Cash vs card – can money transmit coronavirus?

The Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic has spread from China to 159 countries and 185,000 confirmed cases worldwide. The virus can remain active and infectious on surfaces [...]

POSTED ON March 18, 2020
How to send money overseas

Western Union vs bank transfer vs PayPal If you have friends or family overseas, you may want to send them money at some point, like [...]

POSTED ON February 10, 2020
How to compare NBN plans

Firstly, what is the NBN? The NBN is the National Broadband Network, is a government initiative to bring high–speed broadband to most of Australia’s population. [...]

POSTED ON January 30, 2020
Could Australia get negative interest rates?

The world economy is in totally uncharted territory. Last week central bankers from around the globe met in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, USA and tried to [...]

POSTED ON August 29, 2019
Expect more rate cuts in 2019

RBA Governor Philip Lowe and the board of the RBA are being very clear with their messaging at the moment – expect more rate cuts [...]

POSTED ON July 18, 2019
How will we buy things in 2025?

The world of fintech is moving quickly—so quickly, that some nations are already talking about becoming cashless societies in the next five years. Fintech, which [...]

POSTED ON June 28, 2019
Westpac tops for social responsibility

Westpac Bank has top-scored in an international ratings system which ranks more than 2,300 public global companies and how they address environmental, social and governance [...]

POSTED ON April 7, 2011
Visa to launch mobile phone payments

Samsung and Visa announced plans to introduce mobile payments using the Samsung Olympic and Paralympic Games mobile handset. Before and during the London Olympic Games, [...]

POSTED ON April 5, 2011
Have you checked your credit report?

Nearly 86 per cent of Australians do not know what their credit report contains according to credit reporting agency Dun & Bradstreet. Rival credit reporting [...]

POSTED ON February 11, 2010