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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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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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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Register for Online Banking

After you've opened an account online, you can now register for Online Banking. In addition to our network of branches, phone banking service and mobile app, you also have online access to your accounts wherever you are. Once you've registered and receive a password, you can access information such as: Balances on your accounts View all your V...

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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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Christmas Saving Tips

‘Tis the season… To avoid overspending and dampening your Christmas cheer, follow our 4 tips to keep your Christmas budget on track. Christmas budgeting tips - Put money aside A separate Christmas club account is a great way to put aside money for the festive season throughout the year to alleviate the pressure of coming up with hundreds of doll...

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What is financial planning?

What is financial planning? The aim of financial planning is more than just managing your savings and investments. It's about helping you to plan for a future lifestyle that is as good as it can possibly be. You work hard so why not make sure your money is working as hard as you are. Whether you are in your carefree 20s, consolidating 30s, comfor...

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How to make debt consolidation work for you

Consolidate your debts and get ahead. What are personal loans used for? Typically they help to buy white goods and furniture or they’re used for travel. However, did you know that many people also use personal loans for debt consolidation? That is, combining many debts into a single loan making it easier for you to control your repayments and get ...

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Retirement Calculator & Planning

Retirement planning Retirement is a time of life for you to relax and do the things you have always wanted to do. Therefore, careful planning can help ensure you are financially comfortable. Prior to retirement, there are some important questions you need to ask yourself, including:  What do you want to do in retirement?  How much money...

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