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How to lower your mortgage costs
How to lower your mortgage costs

RBA governor Philip Lowe has warned Australians that interest rates are likely to increase, while home values may fall.

On the back of this announcement, 3 Big Four banks have hiked variable interest rates... Continued

October 12, 2018 by Sarah Robinson

Is a personal loan a good idea?
Is a personal loan a good idea?

If you’re considering taking out a personal loan, then we’re glad you’re here. Okay, you might think we’re going to tell you to go for it, after all, we are finance brokers who help people secure loans for a living.

But, a personal loan isn’t always a good idea. Here’s what you need to know, if you’re thinking about taking one out... Continued

October 05, 2018 by Sarah Robinson

Capita gets Harvard education
Capita gets Harvard education

The Australian Finance Group (AFG) recently held its first education program for top performing brokers in Australia. Capita General Manager Gill McLean was invited to attend the 3-day conference, which happened in Sydney earlier in September.

Harvard Business School Professor, David J Collis, delivered the course, designed for AFG brokers who are leading growing businesses... Continued

September 28, 2018 by Sarah Robinson

Could you get money back in a class action against the Big Banks?
Could you get money back in a class action against the Big Banks?

On the back of Royal Commission findings into the Australian finance industry, a class action is being organised against the Big Banks and wealth managers.

The action is being prepared by lawyers Slater & Gordon, and centres on the defendants charging excess fees, as well as paying under market rate on cash holdings for retirement savings accounts... Continued

September 21, 2018 by Sarah Robinson

How do I work out my credit score?
How do I work out my credit score?

Most lenders in Australia use a credit scoring system when deciding whether to approve a loan, so good credit is very important.

Credit scoring systems are a broad filter for lenders, which are used to work out whether a loan should be approved. They also identify potential risks, based on a borrower’s past credit behaviour. .. Continued

September 18, 2018 by Sarah Robinson

How do I find a good mortgage broker?
How do I find a good mortgage broker?

More than 55% of Australians chooses to use a mortgage broker to help them secure a residential home loan. And, there’s good reason for this.

A good mortgage broker helps you secure a loan that matches your goals, your circumstances and your budget, while also helping you save more over the entire course of your loan. .. Continued

September 11, 2018 by Sarah Robinson

Business award named after Capita GM - Gill McLean
Business award named after Capita GM - Gill McLean

Our powerhouse General Manager, Gill McLean, was acknowledged for her business acumen, by having an award named in her honour by the Australian Finance Group (AFG) in WA.

The award is open to all female brokers with AFG, who want to grow their broking business skills to the next level under a mentoring program run by Gill... Continued

September 07, 2018 by Sarah Robinson

Join the award winning franchise today!
Join the award winning franchise today!

Right now, we are looking for brokers to be a part of our award-winning team.

Capita may be young, but we’re incredibly high performing and full of energy. We put our success down to doing things different. .. Continued

September 06, 2018 by Sarah Robinson

How to choose a loan that saves you more
How to choose a loan that saves you more

If you’re feeling overwhelmed about choosing a loan, well, you’re not alone. At any given moment, there are hundreds of loan products circulating the finance-sphere.

Some have good rates and high ongoing fees, some work for employees but not contractors, others are so niche you may not even realise they exist... Continued

September 04, 2018 by Sarah Robinson

Is the new PM good for our economy?
Is the new PM good for our economy?

As Australia welcomes its 6th Prime Minister in nearly as many years (okay, 8 years) it’s hard to ignore the flow of jokes. 

‘Check your oil every time we get a new PM.’.. Continued

August 31, 2018 by Sarah Robinson



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