ACCC says we’re paying too much for foreign currency services

A report by Australia’s consumer watchdog the ACCC into foreign currency conversion has found Australians are getting ripped off to the tune of millions of dollars, and the big four banks are partly to blame.

TransferWise launches new “11x cheaper” travel card

Digital money transfer specialist TransferWise has today launched a new travel card, which it claims is “11 times cheaper than other top travel cards” for spending money overseas.

Common credit card frauds and how to avoid them

In the eyes of scammers and thieves, credit cards are the holy grail. Data from the Australian Payments Network shows that over the 2017-18 financial year, credit card fraud grew by 4.8% to $565 million – more than five times the amount lost to other scams put together.