Tom keeps a keen eye on all things personal finance while completing his Bachelor of Communications in journalism at the University of Technology. When Tom's not helping readers get up to date with the financial news of the day, he plots travel adventures and indulges his football addiction. You can find Tom tweeting from @TomasAKWatson.
Tuesday 21 February 2017
In what could be a world first, travel insurer Travelwithjane.com has announced a 16.2% discount to female customers on all its policies - a figure which reflects the current gender pay gap in Australia.
Monday 20 February 2017
In good news for credit card holders, ANZ has announced that it will reduce the purchase interest rate on its Low Rate Platinum and Low Rate Classic credit cards by up to 2.00% - the lowest rates offered by the bank since 2003.
Tuesday 14 February 2017
As a number of devastating bushfires continue to rage across New South Wales having already destroyed 30 homes, all four major banks have introduced relief packages for customers affected by the fires.
Monday 13 February 2017
Higher levels of consumer trust in the sharing economy, have coincided with a $600 million increase in size over the past six months, according to a newly released report.
Friday 10 February 2017
The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) has criticised banks with in-house financial advisors for favouring their own life insurance products to the detriment of consumers.
Thursday 09 February 2017
The figures are in and the ultimate question of love has finally been answered - men and women spend just as much on each other on Valentine's Day, with an average spending difference of just $4.
Wednesday 08 February 2017
Marty Mcfly and Doc Brown watch out, because you might not have the skies to yourselves for much longer after Uber Technologies acquired former NASA engineer Mark Moore to lead its flying car program, Uber Elevate.
Tuesday 07 February 2017
Close to three in four homeowners believe a big bank would not provide the best service in the case of a life-changing event such as unemployment, divorce or death, a new study of over 1000 Australians has revealed.
Wednesday 25 January 2017
Desire among Australian consumers to cut their energy bills and reduce their reliance on the traditional energy market are the major factors behind an upsurge in demand for household solar and battery technology, new research has revealed.
Tuesday 24 January 2017
For many Aussies giving more will have been right at the top of their New Year's resolutions list for 2017, and with NAB’s newly launched rewards scheme they may soon find that resolution much easier to keep just by using their credit cards.