Business must switch to myGovID

By Paul Wickham, Senior SMSF Tax Advisor, Boxing Clever. Business and SMSF tax deadline approaching: AUSkey retiring in March If you use the ATO’s Business [...]

POSTED ON February 18, 2020
Top low rate credit cards in February

The lowest rate credit cards in Australia are designed for people who sometimes carry a balance on their cards and want to keep their interest [...]

POSTED ON February 18, 2020
Bitcoin halving and Bitcoin fork FAQs

The Bitcoin Cash and subsequent Bitcoin halving events are imminent. In addition to miners having their returns ‘halved’ every four years, Bitcoin has also been [...]

POSTED ON February 17, 2020
Get a better home loan this weekend

You can a better home loan with a better rate, fees and features this weekend with InfoChoice to assist you. InfoChoice lists 1800 home loans [...]

POSTED ON February 14, 2020
Which lenders are cheaper than Commonwealth Bank?

Australia’s biggest bank is Commonwealth Bank. One in four homebuyers choose Commonwealth Bank for their home loan and, in 2019 and 2020, Commonwealth Bank is [...]

POSTED ON February 13, 2020
Should I invest in Ethereum?

If you’re thinking about investing in Ethereum, you’ll want to be sure you’re doing the right thing; after all, there are so many different cryptos [...]

POSTED ON February 13, 2020
Cryptocurrency price outlook 12 February 2020

All major cryptocurrencies are surging in 2020. The New Year’s crypto price rise has continued into February with Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash and LiteCoin, Ethereum and [...]

POSTED ON February 12, 2020
InfoChoice Review of Budget Direct Insurance

Budget Direct offers Motor, Home & Contents and Travel Insurance as well as Roadside Assistance. Budget Direct is a market-leading Australian Insurance brand with some [...]

POSTED ON February 12, 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
How to get a fast, online personal loan today

If you’re looking for a personal loan then applying for one online could make the whole process quicker and easier. Online loan applications are not [...]

POSTED ON February 10, 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
Get a first Home Loan this weekend

Have you been looking around for a first home? Maybe you are saving for a first home deposit and keeping an eye on the real [...]

POSTED ON February 7, 2020
What are Stellar Lumens?

What is Stellar? Stellar is a system for making online payments run on decentralised servers by a global consortium of individuals and teams. This web [...]

POSTED ON February 6, 2020
What does comprehensive car insurance cover?

As a car owner, you no doubt have your compulsory third party(CTP) vehicle insurance, as it’s a legal requirement in Australia. However, you’ve probably also [...]

POSTED ON February 6, 2020
Apple iPhone 11 Competition

Congratulations Matty P, the winner of the InfoChoice “Your chance to win an Apple iPhone 11” competition! Thanks to everyone who participated and helped make this [...]

POSTED ON February 6, 2020
Car loan rate update: February 2020

Banks, credit unions and online lenders are slashing car loan rates to grab business amid difficult market conditions in February 2020. The lowest car loan [...]

POSTED ON February 4, 2020
Top term deposit rates in February 2020

The best term deposit rates in Australia may not be available from your own bank. The highest term deposit rates in February 2020 on InfoChoice [...]

POSTED ON February 4, 2020
Amazing credit card deals in February

The best basic credit cards in Australia offer low rates, low fees and long interest-free periods. The best frequent flyer credit cards offer thousands of [...]

POSTED ON February 3, 2020
How to Get The Best Possible Deal on a New Car

Making the decision to purchase a new car isn't an easy one. For many, it represents the second-largest financial commitment they will make besides purchasing [...]

POSTED ON February 3, 2020
Which savings account has the easiest rules?

When you’re looking at savings accounts, it’s tempting to just jump at the one that offers the biggest interest rate, but you should stop and [...]

POSTED ON February 3, 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 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
First Home Loan Deposit Scheme FAQs answered

The First home Loan Deposit Scheme has opened and applications are being accepted. Here are some common questions about the FHLDS: How many FHLDS loans [...]

POSTED ON January 29, 2020
Credit cards with airport lounge access

The best credit cards with airport lounge access come with frequent flyer points, rewards, insurances, concierge service plus reasonable rates and fees. Some of the [...]

POSTED ON January 23, 2020
How to find the best savings account in Australia

Comparing Savings Accounts: Your InfoChoice Guide to Savings Accounts, January 2020 Looking for your best savings account means not just jumping at the highest rate [...]

POSTED ON January 20, 2020
Shopping with Cash vs Card

Who is REALLY getting the better deal? Aussies love tapping their phone or their card instore or online. And Aussies hate ATM fees for withdrawing [...]

POSTED ON January 17, 2020
Top Platinum level credit cards in Australia

Platinum, black and gold level credit cards offer a higher level of service than the average credit card. These are credit cards for people who [...]

POSTED ON January 17, 2020
Top business credit cards in Australia

The best credit cards for business provide a good value proposition with reasonable rates and fees. The best cards for business also have features like [...]

POSTED ON January 16, 2020
Top term deposit rates in 2020

The new year brings a new opportunity for savers and investors to review their accounts, compare returns and ensure they are getting the best rates [...]

POSTED ON January 15, 2020
Five easy things you can do today to get richer

Building wealth needs patience, work, diligence and knowledge. InfoChoice can help you get your own everyday banking and finances in order by helping you compare [...]

POSTED ON January 15, 2020
What is F.I.R.E?

Do you want to get rich? Do you know how the rich get their money and how they invest their money to make EVEN MORE [...]

POSTED ON January 15, 2020
Car loan rate update: January 2020

“Car loans now have home loan-like rates” The car dealership may not be the best place to finalise your car finance because banks, credit unions [...]

POSTED ON January 13, 2020
Do I need car insurance?

Yes you do! And you need to understand the different types of car insurance. Compulsory Third Party insurance is compulsory in Australia for all registered [...]

POSTED ON January 13, 2020
Five top savings accounts, January 2020

The best savings account rates in Australia are now around 2.0% to 2.50% pa. To get a high rate, savers need to compare savings accounts [...]

POSTED ON January 13, 2020
What is a notice saver account?

Notice saver accounts are a hybrid term deposit and at–call savings account, offering a bit more flexibility to savers than a term deposit and a [...]

POSTED ON January 10, 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 does the First Home Super Scheme work?

The First Home Super Saver scheme enables first home buyers to withdraw some of their extra superannuation contributions to use as some or all of [...]

POSTED ON January 9, 2020
Cryptocurrency price outlook 9 January 2020

The great crypto clean out of 2020 Cyrptocurrency markets may be cleaning out the non-performing lesser known cryptocurrencies in favour of Bitcoin and one or [...]

POSTED ON January 9, 2020
What is a neobank?

The digital revolution of the last decade or so has reached into banking, with many existing banks offering online–only accounts and products. More recently, Australia [...]

POSTED ON January 8, 2020
Comparing Raiz vs Spaceship Voyager

Micro-investing and spare change round-up apps are getting more popular in Australia. In this article we compare two of the most popular – RAIZ and [...]

POSTED ON January 8, 2020
Best ways to deal with post-Christmas debt

*Disclaimer: Citi credit card product names have changed effective 20 Jan 2020 as following: Citi Clear Platinum is now Citi Clear; Citi Rewards Platinum is now Citi [...]

POSTED ON January 8, 2020
Term Deposit Rate Update January 2020

In January 2020, InfoChoice’s top term deposits include products with market-leading rates, like the Green Term Deposit from UBank, Citi Australia’s term deposits and Judo [...]

POSTED ON January 7, 2020
Best New Year’s Resolutions for 2019 / 2020

Australia’s top New Years Resolutions relate to improving health, finances, relationships, home and careers. New Years resolutions are a common tradition in Australia and other [...]

POSTED ON January 6, 2020
How to donate to help bushfire victims

Do you want to donate money or goods or services to help out people and families fighting bushfire in Australia? This is a page of [...]

POSTED ON January 6, 2020
Instant approval credit cards

If you’re in the market for a credit card comparison to find the best credit card deals, you are probably wanting fast approval in minutes, [...]

POSTED ON December 18, 2019
Cryptocurrency price outlook 18 December 2019

Bitcoin’s Christmas crash Bitcoin has lost 8 per cent of its value in one week of pre-christmas trading since 11 December, [charts from coinbase.com]. Bitcoin [...]

POSTED ON December 18, 2019
InfoChoice guide to choosing a credit card

There are hundreds of different credit cards available in Australia, all offering different features, functions, rates, fees and charges. How could anyone possibly know how [...]

POSTED ON December 18, 2019
Which shares are HOT to buy in December 2019?

In 2019, the ASX S&P200, {ASX chart from TradingEconomics.com] the market measure based on the top two hundred company share prices listed on the Australian [...]

POSTED ON December 17, 2019
Is Afterpay better than a credit card?

This Christmas, Afterpay is everywhere. Afterpay is an app which shoppers can use at the checkout or online to pay for goods and services. Afterpay [...]

POSTED ON December 16, 2019
Do savings accounts pay compound interest?

When you open a savings account it’s for one reason only – to grow your money. Obviously, when you’re comparing savings accounts, you’ll be looking [...]

POSTED ON December 12, 2019
InfoChoice Review of ME

ME is a largely online bank headquartered in Melbourne with a handful of branches in other capital cities in Australia. ME started life as Super [...]

POSTED ON December 11, 2019
InfoChoice Review of ING Australia

ING DIRECT became Australia’s first ‘direct bank’ in 1999 when Dutch parent ING Group launched an Australian subsidiary, headquartered in Sydney (pictured). A direct bank [...]

POSTED ON December 11, 2019
InfoChoice Review of Citibank Australia (Citi)

*Disclaimer: Citi credit card product names have changed effective 20 Jan 2020 as following: Citi Clear Platinum is now Citi Clear; Citi Rewards Platinum is now Citi [...]

POSTED ON December 11, 2019
InfoChoice Review of HSBC Australia

HSBC Australia is a foreign owned subsidiary bank of HSBC Holdings, a British bank operating in 65 countries around the world. HSBC is the 7th [...]

POSTED ON December 11, 2019
InfoChoice’s Review of St George Bank

St George Bank is a NSW based, wholly owned subsidiary of Westpac (since 2008) and offers a similar range of loans, cards and accounts as [...]

POSTED ON December 11, 2019
How to become a millionaire

Everyone wants to be a millionaire, but far too many people believe that this is only possible through inheritance or blind luck. While this is [...]

POSTED ON December 10, 2019
Is Ripple a real cryptocurrency?

There are lots of cryptocurrencies out there now, all of which have been inspired by Bitcoin, the original crypto. For all its popularity, however, Bitcoin [...]

POSTED ON December 5, 2019