Tagged with: personal debt


Dealing with Mortgage Over-Indebtedness

Sinéad Pentony 25/08/2011

Sinéad Pentony: The issue of mortgage indebtedness has re-emerged. The number of mortgage holders in arrears for more than 3 months has reached 50,000 and this figure will continue to rise. Although we often hear that the level of repossessions in Ireland is low compared to our nearest neighbour the UK, the latest Global Distressed Property …



Credit cards in December

An tSaoi 08/02/2011

An Saoi: The Central Bank provides an analysis of credit cards as part of its monthly statistical report. It is the very final Table in the monthly …

How much are the bank bailouts going to cost us?

Nat O'Connor 31/03/2010

Nat O'Connor: There is a lack of clarity about just how much the bank bailout will cost ordinary people. But based on recent news, the estimated …

Personal debt levels

An tSaoi 04/01/2010

An Saoi: The Central Bank published its preliminary statistics for November a day early, they are available here. The figures continue to make awful …

There are worse things than 'negative equity'

Nat O'Connor 06/10/2009

Nat O'Connor: There continue to be stories about falling housing prices (for example). We need to get some sense of what are reasonable housing costs …

Analysing credit

An tSaoi 18/04/2009

An Saoi: Let us assume that the Irish economy will decline by more than 10% in 2009 and that the consumer price index will also fall by around 7%. …

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