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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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24 Nov 2017

As real estate prices across the country continue to soar while home ownership rates remain in decline it can be a real challenge for those wanting to get on – or move up – the property ladder.

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24 Nov 2017

Buying a home isn’t just about saving a deposit, having pre-approved finance in place and then waiting for an offer to be accepted on that dream place.

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14 Nov 2017

This feature within our Mobile Banking App was switched off in December 2017.

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8 Nov 2017

The 1 July 2017 super reforms have opened up a fantastic new opportunity to build wealth in super and reduce your tax bill at the same time. That is, it’s now easier to claim a tax deduction on your personal super contributions than ever before.

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1 Nov 2017

Giving a child a good education is one of the best things you can do as a parent or grandparent. But what if you weren’t around to help make it happen? Fortunately you can put plans in place in your Will to make sure your children’s or grandchildren’s inheritance goes towards their education.

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26 Oct 2017

Super is the most tax effective ways to save for your retirement and there are many ways to contribute. Bridges Financial Services explain how.<iframe src="https://player.vimeo.com/video/244137469" height="360" width="640"></iframe>

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20 Oct 2017

You only get one shot at going into retirement, so it is essential that you go in with your eyes wide open. That means being aware of where your income may be coming from, how to plan for living and recreational expenses, and making decisions that are balanced and have an eye on the long term.

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10 Oct 2017

It’s natural to procrastinate over a daunting task, but the bottom line for any financial plan is how well it provides for the protection of you and your family if the worst happens. These tips will help you identify the key elements your plan should include to get the right cover at the right price.

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26 Sep 2017

The two sure things in life may be taxes and death but with a little bit of planning you can ease the pain of both. Watch this video, from Bridges, our financial planning partner to find out how.<iframe src="https://player.vimeo.com/video/244138029" height="360" width="640"></iframe>

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11 Sep 2017

For some of us, setting financial goals may seem like an overwhelming chore that quickly ends up in the “too hard” basket. We know that it will be of benefit but the fear of failure, procrastination, and a perception that it will be a tedious process can quickly sap our enthusiasm.

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1 Sep 2017

As the kids gradually fly the coup and newfound freedom emerges, many of us feel the urge for a fundamental change in our living environment. For many years the classic ‘sea change’ was favoured by those on the cusp of retirement as many flocked to the attractions of a sunny and salty lifestyle in burgeoning seaside towns.

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22 Aug 2017

Finding a new life partner the second time around can bring a lot of opportunity for new beginnings, but it also brings challenges. How will children be affected? Where will you live? How will you share responsibilities? These are some of the issues that you may need to deal with.

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14 Aug 2017

As a member owned financial institution we know how important the wellbeing of our community is. That’s why we have donated $20,000 to St John’s Youth Service, to help them continue to provide support and intervention services to young people aged 16 to 25 in metropolitan Adelaide, who are experiencing or are at risk of homelessness.

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14 Aug 2017

School fundraising can be difficult, with the time and effort required a constant challenge for time-poor parents and teachers.

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8 Aug 2017

For Daniel and Carol getting their own home in time for their wedding was the icing on the cake, but little did they know that hundreds of other buyers were also celebrating their own dreams of home ownership too.

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8 Aug 2017

While the contribution limits for super have gone down this year, there’s still opportunities to take advantage of the generous tax environment super offers.

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3 Aug 2017

Credit Union SA has strengthened its fast-growing reputation as a popular alternative to the big banks, and reinforced the organisation’s role in the South Australian community, by breaking through the $1 billion in assets.

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1 Aug 2017

The start of the new financial year isn’t just about getting your tax return in. It’s the perfect time to think about your circumstances and get your estate plan in order — especially if your situation has changed.

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28 Jul 2017

You may not think of yourself as an investor but if you have a super account you probably are! Bridges, our financial planning partner, explains some fundamentals of investing in this short video.

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