Your Money: Steering through troubled waters

Your family finances may have been a bit shaken up, but preparing for the challenges ahead should make things easier, writes Emma Kennedy.

26th May, 2012
The outlook for your money might not be as bright as you hoped, but there are still steps that you can take to improve your situation. Photo: Thinkstock

Family finances have taken a severe beating in the past few years, leaving many households with considerably less room to manoeuvre. The outlook for your money might not be as bright as you hoped, but there are still steps that you can take to improve your situation.

After a string of tough budgets, many Irish families are close to financial breaking point. Higher Vat rates and cuts in child benefit have been a big blow...

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