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Why banks don't offer online credit card cancellations

April 19, 2017 — Tony Ibrahim

You can sign up in minutes, but banks withhold the tools needed to easily cancel.

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Bankwest overcharges customers almost $5 million

Feb. 2, 2017 — Tony Ibrahim

Affected customers have been notified and refunded, says industry regulator.

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Aussie battlers could benefit from changes to banking

Jan. 30, 2017 — Tony Ibrahim

ABA announces plans to make paying off debts easier.

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Westpac targets expectant parents in savings account

Jan. 10, 2017 — Tony Ibrahim

Get 'em while they're young...

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Credit unions and customer-owned banks

April 26, 2016 — Andy Kollmorgen

Do credit unions, building societies and mutuals love you more?

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ASIC report puts debt consolidation in its place

Jan. 22, 2016 — Andy Kollmorgen

High fees and murky contracts often make matters worse.

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Top high-interest savings accounts

Jan. 12, 2016 — Uta Mihm

Which bank will provide most bang for your buck when it comes to savings?

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What's the best online payment method?

Nov. 9, 2015 — Jemma Castle

Poli, Bpay, Eftpos, credit cards or PayPal – find the payment method that works for you.

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ACCC considers inquiry into Australian banks' bitcoin behaviour

Sept. 23, 2015 — Jemma Castle

Accounts linked with bitcoin companies have been closed by a range of banks.

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Leasing consumer goods via Centrepay: action needed

Sept. 10, 2015 — Andy Kollmorgen

A bill proposing consumer leasing businesses like Make it Mine be cut off from Centrepay has passed the Senate.

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Push to recognise bitcoins as currency

Aug. 6, 2015 — Jemma Castle

Bitcoins and other digital currencies could soon be treated as mainstream currency for GST.

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ATM and EFTPOS card skimming

June 17, 2015 — Andy Kollmorgen

It's up to the banks to pay you back, but it's best not to get skimmed in the first place.

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Fake debt collector scams

June 11, 2015 — Ines Gruber

Scammers can use the spectre of fake utility debts and threats to get your money.

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ATM use in decline

May 18, 2015 — Andrew Mathieson

Consumers are shunning ATMs as they embrace contactless payment technology.

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Court overturns decision to reimburse ANZ fees

April 10, 2015 — Jemma Castle

ANZ bank has won its appeal over late fees on credit card payments.

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