Credit Union SA News
Featured news and important messages
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 Feb 2019
Our Special Fixed Rate Car Loan has been awarded a 5-Star Rating for Outstanding Value by Canstar, and has also won Mozo’s Experts Choice award for the third year in a row.
8 Feb 2019
Most of us look forward to the enticing days of retirement. Having the freedom to do what you want, when you want and the time to indulge those interests and passions that have been put on the back-burner during your working life.
4 Feb 2019
We’ve added a new range of Mobile Banking App options that allow you to take control of the way your card works. To enjoy our exciting new features, you will need to have the latest app update.
1 Feb 2019
Credit Union SA, as part of its ongoing Director refreshment and renewal activities, has taken the opportunity to enhance its Board leadership skills and knowledge with the appointment of Ms Julie Cooper and Mr Paul Dewsnap to the Board of Directors, effective 1 February 2019.
29 Jan 2019
With one in four Australians born overseas and almost half of us with a parent born overseas¹, it makes sense that you or your family may have a home or other assets located outside Australia. While this is positive for your overall wealth it may impact your estate plan.
25 Jan 2019
Here are some handy hints from Bridges, our financial planning partner, to get your debts under control and your finances on a positive track for the New Year.
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
7 Jan 2019
It’s been 12 months since we launched <a title="eStatements and eCommunications" href="/link/7472c995417a458691168cc1928c95de.aspx">eCommunications</a>, 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.
7 Jan 2019
Travelling light? Now you don’t even need your phone to make payments, thanks to Fitbit Pay and Garmin Pay™.
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.
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.
2 Jan 2019
After joining with SALA as Education Partner in 2018, Credit Union SA is set to continue by supporting the SALA school exhibition and awards program.
4 Dec 2018
The 2018 Credit Union SA Annual General Meeting was held on 21 November at the Adelaide Pavilion, Veale Gardens, Adelaide.
30 Nov 2018
On 10 November 2018, Credit Union SA staff rose early and made their way to South Terrace to begin preparations for what would be a joyful and memorable day.
23 Nov 2018
The clothes we wear, the furniture we sit on and the items we use throughout our lives take their toll on our savings and overall wealth. Not to mention the environment. Here’s how you can make long term choices, whether you’re investing in fashion, furniture or home decoration.
16 Nov 2018
We were delighted to recently hear from one of our valued education community members, Abhra Bhattacharjee. A member of Credit Union SA for over five years, Abhra works at Scotch College. Abhra and his family needed to purchase a car, and he found that working with Credit Union SA was an incredibly easy way to get them on the road.
12 Nov 2018
With the cost of living going up each year, it’s hard to imagine how much you’ll need for your retirement.
5 Nov 2018
If you write down your goals you’re likely to accomplish more than those who don’t write down their goals. That’s one of the conclusions from a 2016 study by Dr. Gail Matthews from the Dominican University*.