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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 8 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

887 articles written by this author

Compare super funds

*Past performance data is for the period ending .Frequently asked questions

Alison Banney 20 January 2022
Compare super funds

Will savings account interest rates go up in 2022?

One bank has already raised the bonus interest rate on its savings account – and more banks could do the same throughout the year.

Alison Banney 17 January 2022
Will savings account interest rates go up in 2022?

High interest savings accounts

Alison Banney 7 December 2021
High interest savings accounts

Zeller EFTPOS Terminal

Zeller payment terminals accept a large range of payment types including EFTPOS, debit, credit and contactless transactions and can be counter-top based or used as a portable terminal. See the fees and features here.

Alison Banney 26 November 2021
Zeller EFTPOS Terminal

This bad habit is costing you over $1,000 a year

We're wasting 11% of the food we buy, and it's hurting our bank balance as well as the planet.

Alison Banney 24 November 2021
This bad habit is costing you over $1,000 a year

APRA warning: Don’t stick with an underperforming super fund

If you've received a letter from your super fund telling you it has underperformed, don't ignore it - it could cost you thousands.

Alison Banney 18 November 2021
APRA warning: Don’t stick with an underperforming super fund

1 in 4 workers underpaid superannuation: Find out if you’re one of them

Here's how to check if you're one of the millions of Australian workers being underpaid superannuation, and what to do about it if you are.

Alison Banney 2 November 2021
1 in 4 workers underpaid superannuation: Find out if you’re one of them

10 cheapest low-fee super funds this year

A new report reveals the default super funds with the lowest fees, with UniSuper, AustralianSuper and REST among the top 10 cheapest.

Alison Banney 21 October 2021
10 cheapest low-fee super funds this year

New report reveals best and worst super funds

Stockspot's 2021 super fund report lists UniSuper, AustralianSuper among it's best funds for fees & returns - but which are the worst?

Alison Banney 14 October 2021
New report reveals best and worst super funds

SME Recovery Loan Scheme

The government's SME Recovery Loan Scheme is designed to help small businesses get back on their feet. Apply by 31 December 2021.

Alison Banney 1 October 2021
SME Recovery Loan Scheme
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