New microchip technology in credit cards expected to speed up transactions. But is it more of a security risk to fraud and theft? How you can keep your money safe using ‘tap & go’
The future of faster shopping: tap & go' technology
Click to pay is king as consumers embrace bank technologies
Many Australians now pay their bills with a few taps of the finger, as banks beef up their mobile and digital-banking offerings.
Rates tipped to hold at 1.5% on Tuesday
The cash rate is set to remain on hold at 1.5 per cent when the RBA Board meets tomorrow, after last week’s inflation figures came in slightly stronger than expected.
First date etiquette: Who should pay?
When it comes to first date etiquette, Australians are surprisingly traditional although that could be set to change, according to the results of a national consumer study.
Yes, it may be possible to get a $1,500 payday loan with bad credit. Some payday lenders give loans to people with bad credit histories if they believe the borrower has the capacity to repay the loan.
Under Australia’s responsible lending rules, lenders aren’t allowed to approve $1,500 payday loans if they don’t believe the borrower can make the repayments.