Tips and Guides - Tips and Advice

How much of your pay should go towards your mortgage?

Posted on March 26th, 2021

The property market is going through a boom phase, which means housing affordability is getting tougher. So how much does the average Australian household need to put towards their monthly home loan repayments in the current market? Let’s take a…

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7 ways to make your property more attractive to potential buyers.

Posted on March 17th, 2021

Did you know more than a third of Australian homeowners are considering putting their property up for sale so they can take advantage of the current boom in prices? New data shows seller confidence is now higher than it was…

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House prices predicted to jump 30% in three years: RBA

Posted on January 22nd, 2021

It’s the document that was never meant to see the light of day. But a Freedom of Information request reveals the Reserve Bank of Australia projects a 30% increase in house prices if interest rates remain low for the next…

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Rain, hail or shine – you need these tips for protecting yourself this storm season.

Posted on January 20th, 2021

The Bureau of Meteorology says February to April is going to be wetter than average for much of the country – especially here in Central Queensland. While the predicted La Niña is well and truly underway and has technically reached…

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Top 5 school holiday activities that won’t break the bank.

Posted on January 11th, 2021

Spring break is here, and the kids want to get out and about. Don’t fret – we’ve got you covered with these budget friendly school holiday ideas. We’ve compiled a top 5 list of school holiday activities that will keep…

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Locals Helping Locals

Posted on December 3rd, 2020

It’s been a rollercoaster year for Robin and Linda Adams but thanks to The Capricornian, the Coco Brew owners will end the 2020 year on a high – settling into their dream home. Helping a local business in tough times.…

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8 ideas to improve your business’s cash flow over the festive season

Posted on November 25th, 2020

The festive season is fast approaching and this year, more than ever, it’s important for businesses to ensure they have their cash flow management in order. Here are our top 8 ideas to help you through the upcoming period. While…

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How to prepare for a storm

Posted on October 27th, 2020

Floods can strike at any time. Follow CGU’s simple tips to plan ahead while keeping your family and home safe. How to prepare for a storm Severe weather can strike at any time and preparation is key to limiting damage.…

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Insurance Direct Debit Notification

Posted on October 2nd, 2020

We have been made aware of a processing error that took place overnight with our third party insurance provider. Due to this error, members that have direct debits assigned to their accounts have had their regular insurance payment debited twice…

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Protect your bling with engagement ring insurance

Posted on October 1st, 2020

Has your partner popped the question? If so, congrats! Now that your loved one put a ring on it, you’re wearing a beautiful piece of jewellery that symbolises your eternal love and commitment. For many people, purchasing an engagement ring…

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