Calculators

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How to beat the banks at their own game: Use personal finance calculators available on finder.com.au to see if you’re really getting the best deal out there.

With our calculators, you can estimate how much you’re able to borrow for a home loan, calculate how much interest that sum of money will attract in a savings account and compare different personal loan options. These calculators are free and easy to use. All you need to do is put in a few numbers to generate a figure that could help you make the right financial decision.

All these tools help you better manage your money and every dollar counts. So take a look at our helpful tools below and find a better financial product today. Please note that these calculators and tools provide estimates for your general information. The success of your application can not be guaranteed and do not represent quotes.


Credit cards

Credit card repayment calculatorBalance transfer calculator
Find out how much interest you could save by transferring your balance to a new credit card.Wondering how much interest is due on your credit card soon? Use this calculator to figure it out.

Home Loans

Refinancing calculatorHow much can I borrow?Mortgage repayment calculator
Are you thinking about switching home loans? Use this calculator to help you figure out if it makes financial sense.This calculator can help give an indication of the amount of money you can borrow.Calculate what your regular repayments could be on your home loan. You can choose from monthly, fortnightly and weekly payments.
Property buying costs calculatorStamp duty calculator‘How long to repay?’ calculator
How much do you need to cover the cost of buying your property? Use this calculator to find out.Stamp duty rules are different according to where you live. Use this calculator to help you find the correct rate.Wondering how long it might take to pay off your mortgage? Find out here.
Income tax calculatorHoneymoon loan calculatorLoan comparison calculator
Work out what your after-tax income is and see how much you can allocate towards your property.Do have an introductory period on your home loan? Prepare yourself by knowing how much you’ll need to pay after this period ends.Compare home loans side-by-side so you can pick the best one for your situation.
Split loan calculatorOffset mortgage calculatorExtra repayment calculator
Find out if splitting your home loan can actually help save you money.Find out how much interest you could save by transferring your balance to a new credit card.Have a bit of extra cash to make extra repayments? See how much you could save.
Lump sum calculatorReverse mortgage calculatorProperty selling costs calculator
Use this calculator to see how much you stand to save by making lump sum payments.Considering retirement? Find out how much you can borrow from your mortgage based the value of your property and age.This calculator helps you take into account all the costs of selling your property so you know how much is in your pocket.
Bi-monthly calculator
This calculator shows how much you can save by making fortnightly repayments.

Personal Loans

Personal loan repayment calculatorLoan comparison calculatorLuxury Car Tax (LCT) Calculator
Considering taking on a personal loan soon? Find out if you can afford the repayments using this calculator.If you’re at the stage of deciding between two loans, see which one can save you more money.This calculator can help you figure out how much LCT is included in the overall price of your luxury vehicle.
Novated Lease CalculatorCar Loan Comparison CalculatorCar Loan Repayment Calculator
Figure out the repayment amount your employer will be taking out of your salary to pay for the vehicle.Take the guesswork out of comparing interest rates and fees when comparing car loans.Can you afford that new set of wheels? Work it out using this calculator.
Commercial Hire Purchase Calculator
Find out how much your business could save with a commercial hire purchase.

Savings Accounts

Savings goal calculator‘Am I wealthy?’ calculatorHow long it will take until you’re a millionaire calculator
Saving up for that something special? Use a calculator see when you can reach your goal and how much you need to regularly save.How do your finances compare with the rest of the world? One way to find out.Find out how long it will take you to become a millionaire with your current saving habits

Life Insurance

Life Insurance Cover CalculatorIncome Protection Calculator
Trying to get an idea of how much life insurance you should take out? Use this calculator to help you determine an appropriate level of cover based on current financial obligations.Find out the monthly benefit you stand to receive from your income protection policy based on your current income.
Retirement calculator
Are you nearing retirement? Maybe just want to make sure you're going to have enough money to fund your retirement. Find out how much you're going to need to live comfortably with our retirement calculator.

Frequently asked questions

No, the calculator only shows you an indication based on the figures you’ve provided. The lender or financial institution still has the final decision.

In these cases, you’ll need to call your lender up and ask for a quote. It’s worth noting that LMI is different according to the amount you borrow and the who the insurer is.

These calculators have been developed with sound mathematics to produce the results based on the information you’ve provided. The more accurate the fields you enter, the more accurate the figures.

For some interest rates and fees, you will need to ask your financial institution or Office of State Revenue. These include things like, discharge fees, break costs and stamp duty. The main reason for this is because they are based on your personal situation, and so are different for everyone.


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6 Responses to Calculators

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    warren | November 11, 2016

    i am would like to ask with the prepay card is when the money runs does the card expiry or not. And will it alows other people to put money onto. Also does have a 3 pin number on the back of it like a credit card have.

    • Staff
      Anndy | November 11, 2016

      Hi Warren,

      Thanks for your question.

      Prepaid cards have different expiration dates but mostly one to three years, regardless if it still has a balance or none.

      Yes, you can load funds onto the account and spend up to the amount available on the card.

      For the security of users, most prepaid cards have predefined PIN on the back of the card.

      Cheers,
      Anndy

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    Simon | September 5, 2015

    Hi i have recently been made redundant i was earning bout 90k a year, now ive just started e new job earning less money and self employed im single and want to borrow around 250k, and ive got 20k deposit ready, is this job change going to affect me getting a home loan? as i really don’t want to rent another house again and my lease is running out soon

    • Staff
      Marc | September 7, 2015

      Hi Simon,
      thanks for the question.

      Moving from a job where you’re employed vs being self-employed may mean you will need to apply for a low doc loan rather than a regular full doc loan. A low doc loan allows you to self-verify the income you state that you make, and uses other evidence such as a letter from your accountant to help with the verification process. You can read more about them here.

      I hope this helps,
      Marc.

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    Rebecca | August 7, 2015

    Can I be approved if I am receiving centrelink payments.

    • Staff
      Elizabeth | August 7, 2015

      Hi Rebecca,

      Thanks for your question.

      This depends on the lender you apply with. For a list of lenders that will consider you for a loan while you’re receiving Centrelink payments, see this page. Once you’re ready to apply click ‘Go to Site’.

      I hope this has helped.

      Thanks,

      Elizabeth

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