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The most expensive item at secondary school level was books at €220. File photograph: iStock

Back-to-school costs are a financial burden for three-quarters of parents and one-third cannot afford some of the school items needed, a new survey ha(...)

Credit unions represent more than 480,000 members and combined assets of more than €3 billion. Photograph: iStock

Sixteen Irish credit unions have joined with Fexco in a €10 million deal that is intended to support credit union sustainability and improve efficienc(...)

Irish League of Credit Unions Headquarters on Mount Street in Dublin. Many credit unions have been forced to imposing savings caps on their members as a way of reducing their savings levels. Photograph:  Frank Miller

It might sound strange but a surge in savings into the credit union sector is causing major problems, forcing many of the community lenders into impos(...)

Credit unions had €13.2 billion on deposit at the end of March,  and many have imposed savings caps. Photograph: Collins

Credit unions have the capacity to expand their loan books by an average of more than 50 per cent but there is not enough demand for loans among their(...)

The Borrowers: a frugal affair

Most of the action in The Borrowers (RTÉ One, Tuesday, 8.30pm), a new factual programme about modest loans, and not an extremely loose adaptation of t(...)

The credit union business model must change, a  conference was told. Photograph: Colin Keegan

The credit union business model must change to cater for the needs and expectations of members, the registrar of credit unions said on Wednesday. Pat(...)

A home of your own: AIB has a 33 per cent share of the residential mortgage market, while Bank of Ireland has 28 per cent. Photograph: iStock

When you’re in the market for a new mortgage, it makes sense to widen your net as far as possible and make yourself aware of all available deals. Incr(...)

The Central Bank is preparing to loosen restrictions on credit unions providing home loans

The Central Bank is preparing to loosen restrictions on credit unions providing home loans, almost a year after the Oireachtas finance committee calle(...)

Andrew Hetherington, Business to Arts chief executive; Music Generation student Aibhlínn Doheny from Portlaoise; Sean McGrath, Allianz chief executive; and Rosaleen Molloy, Music Generation national director.

BNP Paribas, Bank of America and Hennessy were among the winners at the annual Allianz Business to Arts awards, which recognise businesses, artists an(...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe said further work has been commissioned on the prospects of local banking. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

There’s no compelling case for the State to establish a local banking system, something that would cost the exchequer a minimum of €170 million, a rep(...)

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