How to protect your personal finances from coronavirus
The global coronavirus pandemic is affecting every aspect of Australian life. Schools are closing, office employees are working from home, and supermarkets are struggling to keep up with demand for essentials. As well as affecting your health, COVID-19 could also affect your finances. Here are a few things you could do to help protect yourself, your loved ones, and your money.
86 400 to help customers get better energy deals
Smart bank 86 400 is offering to help its customers find a better deal on their household’s electricity, thanks to a new energy plan assessment service.
Fix your finances in 2020 and save over $3,000
Start the new year with more money in your pocket by making four simple changes to your finances – it may save you around $3,000 in 2020.
The banks driving sustainable finance in 2020
Banks and other financial services are working together in 2020 to promote sustainable finance, responsible banking, and to support greater social, environmental and economic outcomes in Australia.
The organisations helping Australian bushfire victims and volunteers
If you or someone you know have been affected by the ongoing fires, here are some of the resources that are available to victims and volunteers now.
Four ways to cut your expenses in 2020
Many of us are guilty of setting a fresh goal on January 1, only to find ourselves giving up a few days into the year. Here's how to avoid that in 2020.
What to do with unwanted Christmas gifts
They say that it’s better to give than to receive. They also say that you can’t always get what you want. Both of these sayings can be true at Christmas time.
How to make a budget in 2020
Getting your money under control may sound intimidating, but it doesn’t have to be. As the old saying goes, “if you can measure it, you can manage it.”
Westpac Group last major to bite on Apple Pay
Today’s announcement that the Westpac Group is joining the Apple Pay platform is a win for customers, who have grown increasingly frustrated at the banks’ limited payment technologies.
Apple Pay, Google Pay and Samsung Pay; what does your bank offer?
Forget cash; mobile payment platforms are the king, with more banks than ever before offering a variety of digital wallet options.
Gift cards get better, but there are still some on the naughty list
RateCity has today revealed its annual ‘naughty and nice’ gift card list, as tough new rules abolish short expiry cards.
RateCity's gift card review
RateCity's 2019 comprehensive gift card review. Compare expiry dates, fees and the nice bits.
Big Four vs Credit Unions, why aren’t Aussies making the switch?
Monthly data from APRA shows a domination of the loans market by the big four banks, is now the time to think about switching to a credit union?
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