The Consumer Council today welcomed new research from Northern Bank which looks at five to seven year olds and their attitude to money . The research shows that two thirds of these young children are already getting more than £2 per week in pocket money and are making important decisions about money from an early age.
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The Consumer Council today welcomed news coming from Translink’s Spring Passenger Charter that buses and trains are meeting their punctuality and reliability targets, but says that Translink must work hard to improve value for money on Metro and Northern Ireland Railways (NIR).
Commenting on today’s news announcement that ASDA that they have dropped the price of petrol and diesel at all their stations across Northern Ireland, Eleanor Gill, Chief Executive of the Consumer Council said:
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At a time when worry and stress is growing among consumers faced with the soaring cost of living, the Consumer Council is urging consumers to go online and tell their real-life stories about the household pressures they are facing. The Consumer Council website www.consumercouncil.org.uk now allows consumers to leave a comment, share money saving tips with others and take part in a cost of living survey.