No interest credit cards take on BNPL
Your Money

No-interest credit cards take on BNPL 

- October 22, 2021 2 MIN READ

Aussie banks are wising up to new spending habits by offering no-interest credit cards. But do they stack up against BNPL offerings? The extortionate interest rates still being charged on most credit cards is outrageous. Australians are onto this rort and credit card usage and outstanding balances are plummeting. Another factor has been younger consumers… Read more »

How to boost your cashflow
Your Money

How to boost your cashflow and beat the banks

- October 20, 2021 3 MIN READ

It seems simple, but figuring out the best place to keep your money to boost your cashflow can be confusing. Financial planner Ben Nash shares some common sense advice. It’s common these days for people to have a bunch of bank accounts, loans, credit cards, and savings accounts. But keeping your money in the wrong… Read more »

Consumer data rights are set to transform our lives
Your Life

Consumer data rights are set to transform our lives

- September 8, 2021 3 MIN READ

There’s a revolution under way in commerce. Within five years, consumer data rights will have transformed competition and simplified the way we live. Yet most of us know little about it, or think it’s restricted to banking. It’s the brainchild of former Productivity Commission chief Peter Harris and Scott Morrison when he was treasurer. The Productivity… Read more »

Danger bank fees ahead
Your Money

Stop wasting your money on bank fees

- June 29, 2021 3 MIN READ

Would you believe that according to figures from the Reserve Bank, Aussies paid $3.56 billion in personal bank fees last financial year? That equates to around $364 per household in bank fees a year. The good news is we’re wising up to the bank fee rorts – these amounts were 10 per cent down on… Read more »

Your Business

Three ways the new open banking scheme can benefit small business

- January 7, 2020 3 MIN READ

A huge change is already underway in Australia’s banking sector. And, in January, consumers and businesses can finally experience some of its benefits first-hand, writes Steve Kemp, Head of Financial Institutions Partnerships APAC and Emerging Markets, Intuit. Since last year, regulators, Australia’s Big Four banks (NAB, Commonwealth, ANZ and Westpac) and a test working group… Read more »