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 [...]

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 [...]

Your home on the line: be vigilant with bills this Christmas.

By | November 28th, 2013|Industry News, Press Releases|

Media Release Your home on the line: be vigilant with bills this Christmas. 28 November 2013 Australian consumers need to [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

‘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 [...]

Employee fraud: what could it cost your small business?

By | September 2nd, 2013|Business Credit, Press Releases|

Media Release Employee fraud: what could it cost your small business? 2 September 2013 When it comes to employee fraud, [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]

Update on mandatory data breach notification laws

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

The long-awaited amendments to the Privacy Act 1988 making reporting of serious data breaches mandatory, has been passed in the [...]

Banks encouraged to lift their standards around guarantor education.

By | June 11th, 2013|Broker, Consumer, Industry News|

Guaranteed loans – they’ve become more prevalent as house prices rise, and as access to business credit changes – but this type [...]

Gamers: cheating could cost you your credit rating

By | June 6th, 2013|Identity Theft, Industry News|

If you or someone in your family is a gamer, then you would be familiar with hacks. Hacks and cheats [...]

Mandatory data breach notification Bill before Parliament

By | May 30th, 2013|Identity Theft, Industry News|

The Attorney-General has put before Parliament a mandatory data breach notification bill, which will require businesses and government agencies to [...]

Cyber-security to protect your financial identity.

By | May 23rd, 2013|Identity Theft|

How can what you do online impact your ability to obtain credit? Understand the risks and protect your credit rating. [...]

Bloggers and small business sites a target for cyber-criminals

By | May 23rd, 2013|Identity Theft, Press Releases|

Press Release MyCRA Bloggers and small business sites a target for cyber-criminals. 23 May 2013 There’s a gaping hole in [...]

Lax cyber-security makes us all vulnerable: Cyber Security Awareness Week 2013

By | May 21st, 2013|Identity Theft, Industry News|

If your password is one of the most 1,000 common passwords, it could be hacked in literally seconds... Are you [...]

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 [...]

Fraudsters cashing in on public fear over password security

By | May 14th, 2013|Identity Theft, Industry News|

Australians are warned to be aware of a scam which is targeting public uncertainty following publicised hacking events or data [...]

It’s never been more important to check your credit file

By | May 7th, 2013|Broker, Consumer, Industry News|

We’ve been talking about it for a while now, but the warnings have been coming thick and fast over recent [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]