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CommBank’s most-read guidance articles of 2017

CommBank’s most-read guidance articles of 2017

What were people reading last year? Take a look at our list of our most popular guidance articles for 2017.

Guidance is a key part of CommBank’s commitment to enhance the financial wellbeing of our people, businesses and communities.

The 10 guidance articles listed below, which we published to commbank.com.au as well as NetBank and the CommBank app, were our most-read articles of 2017 and highlight where the appetite for information and education is strongest.

A quick explanation of how CommBank Travel Money Cards work – including how to reload your card and what to do if your card is lost or stolen.

A breakdown of how to get your finances in order when moving to Australia to study. This article lists what to do before and after you arrive, as well as other things you may want to take care of like health insurance and travel insurance.

An action plan to ensure you’re on top of your holiday finances before taking off. Looks at all the things you should consider to make sure your trip is stress free.

Provides an explanation of what debt consolidation is, how it works and when it may be useful. You may find this helpful if one of your New Year’s resolutions is to get rid of any debts.

Outlines the documents you need to successfully complete an ID check when in a CBA branch. Also explains why ID checks are completed and when you may be able to do the check online.

A guide to loading multiple currencies onto a Travel Money Card – you can store up to 13 different currencies at once.

Explains at what age you may be able to start drawing on your super – what’s known as your ‘preservation age’.

Thinking about buying a property? This article provides some simple steps to get you on track and help you realise your dream sooner rather than later.

Analyses the different ways you can spend money overseas and when may be the best time to use a particular payment method such as a Travel Money Card, foreign cash or credit card.

Briefly outlines what you need on hand to lodge your tax return and also considers whether you’re better off doing it yourself or using a qualified accountant.

This article is intended to provide general information of an educational nature only. It does not have regard to the financial situation or needs of any reader and must not be relied upon as financial product advice.