January 2021 Member Benefits Newsletter

Greetings and welcome to the first Australian Unions Member Benefits update for 2021. We have advice on getting your savings growing from Me Bank and bring you news of the Australian Unions campaign to protect your wages and conditions. There’s also more episodes of the On The Job Podcast and an update on term desposits.

We also have a voucher to the Australian Unions Online Store for one lucky union member to win!


Ready to buy a new car? Get the best price at the push of a button.

Date Published: 04/02/2021 Category: Member Benefits

Buying a new car can be a frustrating and time-consuming process, so Member Advantage has partnered with MotorBuys to make the process simpler. MotorBuys gives you the tools to get the best price without any pressure at the push of a button. They have every car, every colour, every accessory, and every dealership on their…

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2021/02/04/ready-to-buy-a-new-car-get-the-best-price-at-the-push-of-a-button/

Term Deposits Are Near Zero – How Did That Happen & What To Do Now?

Date Published: 03/02/2021 Category: Member Benefits

Historically, Australians looking for stable investments had the ability to invest in term deposits and earn an income yield that often sufficient preserving capital and even building wealth. Today, term deposits stand at close to zero and are therefore unlikely to provide sufficient income or even preserve capital after accounting for inflation. How did this…

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2021/02/03/term-deposits-are-near-zero-how-did-that-happen-what-to-do-now/

One step to get your savings growing

Date Published: 03/02/2021 Category: Member Benefits

Fewer than one in five people will take this key step to grow their New Year savings. It looks like 2021 is going to be a big year for personal savings. New research by industry super fund-owned – ME Bank shows almost one in two Aussies plan to grow ‘rainy day’ savings this year. One…

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2021/02/03/one-step-to-get-your-savings-growing/