Maurice Blackburn class action has filed against all major banks
ASIC enforces clarity of terms and conditions
ABA launches new website to assist low-income customers
Professor Gail Pearson reports on the activities of the Code Committee
National "Rank the Banks" survey shows clear differences among big four
New protections include clearer guidance re financial hardship
Better regulation of unsupervised finance and debenture companies needed
An ASIC review has found areas for improvement for EDR schemes, licensees and consumer advisers.
Consumer advocate groups are urging the Government to reconsider credit reporting reforms to prevent life changing mistakes.
Banks have an opportunity to put consumers and competition first.
Direct debits are convenient and often earn discounts; but Ian Jarratt argues there are risks for consumers. What do you think?
ACCC likely to authorise a project to provide fee free ATM withdrawals and balance inquiries.