How buy now pay later services can affect your chances of loan approval

Buy now pay later (BNPL) services are on the rise in Australia. Around 1.9 million Aussies say they’ve used services like Afterpay or Zip Pay at least once over the

Silly season spending habits that can harm your credit score

Our wallets can really take a hit at Christmas. Between end of year celebrations, Christmas shopping and sales season, it’s easy to spend up a storm if you aren’t careful.

How do I check my credit score?

With Comprehensive Credit Reporting (CCR) being introduced in Australia, knowing how to check your credit score and what can impact it, is more important than ever before.  If you’ve ever

How to keep the kids entertained these holidays

Whether you’re looking for some ideas to keep the kids entertained these school holidays or just after some cheap and cheerful weekend activities, we’re here to help. We’ve put together

Car loan lingo explained

So, you’ve found your dream ride and now you’re looking at financing. Unfortunately, trying to understand some of the car loan jargon can baffle the best of us. Below we’ve

Skybound Capital invests $20M into Fair Go Finance

To our valued customers and respected business partners, We are very pleased to announce that Skybound Capital has invested $20 million into Fair Go Finance and now holds a 60%

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For more information about other options for managing bills and debts, ring 1800 007 007 from anywhere in Australia to talk to a free and independent financial counsellor.

Talk to your electricity, gas, phone or water provider to see if you can work out a payment plan.
If you are on government benefits, ask if you can receive an advance from Centrelink.
https://www.humanservices.gov.au/individuals/online-help/centrelink/apply-advance-payment-your-centrelink-online-account

The Australian Government’s MoneySmart Website shows you how small amount loans work and suggests other options that may help you.

* This statement is an Australian Government requirement under the National Consumer Credit Protection Act 2009.