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.
11 Apr 2018
Whether your goals are to pay off your home loan sooner, retire early or go on an overseas holiday every few years, there’s a simple and powerful way to improve your chances of achieving them. Write them down and make a plan.*
11 Apr 2018
It is human nature for parents to want to provide for their children but at some point, the “help” you may be giving them could actually be more of a hindrance to them gaining their own financial independence - stunting their financial literacy and growth.
10 Apr 2018
There is no doubt that self-managed super funds (SMSFs) are a popular choice for Australians when it comes to saving for retirement.
4 Apr 2018
One of the biggest myths surrounding financial advice is that you need a lot of money. Our financial planning partner, Bridges, explains that it’s simply not the case.
2 Apr 2018
Plenty of people living at home or enjoying the perfect rental life still have a nagging voice in the back of their head, warning them to get a foothold on the property ladder before increased prices put home ownership out of reach. A growing number of first home buyers are opting for the best of both worlds – staying put and buying an investment property.
21 Mar 2018
Credit Union SA’s Home Loan Package has been recognised as one of the best value home loans in Australia by Mozo.
20 Mar 2018
As many of you would be aware, Credit Union SA experienced a significant system disruption over the weekend and I offer my sincere apologies to members for any inconvenience suffered.
20 Mar 2018
A five-week celebration of South Australia’s young and emerging artists and designers is underway following the opening night of the 2018 SACE Art Show.
19 Mar 2018
For more than 34 years, teacher Christy R has been helping children with reading, writing and arithmetic, her focus completely engrossed in her work and family life and not on her financial position.
15 Mar 2018
A blended family can have a huge impact on your finances — whether it’s buying a home with your new partner or ongoing child support. But, one of the most important areas that is often overlooked, is the impact of a newly formed family structure on your estate plan.