Credit repair ‘test case’ has broker over the moon

By | January 7th, 2014|Broker, Consumer|

Happy New Year from MyCRA Lawyers. How can we make 2014 better for you? We can recommend our credit dispute [...]

How will the changes to the Privacy Act coming in 2014 affect borrowers?

By | December 3rd, 2013|Consumer, Industry News|

Recently I was asked to participate on a panel of finance and credit experts, answering consumer questions on aspects of [...]

Help with credit card applications

By | December 3rd, 2013|Consumer, Industry News|

Recently I was asked to participate on a panel of finance and credit experts, answering consumer questions on aspects of [...]

Law Firm lends its muscle to credit rating wars.

By | November 19th, 2013|Broker, Consumer, Industry News, Press Releases|

Media Release: National Law Firm lends its muscle to credit rating wars. 19 November 2013 Thousands of consumers are being [...]

Interest rates cut to record lows at 2.5%

By | August 6th, 2013|Broker, Consumer, Industry News|

The Reserve Bank of Australia has cut its cash rate to a low 2.5% - lower than during the GFC. [...]

The bad credit nightmare affecting Australian home buyers.

By | July 25th, 2013|Broker, Consumer, Industry News, Press Releases|

Media Release The bad credit nightmare affecting Australian home buyers. 25 July 2013 Consumers all over Australia every day are [...]

Payday lending: why it’s all about to change

By | July 9th, 2013|Broker, Consumer, Industry News|

The number of payday lenders is about to shrink due to new regulations, according to  Paid International (formerly First Stop [...]

The credit slip-ups that stop you from buying a home

By | May 21st, 2013|Broker, Consumer, Industry News, Make Credit Work For You, Press Releases|

Press Release The credit slip-ups that stop you from buying a home 21 May 2013 Latest housing figures show the [...]

Credit ‘blemishes’ contribute to first home buyer slump

By | May 16th, 2013|Industry News, Press Releases|

Press Release Credit ‘blemishes’ contribute to first home buyer slump 16 May 2013 First home buyers eager to buy property are [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Miss a bill payment by one day and risk your credit rating: New Privacy Laws passed today.

By | November 29th, 2012|Industry News, media releases, Press Releases, Privacy Commissioner|

Media Release Miss a bill payment by one day and risk your credit rating: New Privacy Laws passed today. 29 [...]

Brokers and clients disadvantaged by clients navigating the ‘minefield’ of credit reporting

By | November 22nd, 2012|Broker, media releases, Press Releases|

Media Release Brokers and clients disadvantaged by clients navigating the ‘minefield’ of credit reporting alone Brokers who don’t have contact [...]

More buyers apply for home loans, but dreams could be shattered by credit rating blunders.

By | November 15th, 2012|media releases, Press Releases|

Media Release More buyers apply for home loans, but dreams could be shattered by credit rating blunders. A consumer advocate [...]

When love goes bad…Graham the ‘Credit Corrector’ shows how to prevent relationship debt.

By | November 12th, 2012|Consumer, media releases, Press Releases|

Media Release When love goes bad…Graham the 'Credit Corrector' shows how to prevent relationship debt. Being ‘in love’ is one [...]

More positivity for housing: ABS Housing Finance figures continue to climb for September

By | November 12th, 2012|Broker, Consumer|

Good news again for the property market, with data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics recording another increase in Housing [...]

Save your pennies for a good cause…Buy Nothing New Month

By | October 25th, 2012|Consumer|

Wants and needs are two different things. But in the throes of spending – whether it be purchasing that new [...]

They’re ba-ack again! Fraudsters change tactics on Microsoft virus scam

By | October 23rd, 2012|Identity Theft, Industry News|

If you own a computer – or a telephone for that matter – you may be vulnerable to computer-related scam [...]

It’s not credit for Christmas, says DnB

By | October 22nd, 2012|Industry News|

Christmas credit may not be 'on the cards' for shoppers this year. Due to concern about financial security in Australia, it [...]

Less home owners in arrears, but those in default have reached historic numbers.

By | October 4th, 2012|Broker, Consumer|

It seems more of the Average Joe’s are able to meet their mortgage payments. The latest figures from Fitch ratings [...]

ID scanners in nightclubs are boosting the risk of ID theft says Privacy Commissioner

By | October 2nd, 2012|Identity Theft, Privacy Commissioner|

Their purpose is to crack down on crimes of violence in pubs and clubs. But according to the Privacy Commissioner, [...]