Your credit report – are you paying when you shouldn’t?

By | August 15th, 2013|Industry News, Press Releases|

Media Release Your credit report - are you paying when you shouldn't? 15 August 2013 Individuals seeking a copy of [...]

How To Make Your CREDIT CARD work for you

By | August 13th, 2013|Consumer, Industry News, Make Credit Work For You|

In this week’s ‘Make Credit Work For You’ post we look at credit cards. Do you currently have a credit [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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, [...]

Christmas shoppers a target for fraudsters: the 12 scams of Christmas

By | November 20th, 2012|Identity Theft|

This Christmas, you may unknowingly put your credit rating at risk. We look at how 'safe' Australians really are online, [...]

The risks you’re taking with credit this Christmas that could see you left without a home

By | November 20th, 2012|Broker, Consumer, Identity Theft, Industry News, media releases, Press Releases|

Media Release The risks you’re taking with credit this Christmas that could see you left without a home A consumer [...]

Award winning broker turned advocate for credit reporting accuracy reveals the surprise bad credit stopping Aussies refinance.

By | November 8th, 2012|Industry News, media releases, Press Releases|

Media Release Award winning broker turned advocate for credit reporting accuracy reveals the surprise bad credit stopping Aussies refinance. Australians [...]

Get organised for Christmas to save your money and your credit rating

By | November 1st, 2012|Consumer|

Christmas is coming!!! Less than two months to go – gulp. If you have started to think about buying gifts, [...]

Nobody immune to identity theft as fraudsters turn their focus to investors

By | October 30th, 2012|Identity Theft, media releases, Press Releases|

Media Release Nobody immune to identity theft as fraudsters turn their focus to investors Wealthy, educated Australians looking to invest [...]

Mobile Phone Bill shock – Have YOU been a victim?

By | October 29th, 2012|Consumer, Industry News|

Botched phone plans and lack of data usage monitoring is leaving many Australians shell shocked over their mobile bills, with [...]

Fraudsters pinch Australian Crime Commission logo to scam consumers

By | October 29th, 2012|Identity Theft|

Don’t be fooled with unsolicited emails, no matter how ‘official’ they look. The Australian Crime Commission (ACC) announced last week [...]

First home owners trapped in their current home loan and locked out of refinancing

By | October 23rd, 2012|Broker, Consumer, Industry News|

Despite massive interest rate cuts, and the positive jump in the number of first home buyers entering the market, those [...]

Has your tax file number been given out to debt collectors?

By | October 22nd, 2012|Identity Theft|

If you have a tax bill you haven’t paid – be aware your tax file number may have been given [...]

Protection essential to combat identity theft in Australia

By | October 16th, 2012|Identity Theft|

Why is protecting yourself against identity theft so important? Because in this day and age, identity theft is no longer [...]

Over 23,000 accounts of tax file number identity theft last year

By | October 15th, 2012|Identity Theft|

Numbers just out from the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) may help to demonstrate the prevalence of identity theft attempts in [...]

New laws to penalise identity thieves

By | October 11th, 2012|Identity Theft|

The Attorney-General Nicola Roxon announced yesterday new laws in Australia will mean white collar criminals and serious and organised crime [...]

How do I fix my bad credit?

By | September 25th, 2012|Consumer, Industry News|

In this day and age everything works on credit. If you cop a default on your credit file – you will [...]

Credit file warning: Organised crime groups focused on stealing your identity

By | September 20th, 2012|Identity Theft|

In the future, the security of your personal information may be more crucial than ever. A warning coming from the [...]

Can you run a business with bad credit?

By | September 17th, 2012|Broker, Consumer, Industry News|

Running a small business can be extremely trying. Cash flow can be a problem for many people with a small [...]

Are you spending more than you earn? You’re not alone….

By | September 13th, 2012|Broker, Consumer, Industry News|

It was reported yesterday that one in seven households in Australia is on ‘struggle street’ – spending more than it [...]

The 7 worst mistakes you can make with credit which can lead to defaults

By | September 12th, 2012|Broker, Consumer, Industry News|

What are some of the big mistakes made with credit which could lead you into battling debt and having creditors sending letters of demand [...]

Will the spring boom be mowed down by bad credit?

By | August 30th, 2012|Broker, Consumer, Industry News|

Spring has almost sprung – which is evident by the sunny weather spanning much of Australia today. We look at [...]

W.A Government to toughen up on identity checks to combat identity fraud

By | August 28th, 2012|Identity Theft|

Western Australia’s Births Deaths and Marriages just got that little bit harder to swindle with the introduction of tighter identity [...]

What’s the outlook for housing demand?

By | July 31st, 2012|Broker, Industry News|

Is it doom and gloom for the housing market going back to GFC-level lows? Or is the housing market stabilising? [...]

How Malware can infect your life and put you and your credit file at risk of fraud

By | July 30th, 2012|Broker, Consumer, Identity Theft, Industry News|

Think malware is a term used to describe clothes you go shopping in? Then you might have a big problem. [...]

Women and Credit: What You Need to Know

By | July 30th, 2012|Consumer|

Bad credit history plays no favourites, it can basically happen to anyone. Both sexes can be severely disadvantaged when it [...]

How You Can Give Yourself the Best Chance of Being Approved For Your First Home

By | June 25th, 2012|Broker, Consumer|

A great deposit and a great income is not enough to ensure you get the home loan that’s right for [...]