Misleading money tips
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It’s time to rethink these misleading money tips

- August 5, 2021 4 MIN READ

You’ll have heard these misleading money tips doing the rounds everyday like they’re gospel. It’s definitely time to hear some better advice! How often has someone told you to avoid credit cards at all costs? Or to start saving for your kids’ education the minute they’re born? These are both common misleading money tips that… Read more »

credit card rewards programs
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Do credit card rewards programs stack up?

- July 6, 2021 3 MIN READ

From offering cash-back, merchandise or frequent flyer points, credit card rewards programs are a popular way banks entice people to sign up. But like any incentive program, you really need to crunch the numbers to see if they’re worth it. Here’s how. What do I need to spend? Rewards programs can be really worthwhile for… Read more »

Give credit cards the flick
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Aussies are starting to give credit cards the flick

- June 17, 2021 3 MIN READ

Are you tired of the outrageous interest rates the banks are still charging on credit cards? Understandably there’s a growing trend of getting rid of them altogether! Frankly the banks and credit card companies have been treating us like mugs for so many years, but now we’re telling them to get stuffed. The interest charged… Read more »

The decline of credit card usage in Australia
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Active credit cards fall to a record low in Australia

- November 14, 2019 2 MIN READ

Australians seem to be ditching plastic money at a record rate. Latest data from the RBA shows the number of active credit cards in Australia has dropped to 13.9 million – the lowest it’s ever been since April 2011.    More than half a million personal credit card accounts dropped off from August to September this… Read more »