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Beware a tax bill on your royal commission compensation

Since the recent banking royal commission, there has been a spike in compensation payments paid to investors by financial institutions. But did you know that these payments could be taxable? The way tax law applies to such payments is complicated because ... More
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Apps banks you've never heard of are changing how we bank

The way we bank is changing. Less than one in four of us set foot inside a bank branch in the last six months. Instead, a Roy Morgan survey found almost half of us use online banking. The real groundswell of change however, is the growth of mobile banking ... More
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Five must-read books on the banking royal commission

If you have a bank account, insurance policy, and financial planner or belong to a superannuation fund, you want to avoid the wrong ones. One way is to understand the DNA of the companies behind these financial services. But up until last year, journalists ... More
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Borrowing money for a mortgage? Tighten your belt

You can forgo the wagyu and shiraz lifestyle, when you take out a mortgage, and make do on "much more modest fare" if you want a new home, according to Judge Nye Perram, who handed down his judgement in favour of Westpac's lending processes this week. ... More
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A focus on company culture and customer experience has kept Suncorp on top of its game, as it takes out the Bank of the Year award for 2019.

Suncorp named Money magazine's Bank of the Year

A focus on company culture and customer experience has kept Suncorp on top of its game. It returns this year, claiming the same categories it won in 2018, Business Bank of the Year and the all-encompassing Bank of the Year. Not that Suncorp has sat ... More
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