One simple step to double your savings interest

From picking up a side hustle to giving up your daily coffee, there’s not a lot many Aussies won’t do to increase their savings. 

But if you’re not ready to give up your creamy Latte just yet, we may have some good news - news that could potentially double the interest you make on your savings. 

Let’s say you currently have a savings account that has the average ongoing rate in the Mozo database of 0.97% and decided to switch an account with the highest ongoing rate of 2.25% - by doing this, you’d automatically more than double your interest!

“It’s no secret that earning a decent return on your savings is getting harder by the day, but if you do your research and shop around you’ll find there still are a few accounts offering rates higher than 2.00%,” said Mozo Director, Kirsty Lamont. 

“There’s little point in sticking with an account with a dud rate, especially when you consider the fact that switching savings accounts isn’t a complicated process.” 

But where exactly can I find an account with a competitive rate you may ask? Allow us to introduce you to our 2020 Mozo Experts Choice Savings Accounts Awards^. 

Our Mozo Experts Choice Savings Account awards are designed to showcase savings accounts in the market that our expert judges believe to be worth their weight in gold. 

This year, they analysed 236 personal savings products from 77 financial institutions before selecting standout products in each category. 

Among this year winners were neobanks Up, 86 400 and Xinja, all of which boast an ongoing rate of 2.25%. 

“Up and 86 400 share a conditional 2.25% ongoing rate, so savers will need to meet certain conditions before you can earn that rate. Xinja’s rate on the other hand comes with no strings, meaning savers won’t need to do anything to earn the 2.25%,” said Lamont. 

Other banks that made it onto this year’s winners list included UBank, MOVE Bank, Heritage Bank and Rabobank. 

But if you’d like to compare other savings account options, make your way over to our savings account comparison tool or get started with some current offers below. 

^More information on our 2020 Mozo Experts Choice Savings Accounts Awards 

Compare high interest savings accounts - last updated 22 June 2024

Search promoted savings accounts below or do a full Mozo database search. Advertiser disclosure
  • Savings Account

    5.35% p.a. (for $0 to $250,000)

    4.75% p.a.(for $0 to $1,000,000)

    Yes up to $250,000

    Bonus variable rate is available for the first four months.

    Competitive introductory variable rate for first 4 months (on deposits up to $250,000). No account keeping fees to pay. Multiple 2024 Mozo Experts Choice Award winner.

  • Mozo Expert Choice Badge
    Savings Maximiser

    5.50% p.a. (for $0 to $100,000)

    0.55% p.a.(for $0 and over)

    Yes up to $250,000

    For customers who have an Orange Everyday account, deposit $1000 into a personal ING account, make 5 eligible transactions and grow their nominated Savings Maximiser account each month.

    Great variable rate every month when you grow your balance each month in addition to other eligibility criteria. No ING fees to pay. Save even more with ING Everyday Round Up. Mozo Experts Choice Awards Everyday & Savings Bank of the Year winner for 2024.^

  • Reward Saver Account

    5.25% p.a. (for $0 to $1,000,000)

    0% p.a.(for $0 and over)

    Yes up to $250,000

    Intro bonus rate of 5.25% for balances up to $1,000,000 for the first 4 months, reverting to 3.25%. Minimum deposit of $50 and no withdrawals.

    Introductory bonus rate for balances up to $1,000,000 for the first 4 months. Minimum deposit of $50 and no withdrawals. Start your account online in under 10 minutes and earn interest on balances up to $1,000,000 (T&Cs apply). No monthly account fees, helping you save smarter and faster.

  • PremiumSaver

    5.45% p.a. (for $0 to $250,001)

    1.50% p.a.(for $0 and over)

    Yes up to $250,000

    Increase balance by $200 by the end of each month

    Reward yourself with a higher rate for your good savings habits. Rabobanks’s PremiumSaver is simple - receive the maximum rate when you grow your balance by at least $200 each month (T&Cs apply). Plus, your savings help our Aussie farmers produce the food we love to enjoy.


^See information about the Mozo Experts Choice Savings Account Awards

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