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 [...]

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 [...]

More people losing their homes due to mortgage stress

By | April 23rd, 2013|Broker, Consumer, Industry News, Make Credit Work For You|

Statistics are pointing to an increase in distressed sales in some areas of Australia. We look at what’s happening in [...]

Are you lying to yourself when it comes to credit?

By | April 9th, 2013|Consumer, Make Credit Work For You|

In this week’s ‘Make Credit Work For You’ post, we look at the lies we tell ourselves which see us [...]

A ‘fair go’ in the credit system for those under financial strain still a way off.

By | February 14th, 2013|Broker, Consumer, Industry News, media releases, Press Releases|

Media Release A ‘fair go’ in the credit system for those under financial strain still a way off. 14 February [...]

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 [...]

More Australians in dispute with their Creditor over financial difficulty

By | November 29th, 2012|Broker, Consumer|

Latest statistics from the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) indicates a rise in credit disputes and the primary driver for the [...]

Lost your job? Three things you need to know to prevent bad credit haunting you long after you get a new one

By | September 5th, 2012|Broker, Consumer, Industry News|

Job hunting and credit files seem unrelated – but they are connected for three reasons. We tell you how when [...]

New Credit laws passed Parliament yesterday which may protect those who need it most

By | August 21st, 2012|Industry News, Legislation|

It’s not the long awaited comprehensive credit reporting, but it is the Consumer Credit Legislation Amendment (Enhancements) Bill 2012 passed [...]

More Australians under financial pressure and less to use credit for luxuries says D&B

By | June 21st, 2012|Broker, Consumer, Industry News|

Despite a 20-year high in household savings, Dun & Bradstreet’s latest Consumer Credit Expectations Survey reveals more Australians are worried [...]

Emergency loans from family and friends are rampant – where’s the backup plan?

By | April 24th, 2012|Broker, Consumer, Industry News|

When times get tough, we all hope our friends and family would be there to lend a helping hand. But [...]

Financial hardship biggest reason for complaints to Credit Ombudsman

By | February 20th, 2012|Broker, Consumer, Industry News|

Financial hardship cases are reportedly the biggest single cause of complaint to The Credit Ombundsman Service. This is where a [...]