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11 Jan 2019

Last year, more than six million consumers — one in three Australian adults — fell victim to identity theft, credit card fraud or had their passwords compromised.¹ This cost the Australian economy more than $2.3 billion, and, at an individual level, cost each victim an average of approximately $195 and 16.2 hours (or more than two business days) to rectify.²

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7 Jan 2019

It’s been 12 months since we launched eCommunications, digitising as many of our letters as possible and allowing you to receive an email or SMS from us for certain messages instead of waiting days for a letter.

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7 Jan 2019

Travelling light? Now you don’t even need your phone to make payments, thanks to Fitbit Pay and Garmin Pay™.

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5 Jan 2019

You may dream about overseas holidays, home renovations or simply spending more time with your friends and family in retirement. However, the reality is that many people’s savings are unlikely to match their ideal retirement lifestyle unless they take action.

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4 Jan 2019

Download and read our latest issue of With Interest.

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2 Jan 2019

In Australia, the Government subsidises different types of aged care services to cater for older peoples’ needs and to support their carers — usually their family.

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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.

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13 Mar 2018

After 1 July 2018, if you’re over 65 and sell your home, you can now put some of the money you receive into your super.

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9 Mar 2018

To keep Internet Banking and our Mobile Banking App as secure as possible, we are updating our security and encryption protocols in-line with industry best practice. As a result, from 4 April 2018 older versions of internet browsers and mobile phone operating systems will be unable to access Internet Banking and our Mobile Banking App.

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7 Mar 2018

In response to steadily declining use of the Sefton Plaza Branch, Credit Union SA has advised its staff and members of plans to close the branch effective 29 June 2018 and transition members to alternative banking and support options.

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6 Mar 2018

The ‘First home buyer super saver scheme’ allows you to save for a deposit for your first home using your super account. The benefit of saving within your super is the concessional tax treatment of super which can help you save faster compared to a traditional savings account.

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5 Mar 2018

Whether to rent or buy is an age-old housing dilemma. As a home owner you don’t have the restrictions that come with a landlord, while renting means you aren’t locked into a mortgage or particular property. Everyone’s situation is different, and Credit Union SA CEO, Grant Strawbridge, says there are pros and cons to consider before choosing an option that works best for you.

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27 Feb 2018

Eliza from Credit Union SA’s School Community Rewards recently attended Antonio Catholic School’s Annual Welcome Evening.

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14 Feb 2018

More than 600 Reynella East College students will better experience nature in action thanks to a recently completed outdoor learning area, which now boasts a fruit orchard and vegetable garden, chicken coop and adventure play tunnel.

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13 Feb 2018

Looking at the financial pages of the daily newspaper may seem like a bewildering onslaught of information with reams of market statistics and measurements. This can make the investment world seem quite complex and intimidating, but when you break it down and try to grasp each of the component parts, it is well within the capacity of most people to understand.

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6 Feb 2018

Faster payments are almost here, so we want to make sure you’re ready. Find out how to get ready and how to avoid awkward situations with real-time payments.

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