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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
27 Feb 2018
Eliza from Credit Union SA’s School Community Rewards recently attended Antonio Catholic School’s Annual Welcome Evening.
Credit Union SA’s School Community Rewards program helps Reynella East College students get back to nature
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.
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.
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.
1 Feb 2018
In 2016, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s (ACCC) Scamwatch website experienced a 47 per cent increase in reports of scams over the previous year, according to the ACCC Targeting Scams Report.