Nearly 40% are still with the same bank they signed up with as a child. But when your Dollarmite days are over, how much is it costing you to stay?
What do you wish you could tell your 18-year-old self about money? Would you warn yourself off credit cards, start topping up your super, or get saving?
If there was ever an issue that could help you make or save some serious coin, then this is it. It’s our annual Best of the Best edition.
This year’s best savings accounts are paying more interest than last year’s, despite two Reserve Bank cuts.
Hume Bank’s Clancy Koala account is the best kids’ savings account for kids under 11, paying out 3% if they deposit $10pm and make no withdrawals.
So you want to send some money overseas? Be very careful who you choose to do this for you because currency may be a commodity but it doesn’t always carry the same price tag.
This debt-free single mum is saving into a term deposit each month, but is that the best place for the money? Paul Clitheroe responds.
Is it OK to give out BSB and bank account numbers for a deposit? Money editor Effie Zahos ponders whether this is a safe practice or not?