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Why Customer Loyalty can be a Trap

Why Customer Loyalty can be a Trap

Hello Fellow FiftyUp Club Members, This week I’d like to talk to you about a business expression known as “churn”. Churn is when a company calculates how many customers it has lost versus how many customers it has gained over a period of time. It is the bane of many a corporate executive in Australia and is currently at an […]

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The Bad Budget News for FiftyUps

The Bad Budget News for FiftyUps

As with any Budget, there is good and bad news for FiftyUps and their hip pockets this week. Here is our summary of the measures that could affect FiftyUps in a NEGATIVE way. To read the other side of the story, click on the link at the bottom of this page. The Bad News Pensions: The age pension will be […]

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The Good Budget News for FiftyUps

The Good Budget News for FiftyUps

As with any Budget, there is good and bad news for FiftyUps and their hip pockets this week. Here is our summary of the measures that could affect FiftyUps in a POSITIVE way. To read the other side of the story, click on the link at the bottom of this page. The Good News Sustainable spending: Noone knows the importance […]

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Why I told my Super fund to go jump

Why I told my Super fund to go jump

Dear Fellow Members, As we are all aware, gloomy Federal Budget speculation has been rife lately, so I’ve decided my message this week should be on a cheerier note. Since having come on board as your Chairman I’ve noticed a handful of particular issues dominate your messages and forum posts. Switching is one of those at the top of the […]

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Beware this common trap for Electricity customers

Beware this common trap for Electricity customers

When Asmar, 72, got to the end of her discounted two-year electricity contract, her provider automatically moved her off a 12% discount onto a plan with a 7% discount and informed her she was now subject to a new two-year contract. Sadly, it’s a common practice. Electricity retailers often revert customers to an inferior discount once their contract expires, and […]

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