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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Have Peace of Mind on Holiday with ING DIRECT's 'Travel Alert' App Feature

29-07-2015 - ING DIRECT has made travel planning a little easier with a new 'Travel Alert' feature recently introduced on its top-rated Android and iOS app. The 'Travel Alert' allows customers who are travelling overseas to h... Read More »

Response to RBA Monetary Policy Update (July 2015)

07-07-2015 - Michael Witts, Treasurer at ING DIRECT, responds to today's decision by the Reserve Bank of Australia to leave the official cash rate unchanged at two per cent: "The RBA opted to leave the cash rate unchanged at 2% at its July meeting.&... Read More »

Appetite for Switching Super Grows by Almost 50%

30-06-2015 - The ING DIRECT / Financial Services Council Annual Super Sentiment Index shows that more than a quarter (27%) of Australians said they would be likely to switch their super fund in the future.  This is a significant increase on the ... Read More »

Dreamstarter crowdfunding platform raises more than $137,000 for social impact projects

24-06-2015 - The June 2015 round of online crowdfunding initiative Dreamstarter, presented by ING DIRECT, StartSomeGood and the School for Social Entrepreneurs, is its most successful to date after raising over $137,000 for social impact projects in ... Read More »

Fewer than 4 in 10 Aussies Make Voluntary Super Contributions

24-06-2015 - The ING DIRECT / Financial Services Council Annual Super Sentiment Index shows that more than half (58%) of Australians have never made a voluntary contribution to their super.  This has remained steady for the past few years, despi... Read More »

1 in 2 Households Financially Vulnerable

23-06-2015 - Despite historically low interest rates, many Australian households are dangerously exposed to financial shocks. These are the findings of the ING DIRECT Household Financial Fitness Test, which measures financial fitness based on ... Read More »

ING DIRECT Responds To MFAA Report With Increased Broker Referral Fee For Living Super

11-06-2015 - ING DIRECT has responded to findings in the recent EY and MFAA 'Observations on the value of mortgage broking' report about the threat of revenue concentration for brokers, by extending its increased Living Super Referral Fee of $550 (in... Read More »

Response to RBA Monetary Policy Update (June 2015)

02-06-2015 - Michael Witts, Treasurer at ING DIRECT, responds to today's decision by the Reserve Bank of Australia to leave the official cash rate unchanged at two per cent: "At its meeting today the RBA left the cash rate unchanged at two per cent.... Read More »

ING DIRECT teams up with Isla Fisher to show Australians how banking can be

01-06-2015 - ING DIRECT has announced Isla Fisher as brand ambassador as it launches its new advertising campaign showing Australians how banking can be. The national campaign highlights the benefits of banking with ING DIRECT, joining Isla through ... Read More »

ING DIRECT kicks off Dreamstarter 2015

27-05-2015 - ING DIRECT has launched its online crowdfunding initiative Dreamstarter 2015, supporting seven social change projects from across Australia with seed funding and crowdfunding campaign assistance. The projects range from a Mobile Shower S... Read More »

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