Credit Union SA News
Featured news and important messages
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>
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.
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.
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.
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.
14 Aug 2017
School fundraising can be difficult, with the time and effort required a constant challenge for time-poor parents and teachers.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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>
17 May 2017
Since February 2017, some welcome changes have been made to the home care system — giving greater choice to older Australians.