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Debt management firms ‘can leave people in a worse financial situation’


Nick Bendel

Nick Bendel

( 2 min read )

NAB commits to helping low income Australians

One hundred thousand no and low interest rate personal loans will be provided to low income Australians by NAB.


Alex Ritchie

Alex Ritchie

( 3 min read )

A bad year for bankruptcies

It was a tough financial year for Australia’s debtors, with the number of personal insolvencies around the country growing over 2017-18 to reach the highest figure in nearly a decade.


Mark Bristow

Mark Bristow

( 3 min read )

Small lenders offering some of the cheapest personal loans

Endeavour Mutual Bank is offering a personal loan from as low as 4.24 per cent - but there’s a catch.


Nick Bendel

Nick Bendel

( 2 min read )

RateSetter leading the way for personal loans


Nick Bendel

Nick Bendel

( 2 min read )

Consumer credit insurance confusion spurs ASIC overhaul

The Australian Securities & Investments Commission (ASIC) has commenced work with representatives from the banking industry on reforming Consumer Credit Insurance (CCI) in Australia.


Mark Bristow

Mark Bristow

( 3 min read )

Boss of dodgy payday lender cops punishment

A financial services director has been banned from engaging in credit activities for three years after being found guilty of running an unlicensed payday lending business.


Nick Bendel

Nick Bendel

( 2 min read )

More Australians falling victim to debt

Bankruptcies, debt agreements and personal insolvency agreements all rose in the final quarter of 2017, according to new data.


Nick Bendel

Nick Bendel

( 1 min read )

Court penalises home appliances business for leasing breaches

The Federal Court of Australia has ordered a $2 million penalty against Thorn Australia Pty Ltd's Radio Rentals for contravening its responsible lending obligations.


Nick Bendel

Nick Bendel

( 2 min read )

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