Credit cards still on the nose, however people with cards start reaching for them more
New figures out today from the RBA show the number of personal credit card accounts has dropped to the lowest point in almost a decade.
Are you putting more everyday spending on your credit card?
Lockdowns and social distancing have changed the way Australians are spending money, with many of us turning to credit cards to help manage our household budgets. But with our financial situations changing, is your credit card still providing the kind of value for money that it used to?
Why Virgin Velocity points owners may want to sit tight
It’s been a very difficult month for Virgin Australia, as the Australian airline stood down 8,000 workers and announced it would go into voluntary administration on the back of the COVID-19 crisis.
Westpac customers finally have access to Apple Pay
After four years of waiting, Westpac customers finally have access to Apple Pay.
Westpac pauses credit card interest charges for COVID-19
One of Australia’s big four banks, Westpac, has announced it will support Australians who are doing it tough due to COVID-19 by allowing eligible customers to pause their credit card interest charges and repayments for a three-month support period.
Which banks are offering relief on credit card repayments for COVID-19?
With thousands of Australians losing their jobs due to the catastrophic COVID-19 outbreak, you may be worrying about how you’ll be able to meet your credit card repayments.
Did you get the right credit card with your home loan?
If you haven’t thought much about the credit card that came with your home loan since you first got it, there’s a chance you may be using the wrong type of card for your spending habits.
March credit card bonus points roundup
Attention points chasers! If you’re thinking about taking out a new credit card, there are a range of credit card sign-up bonuses on the table if you know where to look.
Should you get a credit card during uni?
As another year of university starts again, many young Aussies may be asking themselves how they’ll be able to afford the costs that come with schooling. One option students may turn to is taking out a credit card. But is this really the best option for your schooling years?
New buy-now-pay-later service bundll targets everyday spending
A new buy-now-pay-later service, bundll, has launched, targeting an area not yet covered by the big players: everyday spending.
Christmas shoppers give credit cards a workout
Australians spent $25.1 billion on their credit cards in December 2019 – $1.3 billion more than the previous year, according to today’s RBA figures.
CommBank launches new rewards credit card
CommBank has launched a new rewards credit card, with customers able to earn up to 3 Awards points for every dollar spent.
Buy-now-pay-later industry code to raise standards for services
Shop using Afterpay or Zip Pay? These big changes could affect you.
Aussies wipe $2.45 billion off credit card debts in past year
Australians have taken an axe to credit card debt, slashing balances to the lowest level in almost 13 years, according to new RBA figures released today.
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