What Comprehensive Credit Reporting means for you and your credit score
A new fairer system of credit reporting is being rolled out across Australia called Comprehensive Credit Reporting.
In the latest Federal Budget you may have heard the Treasurer Scott Morrison mention the changes to credit reporting, but if you’re like us you probably didn’t take any notice. So what is Comprehensive Credit Reporting and why should you care?
In March 2014, changes were put in place to start rolling-out a fairer credit reporting system known as Comprehensive Credit Reporting. Credit reports and credit scores before these changes had limited data and only used ‘negative data’ to assess your credit-worthiness – how well you manage your credit commitments. This data would typically include information such as how many credit enquiries you have made [...]