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Laine Gordon

Head of Public Relations

New Year's Resolution More money from your savings

2010 will be the year for better interest rates on savings accounts so why not take advantage by starting up a savings plan for your New Year’s Resolution?

Savings Accounts

01 Dec, 2009

3 min read

New Year's Resolution More money from your savings
Laine Gordon

Head of Public Relations

Who's paying the big rates on savings accounts?

When it comes to savings accounts, Australians are spoilt for choice. There’s a smorgasbord of banks, credit unions and building societies to choose from, casting your net wide can boost the returns on your savings.

Savings Accounts

16 Nov, 2009

3 min read

Who's paying the big rates on savings accounts?
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Tax on savings

Every Australian is lumped with a tax on savings they deposit into a bank. Tax must be paid on any interest earned, not the amount deposited.

Savings Accounts

23 Oct, 2009

1 min read

Tax on savings
Laine Gordon

Head of Public Relations

Why Gen Y is broke $2.6B lent to friends

Generation Y is struggling to manage their finances, with the vast majority resorting to borrowing and lending informally between friends and peers, a St George Bank survey has found. Just what will it take for Gen Y to learn the savings lesson?

Savings Accounts

21 Oct, 2009

3 min read

Why Gen Y is broke $2.6B lent to friends
Laine Gordon

Head of Public Relations

Why Gen Y is broke $2.6B lent to friends

Generation Y is struggling to manage their finances, with the vast majority resorting to borrowing and lending informally between friends and peers, a St George Bank survey has found. Just what will it take for Gen Y to learn the savings lesson?

Savings Accounts

21 Oct, 2009

3 min read

Why Gen Y is broke $2.6B lent to friends
Laine Gordon

Head of Public Relations

Term deposits Vs savings accounts What's best for you?

Where should one stash their cash: savings accounts or term deposits? Australia may have escaped the full grunt of the GFC, but the new mood of thrifty restraint appears to be hanging around a little longer. This is the perfect environment in which to begin saving for that next rainy day or home loan deposit.

Savings Accounts

07 Oct, 2009

4 min read

Term deposits Vs savings accounts What's best for you?
Laine Gordon

Head of Public Relations

Tax refund - Key to your savings fortune

It's tax refund time, which means millions of Australians are pondering whether to spend their payment at the shops, or put it safely away into their savings accounts.

Savings Accounts

30 Sep, 2009

4 min read

Tax refund - Key to your savings fortune
Laine Gordon

Head of Public Relations

Earn 12.84% interest saving for your first home

If you thought saving a deposit for your first home loan will take longer than four years, than compare First Home Saver Accounts and you may find yourself mowing your own lawn much sooner than you thought.

Savings Accounts

30 Aug, 2009

3 min read

Earn 12.84% interest saving for your first home

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