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Anastasia Lloyd

Anastasia Lloyd

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Anastasia Lloyd is a communications coordinator at Finder. She has previously worked in the banking sector and has written about a range of financial topics including mortgages, personal loans, savings and credit cards. Ana has a Bachelor of Arts in Media from Macquarie University.

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RBA survey: Experts forecast 800+ ‚Äúzombie‚ÄĚ companies to fail in September

With the end of JobKeeper fast approaching, experts and economists expect a rise in the number of business insolvencies, according to Finder, Australia’s most visited comparison site.

Anastasia Lloyd 7 July 2020
RBA survey: Experts forecast 800+ ‚Äúzombie‚ÄĚ companies to fail in September

RBA survey: Only 35% of experts think now is a good time to buy property

Results from the latest Finder RBA Cash Rate Survey show that just 35% of experts think now is a good time to buy property, with 8% predicting property values to fall as much as 8% by September.

Anastasia Lloyd 6 July 2020
RBA survey: Only 35% of experts think now is a good time to buy property

The true cost of ice-olation: Aussies to spend at least $1.6 billion on staying warm this winter

Australians are set to spend millions on staying warm this winter, new research by Finder, Australia’s most visited comparison site, reveals. Find out how to save on your energy bill.

Anastasia Lloyd 25 June 2020
The true cost of ice-olation: Aussies to spend at least $1.6 billion on staying warm this winter

Finder App Insights Report: Retail Spending for May 2020

Retail spending is a good indicator of consumer confidence, which has become more relevant as we navigate the economic fallout of COVID-19. Over 6,000 Aussies have connected their bank accounts to the Finder app, so we've analysed the anonymised transaction data to produce a monthly report that outlines expenditure and the key trends driving retail […]

Anastasia Lloyd 24 June 2020
Finder App Insights Report: Retail Spending for May 2020

Tax time: One million Australians paying health cover penalty

Thousands of young Australians only have one week left to take out health insurance to avoid the Lifetime Health Cover Loading penalty,  according to new research by Finder, Australia's most visited comparison site. 

Anastasia Lloyd 24 June 2020
Tax time: One million Australians paying health cover penalty

Aussies set to spend $3 billion less this EOFY compared to 2019

With the country now in recession, the number of people planning to shop the EOFY sales has plummeted by half according to new research by Finder.

Anastasia Lloyd 23 June 2020
Aussies set to spend $3 billion less this EOFY compared to 2019

Bill backlog: 2.2 million payments outstanding due to the pandemic

Aussies are putting their bills on the backburner due to the financial impact of coronavirus, according to new research by Finder, Australia’s most visited comparison site.

Anastasia Lloyd 16 June 2020
Bill backlog: 2.2 million payments outstanding due to the pandemic

Gap between cash rate and credit card interest rate widest ever

Australia’s average credit card rate has never been this far above the official cash rate, according to new research by Finder, Australia’s most visited comparison site.

Anastasia Lloyd 10 June 2020
Gap between cash rate and credit card interest rate widest ever

RBA survey: 79% of experts say JobKeeper should continue or expand

Economists don't think the government should put the brakes on JobKeeper just yet, according to the latest Finder RBA Cash Rate Survey. The Reserve Bank holds the cash rate at 0.25%.

Anastasia Lloyd 2 June 2020
RBA survey: 79% of experts say JobKeeper should continue or expand

RBA survey: Two-thirds of experts predict end of stamp duty by 2021

The majority of Finder's RBA survey panelists agree that stamp duty could soon be on its way out as the government grapples with the post-COVID economy.

Anastasia Lloyd 1 June 2020
RBA survey: Two-thirds of experts predict end of stamp duty by 2021
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