Róisín Killeen

Róisín Killeen

KBC Invest 2019: Invest your money to do good while also doing well

KBC Invest 2019: Invest your money to do good while also doing well

The practice of socially responsible investing is gaining traction with broadminded, culturally aware millennials - but its roots go back a lot further

Workaholism in the digital age

Workaholism in the digital age

Technology has brought huge productivity benefits, but it has also made it harder to leave work behind at the end of the day. Firms are introducing new programmes and methods to keep employees not only productive, but creative, healthy and happy

Teaching your kids how to spend and save

Teaching your kids how to spend and save

Educating children and young people about money should begin at home - and there are easy ways for parents and guardians to do it

Remote working: why absence makes the worker grow fonder

Remote working: why absence makes the worker grow fonder

With the advent of highly flexible web-based communication and collaboration technologies, it’s never been as easy to work remotely - and more and more companies and workers are choosing it

Is It All Academic?

Is It All Academic?

The route to securing a good job does not always have to be purely through college qualifications – we need to ditch our snobbery and embrace other forms of training

The Gig is up

The Gig is up

Unemployment has fallen - but in its place are many new ‘jobs’ involving badly paid, insecure work. Roisin Killeen takes a look at the precarious nature of the so-called ‘gig economy’

Taking on the tech hierarchy

Taking on the tech hierarchy

The numbers of women going into science, technology, engineering and mathematics (Stem) are still too low. Róisín Killeen talks to female tech experts, and looks at what can be done to encourage the next generation into the sector

Grocery’s Whole new ball game

Grocery’s Whole new ball game

The decision by Amazon to take over the bricks and mortar organic supermarket Whole Foods signals changing times for the food sector

Invested: Taking social media into account

Invested: Taking social media into account

Banks can reach a large audience through social media, and are using popular channels such as Snapchat to attract a new generation of customers

Knowing the credit score

Knowing the credit score

A new credit register governed by the Central Bank goes live in January. But what will it mean for lenders?

Beating the barriers to changing banks

Beating the barriers to changing banks

Although it may seem a daunting task at first, switching from one current account to another is easier than you think

The robot revolution about to hit finance

The robot revolution about to hit finance

We’re not too far away from a potential future where chatbots replace apps as our primary conduit to the world of technology. But what exactly are they, and what do they do? Róisín Killeen finds out

Are we ready for the bank of Facebook?

Are we ready for the bank of Facebook?

While EU directives rarely engender excitement, the looming EU Payment Services Directive 2 could revolutionise banking

Cashing in on Airbnb

Cashing in on Airbnb

Airbnb has changed the face of the hospitality industry, but its popularity is such that it is also starting to adversely affect the housing market

Can An Post be saved?

Can An Post be saved?

An Post’s new chief executive David McRedmond will have to make some hard decisions to reverse the fortunes of the post office network