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Savings Calculator

1st Oct 2019

See how much you can grow your savings. ...

Borrowing Power Calculator

1st Oct 2019

Use your details to estimate how much you could borrow. ...

Split Loan Calculator

1st Oct 2019

Work out the costs of splitting your loan into a fixed and variable loan. ...

Loan Comparison Calculator

1st Oct 2019

Adjust rates and terms to compare different home loans. ...

Loan Repayment Calculator

1st Oct 2019

Estimate your home loan repayments and work out how to repay it faster. ...

Extra Repayment Calculator

1st Oct 2019

See the difference additional payments will make on your home loan. ...

Stamp Duty Calculator

1st Oct 2019

Find out how much stamp duty you’ll have to pay on a home. ...

Budget Planner

1st Oct 2019

Use your income and expenses and to better plan your spending. ...

Leasing Calculator

1st Oct 2019

Calculate the repayments you’ll need to make on a financed vehicle or equipment. ...

Income Tax Calculator

1st Oct 2019

See exactly how much tax you’ll pay on your income. ...

Property Selling Cost Calculator

1st Oct 2019

Find out how much it will cost to sell your property and see where to save. ...

Interest Only Mortgage Calculator

1st Oct 2019

Work out your repayments on an interest-only home loan. ...

Mortgage Switching Calculator

1st Oct 2019

See what it costs to move your loan to a new lender. ...

Comparison Rate Calculator

1st Oct 2019

Use interest rates and fees to compare trues costs of different loans. ...

Income Annualisation Calculator

1st Oct 2019

Work out your annual income from the money you’ve received so far this year. ...

Reverse Mortgage Calculator

1st Oct 2019

See how much equity you can access in your home and calculate the costs of the loan. ...

How Long to Repay Calculator

1st Oct 2019

Work out how long it will take to pay off your loan. ...

Introductory Rate Loan Calculator

1st Oct 2019

Calculate what happens to your loan with an introductory or ‘honeymoon’ rate. ...

Home Loan Offset Calculator

1st Oct 2019

Estimate how much interest you’ll save by using your savings to offset your home loan. ...

Credit Card Calculator

1st Oct 2019

Work out your savings if you pay more than the minimum payment. ...

Compound Interest Calculator

1st Oct 2019

See how much your savings can grow over time. ...

Lump Sum Repayment Calculator

1st Oct 2019

Calculate how much a lump sum payment on your loan will save you. ...

Property Buying Cost Calculator

1st Oct 2019

See what buying will cost you on top of the purchase price. ...

Business Loan Repayment Calculator

1st Oct 2019

Estimate your business loan repayments and work out how to repay it faster. ...

How to make your construction home loan painless

24th Sep 2019

Building your home is stressful. Managing trades, selecting things, moving house, paying rent and interest, working with builders, managing progress payments with your bank.  We can’t help you with all of these, but we can help you with ta...

Negative interest rates

23rd Aug 2019

Banks paying off your home loan Recently a Danish bank launched what is believed to be the first home loan with a negative interest rate – a 10 year fixed rate loan with a rate of minus 0.5% - yes this means that every month when you make your...

Life is about choice

25th Jun 2019

Every day we make choices. Get out of bed? Vegemite or peanut butter on toast? Go to work?  Many of these choices are so simple that we make them automatically and they really don’t require that much thought. Then we have the bigger choic...

The Tail of the Lazy Mortgage

24th May 2019

(or in our world, “grandfathering”). How long have you had your home loan? 3 years? 5 years? Have you been caught by the ‘lazy mortgage’ trap? Let’s explain what this means. Think back to when you got your home...

5 Tips to becoming financially savvy

29th Apr 2019

We all dream of being financially secure. It is not as hard as it may seem with these 5 tips below you can begin that journey 1. Living within your means is spending less than what you earn per week. With easy access to credit cards, personal loans...

If you saw $50 lying on the footpath would you pick it up?

20th Mar 2019

In the home loan world the equivalent is being able to get a better deal and not taking advantage of it.  Say for example you initially took out a home loan over 30 years that had an initial discounted 2-year fixed rate, then reverts to the stan...

Royal Commission - It's All About You As Well

25th Feb 2019

Recently the Royal Commission report into Misconduct in banking and insurance has been handed down.  The report highlighted several issues within the industry that need to be resolved. While the report contained 76 recommendations for our indust...

Environmentally Sensitive Banking

4th Feb 2019

We live in a world of constant economic, environmental, social, and cultural change. To a growing number of people in the community these issues also impact on how they want to bank and borrow. While we do not wish to have a debate about the rights ...

If December is the time to be Merry; is January the time to be sorry?

18th Jan 2019

How great is Christmas and all the associated holidays? The lucky ones among us have had a couple of weeks off to spend with family & friends and had a great time.  Now we’re into January and so the hangover begins as the credit card b...