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Im currently with commonwealth but looking at changing to a lower fee bank. I currently get charged $4 a month. Hoping to find a better deal. Thanks ladies


Posted by mom119776, 9th October 2017


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  • Im with CUA i dont see any fees on my statements.


  • Most banks and building societies offer fee free accounts but I’m not sure if they would have all the services you need.


  • I’ve been with the commonwealth bank over 10 years very satisfied with them.


  • I bank with Bank Australia and Bank Victoria and do not get charged anything. I wouldn’t stay with a bank that charged monthly fees.


  • There are so many choices. Theres a few ive never heard off either.


  • I’m with a building society and the fees are very reasonable.


  • I too am with The Commonwealth. I have heard lots of good things about the Bendigo Bank. Haven’t really looked into it for myself tho


  • I’d be questioning the monthly fee you’re being charged. It can variate based on what type of account you have. Some banks charge until you get a certain amount deposited per month.


  • You shouldn’t have to pay a monthly fee – I’d question it. As the other mum’s have said – try a comparison site, banks are very competitive nowadays!


  • I have a credit card which i dont pay a yearly fee for because i have banked with them since i was a little girl. I will have a look at a comparison website now. Thanks ladies i didn’t even think about that.


  • I’m with NAB and I cant seem to find any charges on my statements and I was with a credit union before and was disgusted with the monthly fee charges for no apparent reason . Also using a comparison site may help you too.


  • You should definitely compare banks. Having to pay 4 dollars a month just to keep an account, seems quite a lot to me.
    Try to give a look here ad see if it can help you out. https://www.finder.com.au/bank-accounts


  • Online tools such as bank comparisons for fees and online calculators may help?


  • I have always negotiated with banks regarding fees.


  • Its a monthly fee to have an account


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