Guide to debit cards

Debit cards provide all the convenience of credit, with none of the debt. They're particularly useful online, over the phone, and when unexpected sales threaten to inflict some credit damage.

Debit cards are typically linked to your transaction account, allowing you to spend your cash with the facilities of credit.

Debit Cards vs. EFTPOS - what’s the difference?

Debit Cards vs. EFTPOS - what’s the difference?

We tend to hear talk about debit cards and EFTPOS used interchangeably, but it’s important to know what each term actually means (and that you’ve got the right one in your wallet).

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Debit card fees and features

Debit card fees and features

Most of us use debit cards on a daily basis. They even seem to be becoming the norm over physical cash, with the takeaway shop lady reaching for the eftpos machine before she even asks me how I’d prefer to pay.

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Debit cards - the whole picture

Debit cards - the whole picture

Picture this: you’re out to grab a few groceries - you pick up your milk, bread, veggies and a sneaky chocolate bar - and head over to the counter. How are you going to pay?

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Debit cards vs Credit cards

Debit cards vs Credit cards

Once you’ve read up on debit cards and the different fees and features they typically come with, you might start to wonder what makes credit cards different, and which option is best for you. To help resolve any confusion, we've gone through and compared the two, from features to fees and everything in between.

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Debit card news

Stay on top of the fast-paced debit card game with breaking news from the finance geeks you trust.

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