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Households struggling to pay bills

20th April, 2014

Households struggling to pay bills

One in two Irish households are going into debt to pay essential household bills, according to research by price comparison site uSwitch.ie.

The survey found that 50 per cent of Irish households use credit cards and overdrafts to pay their bills. Electricity costs are a big concern for households, according to the research, with 55 per cent of those surveyed saying that the rising cost of energy is impacting...

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