Superannuation Myths Exposed

Despite the fact that we live in the information age, there seems to be an abundance of nonsense being circulated when it comes to Superannuation. The Greater’s Taree Branch Manager Jason Potter debunks some common myths for us. Click here to read more »

How the Budget will impact families and business, and 5 tips to help your Budget

With help from a great infographic by Chris Palmer of The Conversation, our Orange Branch Manager Deb Linneman summarises how the Federal Budget will affect you and your business and gives you 5 tips to get your own personal or business budget into “surplus”.

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Why volunteering is its own reward

Over past 7 years, Greater Building Society has built a relationship with the Cerebral Palsy Alliance through its involvement in mentoring programs, Ignition and Emerge. The Ignition program is a chance for teenagers dealing with different degrees of Cerebral Palsy to interact with others, form friendships and find support. The program is run fortnightly for a small group of participants aged 14 to 17 at The Greater’s head office in Hamilton.  Wayne Dean, Ryan Foster and Travis Hall have kindly volunteered this year to be mentors in the program and what follows is some insight into their experiences so far.  Click here to read more »

Budget needs to level the playing field to benefit local people

The four major banks (NAB, Commonwealth Bank, ANZ and Westpac) have announced they are on track to post record annual profits of a staggering $30 billion. Click here to read more »

Stay smart when banking on your phone

It seems like banking is getting more and more convenient these days with the continued advent of smart-phone technology. And we love it! Australians are among the most addicted on earth to their smart-phones as they make our everyday lives easier with convenient functions and apps. It’s important however, to protect ourselves so that we can make the most of smart-phone banking. Greater Corporate Risk and Security manager Jason Moffat explains how. Click here to read more »

Watch your way to a Greater Way of Banking

The Greater has always been known for its outstanding levels of customer service and product knowledge. But with the banking landscape changing, and more and more customers utilising digital channels, we’ve developed a range of videos (with more in the pipeline) designed to answer some commonly asked questions and provide a Greater way of banking. Greater Online Channel Manager Jason Byrne explains. Click here to read more »

It’s never too late to start giving blood.

Donating blood for the first time can be very daunting but the benefits outweigh the slight discomfort in bucketloads!  As the Red Cross Mobile Blood Bank visits The Greater‘s Head Office in Hamilton on May 5th, our I.T. Helpdesk Manager Wayne Dean lets us know what his first time donating blood was like. Click here to read more »

Greater ways to send money abroad

The demand for international money transfers is higher than ever, but if you’ve never done it before, you may want to think twice before you act. Our Dubbo Branch Manager Cathy Charnley has some tips to help you avoid some costly beginner’s mistakes. Click here to read more »

5 end of financial year tasks to tick off

The end of the financial year is almost upon us. How did that happen? Here are five things my fellow business banking specialists at the Greater Building Society and I recommend businesses look at before June 30. Click here to read more »

When it comes to Phishing, avoid the sharks..

Living in a digital age means we’re all more savvy and aware of the dangers of cyber crime, right? Not so much. Phishing scams and the like continue to prey on the uneducated and over-confident among us. Greater Corporate Risk and Security Manager Jason Moffat has some handy tips to keep us from getting bitten. Click here to read more »

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