Is that ‘free’ Wi-Fi connection at the airport a little too good to be true? Be careful! It probably is. Phishing scams are using these so-called ‘free’ Wi-Fi portals to lure victims into logging on – and once you’ve shared your information, they have it for good. Here’s how you can stay safe.
Congratulations on your engagement – but now it’s time to get planning! Weddings in Australia can be expensive if you don’t know how to cut costs. We’ve got some tips and cheap wedding ideas that will help you trim the fat so you can still have the day you’ve always dreamed about!
We’re proud to announce an updated look-and-feel for the BOQ Finance (BOQF) website. These changes will make it easier to view the BOQF website on mobile and tablet devices. Firstly, let’s quickly run through seven items that have been updated on our main navigation bar. This main navigation bar will appear at the top of […]
Our new BOQ website is just around the corner. Take a look at some of our key features below to familiarise yourself with our new website. Firstly, let’s quickly run through six items that have been updated on our main navigation bar. This main navigation bar will appear at the top of every page on […]
Throughout your relationships, money will be a constant factor. However, many of us don’t know how to talk about our finances with a significant other, which can cause a lot of tension. This Valentines Day, we’re giving you three scenarios where you may want to start that discussion.
Don McLeod, the Owner Manager of the BOQ Hobart Branch celebrated his 10 year milestone in the business on 12th February. Don is well known to his customers as a professional banker with a wealth of experience that he readily shares in an engaging and thoughtful manner. Don and his family relocated to Hobart in 1995 […]
Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and we are strong believers in treating yourself! So, if you are a BOQ Visa debit or credit cardholder and are looking for great deals on fashion, accessories or treatments, then keep on reading. Wittner Spoil yourself or your partner with a brand-new pair of gorgeous shoes from […]
9/02/2018 Summary: The economy shifted up a gear in 2017; But inflation remains low; The economy needs to stay strong to create more full-time jobs; Financial markets are pricing the cash rate to remain at 1.5% for the next 6-9 months. And maybe tomorrow is a better day I know tomorrow is a better day […]
By Holly Keszegi While it’s not the most enjoyable task, being smart about managing your finances while at university isn’t as difficult as you may think. From tuition fees to textbooks, bus fares to fast food – university has established there is almost nothing in life that doesn’t come with a hefty price tag. However, […]
By Richard Whitten | Home Loans & Property Expert at finder.com.au Buying a home is a complex process. A lot can go wrong. Avoiding these eight mistakes will help you buy the home you want with a minimum of stress. 1. Entering the market without a clear strategy or goal Every home buyer needs a plan. […]
Have you seen that meme floating around social media lately…the one that says “I’ve decided that 2018 will start on February 1st, January is just a 31-day free trial.” Well, in that case, it’s time to get on with your New Year’s Resolutions. Health? Happiness? Travel? Better financial habits? What do your resolutions look like […]
1/2/18 Summary: The Q4 CPI numbers were a little lower than analysts expected; The risks are that ‘underlying’ inflation may remain under 2% in 2018; If that is the case it makes it more likely the cash rate will be unchanged in 2018; We get an update on RBA economic views in the first week […]
Are you a BOQ customer? Do you use BOQ internet banking? If you’ve answered a big ol’ YES to both of those questions, then you’re one step closer to a Valentine’s holiday. BOQ is proud to partner with Virgin Australia to offer BOQ customers 10% off all domestic routes within Australia and a range of […]
Where is all of your business money going? Do you have a firm grip on the money management of your small business? It’s vital to the health and continued success of your operation, and if you don’t have the financial nous, you could be hurting your chances of growth.
Have you ever considered an electric vehicle? They could save you a significant amount of money on fuel, plus there’s no carbon emissions. Whether you use your car for a commute or the school run, an EV might be the best option on Australian roads.