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Are neobanks safe?

Are neobanks safe?

If you’re considering switching to a neobank, or just hoping to learn more about how they work, one question is probably weighing heavily on your mind: are they safe? 

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Understanding the world of neobanks and digital banks: Expert opinion

Understanding the world of neobanks and digital banks: Expert opinion

Between 86 400’s launch and Xinja’s acquisition of its full banking licence, neobanks have been making plenty of waves as of late. But if you’re planning on making the switch, there’s a lot you’ll need to know. Mozo’s Kirsty Lamont answers some of the biggest questions about neobanks and what they have to offer.

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The financial apps smart Australians use every day

The financial apps smart Australians use every day

What’s the weather going to be like tomorrow? Is my bus going to be on time? Is it cheaper to fly to Rome in June or July? What do I want for dinner? Whether it’s a question you need answering, or a task you need doing, chances are there’s a mobile app out there to solve your problem and help make your life easier. 

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Neobanks and digital banks licences explained

Neobanks and digital banks licences explained

The neobank revolution is well and truly underway in Australia with a number of players positioning themselves to be the next big alternatives to conventional banks. And with a range of innovative apps, products and features on offer, it’s safe to say neobanks are generating a fair bit of excitement. 

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How to keep your phone safe while banking

How to keep your phone safe while banking

Whether you’re looking to transfer funds or review your monthly spending, chances are you rely a whole lot on your smartphone. There’s been a real shift from physical banking to digital banking lately, and with plenty of online banks and up-and-coming neobanks offering primarily app-based services, this is set to become even more pronounced.But while banks’ own security measures are pretty reliable, there’s no shortage of shady characters out there looking to rob people of their information and their money. So to help you out, we’ve compiled some tips to keep you safe when banking on your phone.

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Neobanks and fintech: What they are and why you should be paying attention

Neobanks and fintech: What they are and why you should be paying attention

Technology and finance are both rife with obscure and difficult concepts. Merge the two and it seems that some unfamiliar bit of jargon awaits you at every turn. To make sure you’re up to speed with all the latest developments in the world of financial technology, we run through what fintech is and how key players in that space, like neobanks, are leveraging it to provide exciting new services.

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Neobank news

Up wins banking innovation award in the 2021 mozo experts choice awards

Up wins banking innovation award in the 2021 Mozo Experts Choice Awards

At a time when spending, saving and transferring money can all happen at a touch of the fingertip, finding a banking app with all the right features has become a priority for many deposit customers. But without widely exploring your banking app options first, it can be difficult to know which providers are on top of innovation. That’s why Mozo has done the hard work for Australians, today announcing winners of the 2021 Mozo Experts Choice Awards for Banking Apps & Technology.As part of these awards, Mozo’s expert judges thoroughly assessed 74 different banking apps in order to find the ones with leading functionality for users. This year, neobank Up rose above much of the competition, winning two 2021 Mozo Experts Choice Awards for Excellent Banking App and Banking Innovation. The digital bank joins a cohort of much larger players like Commonwealth Bank and Macquarie Bank in the 2021 Excellent Banking App category, while it’s the only provider to snag the Banking Innovation title this year.

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