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Putting a price on life

How much is a human life worth? It is a question that you often hear asked rhetorically in support of one cause or another and it is almost impossible to answer. But if you are the one who has to decide how limited resources are spent it is a question that you have to have a stab at.

Sweet deals on student loans from Castlebar Credit Union

Going to college is an exciting time but it can also be very stressful for both students and parents alike. The increase in the third level registration fees combined with the very significant day to day costs of going to college are forcing many to borrow in order to meet these costs, according to Castlebar Credit Union.

Seven per cent of Irish drivers have had damage done by an uninsured driver

No-one likes paying bills especially when they are compulsory. Motor insurance is a classic grudge purchase. It is resented and resisted. People tend not to have any loyalty to a particular company and will do whatever they can to lower the cost.

Seven per cent of Irish drivers have had damage done by an uninsured driver

No-one likes paying bills especially when they are compulsory. Motor insurance is a classic grudge purchase. It is resented and resisted. People tend not to have any loyalty to a particular company and will do whatever they can to lower the cost.

Fire brigade call out charges a bad idea

There have been a couple of occasions in my life when I have had to call the fire brigade. Not often, thank God, but often enough to know that when you need them you are likely to need them badly.

Fire brigade call out charges a bad idea

There have been a couple of occasions in my life when I have had to call the fire brigade. Not often, thank God, but often enough to know that when you need them you are likely to need them badly.

New mortgage proposals will favour homeowners, not banks, says Ó Cuív

Newly published proposals on tackling the mortgage crisis will put homeowners “back in the driving seat” instead of giving “all the power to the banks”.

Danske Bank appoints Ballina native as head of institutional banking

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Danske Bank has appointed Ballina native Sean MacHale as head of its financial institutions group, UK and Ireland. He will be responsible for managing clients engaged in regulated activities, such as banks, insurers, asset managers, investment firms or pension funds.

Is now the best time to buy your first house?

The decline in property prices in recent years has seen many people contemplating entering the market for the first time. What are the factors to consider in arriving at a decision to buy?

No point to points anxiety

Newspapers can be strange entities. Even those that pride themselves on being impartial and measured frequently aren’t. What significance a story is given will depend very much on what’s going on that day, what the publication’s attitude is to the current government and what it believes to be populist right now.

 

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