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Elizabeth Barry

Elizabeth Barry

Lead Editor

Elizabeth Barry is the lead editor for Finder. She has over 10 years' experience writing about a range of topics with a focus on personal finance. You’ll find her writing and commentary in a range of publications and media including Seven News, the ABC, MSN, the Irish Times and Singapore Business Review.

Expertise

  • Banking
  • Personal finance
  • Investing

Experience

  • Moderator for the 2021 Intersekt Festival
  • Annual judge for Finder's Innovation Awards
  • Highly commended for Best New Journalist at The 2017 Samsung IT Journalism Awards

Education

  • Master of Arts (M.A), Creative Writing | University of Technology, Sydney | 2013-2014
  • Bachelor of Arts in Communications: Social Inquiry | University of Technology, Sydney | 2010-2012

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Latest articles by Elizabeth Barry

945 articles written by this author

Aussies are struggling to save money, and Gen Z blame themselves

Young Australians cite overspending as the main reason for not reaching their financial goals.

Elizabeth Barry 5 December 2023
Aussies are struggling to save money, and Gen Z blame themselves

ESUPERFUND | Features, fees & how it works

ESUPERFUND can help you set up your own SMSF. This review takes you through what you need to know to decide if it's right for you.

Elizabeth Barry 4 October 2023
ESUPERFUND | Features, fees & how it works

Personal loan deals

3 easy steps to help you find the best personal loan for you1. Matching your loan with the reason you're borrowingThis is the first broad filter for finding the best personal loan for you. You need to ask yourself why you're taking out the loan.Different types of personal loans are suited to different loan purposes. […]

Elizabeth Barry 14 September 2023
Personal loan deals

Personal loan deals

3 easy steps to help you find the best personal loan for you1. Matching your loan with the reason you're borrowingThis is the first broad filter for finding the best personal loan for you. You need to ask yourself why you're taking out the loan.Different types of personal loans are suited to different loan purposes. […]

Elizabeth Barry 7 August 2023
Personal loan deals

Car loan repayment calculator

Why compare car loan repayments with Finder?It's 100% freeYou won't be charged for clicking through to one of our car finance partners. We get paid out of their pocket – not yours.We're here to helpWe've helped thousands of Australians find a car loan by keeping things simple and free of complicated jargon.It's quick and easy […]

Elizabeth Barry 7 July 2023
Car loan repayment calculator

Moving to Australia in 2023

SPONSORED: Just arrived in Australia and not sure where to start?

Elizabeth Barry 30 March 2023
Moving to Australia in 2023

Women and investing: Statistics and facts

What does data tell us about female investors? We round up various stats and facts that tell an interesting story about women investors.

Elizabeth Barry 6 March 2023
Women and investing: Statistics and facts

How to improve your credit score

7 steps to help improve your credit score in Australia.

Thomas Stelzer & Elizabeth Barry 18 January 2023
How to improve your credit score

Understanding your credit report

Your credit report is a file of all the personal and financial information that is used to calculate your credit score. This includes things like your current and previous credit accounts, hard and soft credit enquiries, defaults, bankruptcies and other relevant financial information.

Thomas Stelzer & Elizabeth Barry 17 January 2023
Understanding your credit report

What your credit score means

Your credit score is a number between 0 and 1,000 that lenders use to decide whether to lend your money. It is calculated using your financial situation and borrowing history.

Thomas Stelzer & Elizabeth Barry 17 January 2023
What your credit score means
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