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The mining boom goes bust

30th March, 2017No Comments

The mining boom was the modern day gold rush in Australia. The promise of job security and high wages lured people away from their run of the mill lives to live the highlife as a mining professional. As the industry battles change, many mines are falling short on their promises…

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Tax Debt can Impact your Credit Rating

From July 1, 2017, the Australian Tax Office will be allowed to report your company tax debt to credit reporting agencies, marking it on your credit file. If you have a company tax debt, this could have a serious impact on the way you run your business. Here is all…

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Prioritising payments when you are in debt

Debt becomes a real issue when you don’t have enough money to cover your regular repayments on loans, bills and credit cards. When repayments get out of hand, people often turn to payday lenders, credit cards and getting into more debt in order to pay off the debt they have….

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Bankruptcy Discharge: How to rebuild your finances

26th January, 2017No Comments

Congratulations! Your bankruptcy period is over and your debt troubles are far behind you. You might now notice that the Bankruptcy has left a mark on your credit file and you are finding it difficult to start over. Here are some tips on how to get your credit rating back…

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Protect Yourself! How to recognise online money scams

12th January, 2017No Comments

The internet is a wonderful thing because it brings all the knowledge in the world to your fingertips. As technology advances, people keep finding new ways to use the internet and unfortunately thieves are no different. According to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission Scamwatch website an estimated $77,123,877 was…

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New Year, No Debt! Resolve to get out of debt in 2017

29th December, 2016No Comments

New year, new you! New Year’s Eve is a time for people to reflect on the year that has been and set some goals and resolutions for the year to come. Whether it’s to eat healthier, exercise more, get a better job or get out of debt. Unfortunately, many New…

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Avoid Debt at Christmas

16th December, 2016No Comments

Santa is on his way! Unfortunately for many Aussie families, so is a barrage of emotional spending and pending financial pressure. Christmas time in Australia is also summer time, party season, the silly season, school holidays and New Year’s Eve. It’s easy to get carried away with presents, social events,…

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Dealing with debt in a break up

26th August, 2016No Comments

When a relationship breaks down and two people who have come to rely on each other part ways, it can be hard to adjust to your new lifestyle. Here are a few ways you can protect yourself financially both during your relationship and once it ends. Protecting yourself in the…

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How will a Debt Agreement effect my credit file?

A Part 9 Debt Agreement is a government legislated agreement which allows you to reduce the overall amount of debt you owe as well as freeze the interest and fees over 5 years. You are left with one affordable, manageable repayment. So why aren’t more Aussies using this agreement to…

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Unemployed and in Debt? Here’s a survival plan

Money management is hard at the best of times. So when something goes wrong, such as losing your job, it doesn’t take much for financial disaster to strike. You can have plans in place to help in situations like this, such as an emergency savings account and income protection insurance….

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