Now in its 10th year, Money magazine’s Best of the Best 2011 issue continues to bring our readers Australia’s very best financial products, services and investments.
With help from expert research partners we’ve cut the field down from tens of thousands of products to just 101 Gold Winners.
Here are just some of this year’s winners:
Cheapest Credit Card: Bankwest (Bank), Credit Union SA (Non-bank)
Money says: If you don’t pay off your card every month these cards are for you.
Cheapest Home Loan Package: NAB (Bank), Newcastle Permanent (Non-bank)
Money says: Everybody likes a discount which makes these bundles popular.
Best Innovative Product (Banking): Queensland Teachers Credit Union
Money says: Our winner is a timely new home loan that guarantees that its interest rate will move in line with RBA movements for the life of the loan.
Lowest-Cost Super Fund: First State Super
Money says: Our winner, First State Super, repeats its appearance by keeping fees down.
Cheapest Mobile Plan High Usage (Prepaid): Optus
Money says: The winning plan is set to shake up the prepaid market.
Best Value Family Car: Skoda Supurb 118TSI Ambition ($40,990)
Money says: If you measure family car value by the amount of real estate per dollar the Skoda Superb wagon wins hands down.