Emma Kennedy

Emma Kennedy

Emma Kennedy is Money Editor at The Sunday Business Post. A qualified financial adviser, she manages the newspaper’s Money Plus section, and reports on personal finance. She has a degree in economics & finance from UCD, and a masters in journalism from DCU. Her first book, Megan and the Money Tree, which is designed to teach children about money, was published in 2011.

When it comes to cashback, it pays to keep your medical receipts

When it comes to cashback, it pays to keep your medical receipts

It only takes a few minutes to claim what you’re owed from private health insurers and the taxman

Co-living giants eyeing Dublin market

Co-living giants eyeing Dublin market

The Medici Living Group, the world’s largest co-living provider, and Roam, which has a string of properties from London to Bali, both confirmed that they are eyeing up the Irish market

Co-living it up

Co-living it up

Dublin’s first ‘co-living’ building will open next month. Supporters claim co-living is a housing solution with potential. Detractors, however, see it as ‘just more housing for the rich’

Your Business: The future of money

Your Business: The future of money

It’s official: cash is no longer king

A switch in time saves thousands

A switch in time saves thousands

Getting the best deals on household bills, banking and other services is easier than you think

The new Banking Standards Board - just another quango?

The new Banking Standards Board - just another quango?

A body to improve the culture of banking, set up and paid for by the banks themselves, aims to boost trust and raise banking’s ethical bar

Imagining tomorrow’s cities

Imagining tomorrow’s cities

While technology has been the driving force in the way we develop our cities, we must not forget the humans who live in them, say the experts who are at the heart of planning for future urban living

How to make a financial plan for 2018 and beyond

How to make a financial plan for 2018 and beyond

Now is a good time to take a hard look at income and expenditure, at areas where you can save money, and how you can plan ahead

Eight things the experts want for Christmas

Eight things the experts want for Christmas

Financial experts tell The Sunday Business Post what they’d like to see change in their areas of expertise

Banks still too slow to admit tracker failings

Banks still too slow to admit tracker failings

The latest update on the tracker scandal shows that the numbers affected almost doubled in the space of a few months, long after the investigation began

Clear and present danger: How to avoid a consumer nightmare

Clear and present danger: How to avoid a consumer nightmare

What happens if the gift doesn’t arrive in the post, it’s faulty, or it’s the wrong item? The same problems crop up every festive season

Financial advisers unhappy with Central Bank initiative

Financial advisers unhappy with Central Bank initiative

The Central Bank’s proposal to reform the issue of commission payments to financial advisers will meet with opposition

What do Central Bank tweaks mean for home buyers?

What do Central Bank tweaks mean for home buyers?

The changes could, on balance, make things a little easier for first-time buyers - but with supply tight, getting a mortgage is only half the battle

Access Denied: How the banks are blocking debt deals

Access Denied: How the banks are blocking debt deals

As banks and other lenders come under increasing criticism for their intransigence in dealing with struggling debtors, a meeting has been scheduled for next month with the Insolvency Service of Ireland in an attempt to resolve the situation

So you’ve missed the  tax deadline. Now what?

So you’ve missed the tax deadline. Now what?

It’s not the end of the world, say the experts, but you must act fast now to minimise penalties. The worst thing you can do is put your head in the sand