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 [...]

Widespread education campaign needed to save Australian credit ratings.

By | December 4th, 2013|Industry News, Press Releases|

Media Release Widespread education campaign needed to save Australian credit ratings. 4 December 2013 A consumer advocate has welcomed Australian [...]

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 [...]

Australians on ‘credit-collision course’ without better education.

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

Media Release Australians on 'credit-collision course' without better education. 15 October 2013 A consumer advocate for accurate credit reporting hopes [...]

Telco Eftel asks customers to pay $299 for their own mix up.

By | October 8th, 2013|Consumer, Industry News, Press Releases|

Media Release Telco Eftel asks customers to pay $299 for their own mix up. 8 October 2013 A recent 'billing [...]

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 [...]

‘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 [...]

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 [...]

Your Credit Rating – How to Get a Free Credit Check and What to Do if Your Credit Report Comes Back with Defaults

By | July 4th, 2013|Broker, Consumer, Industry News, Make Credit Work For You|

We recently read a comprehensive article on getting a free copy of your credit report written by Alex Wilson over [...]

Go for broke – but only as a last resort

By | June 20th, 2013|Broker, Consumer, Industry News, Make Credit Work For You|

If you are on the cusp of bankruptcy, one of the most important things you can have is great advice. [...]

Young people falling into the credit trap.

By | June 20th, 2013|Industry News, Press Releases|

Media Release Young people falling into the credit trap. 20 June 2013 A recent national survey revealing a higher rate [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

New laws to aid in correcting your credit report: Privacy Awareness Week 2013

By | April 30th, 2013|Broker, Consumer, Industry News, Privacy Commissioner|

There are a number of significant changes which will impact the correction of credit reports coming through once Privacy Act [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Financial freedom: are you self-sabotaging?

By | February 12th, 2013|Consumer, Make Credit Work For You|

In today’s ‘Make Credit Work For You’ post, we look at advice from the Editor of Smart Investor magazine, Nicole [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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, [...]

Beware Christmas ‘spamvertising’ could threaten your credit file

By | November 13th, 2012|Identity Theft|

Fraudsters are out in full force this festive season and are planting cyber-bombs for you to unknowingly let off in [...]

ASIC finds widespread and systemic misleading and deceptive conduct by debt collector

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

A Federal Court has heard that one of Australia’s largest debt collection agencies was found to be harassing and misleading [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

7 steps to fix bad credit history: A home buyer’s guide

By | November 1st, 2012|Consumer, Industry News, media releases, Press Releases|

Media Release 7 steps to fix bad credit history: A home buyer’s guide Buying a home can be nerve-wracking. There’s [...]

VISA says ‘pens down’ to prevent credit card fraud

By | October 25th, 2012|Identity Theft, Industry News|

Plastic fantastic transactions will no longer be signed off on as a proof of identity, but will require a PIN [...]

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 [...]