With so many non-essential businesses closing their doors and health officials urging people to practice self-isolation, many Australians are facing the very real possibility that they will lose their jobs in the coming months.
Although you may not be over the moon to be cooped up inside all day long, if you do have to work from home for the next few weeks, it might be an ideal time to tick off all those finance-related life-admin tasks you’ve been putting to one side. By doing just some of these, you could save yourself some serious dollars.
For many low-income earners and retirees, the Australian government’s $17.6 billion coronavirus (COVID-19) stimulus package could mean a bit of financial relief to help cover expenses, from groceries to the electricity bill.
It’s been twelve months since the infamous Royal Commission into banking and a new report has revealed that the big 4 are still the least trusted banks. According to the study by J.D. Power, customer-owned banks, such as Heritage Bank and People’s Choice Credit Union are winning Aussies’ hearts with higher credibility and overall authenticity.
When it comes to getting the best deal on your banking, most people tend to focus on locking in a solid term deposit interest rate or finding a hot rewards credit card offer. The most important piece of the puzzle, however, is often overlooked… your bank account!