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Q&A with Rebecca Mitchell, Financial Service Provider on the Lodex Panel

Posted by Aisha Hillary-Morgan on 18 May 18

We love sharing great tips on how you can best manage your finances. We have teamed up with a number of partners and financial service providers to connect you with the right solutions.

We had a great chat with Rebecca Mitchell from Awesome Lending Solutions, a financial service provider on our panel. Following  she shares a bit about her story and some cool tips for you.

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Give Some Good Friend Karma

Posted by Lodex on 17 May 18

We all know at least one, two, three or even quite a few more friends or family who could use some tools and tips to help them manage their finances.

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Topics: Lodex Life Hacks, Lodex

The Difference Between Lodex's Marketplace and Comparison Websites

Posted by Aisha Hillary-Morgan on 17 May 18

People keep referencing Lodex to a comparison website, however we are actually incredibly different. With comparison sites, you need to trawl through pages of different offers and select one you think will cater to your needs. At Lodex we actually bring the offers to you in the one dashboard. You sit back and then select the offer you think suits you. It's rather simple.

We wanted to find out some of the areas we can help improve the process and what people actually thought of the current process. So, we did some research amongst 1000 Aussies and the findings were quite eye-opening.

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Crackdown on Big Payments - Why We Need Alternatives

Posted by Michael Phillipou on 16 May 18
The Australian Government’s move to ban large cash payments from 1 July 2019 is a logical one. Governments around the world are constantly fighting against illegal activity which consists of avoiding paying tax and links to criminal activity which can arguably be much harder to detect when using cash as opposed to electronic methods of payment which provide a trail. 
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Topics: Industry News - Financial/Fintech

Australians Flight Out of Capital Cities to Find Affordable Homes

Posted by Michael Phillipou on 15 May 18

The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) recently released report for regional population and migration data for 2016-17 indicates that Australians living in capital cities have chosen to re-locate throughout the 2016-17 financial year in order to find cheaper alternatives, according to mortgagebusiness.

According to the report, over 40,000 Sydneysiders have sought alternative living arrangements outside of Sydney with other key regions being impacted as follows:

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Topics: Industry News - Financial/Fintech

Royal Commission Will Come at a Huge Cost to Banks

Posted by Michael Phillipou on 15 May 18

It seems that the royal commission was overdue after the series of findings which keep the Australian public intrigued. As a result, the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority has indicated its intention to lift capital benchmarks which will in turn increase costs to banks and their shareholders, according to mortgagebusiness.

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Topics: Industry News - Financial/Fintech

Lodex Life Hack - Tips for Saving Money

Posted by Lodex on 14 May 18

We love good hacks that help you get ahead of your finances. We know that putting money aside can be challenging sometimes, but with a little bit of planning, this can become a lot easier. We wanted to share with you these easy and very helpful tips to help you plan your savings. 

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Topics: Lodex Life Hacks

Talking About Blockchain and CryptoCurrency - Q&A With Lodex's Founders

Posted by Aisha Hillary-Morgan on 10 May 18

Cryptocurrencies, Bitcoins, Cryto Exchanges, ICOs and ongoing discussions around changing regulations are all hot topics in the Lodex office.

I am always in-awe of the knowledge our founders have and thought I would do a quick Q&A with Mic and Bill, to share some of their insights. Following are some of the questions we chatted about:

1. Why are you so interested in Cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology?

2. Why do you think this technology is the most exciting revolution since oil?

3. What exchanges/companies would you encourage people to watch?

4. What advice would you give someone looking to invest in this space?

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Topics: Industry News - Financial/Fintech, Lodex

Lodex Deposits Marketplace is LIVE!

Posted by Lodex on 8 May 18

We are super excited to announce that our Deposits Marketplace is now live!

If you are looking for a great rate for a Term Deposit or Savings Account, start your journey with Lodex and let brilliant rates come to you. 

As always, creating your request for a Term Deposit or Savings Account is cost and obligation FREE.

Not sure about the difference between Term Deposits and Savings Account? Check the following:

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Security, Privacy and Social Data - Insights from LenddoEFL

Posted by Aisha Hillary-Morgan on 24 Apr 18

Social data empowers millions of people around the world through their transactions with financial services providers. We wanted to bring this technology to Australia and have teamed up with LenddoEFL to do this.

We spoke with Audrey Banares Reamon, Quality and Compliance Manager, and Howard Lince III, Director of Engineering, from LenddoEFL, and asked them some of the questions you have been asking to help give you a greater insight into the power behind Social Scoring and using non-traditional data. Enjoy.

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Topics: Industry News - Financial/Fintech

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