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One in four would fall into arrears with an extra bill of €50 a month

The financial problems facing a large number of households has been laid bare by a new study from Amarach Research, which has found that a dip of just €50 into their monthly income is enough to put them into arrears on their bills. The new research also revealed that people are cutting back on home, [...]

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Almost 7,300 complaints made to Financial Ombudsman last year

The Financial Services Ombudsman has said his office received almost 7,300 complaints during 2011, with almost half related to the insurance sector. Bill Prasifka said the number of complaints had levelled off after a number of years of record increases, but added that the level remained high. He said this showed the continued pressures faced [...]

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Thousands of homeowners may be under-insured on their mortgage protection

TENS of thousands of homeowners may be under-insured on their mortgage protection, according to today’s Irish Examiner, with 20% of mortgage holders leaving their families open to thousands of euro of legacy debt. Almost 155,000 homeowners are struggling to repay their home loan each month. More than 60,000 householders are already in arrears for three [...]

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