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bank account

  1. J1eyed

    Tradestation - asked for bank account login

    Hi, Does anyone use Tradestation? I created an account and filled in the W-8BEN form. When I got to the "let's add some money to your account section" I found my bank (Westpac) and it asked for my account login and password. I immediately closed it as this isn't the norm in Australia. Is this...
  2. greggles

    Business bank account with low or no international transaction fees

    I'm currently investigating business bank accounts with either low or no international transaction fees. Most banks seem to change around 3% and upwards for transactions in foreign currencies made with a Visa or Mastercard debit card. I have seen a recent proliferation in foreign currency bank...
  3. A

    Best high interest bank accounts you use/have found

    I remember a few years ago looking at HISA's (high interest savings account) that had as much as 7%. Now all i can find if 5% term deposit and about 4.5 introductory 4% normal. Has anyone found a higher one they use? This is purely for cash, not trading, so no need to be linked or...
  4. Tyler Durden

    Do banks match account number with name?

    Help me settle this debate with my friend - I said that in Australia at least, when you transfer money electronically it's important to get the BSB and account number right because it will go through even if it doesn't match the name you have entered. My friend thinks that the banks match the...