IFA Launches Framework For Negotiations With Vulture Funds

IFA President Joe Healy today (Wed) announced the key principles the Association will apply in dealing with vulture funds in support of farmers with credit difficulties, as well as a strengthened farmer support network to deal with individual credit cases. The farm leader said that he wanted to send a strong and clear message that anybody […]

60% of Parents Get into Debt Funding Third Level Education

The Irish League of Credit Unions has launched the results of the 2016 Cost of Third Level Education Study which surveyed 1,000 Irish adults over the age of 18 with Marketing Research Company iReach. The research found that 60% of parents get into debt funding third level education; 73% of parents really struggle tocover the […]

Important For Banks To Provide Early Intervention To Farmer Customers Facing Cashflow Difficulties

IFA Farm Business Chairman Martin Stapleton has acknowledged the commitment by Ulster Bank to provide options to alleviate cashflow pressures on farmers, including interest only repayments and extending working capital.   Martin Stapleton said Ulster Bank’s initiative is important given the severe income pressures on farms this year. He advised farmers who are facing difficulties […]

Receiver’s night raid caused terror for family and community – McGrath

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has said that drastic and immediate action needs to be taken which clearly defines and limits the behaviour of receivers who attempt to secure assets from those in debt. Deputy McGrath was speaking after he was involved, in a mediating capacity, for several hours in a tense and highly charged confrontation […]

New Irish website aims to give struggling families a lift in 2014

A brand new Irish website aimed at helping families achieve financial freedom has been set up by a mother and son duo from Co. Kilkenny. Geraldine and David Carroll came up with the idea for Winter Wisdom (http://www.winterwisdom.com) in late 2013 and this morning they launched the site to the general public. “We’ve endured and […]

Innovative web platform to assist Irish people stuck in debt

Cavan business man Hugh Leddy is to launch an innovative web platform in early 2013 to assist the 100,000 Irish people stuck in debt by matching them with potential ‘ordinary’ business angels. Leddy is currently raising funds for his project, called Debtrow, that will act like a dating agency for debt laden individuals, putting them […]

Challenge Debt, the Freedom Bus Tour to visit Tipperary

The message is consistent and is gaining momentum every day. We are teaching the People of this land, to “Legally, Lawfully & Non-violently Challenge Debt!”. You do not have to leave your home. You do not have to lose your business. You do not have to send your children away, & You do not have […]