Last week, another lucky BOQ first home buyer won a massive $25K! Michael and his wife Yuk Yi, from Queensland, won the money just for taking out their first home loan with BOQ. We chatted to Michael about his experience, the home buying process and what he and his wife are planning to do with […]
Recently, a small group from BOQ travelled to San Francisco as part of BOQ’s sponsorship of Myriad Air – an initiative of Myriad Festival, which flew 240 influential technology leaders, entrepreneurial leaders and start-up founders from Silicon Valley to Brisbane for the two-day Myriad Festival. However, before the big Myriad Air flight back to Brisbane, […]
Refinancing your home loan can be a liberating experience that vastly improves your financial situation, if you do it right. Here’s what you need to know.
06/06/2018 Summary: The cash rate remained unchanged at 1.5%; The accompanying Statement was largely unchanged from the previous month; The economy is picking up, and is doing at least as well as the RBA’s forecast; The consumer has been the missing piece of the economic puzzle. Recent economic information This week two of the biggest […]
On June 1 every year, the United Nations observes the Global Day of Parents. This day is one to honour and appreciate parents throughout the world for their selfless commitment to nurturing and protecting children. In honour of the day we interviewed four BOQ working parents from BOQ Village in Brisbane to discuss what it […]
You’re at that age where life is really, well, real. Once you get past 25, it’s important to start thinking seriously about your financial future and how you can make it better for yourself. If you’re thirty and wish to be thriving, we’ve got 10 tips to make you better at being more financially responsible.
When you’ve travelled overseas once or twice, the BIG tourist attractions can lose some of their appeal. Sometimes you just want to immerse yourself in a culture and experience all the wonderful things a country has offer. Just like a local. Before you head off, a comprehensive travel insurance policy is what you want to […]
No doubt you’re excited for your next holiday abroad, but are you prepared for it? You don’t want anything bad to happen when you’re trying to get your R and R, but sometimes things happen. If you haven’t picked up travel insurance through BOQ yet, check out these weird claims that might have you rethinking that move!
Every year on the 15th of May, the United Nations celebrates the International Day of Families. This year, we are celebrating this day as well by recognising all the working mums and dads at BOQ. BOQ is proud to be a flexible employer, which allows working parents make work ‘work’ for them. Over the […]
Just like you scroll through all the pictures and inclusions when picking a hotel, you should be reviewing all the details of your travel insurance options. Check out the similarities between deciding on a hotel room and an insurance provider, and be sure to get your travel insurance through BOQ.
Your holiday aboard is quickly approaching, have you packed everything you need? You may have remembered to pack your underwear and toiletries, but those should be the least of your worries. If you want to travel like a local and really embrace the new culture, check out these packing essentials.
9/5/2018 Summary: The 2018-19 headline Budget deficit is forecast to be around $2b; A small surplus is projected for the 2020 financial year; Most of the major policies were well flagged, with income tax cuts getting the headlines; The Budget is broadly appropriate for the current state of the Australian economy; ‘Good economic is good […]
Perry Mitchell, Owner Manager of BOQ Morley branch celebrated his 10 year anniversary as a BOQ franchisee owner on the 5th of May 2018. Perry has had a distinguished banking career spanning some four decades. He has performed across many roles bringing a genuine desire to make a positive impact on both his colleagues and customer […]
It’s been demonstrated time and again, especially by the likes of River City Labs and the Office of the Chief Entrepreneur, that it is the ecosystem around a community’s capability which drives innovative outcomes. These ecosystems and communities exist in both urban and regional Australia. However, one testament to this is the Gladstone Startup-Athon which […]
A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away… The team at BOQ decided to put together a guide to the currencies of the Galactic Republic (which later became known as the Galactic Empire). Galactic Credit Standard The main and most commonly used currency of the entire galaxy was the Galactic Credit Standard, which […]