According to the Nationwide UK (Ireland)/ESRI Saving Index, there has been a decline in saving sentiment – regular savings have actually declined across all age groups. Only 32 per cent of people are now saving on a regular basis compared with a figure of 36 per cent just a year ago.
Thanks to the National Consumer Agency (NCA), a car dealer has been ordered to pay €3,500 to a consumer following his conviction of selling a ‘clocked’ car, a car whose odometer was illegally tampered with. Clocked cars are quite a widespread problem in Ireland at the mome
Recently released research by the NCA has confirmed again that Irish shopping habits continue to change when it comes to food. In terms of responsibility, 72 per cent of women surveyed were found to be mainly responsible for shopping while 57 per cent of men said they had no responsib
A new lender is set to establish themselves in the Irish mortgage market in the near future. International bank Investec which already operates here in terms of savings accounts and stockbroking services, is aiming to become the country’s newest mortgage provider since the finan
Four HMV stores which are re-opening will accept vouchers issued before the company went into administration, according to the Irish Times. The stores in Liffey Valley, Dundrum, Henry Street in Dublin and the Crescent Shopping Centre in Limerick city are all set to reopen. “We welcome
Launching in October, the scheme is likely to include over 10,000 titles with publishers Harper Collins and Houghton Miffin Harcourt involved. The firm is now urging other authors and publishers to enrol. The move could be a strategy to overcome buyers’ concerns about buying dig
Hailo is available to use in North American cities like New York City, Washington DC, Chicago, Boston and Toronto; Japanese cities like Tokyo and Osaka; European cities such as Barcelona, Madrid and London, and a significant number of Irish cities with Dublin, Cork and Galway all also
Courtesy of Silicon Republic, Ireland is ahead of the game when it comes to e-commerce. A number of businesses across the country have been involved in the e-commerce business for a number of years including PayPal in Dublin and Dundalk, County Louth; Monex in Killarney, County Kerry