Financial counselling

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Victoria’s peak body for financial counselling, the Financial and Consumer Rights Council (a CFA member) has released a flyer explaining the assistance available to flood affected Victorians. The flyer describes the free, independent, confidential financial counselling services available to all Victorian consumers. It lists the following agencies that have been specifically funded to provide flood…

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The South Australian Financial Counselling Association’s (SAFCA) 2011 Conference The Evolving Landscape of Financial Counselling will be held on 26 and 27 September at the Rydges South Park Hotel, Adelaide.  Speakers include Dennis Nelthorpe – West Heidelberg Community Legal Service Kat Lane – Consumer Credit Legal Service NSW Mark Henley – Uniting Care Wesley Adelaide…

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CFA member Financial Counselling Australia today released the results of a survey of financial counsellors about their clients’ experiences with 1800 and 13/1300 numbers. Nearly every financial counsellor (98%) reported clients who have difficulty contacting services that use 1800 or 13 numbers due to the cost of the call from their mobiles. At the May…

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