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New Banking Code of Practice increases consumer protections

The banking rule book has been thrown out the window, with the new ASIC-approved Banking Code of Practice to come into effect today.

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How to calculate interest repayments on a car loan

Don’t fall into the trap of taking out a car loan you can’t afford! Arm yourself with the knowledge of how interest is calculated on car loans so you can learn how to save.

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NAB subsidiary UBank slashes savings account interest rates

Another savings account immortalised by the Barefoot Investor, UBank’s USaver with Ultra account, has had its interest rate cut following the reduction to the cash rate earlier in June.

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ANZ the last of the big four to cut savings account rates

Major bank ANZ has cut the interest rates on its savings account products by 20 basis points, becoming the last of the big four to reduce savings rates.

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First home buyers feel the pressure when applying for a home loan

More than half of all first-home buyers feel stressed when applying for a home loan, according to new research.

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RAMS the latest casualty of savings account rate cuts

RAMS’ high-interest Saver Account is the latest in a growing line of savings accounts to have its interest rate cut, following the Reserve Bank’s decision to cut the cash rate earlier in June.

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Banks vs credit unions vs non-banks: what’s the difference?

Not all banks are created equal. There can be a distinct difference between banking with a big four behemoth like CommBank compared to, say, an online-only non-bank lender, or a not-for-profit community bank in a surfing village.

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Qantas announces major changes to its frequent flyer program

Qantas has just announced the “biggest overhaul to the airline’s loyalty program in its 32-year history”, adding a million more seats and slashing the number of points needed for select flights.

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How much is stamp duty when buying a car?

Also known as motor vehicle duty, or registration duty, stamp duty is payable on all new and used cars. Here we’ll explain what it is and how much it can cost.

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ME Bank, Loans.com.au, UBank and others cut fixed home loan rates

In addition to the many variable home loan rate cuts seen in the wake of the Reserve Bank’s decision to lower the cash rate, a number of lenders have also made big rate reductions to fixed home loan rates.

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