Opening a Bank Account in Australia

Opening a Bank Account in Australia

Under current government legislation, you need to provide personal identification up to the value of 100 points when opening any account (including loan accounts). The following shows the normal points per ID, according to… Read the rest

Opening a Bank Account in Australia

Under current government legislation, you need to provide personal identification up to the value of 100 points when opening any account (including loan accounts). The following shows the normal points per ID, according to… Read the rest

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Monthly Fees on Australian Bank Accounts

Australian Bank Account Monthly Fees

Australia has four main banks, Australia and New Zealand Bank (ANZ), Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA), National Australia Bank (NAB) and Westpac.  There are a number of smaller banks, but these are kown as the… Read the rest

Australian Bank Account Monthly Fees

Australia has four main banks, Australia and New Zealand Bank (ANZ), Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA), National Australia Bank (NAB) and Westpac.  There are a number of smaller banks, but these are kown as the… Read the rest

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Credit Card Balances accruing Interest

Real Credit Card Borrowing in Australia

There is often a lot of talk about Credit Card debt in Australia, and the figure being headlined in Newspaper Reports is often the total of all Credit Card Balances and not the real… Read the rest

Real Credit Card Borrowing in Australia

There is often a lot of talk about Credit Card debt in Australia, and the figure being headlined in Newspaper Reports is often the total of all Credit Card Balances and not the real… Read the rest

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Opening an Australian Bank Account from the UK

AUSTRALIAN BANKS with Facilities in the UK to assist in opening an Australian account Commonwealth Bank, Financial and Migrant Section, London EC4V 4HA, Tel: 0207 710 3990 HSBC Bank, International Branch Tel: 020 7991 7278 (HSBC UK now appear to… Read the rest

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Inactive, Dormant, Unused Bank Accounts in Australia

New rules change the inactive bank account law from SEVEN to THREE years, but now allow Interest to be paid. Inactive bank accounts in Australia, after SEVEN years of inactivity, have previously had any balance transferred from the holding Bank,… Read the rest

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Credit Card Debt

Credit Card Debt per head of Population Latest figures for Australian Credit Card debt are: Oct-2008 $40,029,000,000 Oct-2009 $41,127,000,000 Oct-2010 $43,666,000,000 or $1,958 per head of population Oct-2011 $44,789,000,000 or $1,990 per head of population These figures only include Credit… Read the rest

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Credit Cards in Australia – 2011

Credit Cards in Australia

All the Australian Banks offer various options on Credit Cards, some with Low Interest, some with High Interest. Some with Interest Free days, others without. I would consider looking at the following that I have details… Read the rest

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Bank Fees in Australia

Australian Bank Fees

Monthly Bank Fees

Many Australian Banks have account keeping fees, commonly $5 per month, although some are Free, so it is worth shopping around. HSBC Bank Australia was a common account for many newly arrived British, as… Read the rest

Australian Bank Fees

Monthly Bank Fees

Many Australian Banks have account keeping fees, commonly $5 per month, although some are Free, so it is worth shopping around. HSBC Bank Australia was a common account for many newly arrived British, as… Read the rest

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NAB National Australia Bank

National Australia Bank

The National Australia Bank commonly known as the NAB, is one of Australia’s Big Banks. I often recommend them myself these days, due primarily to the no-fee accounts that they now offer, without any strings.  They did… Read the rest

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Record Fall in ATM use

The use of ATM machines in Australia has seen a record fall, but at the same time the use of the “cashback” option at the shops has also seen a record rise. Some useful tips are at: http://www.bankers.asn.au/default.aspx?ArticleID=1446 example: Tips… Read the rest

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Credit Card Debt

Credit Card Debt per head of Population UK Credit card debt per head of population 1994 Total of: £9,453,209,396  = £163.38 per person 2004 Total of: £60,951,509,687 = £1,018.66 per person 2008 Total of: £65,580,040,237  = £1,068.37 per person. (3.94%… Read the rest

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