Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe: severely constrained this October. File photograph: Alan Betson

With the shape of the UK’s departure from the European Union still unlikely to be determined by October 8th, this year’s budget looks to be distinctly(...)

Once you hit 65, you might find that you will be exempt from income tax altogether.

If “many years from now” has abruptly become imminent, how your finances are going to fare in retirement is probably on your mind. But while there may(...)

Financial data analysis graph showing market trends over one hundred Euro bill on a digital display. Selective focus. Horizontal composition with copy space. Photograph: iStock

The absence of significant tax cuts from yesterday’s Budget will have come as no surprise but the Minister could have gone further in some key areas, (...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe announcing last year’s budget. For this year’s budget he’s unlikely to  unveil any radical changes.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Irish households are likely to benefit to the tune of less than €300 in tax cuts in this October’s budget. That’s right, families across the country a(...)

Getting on the property ladder was often just as hard 35 years ago, with interest rates at more than 16 per cent in 1981 compared to 3.5 per cent today. Photograph: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

Unpaid internships, zero hour contracts, mortgage lending rules, austerity; they’ve been called the “lost generation” but do today’s millennials reall(...)