The benefits of contactless payments

The growth of contactless payments COVID-19 has accelerated our move towards a cashless society. If you can’t tell your Apple Pay from your AirPlay, now’s a good time to consider the benefits of contactless payments. It’s a very 2020 story. Your new homemade breadmaking skills are as uneven as the lump you lifted from your oven, so you pop down to the bakers for their tasty sourdough rolls. But as you make it to the …

More action out of the RBA this month to support the economy | AMP Capital

More action out of the RBA this month to support the economy   At its September board meeting, the RBA left interest rates on hold, which was no big surprise. The surprise was in the RBA’s announcement of an extension and increase of the cheap funding it provides to the banks. You might recall back in March, the RBA announced a term funding facility, under which it would provide cheap loans to the banks, locked …

Managing your money when you move in together

Managing your money when you move in together Living together is a big step. You may be merging your lives more closely, but should you merge your finances?  So you’ve taken the leap and decided to move in together.  It’s an exciting time which can take your relationship to a new level, but it can also add new pressures as you address practical matters such as how you divide the chores and the costs.  Set …