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Buying a car, without blowing your budget

Posted on June 14th, 2022

Buying a new car is up there as one of the biggest investments we make in our lives, and there are certainly a few things you should consider. Here are THREE TIPS to buying a car without blowing your budget.

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How to do the Rocky Show on a budget

Posted on June 8th, 2022

Want to treat the kids to a day at the show without breaking the bank? Here’s a few tips for a fun-filled day! 1. Buy your entry tickets online. This tip will save you more time than money, but hey,…

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Talking to your kids about money – tips from a mum

Posted on May 24th, 2022

Boost your kids savings with The Capricornian’s award winning Youth Access Account.

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5 Reasons You Should Consider a Dash Cam

Posted on March 16th, 2022

Dashboard cameras, more widely referred to as Dash Cams, have fast become one of the most popular car additions in recent years. A Dash Cam is a small device mounted inside your car to record sounds and images. 

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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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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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