December 2017 - Latest News

Five simple ways to make Christmas special for kids

Posted on December 14th, 2017

’Tis the season to be greedy! Or at least that’s how so many kids are inadvertently taught to think. To shift the season slightly from simply getting to experiencing, here are five tips from us to you this Christmas:  1.…

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Smash For the Stash finally goes off!!

Posted on December 14th, 2017

Who would have thought a dinner plate could be worth thousands of dollars? For months Banksy and Pinky from radio station Triple M Central Queensland, have been waiting for the correct answer in The Capricornian’s Smash for the Stash. Guesses have included…

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Christmas a time for giving for Capricornian staff

Posted on December 13th, 2017

For most of us Christmas is a time of joy, love, gifts and quality time with family. But there are many families in our community who are experiencing financial hardship or difficulty. Every year the Adopt-A-Family for Christmas appeal brightens…

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How to avoid overspending this Christmas

Posted on December 11th, 2017

There’s no denying that the end-of-year festivities can pose a discernible strain on your finances. In fact, figures compiled by Roy Morgan and the Australian Retailers Association earlier in the month have unveiled that 2017 festive spending will rise by…

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Savings and Investment Rate Changes

Posted on December 4th, 2017

The Capricornian has undertaken a review of savings and investment rates with the following changes coming in to effect from 5 December 2017. Term Deposit Rates If a term deposit rate has already been negotiated with a member prior to its maturity,…

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