Till debt do us part: Navigating joint finances

By | October 3rd, 2011|Consumer, Industry News|

Some people are great with money – but can still experience financial downfalls and sprial into debt and a bad [...]

Fears about data breaches are justified

By | September 29th, 2011|Identity Theft, Industry News, media releases, Press Releases|

Media Release 22 September 2011 Australians have every right to be concerned about data breaches and loss of personal details, [...]

Australia part of ‘Quintet’ of nations meeting to discuss cyber-crime

By | July 11th, 2011|Identity Theft, Industry News|

Identity theft is proving to be the new wave of crime, and the worst part of it is - it [...]

Privacy Commissioner releases findings on Telstra mailout error

By | July 8th, 2011|Identity Theft, Industry News, Privacy Commissioner|

Whenever the public are in danger of having their credit file tarnished due to data breaches which can result in identity theft, [...]

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 [...]

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)

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 [...]