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What can I do to fix my bad credit?

The good news is there are a number of ways you can help fix your bad credit. But the key is to start now. As a quick recap, bad credit refers to negative listings on your credit report (such as defaults, missed payments and bankruptcy) which directly impact your credit score. This means if you h...

Why your credit history is never history

Ever heard lenders say "your credit history is history" and wondered what they mean? Walshy discusses how your credit history is never truly history, but whether your credit history is bad or good it is still an asset and can save you money. Watch on to find out! Transcript Hi, Paul from Fair Go...

How to get a car loan with bad credit

To determine whether you could be eligible for a bad credit car loan, we recommend you start by asking yourself the following 3 questions. 1. Do I know what is listed on my credit report? Your first step is to understand exactly what is listed on your credit report. You cannot rely on what you th...

How do life events affect my credit score? Whiteboard Wednesday

  Hi, welcome to Whiteboard Wednesday. I'm Paul Walshe, founder and CEO of Fair Go Finance. So today's session is around our life events and how they can impact your credit score and how you can protect your credit score. What is a credit score? So quick refresh on credit scores: they're a score...

Can I get a bond loan if I have bad credit?

Here at Fair Go Finance, we're able help customers who currently have bad credit and are looking for a bond loan. In this blog we explain what types of bad credit we can consider, what our bad credit bond loans can be used for, and tips on how to make sure you are eligible for a bad credit bond l...

How is my credit score calculated?

Welcome to Episode 3 of Whiteboard Wednesday with Paul Walshe.  Today Walshy chats about how credit scores are calculated, including: What is a credit score? What does a credit score measure? How is my credit score calculated? How does my credit score affect my ability to borrow? How can I prote...

5 top tips to come back from bad credit

  In Australia, bad credit is often a reason why someone is declined a loan or service. Being told you have bad credit can come as a complete shock.  Others are aware they've had a financial hiccup, but hope they can ignore it.  Some are very upfront and acknowledge having it, but don't know what...

What is bad credit and how does it affect me? | Whiteboard Wednesday

Whiteboard Wednesday with Walshy Walshy is back to answer your questions on bad credit in this week's episode: What is bad credit? How do I know if I have bad credit? How does my credit score affect me? Where can I find out my credit score? Transcript Hi I'm Paul Walshe, the founder and CEO of...

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