Credit Union SA News
Featured news and important messages
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.