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CBA admits some guilt ahead of court case

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RBA pours cold water on electronic dollars, Bitcoin

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Financial literacy programs making a difference for kids

In good news for parents and teachers, an independent evaluation of ASIC’s MoneySmart Teaching Program has found that it yielded strong results amongst students learning financial literacy.

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Bank customers prefer solving problems face to face

While Aussies are happy to do their banking digitally, it takes a conversation, preferably in person, to answer tricky question and resolve problems, according to a new study.

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Dodging the crowds – What are Australia’s busiest Christmas shopping days?

Australians are planning to spend around $11 billion this Christmas, with new research from the Commonwealth Bank putting each person’s average spend at around $593.

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Banking royal commission announced

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has announced a royal commission into Australia’s banking sector, following repeated calls for an inquiry into the scandal-prone sector from the finance community and beyond.

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Disabled Australians at financial risk

A new study has confirmed that people living with disabilities are vulnerable to financial exploitation and abuse by unscrupulous service providers, and that access to financial education may be able to help disabled Australians and carers make more confident financial decisions.

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Are paper billing fees unfair? Government plans to investigate

If your bank, utility company or telecommunications provider charge you extra to receive paper bills, the Australian government may want to hear from you.

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