Credit Union SA News
Featured news and important messages
20 Sep 2021
Having the ability to redraw extra money you have deposited into your home loan is great because it gives you the flexibility to put more towards your loan when you have cash available, while still being able to access your extra repayments if you need to. But when is the best time to use your redraw and what for?
16 Sep 2020
While home loan rates ultimately tell you how competitive a home-loan offer is, it is still important to check for handy features that could help you pay off your home loan faster, like offset accounts and redraw facilities.
11 Sep 2020
When you start investing on the stock market it can be tempting to think that with just one good stock pick you could turn into a millionaire overnight (or is that just me).
1 Sep 2020
Like many home owners, Freya didn’t think twice about her home loan. She happily made her repayments each month and went about her business.
31 Aug 2020
This is one of the most common questions we get asked by borrowers at the moment. But unfortunately, there’s no ‘one size fits all’ answer as it really depends on your situation and financial goals.
29 Aug 2020
With interest rates at an all-time low, could now be the right time to refinance?
27 Aug 2020
Refinancing your home loan could not only help you access the extra funds you need for home renos, but it also provides you with a great opportunity to find a more competitive rate. Here’s some ways refinancing could potentially help you free up some funds.
24 Aug 2020
It might seem like an impossible feat to save for a house deposit later in life while renting and raising two children.
19 Aug 2020
A recent report from the OECD found that Australians have one of the largest household debts in the world. So, it’s no surprise that a lot of us feel like we will never get out of debt. But learning how to make your money work for you and still managing to save could make a big difference. So below, we've outlined a few ways you can create savings while paying off debt.
11 Aug 2020
We’ve made some changes to the interest rates on a number of our Savings and Transaction Accounts, effective Friday 7 August 2020.
22 Jul 2020
It’s not always easy to find room in your budget to save at the end of the month. ME’s Financial Comfort Report in December 2018 found that about 25% of Australian households have less than $1,000 in cash savings, while a similar result in ANZ’s 2018 Financial Wellbeing study found 22% of its respondents actually had no savings at all. So, you’re definitely not alone if you find it difficult to save.
29 Jun 2020
Are you looking to renovate but don’t want to spend $150,000 to get the HomeBuilder grant? Maybe refinancing is the answer!
18 Jun 2020
We’re excited to announce that we’ve taken out top honours in the Mozo Expert Choice Awards to be named Australia’s Best Small Credit Union for 2020!
17 Jun 2020
Are you wanting to buy a new car but not sure where to start?
10 Jun 2020
In response to steadily declining use of the Port Augusta Branch, Credit Union SA has advised its staff and members of plans to close the branch effective 28 August 2020 and transition members to alternative banking and support options.
1 Jun 2020
Nominations are now being accepted for one position of Director on the Board of Credit Union SA Limited. Members who are eligible to be a Director under the Credit Union’s Constitution and the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) may nominate for the position.
13 May 2020
With tax time around the corner and with more Australians working from home than ever before – the Australian Tax Office (ATO) announced some temporary changes to work from home tax deduction rules. These changes are aimed at making it easier for people new to working from home to make a claim.
11 May 2020
Todd Roberts has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer of Credit Union SA.
8 May 2020
Are you looking to buy a new car, or refinance an existing car or personal loan?
6 May 2020
Our latest app update has gone live! We’ve added a bunch of useful new features which we think you’re going to love.
1 May 2020
Great news! Visa has enhanced its security for online purchases making the experience seamless and simpler. Along with these enhancements, Visa has rebranded the name from Verified by Visa to Visa Secure.