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consumer groups slam relaxing of responsible lending laws
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Consumer groups slam changes to lending laws

Consumer advocacy groups have slammed the government's plans to relax Australia's lending laws next month, saying the changes will expose vulnerable consumers to predatory lending practices. In a move designed to stimulate the flow of credit through ... More
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how does hecs help work should i pay off my hecs debt
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A beginner's guide to HECS-HELP for new uni students

HECS-HELP is a loan scheme for eligible students enrolled in Commonwealth-supported places to pay for the cost of your course. It doesn't extend to additional costs such as accommodation or textbooks. To help you better understand how these loans affect ... More
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Reclaiming HECS debt from dead Aussies won't work

A proposal to recover unpaid HECS/HELP debt from deceased estates has been slammed by one of the founders of the education loan system. ANU Professor Bruce Chapman, who helped design the system, said the Grattan Institute's proposal goes against ... More
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