Australians on ‘credit-collision course’ without better education.

By | October 15th, 2013|Industry News, Press Releases|

Media Release Australians on 'credit-collision course' without better education. 15 October 2013 A consumer advocate for accurate credit reporting hopes [...]

Commercial defaults: don’t risk it with your small business

By | September 12th, 2013|Business Credit, Industry News, Press Releases|

Media Release Commercial defaults: don't risk it with your small business 12 September 2013 Credit to fund small businesses can [...]

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 [...]

A credit reporting accuracy advocate says ‘about time’ for new laws delivering a better credit reporting complaints process.

By | May 28th, 2012|Industry News, Legislation, media releases, Press Releases|

Media Release A credit reporting accuracy advocate says 'about time' for new laws delivering a better credit reporting complaints process. [...]

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 [...]

Identity theft warning: Microsoft phone scam

By | June 30th, 2011|Identity Theft, Industry News|

Microsoft customers should be alerted to possible identity theft, as a phone scam involving fake computer security engineers who contact [...]

End of financial year best time to check our credit file

By | June 30th, 2011|Industry News, media releases, Press Releases|

Media Release: The end of the financial year is an opportune time for people to check their credit rating and get it [...]

Identity Theft News: The Latest Warnings and Recommendations

By | June 21st, 2011|Identity Theft, Industry News|

In this post, we take a snapshot look at the current issues around identity theft crime. If you are new [...]

What We Can Do to Prevent Identity Theft

By | June 16th, 2011|Identity Theft, Industry News|

So far this year we have posted about many issues that have arisen concerning the security of our personal information [...]

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 [...]

Cyber security – it concerns our credit file

By | June 1st, 2011|Identity Theft, Industry News, Privacy Commissioner|

It’s National Cyber Security Awareness Week this week, from 30 May to 3 June. The Government holds this week to [...]

What thieves can do with your mail

By | May 27th, 2011|Identity Theft, media releases, Press Releases|

Media Release: Australians are warned to keep their letterbox locked and all personal information at home secure if they want [...]

Identity theft is losing your good name

By | May 27th, 2011|Identity Theft, media releases, Press Releases|

Media Release: A prominent Welsh comedian has called for governments to insist on stricter checks by creditors to help combat [...]

Identity theft danger – PlayStation account information hacked worldwide

By | April 27th, 2011|Identity Theft, Industry News, Privacy Commissioner|

PlayStation users should contact their banks immediately. Sony Australia has confirmed today that the personal information of all PlayStation Network [...]

Vanuatu – What can we learn to help our businesses in Australia..

By | March 24th, 2011|Broker, General, Licencees, media releases|

VANUATU... It is a beautiful place and the people are some of the warmest, most friendly people I have ever [...]

Home buyers warned dreams could be shattered by missing bill payments

By | March 12th, 2011|Industry News, media releases, Press Releases|

AUSTRALIANS applying for home loans are finding simple overdue accounts are coming back to haunt them, with some even being [...]

Crime storm blows in after Cyclone Yasi

By | March 12th, 2011|Identity Theft, media releases, Press Releases, Privacy Commissioner|

VICTIMS of CYCLONE YASI are urged to take real and important measures to protect their identities from thieves in the [...]

Identity Theft the ticking time bomb in Australia

By | March 12th, 2011|Identity Theft, Industry News, media releases, Press Releases|

SAFETY of personal information needs to be taken more seriously in this country, to avoid Australian identity theft statistics rising [...]

7 Reasons a Broker should recommend a credit rating repairer

By | March 12th, 2011|Broker, media releases, Press Releases|

When brokers meet clients many times they find that all the finances stack up well for approval, until a credit [...]

NATIONAL CONSUMER FRAUD WEEK – SCAMS: IT’S PERSONAL

By | March 10th, 2011|Identity Theft, Industry News, media releases, Press Releases, Privacy Commissioner|

This week has been National Consumer Fraud week, and the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) have themed this year [...]

Book Graham Doessel to speak about Credit Rating Repairs at your industry event

By | March 8th, 2011|Broker, Industry News|

If you would like Graham Doessel (Founder and CEO of MyCRA Credit Rating Repairs) to speak to your brokers at [...]

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)

Privacy Commissioner gets tough on Vodafone

By | February 25th, 2011|media releases, Press Releases, Privacy Commissioner|

MyCRA Credit Rating Repair Vodafone customers' personal information was available on a publically accessible website.. Vodafone was in breach of their obligations under the Privacy Act... The AUSTRALIAN CRIME COMMISSION now sites identity theft as the "fastest growing crime in AUSTRALIA

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 often should I check my credit file?

By | January 4th, 2011|Industry News|

My CRA recommends you obtain a report on your credit file on a regular basis, usually every 12 months.  There [...]

What Is A Credit File?

By | January 4th, 2011|Broker, Consumer|

Many people are not aware of what a credit file is, or whether they have one. Anyone who is or [...]

Merry Christmas from MyCRA Credit Rating Repair

By | December 25th, 2010|Industry News|

Merry Christmas from Graham and the team at MyCRA Credit Rating Repair. We have had a tremendous 12 months and [...]

Some of the MyCRA team in action

By | November 10th, 2010|Industry News|

Here's a quick snap of a few of the team working feverishly on your defaults... Go team...

Identity Theft – How to avoid it – What to look for – What to do…

By | October 29th, 2010|Industry News|

A 2007 Australian Bureau of Statistics survey shows over 500,000 people in Australia have been victims of identity fraud, with the majority coming from credit or bank card fraud. Not only does identity theft cause financial hardship at the time, but can amount to a great number of defaults on your credit record. Often by the time the Police become involved, you may have credit applications, possibly defaults, mortgages, and mobile phones already on your file incorrectly.