per cent of credit union members said they joined because their parents set up an account for them.

# savings - Wednesday 7 August, 2013

Labour and Fine Gael junior ministers at odds over Budget 2014 plans

Labour TD Alan Kelly has criticised some colleagues for negotiating on the airwaves and on the front pages of national newspapers.

# savings - Wednesday 26 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie NERI publishes alternative approach to Ireland’s budgetary policies Budget

NERI publishes alternative approach to Ireland’s budgetary policies

The economic institute says using the promissory note savings, investing in a stimulus package and taxing the top 10 per cent of earners could reduce the government deficit to 3 per cent by 2015.

# savings - Wednesday 19 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie ‘Slopping out’ to end in Mountjoy this year Justice

‘Slopping out’ to end in Mountjoy this year

Meanwhile, Operation Acer has seen a reduction of burglaries by more than 10 per cent since its introduction.

# savings - Monday 10 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Over 100 school prefabs to be replaced with permanent classrooms Prefabs

Over 100 school prefabs to be replaced with permanent classrooms

Minister Ruairí Quinn said the new scheme will see the creation of around 360 jobs.

# savings - Friday 24 May, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Brian Hayes: ‘Unions who reject new public pay deal will face harsher cuts’ Public Sector

Brian Hayes: ‘Unions who reject new public pay deal will face harsher cuts’

Negotiations have “concluded” on the Haddington Road deal, said the junior finance minister, adding less favourable conditions will apply to those unions who reject it.

# savings - Thursday 16 May, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Survey finds the majority of people are unaware of pension tax breaks Retirement

Survey finds the majority of people are unaware of pension tax breaks

A survey for Standard Life found that the average adult has a pension of about €4,000 per annum to live on.

# savings - Wednesday 8 May, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Bus Éireann warns: bring in pay cuts or we could end up breaking the law Tensions

Bus Éireann warns: bring in pay cuts or we could end up breaking the law

A spokesperson for Bus Éireann said the company’s future is at risk if it can’t bring in major changes to pay and conditions for employees.

# savings - Monday 29 April, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Burton urged to take action so State can save €21m a year Savings

Burton urged to take action so State can save €21m a year

Roisín Shorthall says that if the State was to be reimbursed by insurers for welfare payments taken out while people are injured and claim welfare, they could save millions.

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