Money Magazine’s top financial products for 2018

With the new year upon us, now is the time to get your finances in order.

From savings accounts and credit cards, to mobile phones and super funds, Money Magazine‘s Effie Zahos shares her picks of the best financial products for 2018.

Money Magazine‘s “best mobile plans”

PLAN COST PM CALLS & SMS DATA
MooseMobile 34 SIM* $34 Unlimited 10GB
SpinTel X Large* $33.95 Unlimited 10GB
Coles Prepaid $40* $40 Unlimited 10GB

Source: whistleout.com.au

Money Magazine‘s “best balanced super funds”

FUND 5 YR RETURN ANNUAL COST $50,000
Hostplus* 11.8%pa $678
Cbus* 11.4%pa $498
AustralianSuper* 11.4%pa $363

Source: SuperRatings

Money Magazine‘s “best savings accounts”

INSTITUTION PRODUCT 2YR RETURN BASE RATE CATEGORY
RaboDirect Notice Saver $277 2.70% Bank
Suncorp Direct FlexiRate $253 2.50% Bank
Queenslanders CU GoSaver $235 2.30% Non-bank
MOVE Express Saver $225 2.20% Non-bank

Source: Canstar

Money Magazine‘s “best transactor credit cards”

INSTITUTION PRODUCT ADV RATE ANNUAL FEE
Beyond Bank Low Rate Visa 12.49% bank
Teachers Mutual Bank Teachers Credit Card 11.50% bank
Coles No Annual Fee MC 19.99% non-bank
Coles Low Rate Mastercard 12.99% non-bank

Source: Canstar

*Any advice provided in  this article is general in nature in that it does not take into account an individual’s particular circumstances or needs. The article does not cover all available products and may not compare all features relevant to you. Individuals should read the relevant Product Disclosure Statement  and consider their own objectives, financial situation or needs, and if in doubt seek appropriate advice, before proceeding.

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