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Big four banks dragging the chain on payments reform


Nick Bendel

Nick Bendel

( 2 min read )

Aussie wages continue to grow at a snail’s pace

The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) has released the latest Wage Price Index figures for the June 2018 quarter, showing a low increase of 0.6 percentage points for the seasonally adjusted index.


Alex Ritchie

Alex Ritchie

( 2 min read )

ING unveils fee-free account for teenagers

ING has launched a new transaction account available to Australians aged 15 until their 18th birthday.


Nick Bendel

Nick Bendel

( 2 min read )

Can the new Code of Practice restore the reputation of the Banks?

Aussies everywhere, unless they are in the minority of mattress money hoarders, will likely be happy to know about the initiation of a new banking Code of Practice, approved by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission on Tuesday this week.


Bria Horne

Bria Horne

( 4 min read )

One in five Aussies aren’t satisfied with their bank

The banking royal commission may have made an impact on what Australians think of their banks, with bank satisfaction levels declining by 4% over the first half of 2018.


Mark Bristow

Mark Bristow

( 3 min read )

Spending on pets has paws-itively exploded, increases 90%

The amount Australians spend on their furry friends has increased by 90 per cent over the last two years, according to research from Commonwealth Bank.


Alex Ritchie

Alex Ritchie

( 2 min read )

How Aussies are spending their tax refund

To splurge or not to splurge, that is the question for Aussies when they get their tax refunds this financial year.


Alex Ritchie

Alex Ritchie

( 3 min read )

Money in the bank ain’t what it used to be

There are now very few transaction accounts in Australia that pay even 1 per cent in interest without imposing monthly fees or difficult conditions.


Nick Bendel

Nick Bendel

( 2 min read )

Federal Court approves: CBA to pay largest ever civil penalty in history

With the Federal Court’s approval, this has become the largest ever civil penalty in Australian corporate history.


Alex Ritchie

Alex Ritchie

( 2 min read )

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