SCCU’s Annual Community Grants launches with $40k available, giving groups a chance to build a better tomorrow

Southern Cross Credit Union (SCCU) today announced that a total of $40,000 in Community Grants are open for application. Following on from a successful 2020 program which saw SCCU support six community projects, they are once again putting their money where their mouth is, backing community organisations big and...

Southern Cross Credit Union (SCCU) today announced that a total of $40,000 in Community Grants are open for application....

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Renting versus Buying: Four factors you need to consider

Australian house prices are now among the most expensive in the world: Sydney and Melbourne have historically led the way when it comes to pricey real-estate, but other states are now quickly catching up. What used to be an achievable goal for most Australians – to work hard and...

Australian house prices are now among the most expensive in the world: Sydney and Melbourne have historically led the...

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Strong-arming the market: the ‘Hemsworth effect’

The picturesque towns of Northern NSW have had a sprinkling of celebrity stardust over the past years - while it’s shone the international and national spotlight onto our beautiful region, are we now paying A-list property prices? Known locally as the ‘Hemsworth effect’, the increase of celebrity visitors and new...

The picturesque towns of Northern NSW have had a sprinkling of celebrity stardust over the past years - while...

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SCCU announce a Sustainability Action Plan, furthering their commitment to care for the places they call home

Southern Cross Credit Union (SCCU) has announced its plans to deliver on a new Sustainability Action Plan (SAP) to address environmental, social and economic challenges that exist today, responding to feedback from the community and customers.   The plan, which outlines their ambition to support sustainability initiatives, partner with experts and...

Southern Cross Credit Union (SCCU) has announced its plans to deliver on a new Sustainability Action Plan (SAP) to...

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Seven Books to Improve Your Money Mindset!

It’s amazing how addictive reading about good money habits can be.  Here are seven books we think are a must for those of you keen to improve your financial habits. The Barefoot Investor: The only money guide you’ll ever need With almost 2 million copies sold, Scott Pape’s best seller...

It’s amazing how addictive reading about good money habits can be.  Here are seven books we think are a...

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What Pocket Money can Teach Your Children?

Pocket money is a great way to help teach your child financial management skills. It gives them a firm idea about the value of things, teaches them to save and gives them a sense of responsibility for achieving their own goals. It’s important for parents to remember that children take...

Pocket money is a great way to help teach your child financial management skills. It gives them a firm...

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How to Stop Living Pay Cheque to Pay Cheque?

For many, Simply Red’s song “Money’s too tight to mention” makes us feel incredibly seen.  We are living pay cheque to pay cheque, with no savings in reserve should something go wrong, feeling the daily stress of making do. And like many long standing habits, our approach to money can...

For many, Simply Red’s song “Money’s too tight to mention” makes us feel incredibly seen.  We are living pay...

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Things to Think About When Working in The Gig Economy

The gig economy has had a peculiar trajectory during the pandemic, which has been influenced by lockdown, border closure and government policies.  It dipped severely in the beginning and then rose to more than 40% of pre-Covid numbers.  This has largely been driven by the increase of the meal...

The gig economy has had a peculiar trajectory during the pandemic, which has been influenced by lockdown, border closure...

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Disney Life Lessons

Good financial habits seem like the remit of adulthood, but the habits we learn as children definitely inform our approach to money management later on. Here are ten lessons that we learned from Disney movies that still hold true for all of us:   Little Mermaid – READ THE CONTRACT. And...

Good financial habits seem like the remit of adulthood, but the habits we learn as children definitely inform our...

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Pet Insurance

If you’re like us, you’ll find that there isn’t anything more ‘purr-plexing’ than the array of pet insurance products available to the Australian pet owner. In fact, we’d go so far as to say that it can be a ‘ruff’ ride to find out what works best for you. Okay,...

If you’re like us, you’ll find that there isn’t anything more ‘purr-plexing’ than the array of pet insurance products...

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Receipt Apps

Believe it or not, receipts are not created just for the purpose of filling your wallet or purse with small pieces of paper for you to use to scribble out a last-minute shopping list! Treated with the respect they truly deserve, receipts can help you out in a number of...

Believe it or not, receipts are not created just for the purpose of filling your wallet or purse with...

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Club Lennox & SCCU partner up to support largest regional mental health unit in NSW

Thanks to the efforts of the annual Club Lennox Christmas Tree fundraising drive and Southern Cross Credit Union (SCCU), a cheque for over $3,800 has been presented to Our Kids - Northern Rivers Children's Health Fund. Receiving the cheque on behalf of Our Kids, Fundraising Coordinator Rebekka Battista said With restrictions...

Thanks to the efforts of the annual Club Lennox Christmas Tree fundraising drive and Southern Cross Credit Union (SCCU),...

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