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.

Top jobs for the family oriented

Top jobs for the family oriented

Juggling long working hours and two young daughters was not how Linda McCracken wanted to spend her life.

Galway building material firm had €600k loss

Galway building material firm had €600k loss

Galway company Thomas McDonogh and Sons, which sponsored one of the Galway Races last week, made a loss of €606,000 for the year to the end of September 2006.

Consumer body to examine cost of postal scams

Consumer body to examine cost of postal scams

The National Consumer Agency (NCA) plans to investigate how much money Irish people lose in postal scams.

Europe outstrips America in venture capital funds

Europe outstrips America in venture capital funds

European venture capital investment has significantly outpaced the United States over the last ten years.

From a juicy job to raising money for Simon

From a juicy job to raising money for Simon

Making a move from a large company to the not-for-profit sector may not appeal to everybody, but Aidan Stacey is relishing a move he made a year ago.

Creche aims to keep kids fit and strong

Creche aims to keep kids fit and strong

Helen Markey first learned about Stretch-n-Grow from her children, Erica and Aoife.

Terminal Four nets deals worth €1.3m

Terminal Four nets deals worth €1.3m

Content management software firm TerminalFour has secured nine deals worth a total of €1.3 million.

Website slashes cost of odd jobs

Website slashes cost of odd jobs

While buying goods for a four-star hotel in Germany, Ulf Oberdieck realised that consumers were paying different prices for identical products.

Curach Consulting planning staff expansion

Curach Consulting planning staff expansion

Dublin-based Curach Consulting plans to hire 15 to 20 new staff before next March.

Harry Potter to shake up kid’s book market

Harry Potter to shake up kid’s book market

Senior figures in the Irish book industry are expecting strong sales across other children’s titles following the launch of the final book in the Harry Potter series.

Affordable Housing Special: Buyer undeterred by paperwork

Affordable Housing Special: Buyer undeterred by paperwork

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Affordable Housing Special: Buyer undeterred by paperwork

Affordable Housing Special: Buyer undeterred by paperwork

Neil Wheeler moved into his new home earlier this year, having purchased a property in Rathcoole under the affordable housing scheme. Case study

Puzzle with $2m prize made in Ireland

Puzzle with $2m prize made in Ireland

A new game with a $2 million prize, which will hit shelves in toy shops in 22 countries next Saturday, was manufactured in Waterford by Hasbro Ireland.

Chambers survey reveals IT spend

Chambers survey reveals IT spend

One-third of Irish businesses intend to invest less than €500 on computer hardware next year, according to a survey from business lobby group Chambers Ireland.

Books: a tale of falling prices

Books: a tale of falling prices

Harry Potter will give booksellers a lift, but fierce competition is keeping a lid on profits.