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September 12, 2016 / Money

Banks in the news

Banks have been getting a fair bit of attention in the media lately. And not the good kind. The kind... View Article

1521

September 8, 2016 / Money

Westpac refunds $20million in credit card fees to 820,000 customers

How well do you understand your credit card fees and charges? Do you read your terms and conditions or do... View Article

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September 8, 2016 / Money

Laziness is costing Aussies $11.6billion

Is switching providers worth the effort? They call it the $11.6 billion lazy tax. And that’s the amount we pay... View Article

1510

September 6, 2016 / Money

390,000 ANZ customers to receive $28.8m in refunds

How vigilant are you when it comes to banking fees and charges? It can be hard work understanding which transactions... View Article

1503

September 6, 2016 / Money

Transaction accounts: why pay fees?

We’ve reviewed transaction data for our members, and you’ve been charged a fee for something you can do for free... View Article

1487

August 30, 2016 / Money

Tired of being slugged an extra fee to use your card?

In a win for consumers, new rules are being introduced that limit the value of these fees.  So whilst you... View Article

1480

August 23, 2016 / Money

Groceries: how low can you go?

What do you spend on groceries? How does that compare to what the average family in Australia spends?  Money Smart... View Article

1459

August 22, 2016 / Money

Finding the best home loan

Disappointed that your bank didn’t pass on the full Reserve Bank cut in official interest rates?  It might be frustrating,... View Article

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August 5, 2016 / Money

Credit cards: finding the right one

This is for you if you don’t pay off your credit card balance in full by the due date each... View Article

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August 4, 2016 / Money

10 ways to optimise your tax refund (or any windfall)

Every now and again we may receive a cheque in the mail or a credit in the bank account that... View Article

1421

July 27, 2016 / Money

Credit Cards: late payment fees

Today ANZ won in the High Court against the class action by their customers to have tens of millions of... View Article

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July 19, 2016 / Money

NEW FINANCIAL YEAR + NEW GOALS = NEW BUDGET

Right now is the perfect time to sit down and revisit your financial goals. It makes sense to review our... View Article