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86 400 one step closer to home loans

Next time you visit a mortgage broker, if you see a home loan from a string of numbers instead of a bank, you’re not seeing things – you may have just encountered 86 400, a neo-bank aiming to disrupt the mortgage market.


Mark Bristow

Mark Bristow

Apr 16, 2019( 2 min read )

Are we looking at a cashless future?

When was the last time you paid for something with a fat wad of notes or a handful of shrapnel? Even if you wanted to, you may not have had the option – according to the Commonwealth Bank, the number of Aussies making cash payments is shrinking, while the number of businesses going completely cashless is growing.


Mark Bristow

Mark Bristow

Apr 5, 2019( 3 min read )

Couples still reluctant to talk money in relationships

New research from Westpac shows that a lack of communication around finances is prominent among separating Australian couples, with more than a third (36 per cent) of relationships not in a financially healthy position.


Alex Ritchie

Alex Ritchie

Mar 16, 2019( 2 min read )

Mobile banking use up, and we’re mostly satisfied


Mark Bristow

Mark Bristow

Mar 9, 2019( 3 min read )

CommBank, Telstra turn to high-speed mobiles for future banking


Nick Bendel

Nick Bendel

Mar 3, 2019( 3 min read )

Eftpos on Android adds Google Pay support to St George, BankSA


Mark Bristow

Mark Bristow

Mar 2, 2019( 2 min read )

AFCA preparing to investigate a decade of complaints

The Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA) will soon be able to investigate and resolve financial complaints dating back more than ten years, following the results of the banking royal commission.


Mark Bristow

Mark Bristow

Feb 23, 2019( 1 min read )

Mr Squiggle $2 coin launched in Woolworths

In celebration of 60 years of one of the most beloved Australian TV characters, the Royal Australian Mint has announced the release of limited edition $2 Mr Squiggle coins in Woolworths supermarkets.


Alex Ritchie

Alex Ritchie

Feb 15, 2019( 2 min read )

Scammers kickstart the year by pretending to be ATO


Nick Bendel

Nick Bendel

Feb 10, 2019( 2 min read )

How to avoid getting caught unaware by digital Cabcharge


Mark Bristow

Mark Bristow

Feb 8, 2019( 3 min read )

Aussie bankruptcies at lowest level in 23 years

The number of Australians declaring bankruptcy has fallen to its lowest level since March 1995, according to the latest personal insolvency statistics from the Australian Financial Security Authority.


Alex Ritchie

Alex Ritchie

Jan 28, 2019( 1 min read )

Apple Pay is switched on for CommBank, Bankwest


Nick Bendel

Nick Bendel

Jan 27, 2019( 2 min read )

Gen Z leads in digital payments as Aussies turn to phones


Alex Ritchie

Alex Ritchie

Jan 23, 2019( 3 min read )

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