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Safeguard your Finances from Direct Debit Risk

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Written by Laboratories Credit Union

As the range of digital subscription services continue to expand, direct debits are becoming increasingly more common. In setting up and authorising a direct debit, a service provider or third party will be able to automatically debit money from your account at specific times to pay bills or make a loan repayment. While the payment method can save time and effort, it’s not without its risks as you do give up some amount of control over your finances. There are number of different concerns for consumers to consider before establishing a direct debit.

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Teaching your Children about Money in the Digital Age

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Written by Laboratories Credit Union

'Invisible money' is becoming more prominent in the digital age, teaching your children about money and how to manage it is now more important than ever.

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Make the switch to Online Statements

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Written by Ami Shukla

With the changes to the Australian Post delivery service, delivery of your bank statements will now take longer and cost more. We are now encouraging all of our members to sign up for Online Statements. With Online Statements, your statements will be ready to view on your My ViewPoint Internet banking as soon as they become available. You will also be doing your bit for the environment.

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Simplify your debts with a debt consolidation loan

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Written by Ami Shukla

Do you have multiple credit card debts to pay off after Christmas? It can be a headache making multiple repayments every month, and for multiple different amounts. To simplify your credit card management, you may want to consider consolidating your debt into a single fixed repayment schedule.

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Back to school savings tips

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Written by Ami Shukla

It’s that time of year again when the kids are getting ready to go back to school.  If you have kids who are going back to school, here are a few tips that could save you money with their back to school shopping.

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