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More than a million people could not afford ‘basics’ in 2013

More than a million people could not afford ‘basics’ in 2013

More than a million people suffered enforced deprivation in 2013, more than double the rate prior to the economic crash, according to new figures from the Central Statistics Office (CSO). The new figures are contained in the CSO’s survey on income and living conditions. “Enforced deprivation” is…
Fewer Irish people saving

Fewer Irish people saving

  Fewer Irish people are saving money because of the ongoing pressure on disposable income caused by austerity and recent hikes in Dirt tax. According to the Nationwide UK (Ireland)/ESRI Savings Index, regular saving has declined across all age groups with only 32 per cent…
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