August 2015

Finance: Personal Debt https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=http://blogs.abc.net.au/victoria/2015/08/finance-personal-debt.html&ct=ga&cd=CAIyHTkyNDA4NmMwOGZiNTEzMDE6Y29tLmF1OmVuOkFV&usg=AFQjCNFMQ7vN_QxbLQTqhdOaorzBlSJ6_w
Power bills to rise by $560 a year if electricity networks get their way https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=http://www.smh.com.au/nsw/power-bills-to-rise-by-560-a-year-if-electricity-networks-get-their-way-20150802-gips50.html&ct=ga&cd=CAIyHTkyNDA4NmMwOGZiNTEzMDE6Y29tLmF1OmVuOkFV&usg=AFQjCNG7V0tcjJTH3FEgqFLkiH7cOofz5w
Banks back away from last-resort compensation scheme https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=http://www.smh.com.au/business/banking-and-finance/banks-back-away-from-last-resort-compensation-scheme-20150803-giqule.html&ct=ga&cd=CAIyHTkyNDA4NmMwOGZiNTEzMDE6Y29tLmF1OmVuOkFV&usg=AFQjCNHXtIXFj2rWvvmoRpj3Q9QbUVmbXw
Transaction fees for buying tickets online are up to $8 – but can you do anything about it? https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=http://www.3aw.com.au/news/transaction-fees-for-buying-tickets-online-are-up-to-8–but-can-you-do-anything-about-it-20150804-girefu.html&ct=ga&cd=CAIyHTkyNDA4NmMwOGZiNTEzMDE6Y29tLmF1OmVuOkFV&usg=AFQjCNFnpFBVJlhBZRdSkg7WBDYEJZdZvA
Sour outlook for lemon cars https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=http://www.motoring.com.au/news/2015/sour-outlook-for-lemon-cars-52957&ct=ga&cd=CAIyHTkyNDA4NmMwOGZiNTEzMDE6Y29tLmF1OmVuOkFV&usg=AFQjCNFHKV_Y2KQZrCgVQDwZ5sW33fWqlA
Your Facebook friends could make or break that loan application https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=http://www.smh.com.au/digital-life/consumer-security/your-facebook-friends-could-make-or-break-that-loan-application-20150806-git0iw.html&ct=ga&cd=CAIyHTkyNDA4NmMwOGZiNTEzMDE6Y29tLmF1OmVuOkFV&usg=AFQjCNE0XcOL7bFKdcfhDR8VIgiLuzBxcw
Dump your slacker Facebook friends now https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=http://www.news.com.au/finance/business/facebook-friends-could-kill-your-chances-of-securing-credit/story-fnkjidjt-1227474310495&ct=ga&cd=CAIyHTkyNDA4NmMwOGZiNTEzMDE6Y29tLmF1OmVuOkFV&usg=AFQjCNGdxL5ATA5a262-Ii0AvHtduJsxxA
Pay-Day Loans Under Review https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=http://www.probonoaustralia.com.au/news/2015/08/pay-day-loans-under-review&ct=ga&cd=CAIyHTkyNDA4NmMwOGZiNTEzMDE6Y29tLmF1OmVuOkFV&usg=AFQjCNF2zT61WAgHSXaKR6at5SWlXT-4zQ
Credit card crisis as users run up debts in massive spending sprees https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=http://www.heraldsun.com.au/news/victoria/credit-card-crisis-as-users-run-up-debts-in-massive-spending-sprees/story-fnpp4dl6-1227481085093&ct=ga&cd=CAIyHTkyNDA4NmMwOGZiNTEzMDE6Y29tLmF1OmVuOkFV&usg=AFQjCNEF-zrhI16lJo_H5OVJ_ANG4s2aEA
Extended warranties “useless” according to consumer group https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=http://www.smh.com.au/national/extended-warranties-useless-according-to-consumer-group-20150813-giy88n.html&ct=ga&cd=CAIyHTkyNDA4NmMwOGZiNTEzMDE6Y29tLmF1OmVuOkFV&usg=AFQjCNGyj01WRzohu945KDSt7N68NBEfCQ
When your dream home becomes a nightmare https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=http://www.theage.com.au/victoria/when-your-dream-home-becomes-a-nightmare-20150805-gis1h3.html&ct=ga&cd=CAIyHTkyNDA4NmMwOGZiNTEzMDE6Y29tLmF1OmVuOkFV&usg=AFQjCNEm4xx3123AtKoZiWVbYnlWtNVXjQ
Proposals for tightening responsible lending rules for credit cards https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=http://mozo.com.au/credit-cards/articles/proposals-for-tightening-responsible-lending-rules-for-credit-cards/1411371603&ct=ga&cd=CAIyHTkyNDA4NmMwOGZiNTEzMDE6Y29tLmF1OmVuOkFV&usg=AFQjCNHUO-LIs6wPHqyHb0SmGWeV4jTMsQ
Nick Xenophon vocal as online sports betting companies baulk at push to ban credit https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=http://www.afr.com/business/banking-and-finance/financial-services/nick-xenephon-vocal-as-online-sports-betting-companies-baulk-at-push-to-ban-credit-20150817-gj0kje&ct=ga&cd=CAIyHTkyNDA4NmMwOGZiNTEzMDE6Y29tLmF1OmVuOkFV&usg=AFQjCNHfBuz8uB9l60uNOHGjYBznruQzhg
Banks push back on fund for financial advice victims https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=https://www.choice.com.au/money/financial-planning-and-investing/financial-planning/articles/big-banks-push-back-on-fund-for-financial-advice-victims-180815&ct=ga&cd=CAIyHTkyNDA4NmMwOGZiNTEzMDE6Y29tLmF1OmVuOkFV&usg=AFQjCNHrgs1qpuZWCBE_46TKM_Vl6MJZjw
Chair of FS Inquiry David Murray backs Governance Institute forum to re-think ASIC https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=http://prwire.com.au/pr/53887/chair-of-fs-inquiry-david-murray-backs-governance-institute-forum-to-re-think-asic&ct=ga&cd=CAIyHTkyNDA4NmMwOGZiNTEzMDE6Y29tLmF1OmVuOkFV&usg=AFQjCNGTXaL_AjDvkBKy6Oz3JnoePk0B6g
Huge credit card profits driven by poor people https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=http://www.smh.com.au/business/banking-and-finance/regulators-say-huge-credit-card-profits-driven-by-poor-people-20150826-gj8ovt.html&ct=ga&cd=CAIyHTkyNDA4NmMwOGZiNTEzMDE6Y29tLmF1OmVuOkFV&usg=AFQjCNHfoyxp-1SZUFMXJwNT96eZv_Ku_A
Call for capped bills for needy customers https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=http://www.heraldsun.com.au/news/victoria/call-for-capped-bills-for-needy-customers/story-fni0fit3-1227502467239&ct=ga&cd=CAIyHTkyNDA4NmMwOGZiNTEzMDE6Y29tLmF1OmVuOkFV&usg=AFQjCNFUJarfZZVpwdarYPDFne_F0ni5jg
Plan to starve the credit card monster https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=http://www.news.com.au/national/big-debt-switch-asic-calls-for-higher-minimum-credit-card-repayments-so-consumers-pay-off-balances-faster/story-fncynjr2-1227504944520&ct=ga&cd=CAIyHTkyNDA4NmMwOGZiNTEzMDE6Y29tLmF1OmVuOkFV&usg=AFQjCNHroexm84zY2pV0feLn1VeWGI7K9Q
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