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Teaching kids about money

One of the joys of parenting is teaching your kids a new skill, and watching them persevere, grow and get better at it.  Some of these skills are relatively easy to teach like kicking a soccer ball, but the more important life skills can be tricky to explain and harder for our kids to master. 

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Banking

Ins and outs of Mortgage Brokers

With the competitive market and endless lenders, you might want to look into getting a mortgage broker to help you with the workload. They negotiate on your behalf with banks, credit unions and credit providers to arrange the right home loan for your situation. They will assess your situation and come back with loan options,

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Banking

Use Customer Advocates to resolve your banking dispute

Imagine touch wood you draw the short straw in a conflict resolution meeting with one of the big four banks. You know you deserve a better outcome but you don’t think it’s quite serious enough to talk to a lawyer or an ombudsman. This sort of scenario is what initiated the introduction of Customer Advocates

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Banking

Send and receive money instantly!

The launch of the National Payments Platform (NPP) has triggered a flurry of activity in the payments space – you’ve probably heard of PayID, Osko and maybe even apps like Beem It – but what does it all mean? PayID is built on the NPP and makes it easier to quickly send and receive funds,

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Banking

Should you put your savings on autopilot?

With the cost of living on the rise, it’s getting harder to put away some money at the end of each month towards your savings. In the last six months, bank accounts and apps have been launched which promise to make this process easier, including in some cases investing the savings for you. But is

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Banking

Australia’s newest bank sparks change

The banking sector is about to get more competitive thanks to two big announcements in the last week. We break down why this will lead to better deals for your saving and borrowing needs. Australia’s first digital bank, volt bank, formally received its interim banking license from the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA). The team

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Banking

Take control of your banking and save!

The first few months of the Banking Royal Commission (BRC) has already revealed questionable practices from Australia’s major banks. For example, Commonwealth Bank admitted that mortgage brokers are not passing on the best deals to consumers as well as accepting the bank charged some deceased customers for financial advice. Each week brings a new revelation

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