Next Generation of Banknotes: $50 Design Reveal

The Reserve Bank has today revealed the design of the new $50 banknote. As with the existing banknote, the new $50 features portraits of Aboriginal writer and inventor David Unaipon and the first female member of an Australian parliament, Edith Cowan. The new banknotes will be released into general circulation in October 2018.

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Source:  http://www.rba.gov.au/media-releases/2018/mr-18-03.html

How a phone scammer nearly got my pin number out of me

What do you think our most popular password is for all those accounts we have online? I guessed incorrectly.

I thought we might be marginally original and use our dog’s or cat’s name, or our birth date. These are about as secure a wet paper bag.

But no, the most popular password for our personal information and key data is 123456.

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Source:  http://moneymag.com.au/phone-scammer-pin-number/

The New Payments Platform: What it means for you

The agony of split bills and chasing payments could be over from today with the launch of what’s been hailed as the biggest revolution in digital banking in more than two decades.

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Source:  https://finance.nine.com.au/2018/02/13/10/24/new-payments-platform-what-it-means-for-you