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Half of adults happy with current State pension age of 66

One in every four adults would choose to take the State pension six years earlier, even if it meant they received €60 less a week from it, new research has ...
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Irish mortgage rates see third monthly increase in a row

The average interest rate on a new mortgage in Ireland rose for the third month in a row in March to reach the highest level since 2017, new figures from ...
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Inflation rate slows to 2.6% in April from 2.9% in March – CSO

Inflation in Ireland rose by 2.6% in the 12 months to April, according to the latest figures from the Central Statistics Office, down from the rate of 2.9% the previous ...
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Just 13% of prospective homebuyers think over the next year a good time to buy

Almost 80% of prospective homebuyers are worried about the state of the property market, new data shows. The consumer sentiment research from property website reveals that just 13% believe ...
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PTSB reports 10% increase in Q1 net interest income

PTSB said today it had recorded a strong financial performance in the first quarter of 2024, including an increase in net interest income and a doubling of business lending. In ...
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Over 70% of businesses plan to increase staff salaries in 2024

Over 70% of businesses expect to increase salaries this year, while 40% plan to hire more staff, new data shows. The latest KPMG Enterprise Barometer reveals overall optimism among Irish ...
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Scammers re-target investment fraud victims promising to recover money

The banking industry is warning people who have previously fallen victim to investment fraud about new scams where the fraudsters are promising to recover their lost money. The scam is ...
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Private healthcare – a boom area for investment?

Private healthcare has come under the spotlight of late with the sale of the Beacon Hospital in Dublin and the planned move by Aviva back into the health insurance market. ...
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Public-private pay differential ranged from 0.9% to – 6.6% in 2022

New figures from the Central Statistics Office show that the public-private pay differential on average ranged from 0.9% to a decrease of 6.6% in 2022. The CSO said that trends ...
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