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?
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.
More shoppers switching from credit cards to buy now, pay later
According to a new report, buy now, pay later (BNPL) services such as Afterpay and Zip Pay are becoming more commonly accepted in Australia, while credit card usage is declining.
Travel-friendly money moves for your 2020 adventures
It’s easy to rack up overseas costs, including foreign ATM fees and currency conversion fees, when you’re living in the moment. However, if you can put in a little time and planning before your trip, you could save big.
Credit card providers attracting spenders with balance transfer deals
The Christmas holidays are an expensive time of the year, which is why sometimes people max out their credit card in December and wonder in January how they’ll pay it off.
Big banks offering zero per cent deals to put credit cards back in Aussie pockets
Credit card lenders are offering attractive ‘zero per cent’ introductory deals this summer in a bid to get new customers on to their books.
Should you use credit cards or buy-now-pay-later for your Christmas shopping?
It’s the time of the year when retail is buzzing and shoppers are spending hundreds, if not thousands, on their Christmas shopping.
A 0% interest balance transfer might solve your credit card problem
Credit card debt can be crippling, because high monthly interest charges can make it hard to pay down the principal.
Qantas Money offering sign-on bonuses for frequent flyer credit card
Sabine recently took out a Qantas Premier Platinum credit card from Qantas Money, because she regularly flies interstate and internationally with Qantas.
Can RBA rate cuts slash your credit card bill?
You wouldn’t be blamed for thinking your credit card interest rate should reflect RBA's rate cut.
Today's top credit cards products
Virgin Money Virgin Australia Velocity Flyer Card (Balance Transfer Offer)
Balance Transfer0% p.a. for 22 months on balance transfers. Earn 3 additional bonus Velocity Points per $1 on your everyday spend in the first 3 months (capped at 10,000 points per month).
Virgin Money Virgin Australia Velocity Flyer Card (Purchase & Balance Transfer Offer)
for 14 months then 20.74%
for 12 months then $129
Purchase Offers0% p.a. for 14 months on purchases and 0% p.a. for 6 months on balance transfers (reverts to cash advance rate).