A CHOICE shadow shop found that adherence to the revised Banking Code is spotty at best.
31 May 2013 |
A revised banking code is one thing. Compliance is another.
Changes to tax rules mean little savers can be hit with a big tax bill.
15 May 2012 |
We review ten savings accounts designed for children and teenagers, including products offered by ANZ, Commonwealth Bank, NAB and Westpac.
This year's survey shows the big four banks have not lifted their game since our 2010 report.
2 Dec 2011 |
Most participants in our survey have long-term relationships with one of the big four banks, but the loyalty has yielded very little satisfaction.
We look at some of the way you can use personal financial software to manage your home budget.
19 Aug 2011 |
Everyone has money concerns, but can personal financial packages help track expenses and manage your budget? We look at some of the online alternatives.
Send a message the ‘big four’ banks can’t ignore.
6 May 2011 |
Following the latest stand-off in passing on RBA interest rate cuts, it's no surprise the ‘big four’ banks are well and truly on the nose with consumers.
Finance comparison websites can deliver masses of information on financial products instantly, but you still need to be wary when using them.
27 Apr 2011 |
These websites can be used to explore many products, from bank accounts to home loans, but CHOICE recommends you approach sites with care.
If the GFC taught us anything it's the benefit of saving for a rainy day, here are some simple ways to spend less and save money.
1 Apr 2011 |
There are simple ways to modify your everyday spending to ensure your money goes further. CHOICE shows you how.
Who will provide the most bang for your buck when it comes to hard-earned savings?
31 Mar 2011 |
To determine the winner, we looked at 150 savings accounts and the rates they've been offering over the past 12 months.
Transaction fees are disappearing fast, but only two accounts have abolished penalty fees.
31 Mar 2011 |
Penalty fees, or lack thereof, became the ultimate decider of this award.
To celebrate World Consumer Rights Day, move your money from accounts that simply top up the profits of banks.
14 Mar 2011 |
$153 billion worth of Australian money currently sits in everday transaction accounts that earn little or no interest.