Our Mobile App Upgrade
Is Live In Store!

It’s finally here, and we’re excited! Our newly upgraded SCCU app will make your mobile banking, that much easier. With a new look and feel, the app also has a range of upgraded features and functionality for you to manage your banking on the go. What’s new? Upgraded security access, including pin,...

It’s finally here, and we’re excited! Our newly upgraded SCCU app will make your mobile banking, that much easier. With a...

Read More
We’ve Upgraded To One-Time Password Security

From April 28th, we’re updating our security for both the SCCU APP and Web-Based Netbanking to include One-Time password on some transactions. One-Time Passwords, also known as Multi-Factor Authentication, is one of the most effective controls that can be implemented to prevent unauthorised access to your accounts. So effective in...

From April 28th, we’re updating our security for both the SCCU APP and Web-Based Netbanking to include One-Time password...

Read More
Introducing ASIC’s
‘Get Moneysmart’

Designed to help provide tips to young people on making smart financial decisions to build a better future, ASIC has launched Get Moneysmart. ASIC notes that over 50% of the younger generations are looking for ways to make the most of their money through survey research conducted, recognising the need...

Designed to help provide tips to young people on making smart financial decisions to build a better future, ASIC...

Read More
We’ve gone live with Frollo!

To complement our Digital Banking Strategy, which has recently included Apple and Android pay, we have now partnered with Frollo, one of Australia’s leading money management apps. So what is Frollo? Frollo is a secure app that allows you to have all your banking and finance accounts all in one place,...

To complement our Digital Banking Strategy, which has recently included Apple and Android pay, we have now partnered with...

Read More
Important Update to your SCCU Visa Debit Card

Our SCCU cards are changing for all of our customers! Following recent changes to the Australian payment network, Eftpos will no longer be available on the SCCU Visa Debit Cards from 15 November 2021.  We will be sending a new Visa card to all Customers in the coming weeks. IMPORTANT: To ensure...

Our SCCU cards are changing for all of our customers! Following recent changes to the Australian payment network, Eftpos will...

Read More
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...

Read More
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...

Read More
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...

Read More
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...

Read More
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...

Read More
Choosing between a personal loan and a credit card

You’re beginning to plan your wedding and you need to start paying suppliers. Perhaps you need to break free of the daily grind and go on that family vacation or new year, new you retreat. Maybe you backed into a pole at the shopping centre car park and you...

You’re beginning to plan your wedding and you need to start paying suppliers. Perhaps you need to break free...

Read More
What is compound interest and how is it calculated?

Interest is the money paid to you by your financial institution to reward you for banking your savings dollars with them. Compound interest is the simple equation which could help amass more dollars in your savings account. Albert Einstein referred to compound interest as the 8th wonder of the world...

Interest is the money paid to you by your financial institution to reward you for banking your savings dollars...

Read More