Loose Change

No disposable income for 10% of households

16th April, 2011

More than 10 per cent of Irish households have no disposable income, according to a quarterly index launched by the Irish League of Credit Unions last week.

The What’s Left index will track disposable income and how people spend, with research undertaken by iReach on behalf of the ILCU.

The first instalment of the research showed that mortgages and rent were the biggest expenses faced by almost three-quarters of people, followed by utilities (55...

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