Capital gains tax - what you need to know

Capital gains tax - what you need to know Capital gains tax is perhaps one of the most misunderstood taxes, but it is also one that can have major impacts on the efficiency of your investment plans. Our financial planning partner, Bridges, provides a quick guide to help you get to grips with the basics of how it may apply to you. Capital gains ta...

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NSW Bushfire Assistance - How You Can Help

Financial assistance goes a long way for charities and organisations that are supporting our wildlife, volunteers and victims of the NSW bushfires. If you would like to make a donation, visit the websites below for more information. NSW Rural Fire Service St Vincent de Paul Bushfire Appeal Salvation Army Bushfire Disaster Appeal WIRES Wildli...

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Budget Friendly Activities for Kids this Christmas

Looking to entertain the kids this upcoming Christmas season, but worried about overspending on school holiday activities? We’ve put together some budget-friendly Christmas activities for kids that the whole family can enjoy. Make your own Christmas DecorationsEncourage kids creativity by getting them to make their own Christmas ornaments. Buying ...

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Bushfire Recovery Assistance

A range of assistance measures are available to support people affected by bushfires. These are aimed at providing for immediate and short term needs, to support recovery from the bushfires across NSW. Please note, a number of these measures have eligibility requirements. Immediate emergency assistance – can be accessed through Evacuation Centres ...

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Helping your adult kids to be financially savvy

Helping your adult kids to be financially savvyIt is human nature for parents to want to provide for their children but at some point, the “help” you may be giving them could actually be more of a hindrance to them gaining their own financial independence - stunting their financial literacy and growth. Your financial future is at stakeThe other co...

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Smart Financial Goal Tips for the New Year

As the New Year kicks in, it’s a good time to assess where you are and where you want to go with your finances. You are able to plan for, and make a list of financial goals at any time of the year - however having an outlook for the year ahead can be a great place to start. We have put together some of our top tips for setting financial goals for 2...

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Christmas Budget Tips for 2019

It’s December, the month of celebrations - and spending! This can be a tricky time for many families doing Christmas on a budget, especially when trying to manage the normal day to day bills and expenses. In this blog we’ll look at how you can you still enjoy Christmas without the big spend. Here are our tips to make it enjoyable without going over...

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Horizon Bank App

With the world constantly on the move, it has become ever more important to have access to your money while you're on-the-go. The Horizon app provides banking at your fingertips and is available for both Apple and Android. It provides customers with real time access to accounts and branch information  – anytime, anywhere.               ...

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How Much Can I Borrow?

How much can I borrow? Can I afford my dream property on my own? This easy guide shows you how to use our borrowing power calculator to work out what amount you can afford to borrow based on your income and expenses. To get started, click here to open our borrowing power calculator page in a new tab. Let’s start filling out the boxes. Your net in...

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