Privacy Law Reform To-Do List: Privacy Awareness Week 2013

By | May 3rd, 2013|Broker, Consumer, Industry News, Make Credit Work For You, Privacy Commissioner|

In our last post for Privacy Awareness Week 2013, we set out some actions you can take now for your [...]

Privacy Law reform – protecting your personal information and your credit file: Privacy Awareness Week 2013

By | May 2nd, 2013|Broker, Consumer, Identity Theft, Industry News, Privacy Commissioner|

Identity theft is an ever-growing threat to Australians and the commodity which is traded, sought after and misused for criminal [...]

Information Security – Is Your Business Ready for Privacy Law Reform? Privacy Awareness Week 2013

By | May 1st, 2013|Industry News|

Do you have a plan to walk your business through privacy law reforms? The Office of the Information Commissioner (OAIC) [...]

New laws to aid in correcting your credit report: Privacy Awareness Week 2013

By | April 30th, 2013|Broker, Consumer, Industry News, Privacy Commissioner|

There are a number of significant changes which will impact the correction of credit reports coming through once Privacy Act [...]

Your credit check is soon to reveal all your bad habits: Privacy Awareness Week 2013.

By | April 29th, 2013|Broker, Consumer, Industry News, Make Credit Work For You, Press Releases|

Press Release Your credit check is soon to reveal all your bad habits: Privacy Awareness Week 2013. 29 April 2013 [...]

Privacy Awareness Week 2013 Privacy Law Reform

By | April 29th, 2013|Broker, Consumer, Industry News, Make Credit Work For You, Privacy Commissioner|

29 April to 4 May 2013 is Privacy Awareness Week 2013 across Australia. MyCRA Credit Rating Repair are once again [...]

More people losing their homes due to mortgage stress

By | April 23rd, 2013|Broker, Consumer, Industry News, Make Credit Work For You|

Statistics are pointing to an increase in distressed sales in some areas of Australia. We look at what’s happening in [...]

Identities at risk in the Australia Post system

By | April 18th, 2013|Identity Theft, Industry News|

In the news this week it was revealed that Australia Post customers have been exposed to identity theft. On Monday [...]

Churning – who says it’s bad?

By | April 12th, 2013|Broker, Press Releases|

Press Release Churning – who says it’s bad? 12 April 2013 Churning for self interest is without question a highly [...]

Are you lying to yourself when it comes to credit?

By | April 9th, 2013|Consumer, Make Credit Work For You|

In this week’s ‘Make Credit Work For You’ post, we look at the lies we tell ourselves which see us [...]

Make a mortgage work for you: Taking a conservative approach to purchase price

By | April 2nd, 2013|Consumer, Make Credit Work For You|

In this week’s ‘Make Credit Work for You’ we take a look at the biggest form of credit many consumers [...]

Cybercrime goes all the way to RBA but do our laws protect us?

By | March 27th, 2013|Broker, Consumer, Identity Theft, Industry News|

It seems no Australian business is immune to cyber-attack, including the Reserve Bank of Australia which it was recently revealed [...]

Consumers need credit reporting advocates: Credit repairer places in top 10% of companies in Start-Up Smart Awards 2013.

By | March 27th, 2013|Press Releases|

Press Release Consumers need credit reporting advocates: Credit repairer places in top 10% of companies in Start-Up Smart Awards 2013. 27 [...]

Scam warning lookout for dodgy debt collectors

By | March 26th, 2013|Consumer, Industry News|

There has never been a more important time to know your rights when it comes to debt collection agencies. A [...]

Credit enquiry scandal shows up faults with credit scoring

By | March 20th, 2013|Broker, Consumer, Press Releases|

Press Release Credit enquiry scandal shows up faults with credit scoring 20 March 2013 Millions of Australians could potentially be [...]

What’s happened to Gen Y – our emerging first home buyers

By | March 13th, 2013|Broker, Consumer, Industry News|

The future of our housing market, rests with Gen Y. Have we prepared them enough? We look at the particular [...]

Could a spike in credit defaults from Gen Y be part of the housing crisis?

By | March 13th, 2013|Industry News, Press Releases|

Press Release Could a spike in credit defaults from Gen Y be part of the housing crisis? 13 March 2013 More [...]

Fixing up Your Finances

By | March 12th, 2013|Consumer, Make Credit Work For You|

In our Make Credit Work For You spot this week, we look at how to dig yourself out of financial [...]

W.A. real estate agent criticises measures to combat property scams

By | March 5th, 2013|Identity Theft, Industry News|

Last year it was revealed that some properties in Western Australia had been sold out from under their overseas owners [...]

Vodafone customers – ‘desperate and defaulted.’

By | March 5th, 2013|Industry News, media releases, Press Releases|

Media Release Vodafone customers - ‘desperate and defaulted.’ 5 March 2013 A Queensland family should have been relaxing in their [...]

How To Spot the Difference Between Needs and Wants

By | February 26th, 2013|Consumer, Make Credit Work For You|

In our “Make Credit Work For You” post this week, we have a great article from Savingsguide Australia. Just subscribing [...]

Rising menace of extreme identity theft looms

By | February 26th, 2013|Identity Theft, Industry News|

Technology law expert Profressor Faye Jones and University of South Australia law lecturer Dr Clare Sullivan warn that the rising [...]

Don’t launch a cyber-assault on Australian businesses – just look in their rubbish bins.

By | February 21st, 2013|Broker, Consumer, Identity Theft, Press Releases|

Media Release Don’t launch a cyber-assault on Australian businesses - just look in their rubbish bins. 21 February 2013 The [...]

Threat of identity theft looms as business cyber-assaults take new form.

By | February 20th, 2013|Identity Theft, Industry News, media releases, Press Releases|

Media Release Threat of identity theft looms as business cyber-assaults take new form. 20 February 2013 The ramping up of [...]

Credit cards: The real deal on choosing the plastic fantastic.

By | February 19th, 2013|Consumer, Make Credit Work For You|

Credit cards are not always bad, but you have to make sure you get the right one that fits you [...]

Small business finance regulation deferred

By | February 19th, 2013|Broker, Consumer, Industry News, Legislation|

It seems the controversial draft legislation regulating small business finance has been deferred – with the Government now saying it [...]

Credit rating self-checks essential for prospective home buyers

By | February 19th, 2013|Broker, Consumer, Industry News, media releases, Press Releases|

Media Release Credit rating self-checks essential for prospective home buyers. 19 February 2013 A credit rating self-check should be top [...]

Found your special someone this Valentine’s Day? 7 tips for joining finances

By | February 14th, 2013|Consumer, Make Credit Work For You|

Happy Valentine’s Day to all the lovers out there!  If you are one of the lucky ones that has found [...]

A ‘fair go’ in the credit system for those under financial strain still a way off.

By | February 14th, 2013|Broker, Consumer, Industry News, media releases, Press Releases|

Media Release A ‘fair go’ in the credit system for those under financial strain still a way off. 14 February [...]

Financial freedom: are you self-sabotaging?

By | February 12th, 2013|Consumer, Make Credit Work For You|

In today’s ‘Make Credit Work For You’ post, we look at advice from the Editor of Smart Investor magazine, Nicole [...]