Credit Union SA News
Featured news and important messages
4 Mar 2019
Emerging digital finance and banking technologies are changing the financial industry’s traditional service structures. As Australians continue the move towards more convenient, cashless banking services, Credit Union SA has sought feedback from members who now expect low fees, good rates, extended hours of support and more digital banking services.
26 Feb 2019
Recent research has shown that Australia has an insatiable hunger for gambling that puts us first in the world in terms of losses per head of population. This desire for a quick win can sometimes carry over into our attitudes on investment. Some of us tend to look at investing as being all about finding a ‘fast track to instant riches’, such as a hot tip for the next big share market bolter or where to buy investment property. Others will be fixated on seeking clever ways to take advantage of the tax system to make it big.
10 Oct 2017
It’s natural to procrastinate over a daunting task, but the bottom line for any financial plan is how well it provides for the protection of you and your family if the worst happens. These tips will help you identify the key elements your plan should include to get the right cover at the right price.
26 Sep 2017
The two sure things in life may be taxes and death but with a little bit of planning you can ease the pain of both. Watch this video, from Bridges, our financial planning partner to find out how.
11 Sep 2017
For some of us, setting financial goals may seem like an overwhelming chore that quickly ends up in the “too hard” basket. We know that it will be of benefit but the fear of failure, procrastination, and a perception that it will be a tedious process can quickly sap our enthusiasm.
1 Sep 2017
As the kids gradually fly the coup and newfound freedom emerges, many of us feel the urge for a fundamental change in our living environment. For many years the classic ‘sea change’ was favoured by those on the cusp of retirement as many flocked to the attractions of a sunny and salty lifestyle in burgeoning seaside towns.
22 Aug 2017
Finding a new life partner the second time around can bring a lot of opportunity for new beginnings, but it also brings challenges. How will children be affected? Where will you live? How will you share responsibilities? These are some of the issues that you may need to deal with.
14 Aug 2017
As a member owned financial institution we know how important the wellbeing of our community is. That’s why we have donated $20,000 to St John’s Youth Service, to help them continue to provide support and intervention services to young people aged 16 to 25 in metropolitan Adelaide, who are experiencing or are at risk of homelessness.
14 Aug 2017
School fundraising can be difficult, with the time and effort required a constant challenge for time-poor parents and teachers.
8 Aug 2017
For Daniel and Carol getting their own home in time for their wedding was the icing on the cake, but little did they know that hundreds of other buyers were also celebrating their own dreams of home ownership too.
8 Aug 2017
While the contribution limits for super have gone down this year, there’s still opportunities to take advantage of the generous tax environment super offers.