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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. 

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587 articles written by this author

Here’s why Australians are flocking to the new digital banks

Hundreds of thousands of consumers are taking their money over to challenger banks Judo, Xinja, Up and Volt.

Alison Banney 23 January 2020
Here’s why Australians are flocking to the new digital banks

Future Super | Performance, features and fees

Future Super is an ethical super fund that invests in renewable energy not fossil fuels. Here’s what to know about the fund and how to join online.

Alison Banney 20 January 2020
Future Super | Performance, features and fees

Top 10 best super funds in 2019 revealed

The best-performing growth super fund returned an impressive 18.4% in 2019.

Alison Banney 20 January 2020
Top 10 best super funds in 2019 revealed

Xinja Stash account review

Xinja Stash is a high-interest savings account with no deposit conditions to meet. Link the account to a Xinja bank account.

Alison Banney 15 January 2020
Xinja Stash account review

Xinja Stash: The Xinja savings account is here

Neobank Xinja has launched its savings account, Xinja Stash, to the Australian market with a competitive bonus interest rate.

Alison Banney 15 January 2020
Xinja Stash: The Xinja savings account is here

Compare SMSF bank accounts

Compare SMSF bank accounts in Australia to manage your self-managed super fund’s expenses, place trades, accept member contributions and earn investment income.

Alison Banney 7 January 2020
Compare SMSF bank accounts

Changes to superannuation salary sacrificing: What it means for you 

The new super salary sacrificing legislation that came into action from 1 January 2020 is good news for workers. 

Alison Banney 6 January 2020
Changes to superannuation salary sacrificing: What it means for you 

Why the new year is the best time to think about your finances

It's great to set yourself some fitness, health, travel or career goals, but don't forget about your finances.

Alison Banney 6 January 2020
Why the new year is the best time to think about your finances

6 ways to get the best term deposit rate

There are plenty of ways to maximise your term deposit rate and get yourself a better return, even in this low-rate environment.   

Alison Banney 23 December 2019
6 ways to get the best term deposit rate

InvestSMART robo advisor: Low-cost managed investment funds

With competitive brokerage fees, automated investment advice and seven diversified ETF portfolios, InvestSMART’s robo advice platform is well worth a look.

Alison Banney 19 December 2019
InvestSMART robo advisor: Low-cost managed investment funds
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