Board Statement on Interest Rates

 Board Statement on Interest Rates The Board of TMCU has approved a reduction in interest rates on all variable rate home loans by 10 basis points. This change will take effect from 05 November 2019....

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Stay Smart Online week

This week is Stay Smart Online week. Did you know every year, millions of Australians experience identity theft? Don’t wait for a cybercriminal to steal your identity online. Take control of your online identity today: • Look out for online scam messages• Use different passwords on each of your important online accounts• Set your social media acc...

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Notice regarding Reserve Bank of Australia cash rate reduction

At the 1st October 2019 RBA Board Meeting, the Reserve Bank of Australia elected to cut cash rates by 0.25%. In line with TMCU policy, the Board of Directors will meet on 30th October to consider Transport Mutual’s response to the cash rate adjustment. The results will be announced on the TMCU website and Facebook page at the conclusion of the meet...

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SCAM ALERT: Remote access scams

Computer takeovers on the rise The number of remote access scams, which are aimed at gaining access to your computer and banking information, continue to rise. To protect yourself and your bank accounts, be sure to read on for important information on how to avoid falling victim to this scam. What does this scam involve? The unsolicited callers ...

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Some Popular Money Myths

While there’s a great deal of value to be found in traditional wisdom around money and finances, at least some of the advice that gets passed down contains more myth than reality.   Here are four popular money myths that may surprise you: Myth 1 – All debt is bad debt While it’s true that out of control debts can cause real problems for a househ...

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Ten ways to save on grocery shopping

Want to cut the costs of your grocery shopping and actually save money? Here are 10 great ideas for reducing the cost of feeding the family and outsmarting supermarket marketing traps. Plan before you shop Planning doesn’t have to be a time-consuming process. Paint a kitchen wall with blackboard paint and make keeping a list more fun for the fami...

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When it comes to borrowing money, why choose a personal loan?

Lower interest rates Personal loans often have lower interest rates than other lending methods, such as credit cards. If you make a major purchase using funds from a personal loan, you may pay less in interest charges. Scheduled repayments Similarly to a home loan, a personal loan is repaid in a series of repayments, made over a pre-set term. Th...

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Useful Travel Tips

Our Travel Tips Check the latest travel advice on SmartTraveller.gov.au & Subscribe to receive updates or follow SmartTraveller on social media. Take out comprehensive travel insurance. Ensure it covers you for the places you'll visit, things you'll do and any pre-existing conditions. Review your financial arrangements. Do you need finance...

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