The Siren

The Siren is your helpful resource for life’s important issues, such as finance, education, property and travel.

The Siren

The Siren covers information on the important issues in finance, education, property and travel. The articles are designed to be insightful, entertaining and informative.

Traveller with suitcase watching planes take off at airport window

Tips for a scam free holiday

An acute bout of food poisoning isn’t the only thing you need to worry about while you’re out exploring the world!

Consider these handy tips for staying cyber safe when preparing for your next holiday.

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Grey haired man leaning against the window of a red car parked in suburban driveway

Should I get a car loan?

Decide which finance option is best suited to you

The recommendation by Australian Securities and Investment Commission’s MoneySmart is to make sure you shop around and do your research first.

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Girls in bush wearing harnesses and helmets taking turns to climb log ladder at Yarramundi NSW

The girls are on fire

Encouraging more women to fire and emergency services

One intense week, bush survival, fire extinguishes and rescue simulations—just another day at the Girls Fire and Emergency Services Camp.

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Firefighters Mutual Bank member, Geoff Hooler's Bedfors water tanker

Of necessity and nostalgia

Some of the most ingenious ideas and innovations happen by accident

Retired station commander and Firefighters Mutual Bank member, Geoff Hooler, shares his story of giving a Bedford water tanker the opportunity to serve again.

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Firefighters Mutual Bank member, Keith Ashman with son-in-law, Troy Pepperell

All in the family

All in the family for ‘the best job you’ll ever have’

As a parent, there are few things better in life than your kids following in your footsteps, especially when it’s a career that you’ve dedicated over 20 years of service to.

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Bob Hall, Desma Lindenbaur and Bill Beare

Meet our first staff member

Meet our first staff member, Desma Lindenbaur

Here, she reflects on her time with the bank and helps us celebrate our 50th anniversary.

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