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Men are almost twice as likely as women to default on credit card bills (but don’t worry, we’ve got the fix)

We’ve done a new study and discovered that men are almost twice as likely to have a credit card default on file than women, which can seriously affect their ability to access credit and negotiate better deals. The analysis looks at Aussies’ credit card defaults over the past five years and shows men account for a whopping 64 per cent of defaults, while women represent 36 per cent. Meanwhile, women are more likely to fix up a credit card default…

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Think the Storm are coming out on top? Not when it comes to credit scores, according to the Credit Simple League Ladder

The Storm might be sitting pretty at the top of the ladder after the third round of the NRL season, but the scores of the Storm fans aren’t quite as impressive as their footy-playing counterparts. Well, their credit scores, to be exact. We’ve done some research1, and the average credit scores of Storm fans is 703, leaving them in seventh place on the CreditSimple.com.au League Ladder. Our analysis investigated average credit scores of Aussies living in fan base areas and…

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Credit Simple helps Aussies to ask for fair dinkum deals. Got yours?

According to research we carried out here at Credit Simple, most Aussies feel they should be able to get a better deal if they’re financially responsible. A whopping 85% reckon they should be able to get a better deal if they’ve got a good credit score, while 66% would switch financial institution if they were offered a better rate. So we’re responding to this need by giving you free access to your credit scores as well as the power to…

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