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On the road with The Capricornian

Posted on October 4th, 2017

Cherese Scott is a young lady in love. She’s been swept off her feet and into the driver’s seat of her newly purchased 2016 Suzuki Vitara. East Street Branch Supervisor Seona Barnett helped Cherese secure the funding she needed through…

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Financial Advice Matters

Posted on October 4th, 2017

An Australian study* found that people who see a financial planner are 20% more likely to have increased feelings of security regarding their day-to-day finances compared to those who don’t. You too can take the next step towards better understanding…

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The New Payments Platform is coming!

Posted on October 4th, 2017

The “New Payments Platform” (NPP) is on its way, and it will change banking as we know it, forever.  The NPP is a new payment infrastructure that will enable Australian consumers, businesses and government to make faster, simpler and more…

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Community owned and here to stay!

Posted on August 31st, 2017

Dale Grounds, Chief Executive Officer of The Capricornian, has an important message to share with the Emerald community, following the announcement that two separate financial institutions will be closing their branches in town. Dale understands that some people prefer to…

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A First Home Owner’s Journey: Construction Loan to New Home

Posted on August 2nd, 2017

It’s been a relatively short, pleasant and hassle free first home owner’s journey for Giuliano and Melinda Licciardello. The excitable couple just received the keys to their brand new home at The Shoals in Yeppoon and Stockland Branch Manager, Leah…

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A great start in 2017 for The Capricornian

Posted on July 4th, 2017

It is hard to believe we are already over half way through 2017. I am pleased to report that The Capricornian has had a great start to the year as we continue to focus on supporting the people of Central…

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In the Community – Fundraising and Free Coffee!

Posted on July 4th, 2017

Over the last couple of months we have been out in the community encouraging our members and perspective members to get to know us. The Capricornian is always happy to support great causes and the month of May saw us…

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Dreams made possible by switching to The Capricornian

Posted on July 4th, 2017

If there’s one thing we’ve noticed in recent months at The Capricornian, it’s been the increase in personal lending from people who have bought their banking over to us after becoming dissatisfied with the major banks. Gavin and Tania Coleman…

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Growing with The Capricornian

Posted on July 4th, 2017

As a community owned credit union, The Capricornian is all about nurturing relationships with our members and looking after their financial needs, whatever they may be. There are forty-nine local staff members at The Capricornian, whose main focus is you…

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How collaboration leads to construction

Posted on July 4th, 2017

Common goals can be achieved when people work together. In recent months the collaborative efforts of The Capricornian and Metro Builders, have seen many Metro Builder customers fulfil their dream of owning a newly constructed home. Metro Builders is one…

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