Even though today marks the official start of Diwali celebrations globally, BOQ started early! Employees from the Brisbane head-office gathered a few weeks ago to celebrate the ‘festival of lights,’ the Hindu festival, Diwali. Employees were treated to beautiful and bright decorations, delicious food, gorgeous henna tattoos, and a highly entertaining Bollywood dance – performed […]
By Richard Laycock | Insurance Expert at Finder.com.au As you age, the prerequisites and requirements for receiving and maintaining your driver’s licence become stricter. Depending on your driving history and, in some cases, a medical or eyesight test, your car insurance premiums can become fairly expensive the older you get. However, if you know what you’re […]
Thinking about taking out a home loan but don’t know what structure would be best for your financial needs? The team at BOQ can help find out what you need.
Do you feel like your business banking in Australia is letting you down? It might be time to switch banks to find a better deal and more suitable banking options.
As the end of the year rolls around so does the graduation season and as Millennials all over Australia are preoccupied with exams and graduation their finances often fall by the wayside. Graduating from high school, TAFE, or university can be busy and stressful but despite the stress, graduates should be proactive in getting their […]
By Cassie Smith Every business exists in order to make a profit. This is true of every business from multi-national corporations, to medium-sized franchises, and even fledgling startups who still haven’t figured out a scaleable business model. But in the relentless pursuit of profit and customer satisfaction (after all, it’s the customers who are handing […]
3/10/2017 Summary: As expected, the RBA kept the cash rate at 1.5%; The accompanying Statement was broadly similar as last month; The RBA is becoming more confident the economy is improving, although they believe that inflation may not rise significantly from current levels low for some time; A lower $A and some signs of a […]
Have you started teaching your kids about saving money yet? It’s never too early to start, and you can even learn the importance of money as a family.
By Bessie Hassan | Money Expert at finder.com.au Education around credit scores and how it affects your personal finances isn’t as prevalent as it should be. With schools teaching Aussies little about loans or securing finance, it’s up to you to learn about your credit score and understand how improving it will help you improve your […]
Whether you’re an iPhone user or not, you would’ve probably heard all the hullabaloo about the recent release of the new Apple iPhone – the iPhone 8 and iPhone X. These brand-new, highly anticipated smartphones will include features like a durable glass front and back, wireless charging, retina HD display, 12MP camera, plus much more. […]
Ensuring your start-up stays afloat requires an in-depth knowledge of key business terms. Here are seven you need to know.
Spring has sprung, but before you pack up your winter warmers and splurge on a new summer wardrobe, you might want to consider the state of your finances for the rest of the year. The spring season brings with it school holidays, racing carnivals and Christmas parties. Before you know it, the Christmas season and […]
Do you know what it takes to get a start-up off the ground and running smoothly? It’s more than just a great idea – you need great finance as well.
It can be easy for small business owners to feel isolated as the buck really does stop with them. Ahead of RU OK? Day this year, a team of industry experts joined forces to let the two million Australian small business know they are not alone. Together they came up with six actions that SMEs can take […]
On Friday 8 September, 40 riders, comprising of BOQ staff, business partners and friends, set off to ride 350kms over three days through the Noosa hinterland as part of the It’s Possible Cycle Tour. Funds raised from this year’s event will go directly to the Children’s Hospital Foundation and a research program with the potential […]