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The Kime’s new home away from home

Posted on April 18th, 2018

Good things come to those who wait and that was certainly the case for long time Capricornian members Andrew & Rhonda Kime. After checking out the Caravan, Camping, 4 x 4 & Fishing Expo in late 2017 they decided that…

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Changes to Introductory Rate Home & Investment Loans and Mortgage Plus Home Loan

Posted on April 18th, 2018

In responding to our regulatory requirements, The Capricornian Ltd as today announced changes to our Introductory Rate Home and Investment Loan product as well as the Mortgage Plus (line of credit) facility. The 3 year introductory term on both the…

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Don’t fall for a scammer’s phishing bait

Posted on April 18th, 2018

The ACCC is warning people to stay alert to ‘phishing’ scammers pretending to be from well-known businesses and government departments trying to con unsuspecting victims out of their personal information and money. For the first six months of 2017, the…

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A goal without a plan is just a wish

Posted on April 4th, 2018

Whether your goals are to pay off your home loan sooner, retire early or go on an overseas holiday every couple of years, there’s a simple and powerful way to improve your chances of achieving them. Write them down and…

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Watch out for online ‘free trial’ offers

Posted on March 20th, 2018

A chance for a free trial before you buy? What have you got to lose? Whether it’s a sponsored post in your social media feed or a pop up advertisement while you’re browsing the web, offers of ‘free trials’ or…

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Protecting your wealth from scams

Posted on February 26th, 2018

In 2016, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s (ACCC) Scamwatch website experienced a 47 per cent increase in reports of scams over the previous year, according to the ACCC Targeting Scams Report. This alarming increase should prompt all of us to…

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Home Loan Dream Come True

Posted on January 25th, 2018

Locals helping locals isn’t just a tagline, it’s something we pride ourselves on at The Capricornian. Recently Leah Jackson, Stockland Branch Manager helped members Chris & Anita Edser from Duaringa realise their dream of owning their own home. Leah was…

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New CFO takes the reins of The Capricornian in 2018

Posted on January 22nd, 2018

For many of us a New Year brings with it new opportunities, and that is certainly the case for long serving Capricornian employee Michelle Alexander. The departure of Andrew Robertson in late 2017 left the long occupied position of Chief…

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New year, new budget, new you!

Posted on January 2nd, 2018

Here we are: the time of year we make promises to ourselves we don’t keep. Well not this year! Not financially, anyway. The Capricornian gives you five steps for creating a budget that is as realistic as it is effective. 1.…

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Happy New Year and Welcome to 2018!

Posted on January 1st, 2018

In what was a particularly tough year for most in Central Queensland, The Capricornian continued to be a profitable financial institution. Lending growth has continued strongly into the 2017/2018 financial year, off the back of a strong final quarter of…

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