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.

Lies, Damn lies and statistics, Is the boom back?

Lies, Damn lies and statistics, Is the boom back?

The economy is improving - but it’s a double-edged sword, as certain bad old habits might be coming back too

Employers could be forced to contribute to workers’ pensions

Employers could be forced to contribute to workers’ pensions

Scheme will feature equal contributions from employees, employers and the state

Central Bank to launch information campaign about debt database

Central Bank to launch information campaign about debt database

Bank plans to raise awareness of credit reporting rules

Who’s in the driving seat of the car insurance market?

Who’s in the driving seat of the car insurance market?

Many Irish motorists became aware of the possible perils of foreign insurers when Enterprise and Setanta Insurance collapsed, but some feel greater awareness is needed

Stock take: market week

Stock take: market week

Snap is now valued at almost $30 billion, while Spotify hits 50 million paid subscribers

Consumer watchdog to examine potential Brexit effect

Consumer watchdog to examine potential Brexit effect

State agency investigating how consumers could be affected by differing protection rules

Experts to review home buyers grant

Experts to review home buyers grant

More than 3,300 first-time buyers have applied for scheme

Stock take: market week

Stock take: market week

Google's brand trumped Apple's, while RBS's losses climbed

Lack of pension awareness among women not just workers

Lack of pension awareness among women not just workers

Just 51 per cent of Irish women are part of a pension scheme

The future of the mortgage market

The future of the mortgage market

The mood music is beginning to change, and interest rate hikes could be on the horizon

Plans to revamp Áras visitor centre

Plans to revamp Áras visitor centre

A maximum budget of €100,000 has been earmarked for the project

Lender in hot water over its ‘Fomo’ loan for DCU students

Lender in hot water over its ‘Fomo’ loan for DCU students

Five complaints are understood to have been received by the university in relation to the product

Start-up bank to roll out products for Irish market

Start-up bank to roll out products for Irish market

N26 is a fast-growing European digital bank that offers a smartphone bank account

Children's finance special: Invest time in teaching children about money

Children's finance special: Invest time in teaching children about money

It’s never too early to teach children valuable skills with money that they can carry into their adult lives

Children's finance special: Making a habit of a lifetime

Children's finance special: Making a habit of a lifetime

Financial institutions are offering free stickers, stationery and backpacks to encourage children to set up accounts that allow them to see their savings grow