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 [...]

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 [...]

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, [...]

Telcos to step up spend management awareness under TCP Code

By | August 29th, 2013|Industry News|

BILL SHOCK! We’ve discussed it frequently. We hear about it frequently as credit repairers. Next month, the Australian Communications and [...]

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. [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Watchdog criticised over lack of prosecutions for fraudsters and identity thieves

By | June 18th, 2013|Identity Theft|

People are starting to get angry over scams and identity theft. As anyone with a computer, a telephone or who [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]

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 [...]

W.A. real estate agent criticises measures to combat property scams

By | March 5th, 2013|Identity Theft, Industry News|

Last year it was revealed that some properties in Western Australia had been sold out from under their overseas owners [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Smart borrowing to be taught in schools

By | January 24th, 2013|Broker, Consumer, Industry News, media releases, Press Releases|

Media Release Smart borrowing to be taught in schools 24 January 2013 Classroom changes aimed at improving financial literacy in [...]

Money: The Top 4 Relationship Busters

By | January 21st, 2013|Consumer, Industry News|

What are the ways your relationship may be at risk due to money matters? Last week we featured how your [...]

“Bank of Mum and Dad” financing for kids can put your credit rating at risk.

By | January 14th, 2013|Broker, Consumer, media releases, Press Releases|

Media Release “Bank of Mum and Dad” financing for kids can put your credit rating at risk. 14 January 2013 [...]

Stay safe this Christmas: Scam victims should be worried about 5 year blacklisting on their credit rating

By | November 29th, 2012|Identity Theft, media releases, Press Releases|

Media Release Stay safe this Christmas: Scam victims should be worried about 5 year blacklisting on their credit rating As [...]

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 [...]

The risks you’re taking with credit this Christmas that could see you left without a home

By | November 20th, 2012|Broker, Consumer, Identity Theft, Industry News, media releases, Press Releases|

Media Release The risks you’re taking with credit this Christmas that could see you left without a home A consumer [...]

Parent equity loans skating on thin ice with credit rating

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

Media Release Parent equity loans skating on thin ice with credit rating Predictions of a rise in parent equity loans [...]

It’s not credit for Christmas, says DnB

By | October 22nd, 2012|Industry News|

Christmas credit may not be 'on the cards' for shoppers this year. Due to concern about financial security in Australia, it [...]

Bill Shock: telco bills ruining credit ratings

By | October 15th, 2012|Broker, Consumer, Industry News|

Botched phone plans and lack of data usage monitoring is leaving many Australians shell shocked over their mobile bills, with [...]

New Credit Laws Pass House of Representatives

By | September 18th, 2012|Broker, Consumer, Industry News, Legislation|

Australia's new Privacy Laws, which include a credit reporting law overhaul are coming to fruition. Amendments to the Privacy Act 1988 [...]

Debt Struggles Plague Queenslanders and threaten their credit history

By | August 23rd, 2012|Broker, Consumer, Industry News|

Queensland is according to those in the know, still experiencing the economic implications of disaster following the recent floods. Ratings [...]

Credit Repair Guide – Consumer Advocate Graham Doessel Answers Your Questions About Fixing Bad Credit

By | July 23rd, 2012|Broker, Consumer|

Credit repair is still a relatively unknown profession outside of the finance industry. It is often not until a person [...]

Have you checked your credit rating lately? Why the end of financial year is a good time to do it

By | June 28th, 2012|Consumer|

Your credit file is one of those things that you often neglect until you need it. Heck, many people don’t [...]