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What to do if you get a debt notice

What to do if you get a Centrelink debt notice

What to do if you get a debt notice

Phillip has been told he was overpaid and wants to know how to challenge the ...

Credit card switcheroos that work

Credit card switcheroos that work

Credit card switcheroos that work

Promotional offers to avoid crippling credit card debt are useful, but not free.

Credit card providers on notice

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Credit card providers on notice

Key lenders promise to improve lending practices after ASIC review.

Debt vultures in probe’s sights

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Debt vultures in probe’s sights

Committee has unscrupulous agencies in its sights.

Six effective ways to spend less

Six effective ways to spend less

Six effective ways to spend less

If sticking to a budget is a struggle for you, try these ways to curb ...

Clearing debt on an Age Pension

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Clearing debt on an Age Pension

Getting out of debt is about recognising the problem and taking steps, says expert.

We’re drowning in credit card debt

One in six credit card-holders drowning in debt: ASIC

We’re drowning in credit card debt

ASIC report urges reform to protect consumers from lifelong struggle.

Robo-debt appeals success

Robo-debt appeals success

Robo-debt appeals success

One-third of challenges to tribunal result in debt being set aside.

'We'll be dead before debt is paid'

Reducing debt must be a priority: Costello

'We'll be dead before debt is paid'

Reducing national debt must be a priority, says Peter Costello.

Bank practice putting seniors at risk

Poor lending practice putting older Australians at risk

Bank practice putting seniors at risk

Lenders to blame for the surging rates of mortgage stress.

Beat back these big money fears

Beat back these big money fears

Beat back these big money fears

The three money worries keeping older Australians awake can actually be solved.

Debt, super, Age Pension all linked

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Debt, super, Age Pension all linked

The type of household debt in Australia may change, but the amount stays the same.

Govt admits to incorrect debt notices

Govt admits to incorrect debt notices

Govt admits to incorrect debt notices

Turnbull Government admits to 20,000 incorrect robo-debt notices.

Should you bundle your debts?

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Should you bundle your debts?

Beware of the traps when consolidating all the money you owe.

How to deal with overwhelming debt

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How to deal with overwhelming debt

Mick Bellairs from Consumer Action Law Centre explains how to manage overwhelming debt.

Can you get free financial help?

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Can you get free financial help?

Can you can access reliable financial information for free?

Household debt at an all-time high

middle aged couple dealing with debt

Household debt at an all-time high

RBA dilemma: raising interest rates may help the economy but cripple many households.

Pawnbroking perks and pitfalls

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Pawnbroking perks and pitfalls

Pawnbroking can either lend a helping hand or slap you with painful debt.

Mum and Dad’s payback

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Mum and Dad’s payback

New tool keeps track of Bank of Mum and Dad lending.

Senator’s debt waived

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Senator’s debt waived

The Government says it’s inequitable to recover disgraced senator's debt.

Debt management firms in the gun

Debt management firms in the gun

Debt management firms in the gun

ASIC fines debt resolution firm, orders others to remove misleading information.

Four money rules you could break

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Four money rules you could break

Rules are made to be broken. Here are four money rules to reconsider.

Avoiding debt disaster

Senior couple dealing with a debt disaster that could have been avoided

Avoiding debt disaster

Did you know that Australians owe over $50 billion on their credit cards?

Should you really refinance?

Folders sit on the desk for refinancing

Should you really refinance?

Is refinancing your debt always the best way to get your finances in order?

A simple way to save $800 a year

A simple trick that could save you hundreds

A simple way to save $800 a year

A simple trick that could save you hundreds.

Australia’s mortgage nightmare

Australian mortgage debt hits $1 trillion

Australia’s mortgage nightmare

Australian homeowners are among the world's most indebted with $1 trillion in borrowings.

Is bankruptcy the only option?

Holding empty wallet as a result of bankruptancy

Is bankruptcy the only option?

Is this extreme course of action the only answer?

The Centrelink scandal continues

Government is using false figures to defend its robo-debt system

The Centrelink scandal continues

The Government won’t disclose actual debt recovered. DHS admits further faults.

Centrelink to target age pensioners

Centrelink ‘robo-debt’ system to target pensioners and disabled

Centrelink to target age pensioners

Parliamentary memos show that the ‘robo-debt’ system will target pensioners next.

Centrelink system flaws were known

Reports reveal Government knew about flawed system

Centrelink system flaws were known

Reports reveal that the Government knew the Centrelink debt-recovery system was flawed.

Is Minister Tudge fudging?

Is Minister Tudge fudging?

Is Minister Tudge fudging?

Human Services Minister Alan Tudge has defended Centrelink’s debt recovery system.

The pros and cons of downsizing

What are the financial pros and cons of downsizing?

The pros and cons of downsizing

Should you downsize? Listing the pros and cons may help you to decide.

Credit report fees to be refunded

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Credit report fees to be refunded

You may be able to claim back your fee for requesting your credit history.

New SACC laws oust dodgy lenders

Aussies less likely to be ripped off after response to SACC inquiry

New SACC laws oust dodgy lenders

New laws will prevent vulnerable Aussies from being ripped off by dodgy lenders.

Clear credit card debt by Christmas

Clear credit card debt by Christmas

Clear credit card debt by Christmas

You can clear credit card debt by Christmas. Here’s how …

Why you’ll struggle to be debt-free

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Why you’ll struggle to be debt-free

Here are four reasons why you will never be debt-free.

Australia’s personal debt dilemma

Australian banks are reporting increased levels of personal debt

Australia’s personal debt dilemma

Australian banks are reporting increasing levels of personal debt and loan defaults.

$4.3 billion wasted on interest fees

Why do Australians waste $4.3 billion each year on interest repayments?

$4.3 billion wasted on interest fees

Why do Australians waste $4.3 billion each year on interest repayments?

Average retiree debt now $158,000

Older Australians are entering retirement more than $158,000 in debt

Average retiree debt now $158,000

An increasing number of older Australians are retiring burdened with massive debt.

The largest giveaway in TV history

Comedian John Oliver has staged the largest giveaway in TV history

The largest giveaway in TV history

John Oliver has staged what could be the largest giveaway in television history.

Reduce your mortgage by 10 years

How to reduce your mortgage by 10 years

Reduce your mortgage by 10 years

It’s easier than you think to knock years off your home loan.

Hardship register to help those in debt

Hardship register to help those in debt

Hardship register to help those in debt

The new National Hardship Register has been created to help those struggling to pay off ...

Your credit score explained

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Your credit score explained

You need to understand how your credit score is calculated.

Common credit card mistakes

Common credit card mistakes

Common credit card mistakes

Do you make any of these nine common credit card mistakes?

Older Australians retiring in debt

Older Australians retiring in debt

Older Australians retiring in debt

Australians are carrying higher levels of debt into retirement than the previous generation.

Learn from your financial mistakes

Learn from your financial mistakes

Learn from your financial mistakes

While mistakes can’t always be avoided, you can try and learn from them, including those ...

Our budget black hole

Our budget black hole

Our budget black hole

Fixing the budget black hole.

Reverse Mortgage Calculator

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Reverse Mortgage Calculator

A reverse mortgage allows you to borrow money secured against your home, without having to pay back either the amount you borrowed or the interest due until you leave your home or die. Instead, your debt and interest builds up (or compounds) over time. They are generally restricted to ...

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