Bank accounts have had a major glow-up: Is it time to switch?

When you think of your bank account, you likely think of three key things. Has my pay gone into the account, what’s the current balance, and wow, do I really spend that much on sushi? 

What you’re probably not thinking about is whether your bank account fees and features are really helping you hit your financial goals and whether or not there might be a better account suited to your spending habits and lifestyle. 

But did you know that bank accounts have also undergone a transformation in recent years and not just in terms of digital wallets and tap n go abilities. While most bank accounts are still the non-interest earning account option for everyday spending and money management, several banks have been adding on innovative features and rewards or removing fees to stand out from the pack.

Let’s take a look at some of them and then decide whether your current bank account stacks up or whether it’s time to switch…

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Last updated 22 July 2024 Important disclosures
HSBC Everyday Global Account
  • Up to 2% cashback on eligible purchases up to $50 a month( t&cs apply)
  • Up to 10 currencies in the one account
  • No monthly account fees
  • 2023 Mozo Experts Choice Exceptional Everyday Account Winner^

Whether you’re at home in Australia, travelling internationally or shopping online, the HSBC Everyday Global Account is designed to be as flexible as your lifestyle. You can earn up to $50 a month cashback on tap n’ pay eligible purchases (under $100) as long as you meet the criteria of depositing at least $2,000 into the account every calendar month. There’s no monthly account fees and no fees to pay at domestic HSBC ATMs (charges may apply at some HSBC ATM locations globally). You won’t pay any international transaction fees when overseas or shopping online internationally and you can buy, transfer, hold and spend in up to 10 currencies, which are all managed via the mobile banking app.     

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