Directly Speaking

Directly Speaking is the blog of ING DIRECT CEO, Vaughn Richtor and will feature stories and insights from Vaughn himself as well as guest posts from ING DIRECT's Executive team and topical articles about what is impacting the banking industry.

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Australians look to property and savings for their retirement nest egg

18-02-2015 - Research by ING DIRECT has revealed that Australians don't believe their superannuation (super) will provide adequately for their retirement, with the expectation that it will contribute a little more than one third (35.8%) of their reti... Read More »

Aussies in the mood for love with flowers, chocolates and online dating

12-02-2015 - Insights from ING DIRECT have revealed that whether in a relationship or single, Valentine's Day is getting Australians in the mood for love. Traditional gifts are keeping romance alive and well on Valentine's Day, with purchasing spike... Read More »

ING DIRECT cuts fixed mortgage rates by up to 0.50%p.a.

09-02-2015 - ING DIRECT will lower the interest rate on its fixed rate residential home loans by up to 0.50% p.a. Effective 10 February 2015, ING DIRECT's new fixed rates will be: 4.49% p.a. for 5 year fixed 4.59% p.a. for 1-4 year fixed ING... Read More »

ING DIRECT cuts variable home loan rates by 0.25%

03-02-2015 - ING DIRECT will lower the interest rate on its variable mortgages by 0.25%, effective Friday 20th February 2015. Following this reduction, the rate on ING DIRECT's Mortgage Simplifier product will be 4.97% p.a. ING DIRECT has a mortgag... Read More »

Four out of five households drive a better deal in 2015

02-02-2015 - Australians plan to save 20% on the cost of groceries power, phone and insurance The ING DIRECT Household Financial Wellbeing Index confirms Australians are enjoying the highest level of financial wellbeing since tracking commenced in 2... Read More »

Living Super Balanced Option assigned ‘Recommended’ rating by Lonsec

15-01-2015 - The ING DIRECT Living Super Balanced Option, the first Balanced option available to all Australians with no administration, contribution or management fees, has been assigned a ‘Recommended’ rating by Lonsec in its first revi... Read More »

Orange Everyday takes top spot

04-12-2014 - ING DIRECT’s Orange Everyday transaction account has taken top spot in the Money magazine 2015 Best of the Best award for Best Everyday Account – Bank. The Orange Everyday transaction account helps Australians to get more fr... Read More »

Last minute rush sees one in four households re-gift presents at Christmas

26-11-2014 - The ING DIRECT Household Financial Wellbeing Index confirms that 23% of households are likely to re-gift unwanted presents this Christmas. Almost the same proportion (27%) are likely to still be shopping for gifts on Christmas Eve, and 1... Read More »

Direct super hits the spot with Australians

10-11-2014 - Just two years after launching, ING DIRECT Living Super has hit $1 billion Funds Under Management (FUM), testament to the increasing appetite that exists for more control and, in particular, for no fee and low fee super options. Launche... Read More »

ING DIRECT abolishes intro rate and rewards loyalty

23-10-2014 - ING DIRECT has swapped introductory rates for new personal savings customers in preference of a new deal focused on rewarding loyalty. Used widely by banks, the introductory rate strategy focuses on attracting new customers by offering h... Read More »

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