Four things every first home-buyer should know

Purchasing a new property can be challenging even for seasoned home-owners – but for a first home-buyer, this process can be 100 times more daunting. In fact, if you’re only just getting started on your journey to becoming a home-owner you may be a bit overwhelmed by all the things you DON’T know. For example, you’re probably wondering how to find...

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How to get your credit card debt under control NOW

Christmas and New Year is a time for celebration, joy, and giving; but it’s also a time that is renowned for racking up credit card debt. Now that the festive season has ended the balance owing on your statement might seem overwhelming, but with a few lifestyle adjustments you can combat the credit card debt and get rid of it for good. Cut out cr...

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Member Story: How we helped Luke take the stress out of buying a new car

At MOVE Bank we love sharing stories about how we can help our members #moveforward with their goals! With the end of financial year car sales upon us, we thought it was the perfect time to share this story from Luke M. about how Maree from MOVE Bank helped take the stress out of a new car purchase… Luke’s Story Luke first got in touch with us i...

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Travel Hacks: How to fly for less

Booking flights can be stressful and expensive, especially if you have left booking your holiday until the last minute. Ticket prices soar the later you book, not to mention the extra fees airlines like to tack on after you’ve sought out the best deal. So if you’re keen to get away this summer but you still haven’t booked your tickets, we’ve gath...

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How to identify a scam and protect your personal information

When it comes to fraud people often downplay the risks, thinking “I’d never fall for something like that”.  But the fact is there are people losing money every day to various frauds and scams. According to national fraud prevention agency Scamwatch, Australians have lost a mind-boggling $54 million dollars to various scams and fraud attacks betwee...

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MOVE Bank reviews: Personal finance apps

Daydreaming about your next holiday? Struggling to save for your new car? Hoping you’ll have some spare cash this Christmas? Why not keep your cash in check at the touch of a button? Here at MOVE Bank, we have enlisted the help of our people to review the top personal finance apps which are taking a swipe at making your finances easier to handle....

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The shopping shortcuts which could cost you

With ‘buy now, pay later’ schemes and interest-free deals becoming increasingly popular with Australian shoppers and big-name retailers, there has never been more temptation at the checkout. While these payment options are giving every day Aussies the chance to buy the items that they want and pay them off over time, some of the deal...

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The MOVE Bank difference: Why mutuals are different to banks

MOVE Bank is a proudly customer-owned financial institution. But if you’ve only just discovered us you might be wondering what that really means. At first glance, you may not see many differences between a mutual (or customer owned) financial institution and a bank. However, on closer inspection mutuals, like credit unions, mutual banks and buildi...

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Love and Money: how to manage your finances as a couple

According to the Australian Psychological Society, money worries are one of the biggest causes of relationship break-ups and stress, so it pays to go into love and money matters with your eyes open.   Inevitably you will find yourself sharing expenses during your relationship. With a bit of forward planning, you can make sure you and your partner ...

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