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 [...]

Yes, You Can Get A Free Copy Of Your Credit File In Australia

By | June 7th, 2011|Consumer, Privacy Commissioner|

There has been a lot of chatter recently about Identity Theft, Online Scams and  such and one of the best [...]

Plain English Credit – What you should know about taking on credit

By | February 25th, 2011|Defaults Removed, media releases, Press Releases|

What is my credit rating? Your credit rating is a file on your credit history and is collated by the major credit reporting agencies if you have ever been credit-active. Your credit rating is then checked by any financial institution or credit provider and is used to assess both the amount you are able to borrow and your ability to repay the loan.

What Young People Need To Know and Do

By | February 25th, 2011|Industry News, media releases|

Generation Y is responsible for more than one third of Australia's total consumer credit defaults, despite making up 20% of the entire credit active population. Gen Y also has more personal loan and telecommunication defaults than any other generation, relative to population size. (Statistics from Veda Advantage)

First Telstra & Now Vodafone… What Privacy Protection Do We Really Have?

By | January 10th, 2011|Industry News, media releases, Privacy Commissioner|

Recently I blogged about Telstra allegedly breaching the privacy of some 200,000 clients by sending out letters to clients containing [...]

How Do I Know What Is On My Credit File?

By | January 4th, 2011|General|

You can check what is on your credit file in a number of ways.  If you have time on your [...]