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Record number of schools seek community votes to win $5,000


More than 100 school and community projects are vying for a share in $50,000 in grants from customer-owned financial institution CUA and it's up to the community to decide the 10 winning projects. Read more...

Applications now open for Brisbane Sponsored Entrepreneur Program


Co-working community River City Labs has teamed up with Australia's largest customer-owned financial services provider, CUA, for their renowned, three-month Sponsored Entrepreneur Program, and is calling on local startups and entrepreneurs to apply today. Read more...

Most Australians not financially prepared for the future


Australians are neglecting to plan for their financial future, with more than half saying they have no financial plans in place and only one in seven having a comprehensive plan in place. Read more...

Home owners reducing debt rather than spending extra cash


Three in four Australian mortgage holders intend to make extra repayments on their home loan, rather than spending the cash saved by falling interest rates, according to a national survey commissioned by Australia's largest customer-owned lender CUA. Read more...

CUA rewarding schools for healthy fundraising


Schools helping to fight childhood obesity by promoting fitness, sport and good nutrition are being given an opportunity to apply for a $5,000 cash grant through CUA for a school or community project. Read more...

Young people making poor choices in rush for health insurance


CUA Health, one of Australia's fastest growing health funds, has warned that young people rushing to take out health insurance before 30 June are choosing the wrong cover, thinking they probably won't need to make a claim. Read more...

CUA recognised as Australia’s best non-major financial institution


Australia's largest customer-owned banking provider, CUA, has been named as the Australian Financial Institution of the Year (Non Big Four) and joint winner of Mutual of the Year at the AB+F Awards in Sydney. Read more...

Shoppers switch to smart phones to pay for groceries, takeaway


Customers using their Android phone for 'tap and pay' purchases are most likely to be buying their groceries or a takeaway meal, spending an average of $27 per transaction, according to new data to be released at a national conference in Melbourne today. Read more...

CUA reduces Fresh Start Variable Home Loan rate by 0.25% p.a.


CUA will reduce the interest rate on its popular Fresh Start Variable Home Loan by 0.25% p.a., following the Reserve Bank decision to reduce the official cash rate to a new record low. Read more...

CUA Health posts March record as customers flock to branches


CUA Health has eclipsed its previous monthly sales records, with more new policies taken out with the health fund in March than in any other single month during the fund's 39-year history. Read more...