MyState Bank axes savings account rate

Non-major bank MyState has cut the maximum interest rate on its Bonus Saver savings account by 25 basis points to 2.00% p.a.

Population growth stifles housing affordability

While the recent property downturn improved asking prices and serviceability, affordability in Sydney and Melbourne remains an issue due to high population growth.

ING has the highest retail bank satisfaction

New research has found ING has the highest customer satisfaction among retail banks, while Commonwealth Bank ranks the highest among the major banks.

Aussies wasted over $400 million in unwanted Christmas gifts last year

Australians are ready to give Santa the sack this year, with new research revealing over $400 million worth of unwanted presents were gifted last year and 10 million unwanted gifts were received – coming at a huge cost to our finances and the environment.