Bank Accounts News

The latest bank accounts news and tips

Royal Commission driving bank customers to new lenders


Mark Bristow

Mark Bristow

( 1 min read )

More mums working and studying to stay out of financial stress

This Mother’s Day, there are 114,800 mums who work, study and care for their children under the age of 15 at the same time, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). The number of Australian mums in paid employment is reportedly on the rise, making a big difference to the likelihood of their households ending up in financial stress.


Mark Bristow

Mark Bristow

( 2 min read )

Consumer Data Right to help Aussies switch and save

Switching banks, phone plans or energy companies may become much simpler and easier in the future, with the help of a new federal government Open Banking initiative that gives consumers the right to access to their banking data.


Mark Bristow

Mark Bristow

( 3 min read )

Australians swing towards phone and mobile banking

Popping down the street for a chat with your local banker or even to use the ATM appears to be falling out of favour, with Australians increasingly turning to mobile and phone banking to manage their personal finances.


Mark Bristow

Mark Bristow

( 2 min read )

Bendigo Bank customers most satisfied in Australia

Roy Morgan research has found customer satisfaction with the banks in the six months to March 2018 was at 80.9 per cent, down 0.1 percentage points from February.


Alex Ritchie

Alex Ritchie

( 3 min read )

Australians feeling confident ahead of federal budget

Many Australians appear have a good feeling about the upcoming federal budget, with higher consumer confidence and lower inflation expectations being recorded by Roy Morgan.


Mark Bristow

Mark Bristow

( 2 min read )

‘One stop shop’ for financial complaints commencing in 2018

The new Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA), first announced in May 2017 by the Australian Government, will be a “one stop shop” to deal with financial system complaints.


Alex Ritchie

Alex Ritchie

( 2 min read )

Small inflation increase over 2018’s first quarter

Back to school costs and rising wholesale gas prices are among the factors that have impacted Australian household budgets over the first quarter of 2018, though inflation rose relatively little, according to the latest data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS).


Mark Bristow

Mark Bristow

( 3 min read )

A confident start for 2018

Both everyday Australians and the nation’s business sector are enjoying the strongest level of confidence since the end of the mining boom, according to research from Roy Morgan.


Mark Bristow

Mark Bristow

( 2 min read )

^Words such as "top", "best", "cheapest" or "lowest" are not a recommendation or rating of products. This page compares a range of products from selected providers and not all products or providers are included in the comparison. There is no such thing as a 'one- size-fits-all' financial product. The best loan, credit card, superannuation account or bank account for you might not be the best choice for someone else. Before selecting any financial product you should read the fine print carefully, including the product disclosure statement, fact sheet or terms and conditions document and obtain professional financial advice on whether a product is right for you and your finances.

Compare your product with the big 4 banks, or add more products to compare
As seen on