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1.6 million Irish adults have €50 or less at end of month

A survey by the Irish League of Credit Unions (ILCU) has found that about 1.6 million of Irish adults have just €50 or less to spend at the end of the month, after bills are paid.

17th January, 2013
About 40 per cent have had to sacrifice spending on other household items such as food to pay energy bills.

A survey by the Irish League of Credit Unions (ILCU) has found that about 1.6 million of Irish adults have just €50 or less to spend at the end of the month, after all essential bills are paid.

The results from the ILCU “What’s Left” tracker survey, the eight that it has carried out, indicated an increase of 230,000 people since October who have little or no disposable income. That included a 35 per cent increase,...

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