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Press Releases

Savvy’s 2022 survey of 1005 Aussies learns how rising utility prices are affecting the cost of living in Australia. Estimated 8.7 million Australians cite utility prices as the greatest cost…
  During the COVID-19 pandemic, international student numbers dropped dramatically. With borders reopening, Savvy takes a deep dive into the numbers to see if there’s a rebound. 750k international students…
Australia’s online shopping industry is worth over $47 billion dollars. The market size has grown by 8.9% in 2022, proving that more consumers are choosing online shopping over bricks and…
Savvy’s 2022 survey of 1005 Aussies learns how rising fuel prices are affecting the cost of living in Australia. 64% of survey respondents say fuel costs are of “greatest concern”…
In the wake of a 2018 Royal Commission into the Banking Sector and numerous government interventions, is mortgage lending competitive in Australia? Is the Big 4 as dominant as we…
The Australian Government released some sobering news in April: road fatalities have spiked 2.7% in the last 12 months, the largest increase in incidents since 2018. More than 1,100 people…
Savvy’s 2022 survey of 1005 Aussies learns how inflation and increasing grocery prices are affecting the cost of living in Australia. 62% of Australians are concerned about increases in the…
With RBA interest rates at all-time lows, house prices skyrocketing and inflation on the rise, interest rates look set to inevitably rise during 2022. Savvy’s analysis of the latest data…
The Covid-19 pandemic has given scammers and hackers an advantage. As remote work pushes more Australians online, the jump in cybercrime hits record-high rates sparking major concerns for businesses and…
Savvy’s examination of Electric Vehicle Council and Australian Trucking Association data finds that to meet the country’s CO2 emissions reduction targets and reach net-zero by 2050, Australia needs to electrify…
Savvy’s 2022 representative survey of 1000 New South Wales & Queensland residents learns about insurance cover of everyday Australians, their experience with extreme weather, perception of risk and beliefs regarding…
In the last several years the Australian wine industry has faced significant negative impacts from the pandemic, freight disruptions and international tariffs on exports. Despite this, annual revenue growth projections…
56% of Australians say it is the responsibility of the government to enforce workplace vaccines and uniform the law across all states Under half of respondents support employers mandating vaccines…
Do you know what your credit score is, or what’s on your credit history? 73% of Australians don’t know their credit score. Your credit score is a number between zero…
The craft beer industry in Australia has been going from strength to strength over the past two years, as microbreweries capture a modest but ever-increasing portion of the overall beer…
Savvy’s representative survey of 1003 Australians learns people’s spending and travel intentions for the 2022 Easter break. Highlights: 73% of Australians plan to spend their savings this Easter 23% plan…
Are you keen to experience that new car smell of an EV? The driving influence for many is the excitement of a game-changer, chance to do the right thing and…
Older Australians aged 55 to 65+ years have embraced smart home devices and become more tech-savvy, according to new statistics. But they are not the only ones taking advantage. Savvy…
Do renewable energies reduce the cost of electricity? Savvy has reviewed Australian energy prices, how we use renewables now and in the future and what this all means for you. How can…
The COVID-19 pandemic and government response to it has been hard on many Australian families. In the early days of the pandemic, when governments across the globe were shutting down…
A new survey of 1,000 Australian parents delved into the past two years of on-and-off at home learning, financial stresses, and how much they will be spending on essential educational…
No one likes to be broken into. Savvy has rounded up the Australian burglary and home security 2021 figures to keep you informed. What are the numbers of home burglaries,…
Two years into the pandemic, Australia has high vaccination rates and most of its domestic borders are open. Yet, what are our thoughts about going on a domestic holiday in…
Weddings can be expensive events, requiring outlay on numerous common items and services, including but not limited to bride and bridesmaid dresses, venue hire, wedding cake, marriage celebrants and venue…
Australia is the great southern land – and to get anywhere, you’re going to need a car. In fact, there are 20.1 million registered vehicles on the road, according to…
According to a new survey of 1,000 Australians regarding their spending habits this Christmas commissioned by Savvy, about a third of respondents said they will do most of their shopping…
A survey of 1,001 Australians by Savvy has revealed that 73% agree that moving to Electric Vehicles (EV) is an important move to reduce CO2 emissions and keep global temperature rises to…
According to new research conducted by Carloop.com.au, analysing 50,000 hybrid car sales in Australia from 2019 to 2021, sales of the Toyota RAV4 hybrid electric/petrol vehicle increased by 39% year…
Tips for teaching kids and teens financial literacy. Learn how to talk to your child about money, using language they understand.
Australians are eager and excited about proposed opening of borders and recommencement of international travel, though many are reticent about international Covid-19 infection rates, other country’s policies, as well as…
Many factors influence the cost of building a new home in Australia. Savvy’s Average Cost of Building a New Home infographic, updated for October 2021, covers all the details. 
2020 saw one of the biggest slumps in new car sales since the Global Financial Crisis of 2007-2008. Car sales in Australia have rebounded, though now face supply side issues,…
A recent poll conducted by Savvy of 1002 Greater Sydney residents living in COVID-19 lockdown restrictions shows a “shadow pandemic” of financial stress plaguing Greater Sydney, driven by unemployment, underemployment,…
In this analysis, we will be focusing on changes in mortgage and business loans and what it means for home buyers, investors, and business. Lending data – known as the lending…
Is Cryptocurrency – the currencies powered by complex calculations and decentralised ledgers known as blockchain technology – the money of the future? According to a new survey by Savvy, a…
What is mortgage stress? Our comprehensive guide to recognising mortgage stress and ways to combat it before it starts
A recent survey conducted by Savvy has revealed 91.6% of Australians agree that property prices are becoming “unaffordable” in the current market.
Over the last 12 months, there’s been a lot of ups and downs in rent affordability in Australia in terms of prices and yields. Cities which some thought were unaffordable…
A new survey tracking Australian car buying sentiment shows two-thirds of Australians are uncomfortable with buying a car online, despite COVID-19 risks and ongoing government lockdowns.
A new survey conducted by Savvy, shows that 46.5% of respondents have a digital wallet, and it’s only a matter of time before the take-up is as ubiquitous as smartphones…
Earlier this year, Savvy asked our customers to participate in a survey about financial literacy. We wanted to find out from parents whether the next generation of Australians are on…
Earlier this year, Savvy asked our customers to participate in a survey about financial literacy. We conducted the survey after learning the Household, Income, and Labour Dynamics in Australia report…

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