Top tips to protect your password and PIN

With scams becoming increasingly sophisticated, it's important to stay informed about how to protect your personal information. In 2020 Australians lost $128 million to scams, with new scams emerging every day. It is important that you take steps to safeguard your personal information and accounts. Here are our top tips to protect your password an...

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5 tips for finding a property in a competitive market

There is no doubt that Australia’s housing market is red-hot right now. The current low interest rate environment is making home ownership more accessible, and thousands of Aussies are looking to take advantage of that. As a result, the property market is becoming extremely competitive, and the prospect of securing a property is becoming more diffi...

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How to save extra pocket money these school holidays

With school holidays coming up, you might be wanting a little extra money to do something fun with your friends. Saving money can be hard when you’re a kid, but we’ve got a few ideas on how you can save a little extra pocket money these holidays!   Make a savings plan Got something in mind that you really want, for example a new bike or a concer...

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Should your next car be electric?

With the electric vehicle market expanding it’s offering within Australia, you may be asking yourself whether it’s time to make the move to an electric car. However, you might have some questions about whether an electric car is right for you, so let’s explore the pros and cons of going electric!   Purchase Price As electric cars are still fairl...

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Budgeting for a baby: what to consider

Expanding your family is an exciting time in your life, and there is a lot to consider along the way. From deciding on baby names to picking out nursery furniture, expectant parents have a fair bit to think about. There is no doubt that as well as being one of life’s greatest joys, having a baby is one of the most financially significant decision y...

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Moving hacks for your home

No matter whether you are renting or buying, upsizing or downsizing, or moving out for the first or fiftieth time, there is no doubt that the process can be expensive. The team here at MOVE Bank have pooled our collective experience and come up with a list of our ultimate moving hacks for your home. We cover where to spend, and how to save when you...

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Renters insurance: what it is and why you should consider it

While many people think insurance is only for those who own their home, ensuring your valuable belongings are protected while you’re renting is just as important. Renters insurance, also known as contents insurance, gives you coverage to repair or replace your belongings if something were to happen. You may be thinking, isn’t that the landlords j...

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How to spot and avoid phishing scams

Phishing scams involve fraudsters impersonating a company that you know and trust with the goal of stealing your personal information. These types of scams are one of the most common in Australia and according to Scamwatch resulted in a loss of over $1.6million last year alone. With phishing scams becoming increasingly sophisticated, we encourage ...

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Be in the know: card-based fraud

Card-based scams are a popular choice among fraudsters, with data from the Australian Payments Network showing that there were over $447 million lost to card-based fraud last financial year. To protect yourself and your MOVE Bank accounts, read on for important tips on how to spot and avoid these scams.   What is card-based fraud? There are diff...

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