The Banking and Payments Federation of Ireland fears disruption with consumers reliant on online shopping during the health crisis.

Pressure is mounting on the Central Bank of Ireland to further delay the enforcement of new EU regulations aimed at making online payments more secure(...)

The bodies representing valuers say though they are adding a Covid-related clause to valuations, they are not altering values based on the virus.

Getting a mortgage can be stressful at the best of times. Add a pandemic and things ratchet up. Whether you are applying for a mortgage or have signed(...)

With large numbers of staff working from home, there may be additional vulnerabilities. Photograph: Getty Images

Fresh evidence has emerged that cyber criminals are working together to develop ways to exploit the coronavirus pandemic. Criminals have used Dark W(...)

A phishing email from someone posing as the head of the World Health Organisation and asking recipients to donate money to a coronavirus fund. Photograph: Yui Mok/PA Wire

Criminals are increasingly targeting scared and vulnerable people online as the coronavirus crisis deepens, with banks and other groups warning that f(...)

People queuing to view apartments: It is understood the Government will announce a temporary ban on evictions for an initial period of three months and possibly the introduction of a rent freeze. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Landlords and tenants will be feeling financial stress right now, and it is important that both parties recognise this and interact in a fair and tran(...)

Just last week, the Economic and Social Research Institute think-tank – which informs Government policy – reported that many Irish families could make “large gains” by moving a mortgages to one of their current lender’s competitors. File photograph: Getty

Up to 160,000 Irish families are out of pocket every month – by as much as hundreds of euro – because they simply haven’t looked at switching their mo(...)

“Imagine if most businesses didn’t accept cash. A digital footprint of your every move and whim in life would be left somewhere in the cloud.” Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

If you have ever hired a car abroad, you may have experienced petrol station panic (PSP). This frightening condition is brought on by an inability to (...)

While the Central Bank’s lending rules limit what individuals can borrow, the overall stock of credit has been rising steadily. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The value of mortgages taken out in Ireland last year rose nearly 20 per cent to €8.7 billion, with first-time buyers representing the biggest segment(...)

Citywest Village in Dublin 24, where homes are for sale from €320,000. A new report shows that the typical income needed to buy a home in Ireland continues to rise.

Putative first time buyers will need to earn almost €3,000 more a year to secure a mortgage for their first home, while those in Dublin will need to e(...)

Lending volumes shot up through late 2016 and early 2016 from low levels and have now topped out

Mortgage lending is stalling. Having grown very strongly over the past couple of years, the latest figures show that growth in new loan approvals has (...)

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