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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International Women's Day 2021 with MOVE Bank CEO Therese Turner

As we celebrate International Women’s Day, we would like to take the time to reflect and recognise the role that strong female leaders play in our organisation’s success and culture. The International Women’s Day theme for 2021 is Choose to Challenge, and celebrates the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women, and marks a cal...

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New year, old debt?

If you’re looking to reduce your credit card debt in 2021, a balance transfer may be worth looking in to. A balance transfer lets you move the balance owing on your existing credit card to another with a lower or 0% interest rate. Balance transfers work if you’re paying a higher rate on your current credit card and want to save money on interest,...

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Protect your home this storm season

Storm season serves as a sombre reminder of mother nature’s power. Though often short, storms pack a mean punch and can be extremely destructive- damaging homes, blocking roads and even taking out power lines. So with storm season well and truly here, we’ve gathered some practical tips to help safeguard your family and home in the event of wild we...

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Time for an insurance check-up

We go to the doctor for health checks and we take our car to a mechanic for servicing, but do we pay the same sort of attention to our insurances? The truth is that many of us don’t, which can easily leave us under-insured. With 2020 in full swing, it’s a great time to consider a home insurance check-up to ensure that your policy is still ticking a...

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