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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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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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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.

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30 Jan 2018

With the cost of living going up each year and with life expectancy increasing, how much super is enough to live a comfortable retirement? Our financial planning partner, Bridges, explains the considerations in this video.

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24 Jan 2018

A self managed super fund gives you complete control of your super but our financial planning partner, Bridges, explains that with this freedom and flexibility comes responsibility.

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22 Jan 2018

Credit Union SA has taken the opportunity to enhance its Board’s Retail Banking and Risk Management experience and skill set with the appointment of Mr Philip Riquier as a Board Appointed Director effective from 1 February 2018.

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10 Jan 2018

Most of us recognise the importance of maintaining a diversified portfolio when we are building our retirement nest egg. Keeping the right balance of growth assets and capital secure assets allows us to build a bigger super balance over time, with a degree of security, and potential to maximise your end results.

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3 Jan 2018

In October 2017, Credit Union SA undertook a research program to help us understand our members’ satisfaction and what you value.

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3 Jan 2018

Capital gains tax relates to the gains or losses you make when you sell certain types of capital assets. The difference between the purchase cost and sale cost of the asset will determine whether there is a capital loss or gain. This tax may apply to any asset purchased after 20 September 1985, which is when the tax was first introduced.

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21 Dec 2017

In this third instalment of our news article series on the soon to be launched faster payments service, we’ll be taking a closer look at Osko – the real-time payments service that has the potential to change our lives.

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18 Dec 2017

In this second instalment of our news article series on the New Payments Platform we’ll be taking a closer look at PayIDs – the smart addressing service that will make sending money quicker and easier.

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13 Dec 2017

Credit Union SA has reinforced its reputation as one of the nation’s best value lenders by taking out awards for its credit cards, car loans and personal loans across nine categories at the prestigious 2017 Mozo Experts Choice Awards.

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8 Dec 2017

The 2017 Credit Union SA AGM was held on Thursday 23 November 2017 at the Adelaide Pavilion, Veale Gardens, Adelaide.

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1 Dec 2017

Credit Union SA announced at its AGM on Thursday 23 November 2017 that current Board Director, Carolyn Mitchell, will become the new Chair and will commence in the position on 1 December 2017.

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28 Nov 2017

We’re very excited. The New Payments Platform (NPP for short) is a new, faster way for Australians to send and receive money, and it’s going live early 2018.

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