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18 Jul 2019

The recent RBA interest rate cuts have everyone talking ‘refinance’ and scrambling for an appointment with their financial advisor.

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12 Jul 2019

In response to the Reserve Bank of Australia’s rate reduction on 2 July 2019 (the second in a row), we are pleased to announce we will be reducing our variable home loan rates.

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8 Jul 2019

Data released last week by the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) has shown that over the past 12 months the customer owned banking sector’s housing loans have increased by 8 per cent while the major banks grew by just 2.6 per cent.¹

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23 May 2018

A message from Grant Strawbridge...

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22 May 2018

Whether it is buying an apartment in the heart of the action, a townhouse on the city fringe, or a family-sized home in the suburbs, the time is right for a first home buyer to build their dream home and take advantage of great interest rates and deals.

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21 May 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*.

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21 May 2018

If you received a call out of the blue from someone saying you had a tax debt that you had to pay immediately or you’d be arrested - what would you think? If Telstra called you and said there were internet problems in your area and they needed remote access to your computer to help you, otherwise they would disconnect your service -what would you do?

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18 May 2018

To help you complete your tax return, the following list outlines payments classified as income and expenses across a range of categories.

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15 May 2018

The 2018 Credit Union Christmas Pageant will be the most memorable yet with its major sponsors supporting a spectacular show to say goodbye after a remarkable 23 years.

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11 May 2018

South Australia’s third largest credit union has signed a two-year sponsorship deal with the South Australian Living Artists (SALA) Festival. Under the partnership, Credit Union SA will be the Education Partner for SALA Festival 2018 and 2019.

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9 May 2018

This year’s Federal Budget is an ‘election budget’ with tax cuts for all Australians that will be funded by the Government’s higher than expected revenue. All-in-all, changes to super were fairly limited in the Budget, with the Government focused on preventing the erosion of super funds with small balances.

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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.*

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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