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Get rid of credit card debt with these 5 simple steps

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Finding out the balance of your credit cards can be crushing, but it's not the hard part. Paying it off can be made a lot easier with these tips, however.

Could a poor credit report make it harder to buy a home?

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A good credit report is important for everything from business funding to mortgage lending. Could a bad credit report stop you from buying your first home?

Are mobile wallets the future of Australian credit payments?

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Australians have taken to contactless payment systems but not to mobile phone payment systems. What are they, and how could they affect your credit file?

Are you in control of your money?

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The most recent wave of results from the ASIC financial behaviour tracker has some interesting revelations: Is Australia dealing with its financial situation?

The future of Australian lending

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The face of lending in Australia is changing. Could your credit file now be the most important document to help you get a better deal?

Is using a credit repair company really worth it?

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Are you thinking of taking on the services of a credit repair company?Ensure you know what free methods are available to you before paying their expensive fees.

3 things to teach your children about credit awareness

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Are you credit-savvy? What about your kids? Check out these three things that everybody should be teaching their children about credit safety.

3 things you need to look out for with your new loan

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The world of lending can be an intensely complicated place, which is why it's so important to know how to keep your credit file safe.

Are you protected against credit card skimming?

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There is a potential new threat to your credit report, and you might not even know it was there. How can you stay protected against credit card skimmers?

Reserve Bank of Australia reduces payment surcharges

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New rules from the Reserve Bank of Australia could help you stay on top of your credit card debt through the reduction of credit card surcharges.

3 myths about your credit file

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There are many mysteries surrounding what affects your credit score. Take a look at these three commonly believed myths that could catch you out.

Understanding your credit file

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Your credit file is one of your greatest assets. Find out what is included on your credit report and some descriptions of key information.

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