Thursday, 25 June 2015

28 Degrees MasterCard

Once recommended as "the best travel card", this is certainly still one of the best credit card offers in Australia.
While it used to be free to withdraw cash abroad, now the cash advance fee is 3% of the cash advance or $4 (whichever is greater).
Below are some details:
Support phone number: 1300 552 079
Card activation URL: osc

Top countries with happy citizens

Bloomberg - These 10 Countries Boast the World's Highest Share of Thriving Citizens

Saturday, 20 June 2015

New face of banking

Number26, one of the new online-only banks, is offering a fantastic deal for the credit card. Besides the fact that they do not charge for issuing the card, no membership fees, there are also no fees for international payments, cash withdrawals at ATMs, or currency conversion fees.
This is what banking should look like in the 21st century. After experiences with a whole bunch of different financial institutions and card providers, I am quite excited about this card and account.

Friday, 12 June 2015

Austria slows down

Bloomberg - Austria Turns Euro Laggard as Neighbors Outperform

Monday, 1 June 2015

Number26 - free bank accounts for smartphones

Article about Number26 service, a free bank acocunt on your mobile phone (link).
As the service is new, it takes about a week to get an account open.

100 richest Austrians

Interesting article at Trend about the top 100 richest people in Austria.