Money Hack: You’re giving to charity wrong

Elizabeth Barry 25 February 2017 NEWS

give to charity

Why donate when someone else will do it for you?

This hack isn't what you think. We aren't suggesting that giving to charity is a waste of money. We want you to reconsider how you give, and those not already donating can start at no cost to themselves.

The hack

Bank with act. and earn Impact Dollars which will be transferred to a charity organisation of your choice.

act. is an innovative, new bank and a franchisee of Bendigo and Adelaide Bank. The institution offers transaction accounts, savings accounts, personal loans, credit cards and home loans. Choose your product and you'll receive a proportion of Impact Dollars for every dollar you either borrow or deposit.

The Impact Dollars can go towards charitable projects such as supporting animal shelters, funding environmentally friendly schemes, youth projects, providing meals to Australians at Christmas and more.

act. offers customers a way to give to good causes without spending a cent, and as long as the banking products suit your needs there's no downside, just plenty of feel good moments ahead.


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