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Record lending helps lift full-year CUA banking profit by 10.7%


CUA's banking business today announced a 10.7 per cent increase in its net profit after tax (NPAT) to $48.79 million, driven by CUA's record year for new lending and continued growth in customer numbers to more than 430,000 banking customers. Read more...

Schools share $50,000 in CUA grants after community votes


Ten schools across Australia will share in $50,000 in major prizes through CUA Community Care, after the public was given four weeks to vote for their favourite school project. Read more...

CUA named No.1 for mutuals in prestigious Blue Ribbon Awards


CUA was today named the winner of the Best Member Owned Bank in the Financial Review Smart Investor Blue Ribbon Awards for 2015. Read more...

National lending data shows renovation rules over holidays, weddings and boats


Australians are much more likely to take out a loan for home improvements than they are to borrow money for an expensive overseas holiday or lavish wedding, according to new data from the nation's largest customer-owned lender. Read more...

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...