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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Struggling to pay your mortgage or loan? Your bank says they want to help.

By | June 4th, 2013|Industry News, Make Credit Work For You|

It may be a foreign concept to some people to turn to their bank when they are experiencing financial difficulty, [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Australian credit habits under the microscope – are you ready?

By | May 10th, 2013|Broker, Consumer, Industry News, Make Credit Work For You, Press Releases|

Press Release Australian credit habits under the microscope – are you ready? 10 May 2013 The credit habits of Australians [...]

Your credit check is soon to reveal all your bad habits: Privacy Awareness Week 2013.

By | April 29th, 2013|Broker, Consumer, Industry News, Make Credit Work For You, Press Releases|

Press Release Your credit check is soon to reveal all your bad habits: Privacy Awareness Week 2013. 29 April 2013 [...]

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 [...]

Credit enquiry scandal shows up faults with credit scoring

By | March 20th, 2013|Broker, Consumer, Press Releases|

Press Release Credit enquiry scandal shows up faults with credit scoring 20 March 2013 Millions of Australians could potentially be [...]

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 [...]

Know the credit file risks before co-financing with a sibling

By | February 1st, 2013|Broker, Consumer, Industry News, media releases, Press Releases|

Media Release Know the credit file risks before co-financing with a sibling. 1 February 2013 Real estate agents have recently [...]

Flood evacuation: Prepare early and secure your important documents from fraudsters.

By | January 29th, 2013|Identity Theft, Industry News, media releases, Press Releases|

Media Release Flood evacuation: Prepare early and secure your important documents from fraudsters. 29 January 2013 With residents continuing to [...]

Australia Day: Migrants to the ‘lucky country’ walk a rocky road to financial success.

By | January 21st, 2013|Broker, Consumer, Industry News, media releases, Press Releases|

Media Release Australia Day: Migrants to the ‘lucky country’ walk a rocky road to financial success. 21 January 2013 Australia [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Be bushfire ready: Protect your important documents and protect your good name.

By | January 10th, 2013|Identity Theft, media releases, Press Releases|

Media Release Be bushfire ready: Protect your important documents and protect your good name. 10 January 2013 With this week’s [...]

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, [...]

Are you getting bad credit for Christmas?

By | December 21st, 2012|Broker, Consumer, media releases, Press Releases|

Media Release Are you getting bad credit for Christmas? An advocate for accurate credit reporting warns every credit-active Australian should [...]