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Stockspot Savings offers alternative to banks

Mark Bristow
Feb 2, 2019( 2 min read )

How to save over $6,000 in 2019

Is your wallet feeling a little flat after the festive season? Do you have a savings goal in mind for your New Year’s resolution? Luckily, we’re here to help.

Bria Horne
Jan 1, 2019( 3 min read )

Where to see the 2018 NYE fireworks

There’s no bigger night of the year for fireworks in Australia than NYE. Wherever you are or are planning to go to celebrate, we’ve put together a list of the best spots to see the sky light up for the night.

Bria Horne
Dec 27, 2018( 3 min read )

Mobile payments double in popularity this Christmas period

New research from ANZ has found that the use of mobile payments in October and November 2018 has grown more than 100 per cent compared to October to December 2017.

Alex Ritchie
Dec 18, 2018( 2 min read )

CBA, CSIRO test blockchain programmable money

Nick Bendel
Nov 17, 2018( 3 min read )

Australian household economy values food, fun

Nick Bendel
Nov 14, 2018( 2 min read )

ANZ raises interest rates on Progress Saver accounts

Mark Bristow
Oct 29, 2018( 2 min read )

Tax refunds likely for 200,000 Australians, says ATO

As tax season comes to a close, the ATO has discovered 200,000 people who should be expecting refunds, and yet haven’t filed yet. Are you one of them?

Nick Bendel
Oct 5, 2018( 3 min read )

Australian wealth grows, but so does inequality

Australia’s overall wealth may be growing faster than its overall debt, but this wealth is not being evenly spread among our rich and poor.

Mark Bristow
Sep 25, 2018( 3 min read )

High-interest savings accounts come with strings attached

Lenders are asking customers to jump through hoops if they want to earn even moderate rates of interest on their savings accounts.

Nick Bendel
Sep 16, 2018( 3 min read )

Aussies spending more on Father’s Day than on Mother’s Day

How much did you spend on a present for Dad this Father’s Day? Probably more than you spent on your last Mother’s Day gift, according to the Commonwealth Bank.

Mark Bristow
Aug 31, 2018( 2 min read )

Australian women falling behind in financial literacy

Alarming research from Commonwealth Bank has found that Australian women exhibit lower levels of financial literacy compared to men.

Alex Ritchie
Aug 29, 2018( 2 min read )

UBank removes two fees from its USaver Ultra account

UBank is no longer charging USaver Ultra customers overseas ATM fees and foreign exchange conversion fees.

Nick Bendel
Aug 23, 2018( 1 min read )

More Aussies facing financial stress

According to ME’s latest Household Financial Comfort Report more and more Aussies are feeling the pinch and are either being forced to bust open their piggy banks or resort to credit cards and loans just to make ends meet.

Bria Horne
Aug 8, 2018( 4 min read )

Kids earning higher interest rates than parents

Banks are paying interest rates of up to 4.75 per cent on children’s savings accounts - although conditions apply.

Nick Bendel
Jul 15, 2018( 3 min read )

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