Unsecured personal loans – a 101

An unsecured personal loan allows you to borrow money without using an asset as security. You have more flexibility with the money as a result [...]

POSTED ON November 4, 2020
Personal loans for bad credit

Your credit rating and history is a listing of how you’ve handled credit agreements, such as personal loans, overdrafts and even things like mobile phone [...]

POSTED ON August 26, 2020
5 ways to improve your credit rating

If you are considering taking out a personal loan or mortgage, or even applying for a credit card, it may affect your credit rating. InfoChoice [...]

POSTED ON June 25, 2020
Secured personal loans: How safe are they?

Are secured personal loans ‘safer’ than unsecured personal loans? A secured personal loan is ‘secured’ against an asset and therefore presents less risk for the [...]

POSTED ON February 27, 2020
Easy online personal loans in February

The best online loans have easy application, quick approval and fast funding. Here are some of the top online loans now available on InfoChoice. The [...]

POSTED ON February 10, 2020
Same day personal loans

Which loans can you get approved for today?  There are plenty of unsecured personal loans you can apply for and possibly get approved for and [...]

POSTED ON January 30, 2020
How to get a fast, unsecured personal loan

If you need money fast, you are looking for an instant approval or fast approval unsecured personal loan. Unexpected bills, car repairs, holidays, renovations, furniture, [...]

POSTED ON January 10, 2020
How much can I borrow?

How much you can borrow, on either a home loan or a personal loan, depends on: Your total household income,Total household expenses, The value of [...]

POSTED ON November 18, 2019
Trending Financial News 18 November

Aussies set to trim spending this Christmas New research from St.George Bank suggests Aussie households are tightening their belts this Christmas with 43% of Aussies [...]

POSTED ON November 18, 2019
Trending Financial News 28 October

Pension Loans Scheme rates under review Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has announced a review of the interest rates charged by Centrelink’s Pension Loans Scheme. The current [...]

POSTED ON October 28, 2019
Trending Financial News 17 October

Payday lenders turn $600 into $3K debt Loan sharks and payday lenders selling expensive small loans to vulnerable consumers often reliant on welfare and Centrelink [...]

POSTED ON October 17, 2019
What does my credit score mean?

Your credit score is the rating that lenders, banks and any other institutions that may have to lend you money or enter into a contract [...]

POSTED ON October 9, 2019
What is Afterpay?

Afterpay is part of a new wave of ‘Buy now, Pay later’ apps and online wallets that is sweeping the world. Afterpay allows you to [...]

POSTED ON July 22, 2019
How to get your personal loan approved

There’s no magic formula or trick to getting your personal loan application approved but there are some practical measures you can take to increase the [...]

POSTED ON May 27, 2019
CBA Kaching to get better in 2012

Commonwealth Bank's Commbank Kaching app is now available to download free from the AppStore. Commbank Kaching enables Commonwealth Bank customers to make peer-to-peer payments using [...]

POSTED ON December 23, 2011
Aussie shoppers love to tap and go

MasterCard Australia has announced that more than 1 million contactless PayPass transactions were recorded during the month of August. There are 7 million PayPass enabled [...]

POSTED ON October 24, 2011
PayPal wants to get off the Net

PayPal is working on - or at least thinking about - its opportunity to become a payment option at physical points of sale, alongside the [...]

POSTED ON June 14, 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
Myer and Harvey Norman go online

Harvey Norman will launch an online retail store within weeks, executive chairman Gerry Harvey said. The retailer has 173 stores nationally. However, it runs only [...]

POSTED ON March 30, 2011
CBA opens high-tech branch in Brisbane

Commonwealth Bank launched a “development” branch in the Brisbane CBD yesterday. It also confirmed plans to open eight new Queensland branches this year and more [...]

POSTED ON March 24, 2011
ANZ trials mobile phone payments

ANZ Bank has begun a four-week trial of a mobile wallet service, which it believes will be the "way of the future" for making small [...]

POSTED ON March 23, 2011
Branches to remain open say Norris

Retail outlets will have a big role to play in the future, Commonwealth Bank chief executive Ralph Norris said yesterday despite a decline in the [...]

POSTED ON March 15, 2011
NAB to bump angry callers to front of queue

Having enrolled 130,000 customers for its biometric voice authentication system, which can identify callers by the sound of their voices, National Australia Bank is now [...]

POSTED ON March 11, 2011
NAB break-up campaign attracting new customers

National Australia Bank’s “breakup” marketing campaign is generating an increase in new business flows, the bank said yesterday. According to NAB, in the three-and-a-half weeks [...]

POSTED ON March 10, 2011
Auctions now a 50/50 bet in Sydney

Auction results improved slightly this week in Sydney with 6 per cent of 349 properties listed for auction on Saturday selling on the day. Last [...]

POSTED ON August 9, 2010
ANZ eftpos data available for free

ANZ has announced the launch of an online tool that uses aggregated data from merchant EFTPOS transactions to illustrate estimated sales patterns, market share, turnover [...]

POSTED ON July 6, 2010

A new service from Australia’s leading banking comparison website, InfoChoice.com.au, will alert savvy consumers to the number one home loan, credit card and savings account [...]

POSTED ON June 8, 2010
ING aiming for growth in loans

ING Direct is setting ambitious growth targets for its home loan business. The chief executive of the bank’s Australian operation, Don Koch, is reported as [...]

POSTED ON March 2, 2010