Media Release Not all credit repair law firms are created equal. 6 November 2013 One of the country’s top credit [...]
Identity Theft Warning: Banking phone scammers currently on the prowl in Australia are attempting to not only pilfer easy profits [...]
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.
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)
Recently I blogged about Telstra allegedly breaching the privacy of some 200,000 clients by sending out letters to clients containing [...]
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.
Telstr has sent out 220,000 'botched' letters to clients with other customers information showing what Plans, Phone numbers, even Silent Numbers and Names of other clients. are you a victim?...
Your credit rating is just like your health. You can get regular check ups and maintain it, or you can [...]
I was chatting with Paul Clitheroe (Chairman of The "Australian Government Financial Literacy Board") yesterday about the emerging industry of [...]