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The latest bank accounts news and tips

Are paper billing fees unfair? Government plans to investigate

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Steady jobs growth keeps unemployment stable

The latest job figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) show the nation’s unemployment rate held steady over October 2017.

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SA scraps bank tax

South Australia’s proposed bank tax has been shelved by the state government, before the bill could be knocked back in the state's upper house for a second time.

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eftpos starts Android Pay rollout

ANZ and Cuscal have added eftpos functionality to their Android Pay services, providing more flexibility and options for Australians to conveniently manage their payments while shopping.

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ING scraps international fees: now the pressure is on the Big 4 to follow suit

ING has today scrapped all international ATM, credit and debit card charges for their customers. This includes ATM withdrawal fees, ATM currency conversion fees, international purchase fees on debit cards and a refund of any overseas third party ATM fees.

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Big banks about to release new payment technology

Commonwealth Bank, NAB and Westpac have formed a technology joint venture that has started developing a free payment app.

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ASIC shifts strategy from financial literacy to capability

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) is proposing updates to its National Financial Literacy Strategy, including shifting the focus to financial capability and outcomes rather than financial literacy alone.

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CBA puts focus on service, not sales

The Commonwealth Bank is continuing its recent charm offensive by changing how it pays its frontline staff. Rather than offering tellers financial incentives to make sales, the new system will reward the delivery of superior customer service in CBA branches.

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