Australians like to complain about their financial institution in the same way as they like to complain about the weather. Most people, though, do not vote with their feet. Nevertheless, [...]
With the emergence of mutual banks (rebranded credit unions, building societies and mutual funds), Australian banking has taken a turn for the better.
Compare customer-owned mutual banks with CANSTAR’s Mutual Bank Awards.
Each year CANSTAR research andrate many of the players in Australia’s customer-owned financial institution sector. This year BankVic takes the CANSTAR customer-owned banking institution of the year award. Melanie Dilges, [...]
Australia’s customer-owned banking sector currently consists of 82 credit unions, 10 mutual banks and 7 mutual building societies, collectively assisting the needs of more than 4 million members. CANSTAR caught [...]
Each year IMB help to fund dozens of community projects in its local areas, via the IMB Community Foundation. In 2014, a total of 55 projects from the ACT, Illawarra, [...]