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Three (financial) New Year’s resolution ideas.

Posted on January 14th, 2022

Cut calories, increase your steps, abstain from alcohol: each year we set ourselves some pretty lofty New Year’s resolutions, most of which are doomed to fail. Why not add a nice straightforward financial goal to the list this year? Here are three to get you started.

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Don’t drown in Buy Now, Pay Later debt this Christmas

Posted on December 10th, 2021

Christmas is fast approaching and there’s a good chance you’ve started turning your attention to gifts for family and friends. But be careful this silly season: more than half of Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) customers are struggling to pay day-to-day living expenses.

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Is your insurance ready for summer?

Posted on November 30th, 2021

Before you dip your toes into the water, get your camper out of storage, or make big holiday plans, contact The Capricornian to help make sure the things you love are protected with quality insurance cover.

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How to ease financial pressure through debt consolidation

Posted on September 15th, 2021

With many people around the country doing it tough right now, here’s some ways you can take some pressure off your monthly finances through debt consolidation. Here’s a quick experiment. Go pick up three balls and try to juggle them.…

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Everything you need to know about insuring your home

Posted on July 21st, 2021

For many people, getting a home insurance policy is a rushed after-thought amidst the excitement of buying a new home. If you’re in that position right now or you think you might be soon, here’s four quick tips to help…

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The Capricornian set to open new branch in Capella as another big bank closes its doors

Posted on July 14th, 2021

The Capricornian has announced it will open a new branch at Capella in the Central Highlands! The plans were approved by the Central Highlands Regional Council at its meeting today. The Capricornian CEO Dale Grounds said the move would ensure…

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How to pay off your home loan sooner!

Posted on July 13th, 2021

Whether you’ve just started paying off your mortgage or you’re part way down that road, it’s never too late or too early to start thinking about your debt-free goals. If the thought of still making mortgage payments in 25-30 years’…

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4 in 5 hopeful home buyers don’t understand key financial concepts

Posted on June 4th, 2021

While most Australians dream of owning their own home, the majority of hopeful homeowners admit they don’t fully understand how home loans or mortgage rates work. That’s why we make it our mission to enlighten you during your home buying journey.

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How to do the Rocky Show on a budget

Posted on June 2nd, 2021

Want to treat the kids to a day at the show without breaking the bank? Here’s our top tips for a fun-filled day that won’t cost the earth! 1. Pre-purchase your ride tickets at The Capricornian! This is a great…

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A step by step guide to buying a home

Posted on May 27th, 2021

Great! You’ve saved a deposit for a new home and now the house hunting can begin, right? Hold your horses. Have you got your finance sorted? Before you hit the open house trails this weekend, make sure you’re schooled up…

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