Credit reform about to take effect March 1 2013

By | February 12th, 2013|Broker, Consumer, Industry News|

We look at Amendments to important legislation to take effect from 1 March, and how this will impact consumers and [...]

Prevent a credit default during a time of mortgage stress.

By | February 12th, 2013|Broker, Consumer, Industry News, Make Credit Work For You, media releases, Press Releases|

Media Release Prevent a credit default during a time of mortgage stress. 12 February 2013 For the thousands of Australian [...]

Seven habits of highly frugal people

By | February 7th, 2013|Consumer, Make Credit Work For You|

In this ‘Make Credit Work For You’ post, we look at what an expert recommends as good money habits. No [...]

Lonely hearts ripped out and ripped off this Valentine’s Day by scams.

By | February 7th, 2013|Consumer, Identity Theft, Press Releases|

Media Release Lonely hearts ripped out and ripped off this Valentine’s Day by scams. 7 February 2013 A warning this [...]

Businessman gives away $50m to Australian university students

By | February 5th, 2013|Broker, Consumer, Industry News, Make Credit Work For You|

From time to time I discuss the wider philosophies of finance with a view to helping to improve attitudes to [...]

Safer Internet Day: Protect your child’s identity online

By | February 5th, 2013|Identity Theft, Industry News, media releases, Press Releases|

Media Release Safer Internet Day: Protect your child's identity online 5 February 2013 On Safer Internet Day, parents and carers [...]

Know the credit file risks before co-financing with a sibling

By | February 1st, 2013|Broker, Consumer, Industry News, media releases, Press Releases|

Media Release Know the credit file risks before co-financing with a sibling. 1 February 2013 Real estate agents have recently [...]

Flood affected? Ask for help early to protect your credit rating

By | January 31st, 2013|Consumer, Industry News, Make Credit Work For You|

As flood and cyclone victims across Queensland and New South Wales start to take stock of their homes and businesses, [...]

Flood evacuation: Prepare early and secure your important documents from fraudsters.

By | January 29th, 2013|Identity Theft, Industry News, media releases, Press Releases|

Media Release Flood evacuation: Prepare early and secure your important documents from fraudsters. 29 January 2013 With residents continuing to [...]

Are relaxations to guaranteed loan requirements right or wrong?

By | January 29th, 2013|Broker, Consumer, Industry News|

Banks have begun to relax Guaranteed loan criteria in a bid to encourage more first home buyers into the market. [...]

Smart borrowing to be taught in schools

By | January 24th, 2013|Broker, Consumer, Industry News, media releases, Press Releases|

Media Release Smart borrowing to be taught in schools 24 January 2013 Classroom changes aimed at improving financial literacy in [...]

Money: The Top 4 Relationship Busters

By | January 21st, 2013|Consumer, Industry News|

What are the ways your relationship may be at risk due to money matters? Last week we featured how your [...]

Australia Day: Migrants to the ‘lucky country’ walk a rocky road to financial success.

By | January 21st, 2013|Broker, Consumer, Industry News, media releases, Press Releases|

Media Release Australia Day: Migrants to the ‘lucky country’ walk a rocky road to financial success. 21 January 2013 Australia [...]

How to cure Christmas credit hangover

By | January 17th, 2013|Broker, Consumer, Industry News, Make Credit Work For You|

In our ‘Make Credit Work For You’ post this week, we look at what you should do to recoup those [...]

Bankruptcy and Debt Agreements should be a last resort for debt struggles.

By | January 17th, 2013|Broker, Consumer, Industry News, media releases, Press Releases|

Media Release Bankruptcy and Debt Agreements should be a last resort for debt struggles. 17 January 2013 Australians experiencing severe [...]

How to Avoid Sexually Transmitted Debt

By | January 14th, 2013|Consumer, Industry News|

Being ‘in love’ is one of the best feelings in the world, but not one of the most practical states [...]

“Bank of Mum and Dad” financing for kids can put your credit rating at risk.

By | January 14th, 2013|Broker, Consumer, media releases, Press Releases|

Media Release “Bank of Mum and Dad” financing for kids can put your credit rating at risk. 14 January 2013 [...]

Make credit work for you: Get a handle on debt

By | January 10th, 2013|Broker, Consumer, Make Credit Work For You|

More help to get credit working for you, and to realise your goal of making 2013 ‘Your Best Money Year’. [...]

Be bushfire ready: Protect your important documents and protect your good name.

By | January 10th, 2013|Identity Theft, media releases, Press Releases|

Media Release Be bushfire ready: Protect your important documents and protect your good name. 10 January 2013 With this week’s [...]

Is your New Year’s Resolution to buy a home? Check your credit rating doesn’t have a shady past first.

By | January 8th, 2013|Broker, Consumer, Industry News, media releases, Press Releases|

Media Release Is your New Year’s Resolution to buy a home? Check your credit rating doesn’t have a shady past [...]

Great shot, wrong target: Gillard Government’s draft legislation to regulate small business credit completely misses the point

By | January 8th, 2013|Industry News, Legislation, media releases, Press Releases|

Media Release Great shot, wrong target: Gillard Government’s draft legislation to regulate small business credit completely misses the point. 21 [...]

A New Year’s Resolution: Make 2013 Your Best Money Year Yet

By | January 3rd, 2013|Broker, Consumer, Industry News, Make Credit Work For You|

What is your New Year’s Resolution? Is it to clear your debts and get better with your finances? If so, [...]

Are you getting bad credit for Christmas?

By | December 21st, 2012|Broker, Consumer, media releases, Press Releases|

Media Release Are you getting bad credit for Christmas? An advocate for accurate credit reporting warns every credit-active Australian should [...]

Have Your Say on Bill Shock

By | December 18th, 2012|Broker, Consumer, Industry News|

Ever been overseas and returned home to find your mobile phone bill is as expensive as your plane ticket? You’re [...]

Aussies “On the Move” need clear strategy to tie up financial loose ends.

By | December 18th, 2012|Industry News|

Media Release Aussies “On the Move” need clear strategy to tie up financial loose ends. Australian residents are as mobile [...]

Miss a bill payment by one day and risk your credit rating: New Privacy Laws passed today -UPDATE -Live Radio Interview on News Talk 4BC with Graham Doessel of MyCRA and Privacy Commissioner Timothy Pilgrim

By | December 14th, 2012|Consumer, Industry News, Legislation, Privacy Commissioner|

Yesterday, Graham Doessel, founder and CEO of MyCRA Credit Rating Repairs was interviewed along with the Privacy Commissioner, Mr Timothy [...]

The 7 deadly mistakes with credit that could harm your home loan application

By | December 13th, 2012|Broker, Consumer, Industry News, media releases, Press Releases|

Media Release The 7 deadly mistakes with credit that could harm your home loan application Australians are making mistakes every [...]

First Home Buyer Figures Take a Dip: ABS Housing Finance October 2012

By | December 11th, 2012|Broker, Consumer, Industry News|

After the promising figures from August and September’s Housing Finance Statistics which seemed to indicate First Home Buyers were making [...]

Stay safe on Australia’s biggest day of online commerce

By | December 11th, 2012|Identity Theft, media releases, Press Releases|

Media Release Stay safe on Australia’s biggest day of online commerce Buying presents online is bigger than ever this year, [...]

Buying a home? 5 things you need to know about Australia’s new credit reporting laws before you apply for finance.

By | December 6th, 2012|Broker, Consumer, Industry News, media releases, Press Releases|

Media Release Buying a home? 5 things you need to know about Australia’s new credit reporting laws before you apply [...]