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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ING DIRECT to launch new upfront commission model

24-11-2015 - ING DIRECT has announced a new upfront commission model that will come into effect from 1 January 2016. The simplified commission model will be structured around individual accounts as opposed to the current model’s focus on aggre... Read More »

Variable Home Loan Rates to Rise

13-11-2015 - ING DIRECT today announced it will increase interest rates by 0.18% p.a. across its variable owner occupier and investor residential loan portfolio, effective 15 January 2016. As at 15 January 2016, the variable interest rate on the Ora... Read More »

ING DIRECT Awarded Best Bank At Mozo Awards

28-10-2015 - ING DIRECT has been voted the Best Bank in Australia in the annual Mozo People's Choice Awards. The awards, voted by 35,000 Australians, recognise service and trust in the banking industry. ING DIRECT's Orange Everyday was voted the Be... Read More »

Make a difference with Dreamstarter crowdfunding

21-10-2015 - The latest round of ING DIRECT's Dreamstarter crowdfunding initiative is giving people the opportunity to make a difference across a variety of social and community issues, from food waste to indigenous health and nutrition. Eight socia... Read More »

ING DIRECT welcomes commitment to improve digital identity systems – FSI response

20-10-2015 - ING DIRECT welcomes the Government's commitment to improve the use of data to create trusted digital identities, making banking more efficient and easier for customers. Lisa Claes, Executive Director of Customer Delivery, ING Direct sai... Read More »

ING DIRECT introduces biometric technology for mobile banking

20-10-2015 - ING DIRECT has launched Touch Login for its banking app, allowing customers to use the fingerprint sensor on their Touch ID capable Apple iPhones or iPads to securely log in to their mobile banking. Janelle McGuinness, Head of Digital a... Read More »

Australians support 12 per cent super contributions and are more willing to switch funds to get a better deal on fees, performance and transparency

12-10-2015 - FSC / ING DIRECT Your Super Future report Eighty-eight per cent of Australian workers support our current superannuation system while 35 per cent say they are likely to change funds to get a better deal according to the 2015 FSC / ING D... Read More »

ING DIRECT prices $A750 million IDOL 2015-1 RMBS

02-10-2015 - ING Bank (Australia) Limited (ING Direct) today announced that the IDOL 2015-1 Trust, a securitisation of residential mortgages, has priced. The $A750 million IDOL 2015-1 Trust comprises the following securities: Class   ... Read More »

ING DIRECT takes 70 million steps for Cerebral Palsy

01-10-2015 - Staff from ING DIRECT have taken more than 70 million steps during the month of September as part of Cerebral Palsy Alliance's annual Steptember initiative, raising $56,000 to support people living with cerebral palsy (CP) right across A... Read More »

ING DIRECT appoints National Partnership Manager, Residential Lending and Wealth

01-10-2015 - ING DIRECT has addressed the growing convergence of the mortgage and advice industries with the appointment of Tim Hewson as National Partnership Manager, Residential Lending and Wealth. Mark Woolnough, Head of Third Party Distribution ... Read More »

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