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 [...]

5 credit accidents you want to avoid this Christmas.

By | December 17th, 2013|Broker, Consumer, Industry News, Make Credit Work For You, Press Releases|

Media Release 5 credit accidents you want to avoid this Christmas. 17 December 2013 Australians must put credit issues on [...]

Online shoppers preyed on by fraudsters this Christmas

By | November 26th, 2013|Identity Theft, Industry News, Press Releases|

Media Release Online shoppers preyed on by fraudsters this Christmas. 26 November 2013 More Australians will shop on the internet [...]

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 [...]

Refinancing is on the up and up – how brokers can capitalise on this trend

By | November 14th, 2013|Broker, Industry News|

It seems there is a good opportunity in the current market for brokers to refinance their existing clients and also [...]

Not all credit repair law firms are created equal.

By | November 6th, 2013|Industry News, Press Releases|

Media Release Not all credit repair law firms are created equal. 6 November 2013 One of the country’s top credit [...]

1 in 12 Australian credit ratings threatened by identity theft.

By | October 24th, 2013|Identity Theft, Press Releases|

Media Release 1 in 12 Australian credit ratings threatened by identity theft. 24 October 2013 A survey conducted for the [...]

Identity fraud survey: Find out if you are protected

By | October 15th, 2013|Identity Theft, Industry News|

It’s Identity Fraud Awareness Week 2013 this week running October 13 to October 19. Identity fraud can leave your credit [...]

How will open credit scores impact Australians?

By | October 3rd, 2013|Broker, Consumer, Industry News|

Credit reporting agency Veda Advantage has just announced it will allow consumers to receive a copy of their credit score [...]

Veda credit scores: mystery still surrounds calculation

By | October 3rd, 2013|Broker, Consumer, Press Releases|

Press Release Veda credit scores: mystery still surrounds calculation. 2 October 2013 The decision by Veda Advantage to offer credit [...]

Slap on the wrist for Telstra under TCP Code

By | September 26th, 2013|Industry News|

Telstra customers were overcharged over $30 million on global roaming charges between 2006 and 2012 – and under the new [...]

‘Talk Like A Pirate Day’ For Childhood Cancer: Illness and Your Credit File

By | September 19th, 2013|Consumer, Industry News|

Aaargh me hearties! MyCRA be helpin' to raise money and awareness of issues around childhood cancer support through ‘Talk Like [...]

Two Australians arrested for ID Theft

By | September 17th, 2013|Identity Theft|

Australian Federal Police announced late last week they had arrested two men producing fake identity material and committing credit card [...]

Credit survey shows mobile bill a priority at expense of mortgage

By | September 10th, 2013|Broker, Consumer, Industry News, Make Credit Work For You|

A NewsPoll survey sponsored by credit reporting agency, Dun & Bradstreet has found that financially strapped consumers would forego paying [...]

‘TAX REFUND NOTIFICATION’ Don’t get caught out with this scam at tax time.

By | September 3rd, 2013|Identity Theft|

A high priority alert has just been issued from Stay Smart Online in regards to malware-carrying emails supposedly from the [...]

Children targeted for clean credit history

By | August 27th, 2013|Identity Theft|

An interesting story just out of the United States on ID theft attempts on the credit files of children. Whilst [...]

Google Chrome doesn’t secure stored passwords

By | August 20th, 2013|Identity Theft|

Stay Smart Online (SSO) has issued an urgent warning to Google Chrome users who save their passwords to their browser. [...]

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 [...]

Cyber-safety and financial identity: 5 reasons why parents need to be cyber-savvy.

By | August 8th, 2013|Identity Theft, Industry News|

Media Release Cyber-safety and financial identity: 5 reasons why parents need to be cyber-savvy. 8 August 2013 A credit expert [...]

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. [...]

Technology makes Australians more vulnerable to organised crime

By | August 1st, 2013|Identity Theft, Industry News|

Interested in the changing face of cyber-crime? The International Serious and Organised Crime Conference was held in Brisbane on Tuesday, [...]

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 [...]

Have Bad Credit? A bad credit loan is not your only option.

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

For someone who is locked out of mainstream credit because of their credit rating, their finance options become limited. But [...]

Phishing email alert

By | July 23rd, 2013|Broker, Consumer, Identity Theft|

Stay Smart Online recently issued an alert about a number of new phishing emails carrying malware which have been identified [...]

16-25 and “drowning in debt” Your guide to make credit work for you.

By | July 16th, 2013|Consumer, Industry News, Make Credit Work For You|

In the news this week, we are told that the 16 to 25 age group are getting way over their [...]

End of financial year an important time for your credit file.

By | July 16th, 2013|Broker, Consumer, Industry News, Make Credit Work For You, Press Releases|

Media Release End of financial year an important time for your credit file. 16 July 2013 As the saying goes....there [...]

Help to reduce your risk of identity theft

By | June 27th, 2013|Identity Theft, Industry News|

“Identity is one of our most valuable assets – if it is stolen, the stress and financial costs can last [...]

Access to credit will fall with introduction of new credit reporting data – and it’s being collected now

By | June 27th, 2013|Broker, Consumer, Industry News, Press Releases|

Press Release Access to credit will fall with introduction of new credit reporting data – and it’s being collected now. [...]

The Top 5 Reasons You’re Still In Debt

By | June 25th, 2013|Consumer, Make Credit Work For You|

Today we feature a Savingsguide.com.au Australia article on the hang-ups you might have with money that could be stopping you [...]