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Household deposits rose by €3bn  in April, followed by growth of €1.5bn  in May, according to Central Bank figures. That is the biggest increase since records began in 2003

Our reaction to shock is fight, flight or freeze, psychologists say. When it comes to our spending, the pandemic’s upending of life as we know it has (...)

The banks are offered a three-month mortgage payment holiday to those whose ability to pay is hit. Some 28,000 such breaks have already been granted

We didn’t think we’d be back here again so soon. Ten years on from the last financial crisis, recession looms once more. But there’s a difference this(...)

‘Make a list and check it twice – what do you still need to buy?’ Photograph: iStock

Is the cost of your Christmas already racking up? With two weeks to go, it’s easy to get snarled in festive spending. If your halls aren’t decked with(...)

Finally, it’s here. As of yesterday, the newly constituted Insolvency Service of Ireland (ISI) started taking applications from people hoping to escap(...)

Money Advice and Budgeting Service: agency wrote to the Central Bank again last week, saying it would not be taking part in pilot project.  Photograph: Aidan Crawley

A plan designed by the Central Bank to help overstretched borrowers with multiple loans has been thrown into temporary disarray by the unexpected with(...)