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Ground zero of the mortgage crisis

Let me take you to ground zero of the mortgage crisis. Right now the National Debt Helpline (1800 007 007) is receiving so many calls that they’re at breaking point. The helpline refers people in the most dire situations on to community-based financial counsellors ‒ yet the demand is so...

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A Total Disaster

Hi Scott I am a 50-year-old widow with an eight-year-old. After nursing my partner through cancer (he lost his battle on Boxing Day), I have just refinanced my house to consolid...

Should We Refuse to Pay?

Barefoot, My husband and I (stupidly) bought a timeshare in Vegas back in 1997 ‒ we had just got off a plane and were feeling very jet lagged! We have tried a gazillion avenue...

You’re Being Unfair, Barefoot

Dear Scott, I read your article last week on Wyndham timeshare, and I think what you said was a little unfair.We have been with Wyndham for around 10 years, and it has been grea...

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