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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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10 Jul 2017

Redundancy is an all too common event in the lives of many people these days. Those who experience redundancy need to cope with a lot of psychological, social and economic challenges, as they adjust to new circumstances and make decisions about future directions.

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1 Jul 2017

When you think of the ways you can invest, many people first think of buying an investment property or maybe some shares on the stock market. While these methods of direct investment have their own merits, many investors would be better off using the investment power of a managed fund to achieve the goals of growth, security and diversity. But how do managed funds work and why are they an effective way to invest? Here are the basics about these funds to help you make the right decision.

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26 Jun 2017

Did you know that about 83% of Australians have insurance for their car but only 31% protect their most valuable asset – their income? Bridges, our financial planning partner, explains why insuring yourself is so important in this short video.

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15 Jun 2017

One day you may have the good fortune to come into an unexpected cash windfall. Perhaps an inheritance, lottery win, redundancy payout or an unfortunate compensation or insurance claim.

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13 Jun 2017

Credit Union SA's Purpose Comes to Life. A Virtual Tattoo competition was run in December 2016 with staff engagement as a way for staff to connect and collaborate in bringing the Credit Union’s Purpose to life.

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5 Jun 2017

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2017 Director Election of Credit Union SA Limited. Shareholding members, who are 18 years or older and eligible to act as a Director under the Constitution and the Corporations Act 2001, may nominate for the one Board position available.

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1 Jun 2017

While we all have different priorities, we can all benefit from making some financial resolutions at the start of the new financial year. Here are five tips that can put you in better financial shape for the financial year ahead.

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31 May 2017

Understanding your super is important because it’s your money to fund your retirement. Bridges, our financial planning partner, explains how you can take advantage of the opportunities super has to offer in this short video.<iframe src="https://player.vimeo.com/video/244137322" height="360" width="640"></iframe>

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17 May 2017

Since February 2017, some welcome changes have been made to the home care system — giving greater choice to older Australians.

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12 May 2017

Bridges Financial Services provides a clear, concise and informative breakdown of the key changes outlined in the 2017-18 Federal Budget.

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3 May 2017

A strikingly bold portrait of a student’s younger sister has been voted the most popular work at the SACE Art Show 2017.

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2 May 2017

When appointing an executor, you can choose a family member, friend or professional trustee company. But, one thing’s for sure — it’s not for the faint-hearted.

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26 Apr 2017

It’s hard to imagine falling in love with your bills, but with BPAY, you may find yourself falling in like.

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26 Apr 2017

On 1 July 2017 big changes are coming to superannuation. It’s important to understand what the new rules are – and how they will affect you. While the changes are wide-ranging, most relate to the super contributions cap. That is, how much you’re allowed to put into super to take advantage of the generous tax environment super offers.

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24 Apr 2017

What would you say is your most valuable asset? The answer to this question could be quite different to different age groups. A younger person may say their car or a valued possession, such as a musical instrument, is their biggest ticket item.

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17 Apr 2017

The words ‘salary sacrifice’ don’t always conjure up a positive image. But a salary sacrifice strategy can not only help you boost your super savings but reduce the amount of tax you pay. Bridges, our financial planning partner explains in this short video.

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11 Apr 2017

There are plenty of choices to make when trying to secure your financial future.

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11 Apr 2017

For young homebuyers, getting a foothold onto the property ladder can be a frustrating time spent saving every spare dollar while watching the price of homes steadily increase from the sidelines.

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10 Apr 2017

How would you define the term ‘financial freedom’? Loose descriptions might be along the lines of “not having to worry about money” or “being able to afford whatever you want”. The truth is, of course, that defining financial freedom is the classic ‘how long is a piece of string’ question and it can mean vastly different things to different people.

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2 Apr 2017

Baby boomers are increasingly opting to take a ‘golden gap year’ at the start of retirement, but make sure your finances are in order before you go.

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