Thrifty News Digest March 10, 2014

  • More than 20,000 unsafe toys kept out of our shops
    The National Consumer Agency seized and destroyed over 20,000 toys that posed a danger to children last year.
  • Rich Irish cautiously seek more bang for their buck
    legendary investor Warren Buffett once said: “Be fearful when others are greedy and greedy when others are fearful.” As the fourth richest man in the world, the American business magnate certainly knows how to make money.
  • Credit union policies tied up in government red tape
    MICHAEL Noonan wants credit unions to lend more. The Finance Minister feels this would help grow the economy. He knows that credit unions have large amounts of member deposits that could be lent out.
  • Nobody in the room takes any account of the elephant
    WHILE the pensions deficit at Irish airports has been capturing headlines, it ignores two Jumbos in the room. Firstly, the sustainability of public sector pensions, and secondly, the fact that over half of private sector workers have no pensions provision other than the basic State pension.
  • AIB tracker move set to boost weak home sales
    The housing market is set to receive a massive boost after the country’s largest bank said it would allow homeowners retain their valuable tracker mortgages when they move.

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