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, especially after the challenges many of us faced due to the effects of COVI...

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Buying A Used Car

Buying A Used Car? Read Our Tips Purchasing a new car should be a fun and exciting time, but it can quickly become stressful if you don't properly prepare. There are a few things to consider before you become the proud owner of your new set of wheels. In this post, we break down the top tips to keep in mind when buying a used car. What You Need To ...

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What Banking Services Does Horizon Bank Provide?

Not all banks were created equal. Which is why it’s important to know what banking services are offered so that you can decide on what is best for you based on your own personal finance needs. As a customer-owned bank, we have a range of banking services available for our members accompanied by personalised customer service to support those in our ...

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How Do You Budget When Expecting A Baby?

Having a baby? We’ve developed this handy guide to help you plan your finances before your baby arrives. Your life is about to change forever! With a baby on the way, there's a lot to prepare for, so it doesn't help to worry about your finances too. With some careful pre-planning and budgeting, the cost of the ever-increasing number of 'necessary' ba...

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What Is A Customer Owned Bank?

What is a customer-owned bank? Customer-owned banks or mutual banks, provide consumer banking services such as credit cards, home loans, personal loans, savings accounts, and term deposits like any other bank. The key difference is in the ownership structure. The bank is owned by its members rather than shareholders. Certain issues or changes may r...

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What Is Debt Consolidation?

What is debt consolidation? Debt consolidation is combining all your existing debts together into one new debt, which can help you manage your repayments and give you a clearer picture of your personal finances. You typically do this by taking out a new personal loan to repay your other existing debts and then paying this new loan back over a set t...

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Personal Banking Solutions For Members

There have been many changes in the banking industry over the years. Technology has enabled real time access to services at your fingertips, anywhere and anytime. However, one thing it can’t replace is that personalised, in-person experience. As a customer-owned bank, we’ve been providing personalised banking solutions for our local NSW south coast...

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Online Banking Solutions For Members

Whilst many of us now own smartphones and computers, Online Banking can be an area that our members need support with when getting started. It provides the convenience to use banking services over the internet in a secure and safe way. There are many Online Banking benefits you can access as a member of Horizon Bank. In this blog post, we share the...

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Five tips to prepare for bushfire season

5 tips to prepare for bushfire season With bushfires on the rise, follow these simple tips to help you plan ahead to protect your family and home from devastation. With the weather getting hotter and drier, the fire danger period in many parts of Australia can become susceptible to bushfires that can be difficult to manage. While it’s important to ...

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