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Ireland clears bailout hurdle as exports surge

* Skirts recession as GDP for 2011 revised up, Q1 weak * Lenders give thumbs-up but say growth outlook modest * Exports robust but personal consumption still weak * Fin min says confident on growth, budget targets By Padraic Halpin … Continue reading

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Drowning in debt, but there’s too few life jackets to go round

Last month the Government finally published its long-awaited plans to reform Irelands antiquated personal insolvency legislation. The new Personal Insolvency Bill proposes a number of reforms designed to help borrowers — including both those with secured loans, ie mortgages, and … Continue reading

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Kooris back personal debt solution

South Coast indigenous communities have welcomed a ground-breaking program which has allowed struggling Illawarra residents to slash thousands of dollars of personal debt. Aboriginal Legal Service NSW chief Gerry Moore said the extension to Nowra of the Work and Development … Continue reading

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Personal debt is the real problem

JARLATH Jordan runs themoneybutler, a financial consultancy in Galway. His sector has transformed from insurance specialisation into a range of financial service advice. Jordan went into the industry in 1981 doing 11 years in brokerage before working for various firms … Continue reading

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Bad Personal Debt Free, in Three Simple Steps

Bad debt is unnecessary and unsustainable debt. It is unnecessary because it is usually accumulated in the process of buying merchandise not really needed in the first place. It is unsustainable because it usually carries financial charges and interest payments … Continue reading

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Robert Porath: Education is headed to the dust bins of history

For those fortunate enough to have grown up in the Golden Age of Education when camping out for several years at a university was economically viable and a person could enjoy a long access to its portals of thought and … Continue reading

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Debt levels spiral as energy costs rise

According to the poll at £1,500 27% of bill payers will have to go into debt to cover the costs and 22% would opt to go on to a pricier prepayment meter. Should bills increase to an average of £2,000 … Continue reading

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Responsible borrowing starts with smarter bank lending

It was a pleasure to hear this weeks Friday sermon, delivered in every mosque across Abu Dhabi, discussing the worries of personal debt, a hot topic for UAE nationals in recent years. For years many young nationals just out of … Continue reading

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TAYLOR: Be wary of rising personal debt load

Debt isnt necessarily a bad thing, but it is a serious problem when household debt becomes too large to service. None other than Bank of Canada governor Mark Carney has expressed concern about the ability of Canadians to support the … Continue reading

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Win up to £8000 and pay off unsecured debts

Manchester, United Kingdom (PRWEB UK) 7 June 2012 Financial doom and gloom – it’s hard to escape the grim news surrounding our economy. But there is one company set to change the financial outlook for one person, as Baines amp; … Continue reading

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