More than half the Irish population have a credit card and we spend about €1 billion on them every month. Despite this, research by the Irish League o(...)

KBC Bank is set to cut the return it offers its savers. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Savers in only one in eight regular savings accounts in Ireland are making any money as returns fail to match inflation. A survey has found that mor(...)

Low-frequency users may save money, but medium- and high-frequency users will pay more for the bank’s services. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Many Ulster Bank customers are set to pay more to use the bank’s facilities under a new fee structure which comes into effect on Friday. High-frequen(...)

Gas rings on a cooker at a home. Electric Ireland plans to increase the cost of electricity and gas by 4 per cent from April 1st. Photograph: Yui Mok/PA Wire

Electric Ireland customers have become the latest to feel the pain of price hikes after the largest provider in the State announced its intention to i(...)

Switch it up for savings in the new year. Photograph: Getty

How would you like to save €5,000 over the next 12 months? Sounds pretty good right? That was the carrot dangled in front of people by the price compa(...)

Switching your electricity provider will save you potentially hundreds of euro this year.

Irish households could save up to €5,000 this year by reviewing and switching a range of common household bills according to a new survey. According (...)

Changes to the Consumer Protection Code came into effect yesterday.

Borrowers will soon be encouraged to lock-in to lower mortgage rates as banks start to implement new Central Bank rules aimed at helping consumers mak(...)

Almost half of the mortgages approved in July were for first-time buyers, at 1,957 or 46.4 per cent, with trader uppers/downers accounting for 1,249 or 29.6 per cent

Fewer-first time buyers got mortgages approved in July compared with the same month of last year, as new figures point to tentative signs of a slow do(...)

The figures do not take account of the recent raft of energy price increases announced here earlier this summer. File photograph: Gareth Fuller/PA

Irish consumers are being forced to pay more for gas and electricity than the vast majority of households across the EU, new figures reveal. The dat(...)