ANZ and Westpac refund millions to credit card holders
ASIC has announced that ANZ and Westpac will give a combined $21 million back to credit card customers, following concerns about their lending practices.
Adding up the back-to-school bills
As parents count down to the start of a new school year, they’re also counting up the growing costs of sending the kids back to school, thanks in part to the increasing emphasis on technology in the classroom.
Credit card debt falls across Australia, while Afterpay popularity rises
Australian credit card debt has fallen over the past year according to the Australian Bankers’ Association, but is this a reflection of us becoming more financially responsible or the rise of Afterpay?
East coast vs west coast – how the cost of living stacks up
Sydney has topped the charts measuring costs of living in the Oceania region, while Australia's number two spot was taken by Perth.
Warning issued for ‘buy now, pay later’ services
Afterpay is fast becoming one of the most popular ways for shoppers to buy now and pay later, but new research from RateCity warns the payment method can leave a nasty sting in the tail if you don’t make your repayments.
End of year uptick in balance transfer cards
The number of credit cards offering 0% balance transfers grew slightly at the end of 2017, offering some relief to Australians with post-holiday debt. However, despite this surge in card numbers, there are still fewer interest-free balance transfer cards available than there were in mid-2017.