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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Is your preferred credit repairer a lawyer? If not, here’s why they should be.

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

MyCRA Lawyers has been established. Here at MyCRA Lawyers we feel so passionately that this change is the BEST WAY [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]

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 [...]

Privacy Awareness Week 2013 Privacy Law Reform

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

29 April to 4 May 2013 is Privacy Awareness Week 2013 across Australia. MyCRA Credit Rating Repair are once again [...]

Consumers need credit reporting advocates: Credit repairer places in top 10% of companies in Start-Up Smart Awards 2013.

By | March 27th, 2013|Press Releases|

Press Release Consumers need credit reporting advocates: Credit repairer places in top 10% of companies in Start-Up Smart Awards 2013. 27 [...]

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 [...]

Could a spike in credit defaults from Gen Y be part of the housing crisis?

By | March 13th, 2013|Industry News, Press Releases|

Press Release Could a spike in credit defaults from Gen Y be part of the housing crisis? 13 March 2013 More [...]

Small business finance regulation deferred

By | February 19th, 2013|Broker, Consumer, Industry News, Legislation|

It seems the controversial draft legislation regulating small business finance has been deferred – with the Government now saying it [...]

Credit reform about to take effect March 1 2013

By | February 12th, 2013|Broker, Consumer, Industry News|

We look at Amendments to important legislation to take effect from 1 March, and how this will impact consumers and [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Australian Privacy Foundation says new credit laws will work against consumers

By | August 16th, 2012|Broker, Consumer, Industry News, Legislation|

The Australian Privacy Foundation (APF) has come out swinging at the Federal Government’s proposed amendments to privacy legislation, which incorporates [...]

Default rates soar amongst over 65’s

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

A study on generational trends in credit activity over the past ten years put out by credit reporting agency Veda [...]

A wait and see approach to logistics of new credit laws

By | May 31st, 2012|Broker, Consumer, Legislation, Privacy Commissioner|

Most people are very positive about changes to Australia's Privacy Laws which are coming through Parliament, effectively bringing Australia out [...]

Credit repair industry body the Credit Repair Industry Association of Australasia to hold first Board Meeting Thursday.

By | May 28th, 2012|media releases, Press Releases|

Media Release Credit repair industry body the Credit Repair Industry Association of Australasia to hold first Board Meeting Thursday. 28 [...]

Credit reporting changes introduced into Parliament

By | May 24th, 2012|Broker, Consumer, Industry News, Legislation|

Further to news on changes to Australia’s Privacy Laws, the Attorney-General Nicola Roxon announced that much awaited changes to the [...]

Credit reporting accuracy advocate throws credit rating repair fee structure under the spotlight

By | April 30th, 2012|Industry News, media releases, Press Releases|

Media Release Consumer advocate for credit reporting accuracy throws credit rating repair fee structure under the spotlight. 26 April 2012 [...]

Credit Rating Repair Customer Costs – A Tale of Two Business Models

By | April 26th, 2012|Broker, Consumer, Industry News|

“It was the best of times, and it was the worst of times.” Nothing could be truer for this time [...]

New Credit Rating Repair Industry Body CRIAA positive step for Brokers and consumers

By | April 26th, 2012|Broker, Consumer, Industry News|

It is exciting to see where the credit rating repair industry is heading and I am proud to be a [...]

How to help more clients… A former award winning broker shows why the millions of Aussies with bad credit are not lost

By | March 25th, 2012|Broker|

Those brokers who are just in it for the money are few and far between in this market.  Those that [...]

Housing finance numbers rise: ABS Housing Finance December 2011

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

Good news again for the housing market as ABS figures from December show another rise well above that expected by [...]