Tag: financial

Generosity reigns during COVID-19

For over ten years, ICAN’s website PayPal donation button sat alone in cyberspace waiting for a donor’s generosity. Competing with so many worthy charities, and sitting within an organisation that never invested the time… Read more »

Scamwatch: Coronavirus

Unfortunately, as the effects of the Covid-19 virus in Australia have become increasingly serious, a number of scammers have sought to take advantage of consumers. The ACCC’s Consumer Consultative Committee (of which ICAN is… Read more »

Corona Preppers

The ICAN team have systematically gone into Coronavirus COVID-19 prepper mode. At the time of writing this article, North Queensland has been minimally impacted; that is with the exception of the crazy doomsday shoppers.… Read more »

Annique Jones’s Diary

Welcome to ICAN (and Townsville) Annique! You’re new to Townsville, any favourite spots yet? I’m enjoying walking along The Strand, participating in FREE exercise classes (no more excuses!) and exploring the goat tracks around… Read more »

Counting the Costs

Financial Counselling Victoria (FCVic) released a report earlier this month on financial counsellor stress and work overload. The report entitled, ‘Counting the Costs’, was created in response to consistent feedback from FCVic members experiencing high… Read more »

ICAN Atherton Opens in 2020!

ICAN hit the ground running in 2020, with the exciting news that we are preparing to open our first full-time office in Atherton in early 2020!  Based on the Tablelands, Far North Qld, our new… Read more »

Major disasters require major responses

As of the 4th January, 2020, Australia’s bushfire crisis has caused 24 fatalities and the destruction of over 2500 buildings, including over 1300 houses. The estimated $350M+ insurance bill coupled with other associated financial impacts… Read more »