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Choosing a credit card deal that works for you

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Thinking about applying for a credit card? It'll pay to choose the right deal for your needs and financial situation, not just the first one you come across.

Saving for your wedding with a bad credit report

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Are you trying to save for a wedding but finding it tough due to bad debts hanging over your head? It'll pay to sort your finances before you set a date for the big day.

The unexpected factors that can affect your credit history

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Do you know what information can be included on a credit score? There's more on that report than you might have thought. Is it affecting you?

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?

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