New, national ILCU research shows that more students are under financial pressure. A quarter (24%) say finance/debt is their biggest worry. Almost three quarters (74%) say they have to work during the college term to cope with costs. The survey was carried out by iReach Insights in April...Read more
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Even the most adept and disciplined budgeter among us needs a little guidance with saving money at back to school time. After all, three quarters of parents say getting the kids ready for back-to-school is a financial burden, according to the ILCU's June 2019 survey.* Parents of primary school children said that they’re spending an...Read more
Blackrock Credit Union, and its sister credit unions, have been named the highest regarded organisations providing financial services in Ireland. Credit unions topped the financial services category in the Ireland RepTrak® 2019 study. With a score of 80.3, they were far ahead of the average score of 59.0 in the sector. Credit unions...Read more
Blackrock Credit Union is encouraging children in Blackrock to get rocking with their savings this May! The credit union launches its ‘GR8 Savers’ financial education initiative this week (May 6th to 12th). The financial awareness week aims to get parents and teachers talking to children about the...Read more
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