15 Dec 2011Complaint numbers stabilised in July – September 2011, due to continuing decreases in complaints about landline and internet services.
15 Dec 2011A smart phone can be a significant credit risk. Since the introduction of smart phones, it is not uncommon for consumers to complain to the TIO about incurring bills amounting to thousands of dollars in very short times, a phenomenon labeled “bill shock”.
15 Dec 2011The end-of-year holidays are a time of giving, rest and enjoyment, which can have a significant impact on family expenses. While you plan that well-deserved break overseas or stuff the kids’ Christmas stockings with gadgets, take a moment to consider the following tips from us to help you start 2012 on the right foot.
13 Sep 2011
Credit Management issues are becoming more prevalent in the complaints heard by the TIO, due poor consumer information as well as social disadvantage.
13 Sep 2011
Not receiving a bill that you know will be the same month to month can be convenient, even environmentally friendly, but as complaints to the TIO demonstrate, agreeing to pay your account by direct debit can have its pitfalls.
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