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    Liveline Thursday 29 January 2015

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    Audrey didn't sleep last night. She contacted the show because she is so disappointed with the Government. Her husband was forced to move to Saudi Arabia to seek work, she eventually joined him. The managed to save 10% deposit for a new house, now they learn they will need 20%. She's devastated. 

    Ed is suffering from "Billshock". This is a new term being coined for people who get a shock when they open their phonebill. His bill is over €3,000. Ed's kids downloaded some movies on his mobile phone and unbeknownst to him exceeded his mobile internet usage allowance.

    Ian tells Joe how he began "dabbling" in the stock market online to supplement his income. Its called "day trading" and he became involved with a company called Banc de Binary. He has invested nearly €12,000 and lost a lot of money. He wants out but he is being told that he can't withdraw his money until he trades up to €500,000. He tells Joe his story. 

    At Christmas Matt bought his children a game using Google play. The game cost €5.95 and he paid with debit card.  and now he has a bill of €595. Joe talks to other gamers and parents who have been stung by hidden gaming charges.  

    Brian has watched some of the video's online of the water protests and the heckling of Michaed D Higgins. The video's prompted him to contact the show to defend the work of the Gardai and how they keep their cool in the face of extreme provocation.  

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    Mortgage Restrictions

    Audrey and her husband managed to save 10% deposit for a new house, now they learn they will need 20%.

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    Mobile Data / Game Charges

    Ed is suffering from "Billshock". This is a new term being coined for people who get a shock when they open their phonebill. His bill is over €3,000. Ed's kids downloaded some movies on his mobile phone and unbeknownst to him exceeded his mobile internet usage allowance.

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    Stocks and Shares

    Ian decided to dabble in day trading to supplement his income. He has lost nearly €12,000 and wants to warn other people.

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    Garda Respect

    Brian has watched some of the video's online of the water protests and the heckling of Michaed D Higgins. The video's prompted him to contact the show to defend the work of the Gardai and how they keep their cool in the face of extreme provocation.

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