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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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Six steps to be ready for unexpected storms

Posted on October 25th, 2017

In Australia, we’re becoming more vulnerable to increasingly intense storms, especially in the warmer months when we’re thinking more about the beach variety of water than it coming from the sky. And when they come, they do so more frequently…

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5 rules to follow for your four wheels

Posted on October 5th, 2017

1. Smart checks to prepare your car for every journey No matter whether it’s a road trip planned (with bags packed and playlist ready) or you’ve got the kids’ soccer team piled in for the big match; always check your…

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