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Important features to consider in a personal savings account

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When choosing a savings account provider, who to trust with your money is one of the most important decisions you’ll have to make. With more than two months of lockdowns behind us, many people have been able to save some extra cash by restricting spending to the bare necessities, concerned...

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Quick wins to get your savings back on track

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Keeping on top of your finances can be one of the most important things that you do for your long-term wealth. Managing your finances starts from the moment you earn your first paycheck and is prudent to be maintained throughout your career and into retirement. Even if you have been...

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Safe and Savvy

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A guide to help older people avoid abuse, scam and fraud. In November 2019, the Australian Bankers Association (ABA) released a guide and recommend that anyone over 50 years old should read it. The guide was developed by the Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CommBank) Customer Advocate, together with a large...

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No debit card, no worries. The benefits of targeted saving.

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When you look at your purse or wallet, does it bulge with loyalty cards, gift cards, debit cards and credit cards? It seems that every time you sign up to a new membership or reward program these days you get another card to add to your collection of plastic. Here...

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Millennials and Home Ownership - servicing the loan (#3)

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In order to either confirm or dispel myths about millennials and home ownership, we surveyed 22 millennials about their financial situation. This is part 3 of the series. To read parts 1 and 2, click here.   The average monthly loan payments for our millennials is $1960, however they range from...

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In near real time

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In Near Real-Time – PayID and NPP So many acronyms! If you’ve seen the ads on TV recently featuring a person with a fish head, you may be wondering what it’s all about. This fish-man-hybrid is promoting the upcoming launch of the New Payments Platform (NPP) and PayID. This new...

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Internet security: Protecting yourself from online scams

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This week is ‘stay smart online’ week. We know that many of our depositors are wary of divulging their personal information online. And you know what? It’s good to be wary. That makes you safe. However, for those that are in the online world, and those that are wanting to...

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Spring holiday activities

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Involving your children in nature-based-play is the modern-mother’s goal, right? It certainly seems so if you do any Insta-scrolling or Facebooking in your spare time. So, if you want to get some insta-worthy photos these spring holidays (come on, who doesn’t!), why don’t you get your kids out in the...

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Save over $200 at the Royal Adelaide Show

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Save over $200 at the Adelaide Show this year! It’s Spring, which for Adeladians means “The Royal Adelaide Show is coming!” From 1 – 10 September thousands of families will spend hundreds of dollars on tickets, rides, showbags and food in Adelaide. As budget-savvy scrimpers and savers, we’ve come up...

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Do your kids know the value of money?

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In today’s world of electronic payments and internet banking, it is difficult to teach children the value of money. When you’re at the shops, how often do you pay with actual cash? Australians only use cash for 37% of purchases, mainly for goods costing under $10. Our kids have learned...

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