Credit Union SA News
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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.
26 Apr 2017
It’s hard to imagine falling in love with your bills, but with BPAY, you may find yourself falling in like.
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.
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.
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.
11 Apr 2017
There are plenty of choices to make when trying to secure your financial future.
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.
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.
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.
28 Mar 2017
As we get older, it becomes more and more difficult to live independently – whether it’s because of illness, disability, reduced mobility, isolation or the problems associated with maintaining a large property. So, whether it’s for you, or on behalf of your parents, maybe it’s time to start finding out more about the aged care accommodation options that are available.
23 Mar 2017
We talk to Mozo's Andrew Duncanson to find out what makes a great value kids savings account and the advice he has for parents to ensure they choose the very best account for their children.
14 Mar 2017
When it comes to women and finances there are some interesting statistics. Our financial planning partner, Bridges, explains in this short video.
14 Mar 2017
The SACE Art Show 2017 is set to impress with 148 art and design works on display at the Adelaide College of the Arts from 18 March.
7 Mar 2017
Most people have a desire to seek financial independence and security, but many never really follow a plan to achieve it. For some people, building a portfolio is too complex and confusing and they shy away from ever taking any concrete steps to building their wealth. Others may feel they can manage their own investment strategy by themselves, but will often end up making fundamental mistakes in either taking on too much risk, or missing opportunities to grow their wealth.
7 Mar 2017
Credit Union SA has increased its commitment to South Australia’s education community by introducing a new credit card designed specifically for teachers and employees of the education sector, and offering one of the lowest interest rates in the nation and no annual fee.
20 Feb 2017
Credit Union SA’s Children's Savings Account has ranked among the country’s best value savings and deposit accounts in the annual Mozo Experts Choice Deposit Account Awards.
17 Feb 2017
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.
8 Feb 2017
When it comes to New Year’s resolutions, 'getting my finances under control' would have to be right up there alongside 'losing weight' or 'doing more exercise' as the most popular choice.
1 Feb 2017
You don’t need luck or a hot tip to have a successful investment plan. Just follow some simple, time tested guidelines from Bridges, our financial planning partner, to achieve the best results.