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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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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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Sky High with The Capricornian

Posted on November 13th, 2017

We all know that financial institutions can lend money for the usual things like houses and new cars, but here at The Capricornian, we get to see some of the other different and wonderful things that our members want to borrow…

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Bruce and Misha’s forever home dream, now a reality

Posted on October 30th, 2017

Stockland Rockhampton Branch Manager Leah Jackson, will never knock back a hot cup of tea and a tour of a newly built home that she has helped to finance. The Capricornian recently welcomed new member’s Bruce and Misha MacRae, who…

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