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.

End of the road in sight for beleaguered motorists?

End of the road in sight for beleaguered motorists?

A recent ruling in a Supreme Court appeal could see things improve for motorists struggling with the cost of car insurance

Health insurance: Families braced for hikes

Health insurance: Families braced for hikes

With insurance prices set to claim further casualties next month, consumers should check that their cover is meeting their needs – and doing so at a fair price

Is rent support likely to be the next employee benefit?

Is rent support likely to be the next employee benefit?

With IDA companies coming to Ireland, there isn’t just the question of talent availability, but where to house that talent. Following the call by London’s mayor Sadiq Khan for companies to help staff with housing costs, is it time that Irish companies followed suit?

Letter from Paris: Macron gets down to business

Letter from Paris: Macron gets down to business

Without a parliamentary majority, Macron will struggle to push through reform, writes Emma Kennedy in Paris

Letter from Paris: Today’s winner will inherit a fragmented France

Letter from Paris: Today’s winner will inherit a fragmented France

In their own way, both Macron and Le Pen have tapped into something. A desire for change

Travel Insurance: Don’t trip up on the small print of a policy

Travel Insurance: Don’t trip up on the small print of a policy

Costs may have decreased, but confusion over claims remains an issue for many consumers

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

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

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

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

Stock take: market week

Stock take: market week

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

Experts to review home buyers grant

Experts to review home buyers grant

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

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

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

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