5 Jun 2014 |
Homebuyers are being warned that extreme weather risk combined climate events could double the price of a home insurance premium and erode property values in some areas by up to 40 per cent within the term of a mortgage, according to new research commissioned by The Climate Institute in partnership with consumer group CHOICE.
3 Jun 2014 |
Consumer advocacy group CHOICE has looked at yoghurt products and found that while they are often marketed as healthy, low fat, calcium rich options for kids and adults alike, the truth is some are more like dairy-based desserts.
13 May 2014 |
CHOICE says increased costs of medicines and GP visits will strike deep
7 May 2014 |
Just six years after poor lending practices contributed to a global financial crisis, three high-risk borrowing strategies are back on the market to tempt those struggling to raise the deposit for a home loan.
30 Apr 2014 |
Consumer advocates are calling on the Government to abandon the wind back of Future of Financial Advice (FoFA) protections as a CHOICE survey found 81% of consumers were concerned at the prospect of bank tellers up-selling customers complex financial products.
22 Apr 2014 |
A CHOICE review of some popular clothing items has found Australians are paying up to 60% more than U.S. consumers for exactly the same products.
16 Apr 2014 |
CHOICE says Monster Health Food Co’s decision to implement the Health Star Rating scheme is a real win for consumers
11 Apr 2014 |
CHOICE says the federal government must not axe a scheme designed to test whether the pesticides used in food production are safe for consumers.
9 Apr 2014 |
CHOICE has released new research showing Australia’s Big Four banks rely on perceptions that switching is ‘too much hassle’, despite lower levels of customer satisfaction.
8 Apr 2014 |
CHOICE has welcomed the news that the NSW government will follow Victoria’s lead and slash excessive taxi surcharges, and is calling for other state and territory governments to follow suit.