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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?

What should I do if my credit card is stolen overseas?

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While traveling you may be at a greater risk of being a victim of credit card fraud than normal. Here's a quick guide on what to do if something does go wrong. 

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.

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?

Safe credit card use overseas

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One of the most attractive options for travellers when taking money overseas is most likely to be the credit card. Here we look at how you can use your cards securely overseas.

Protecting yourself against identity theft

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Identity theft can occur to anyone - at its core, it involves the perpetrator masquerading as someone else in order to steal money or access other personal details.

Consumer fraud: what do I need to know?

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Consumer fraud is defined as any fraudulent or intentionally misleading business practice, and it can have a significant impact on those whose information it targets.