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Credit card fraud rose significantly in 2018

The latest figures from the Australian Payments Network show credit card fraud rose 5% from June 2017 to June 2018, totaling $565 million worth of scams that financial year.

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Uber to bring tipping to Australia

Ride-sharing giant Uber has introduced a new feature in its Australian app that lets riders ‘add a tip’ – and it hasn’t gone down particularly well.

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Australian economy could lose $7 billion to sick days in 2019

Australian workplaces could be saving $7 billion annually if it weren’t for sick days, according to a report by AIG.

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Electric vehicles seek exemption from proposed luxury car tax in NSW

The New South Wales Labor opposition has proposed a luxury car tax if elected – and the green car industry isn’t happy about it.

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ASIC to receive real-time home loan data

In a bid to crack down on excessive and risky home loans being sold, ASIC is seeking to implement a new system of real-time mortgage data collection.

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What 1,100 Australians had to say about their debt problems

Australia’s first large-scale study on the experiences of people suffering financial hardship has revealed people’s debt problems aren’t always down to poor choices.

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Car loan arrears on the rise

The proportion of Westpac car loans in arrears has risen, according to Deutsche Bank, which can pose a risk for investors, customers and the bank itself.

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RBA Governor dissatisfied with big four banks’ slow NPP progress

RBA Governor Philip Lowe has given the big four banks a public dressing down over their delays in properly installing the NPP (new payments platform) into their processes.

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Airport parking costs fall up to 22%

A new report by the ACCC has found the cost of parking in some of Australia’s biggest airports has declined.

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Westpac expects two cash rate cuts in 2019

Westpac has become the first major bank to officially predict a rate cut in 2019 – and it’s predicted two of them.

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