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Member Benefits Update July 2019

Date Published: 04/07/2019 Category: Member Benefits

In the July edition of your member benefits update we delve into the issue of record low rates and what that really means for you, we look at managing investment risk, there is a proposed ‘overhaul’ of the super system that the new Morrison government is considering, APHEDA-Union Aid Abroad announce their raffle winners, we have some great deals on movie tickets and you could win a $100 WISH gift card in our monthly competition!Member Benefits Update July 2019

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Record low rates: what it means for you

Date Published: 03/07/2019 Category: Member Benefits

Industry super fund-owned bank ME looks at how to navigate today’s super low cash rate environment.

What is causing us financial stress?

Date Published: 01/08/2017 Category: Member Benefits

Rising cost of necessities, low wage growth and future rate rises all causing financial stress.

Five steps to be rate rise ready

Date Published: 10/02/2017 Category: Member Benefits

Interest rates have fallen steadily over the past six years but the tide may be turning, making now the time to be rate rise ready.

New financial year money makeover

Date Published: 30/05/2016 Category: Member Benefits

When 1 July ticks over try our five simple steps to get your finances in great shape for the 12 months ahead.

Exit the credit roundabout

Date Published: 01/09/2015 Category: Member Benefits

One in two Australians are struggling with credit card debt.

The perfect storm for home owners

Date Published: 26/11/2014 Category: Member Benefits

In today’s competitive lending market, borrowers hold the trump card.

Fixed rates plunge below 5%

Date Published: 31/10/2014 Category: Member Benefits

Wafer thin fixed rates could be taking pressure off the Reserve Bank to deliver further rate cuts.