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Alison Banney

Alison Banney

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Alison Banney is the banking and investments editor at Finder. She has written about finance for over six years, with her work featured on sites including Yahoo Finance, Money Magazine and Dynamic Business. She has previously worked at Westpac, and has written for several other major banks including BCU, Greater Bank and Gateway Credit Union. Alison has a Bachelor of Communications from Newcastle University, with a double major in Journalism and Public Relations. She has ASIC RG146 compliance certificates for Financial Advice, Securities and Managed Investments and Superannuation. Outside of Finder, you’ll likely find her somewhere near the ocean.

Latest articles by Alison Banney

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Commonwealth Bank Business Transaction Account ($10 Monthly Fee Option)

The Commonwealth Bank Business Transaction Account offers a Business Visa debit card, easy access to your funds and a range of convenient tools to help you manage your business’s cash flow.

Alison Banney 31 July 2020
Commonwealth Bank Business Transaction Account ($10 Monthly Fee Option)

How to become a successful day trader

SPONSORED: An active day trader reveals his best tips, tricks and advice to turn trading the markets into a permanent income stream.

Alison Banney 17 July 2020
How to become a successful day trader

Westpac launches new 3.00% p.a. savings rate, but what’s the catch?

Here are the eligibility criteria you need to meet to earn 3.00% p.a. with a Westpac Life savings account and how it compares to others in the market.

Alison Banney 8 July 2020
Westpac launches new 3.00% p.a. savings rate, but what’s the catch?

Westpac Life account (for 18-29s)

Earn a market-leading bonus interest rate if you're under 30, and when you meet the account conditions. Learn more about the Westpac Life account and apply online.

Alison Banney 8 July 2020
Westpac Life account (for 18-29s)

Should you lodge your tax return straight away?

You can lodge your tax return from 1 July 2020, but there are several benefits to waiting a little longer before you submit your return. 

Alison Banney 1 July 2020
Should you lodge your tax return straight away?

How to get your super back on track if you made an early withdrawal

Did you need to dip into your super early due to loss of income? Here's how to help your balance recover and how long it'll take.  

Alison Banney 30 June 2020
How to get your super back on track if you made an early withdrawal

What does the share market rally mean for your super?

Super funds are clawing their way back towards positive returns, but some are doing better than others. 

Alison Banney 18 June 2020
What does the share market rally mean for your super?

What happens in a recession?

You've heard Australia is in a recession, but what does this actually mean for you and how could it affect your day-to-day finances?

Alison Banney 4 June 2020
What happens in a recession?

Coronavirus: How to lodge your tax return this year

Learn about the extra tax deductions you can claim due to COVID-19 and how to properly declare your JobSeeker, JobKeeper or redundancy payments.

Alison Banney 1 June 2020
Coronavirus: How to lodge your tax return this year

$60 billion JobKeeper error: Are your payments affected?

The estimated cost of JobKeeper has been cut from $130 billion to $70 billion, but what does this mean if you're already receiving payments? 

Alison Banney 22 May 2020
$60 billion JobKeeper error: Are your payments affected?
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