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James Martin

James Martin

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James Martin was the insurance editor at Finder. He has written on a range of insurance and finance topics for over 7 years. James often shares his insurance expertise as a media spokesperson and has appeared on Prime 7 News, Insurance News, 7NEWS and The Guardian. An experienced journalist, James' work has featured in publications including The Irish Times, Companies100 and In Business. He holds a Tier 1 General Insurance (General Advice) certification and a Tier 1 Generic Knowledge certification, both of which meet the requirements of ASIC Regulatory Guide 146 (RG146).

Expertise

  • Car, home, life, health, travel and pet insurance
  • Managing the cost of living
  • Money-saving tips

Experience

  • Tier 1 General Insurance (General Advice) certification
  • Annual Finder Innovation Awards judge for Insurance and Insurtech

Education

  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours): English Literature | University of Westminster | 2007-2010
  • National Council for the Training of Journalists (NCTJ) | Sub-editing and Production Journalism | Brighton Journalist Works | 2012

Featured publications

Latest articles by James Martin

331 articles written by this author

Dollar Saver tip #47

Travel insurance premiums have risen since the pandemic, but you can still save.

James Martin 6 September 2023
Dollar Saver tip #47

Greece fires: 2 ways travel insurance can help you

Wildfires have caused havoc for people on the Greek island of Rhodes.

James Martin 25 July 2023
Greece fires: 2 ways travel insurance can help you

Cheap car insurance

Here's a guide to getting affordable car insurance that will still cover the essentials.

James Martin 20 July 2023
Cheap car insurance

Travel insurance and heatwaves. What you can (and can’t) claim for

Travellers risk having their plans hit by extreme heat – read the key points on travel insurance.

James Martin 18 July 2023
Travel insurance and heatwaves. What you can (and can’t) claim for

ahm income protection review

Our VerdictIf you're already an ahm customer, there's a chance to lower your insurance costs. ahm health members get 10% off their income protection premiums each year.You won't need to undergo a medical or blood tests during your application.A monthly benefit limit of $10,000 is competitive, but some providers – such as TAL, NobleOak and […]

James Martin 7 July 2023
ahm income protection review

Travel Protect Travel Insurance review

Travel Protect offers 2 levels of cover and the flexibility to choose your limits.

James Martin 28 June 2023
Travel Protect Travel Insurance review

Travel Protect Travel Insurance review

Travel Protect offers 2 levels of cover and the flexibility to choose your limits.

James Martin 28 June 2023
Travel Protect Travel Insurance review

2 big changes to health insurance rules from 1 July: Will you pay more?

The Medicare Levy Surcharge and the Australian Government Rebate are changing for the first time in 8 years.

James Martin 28 June 2023
2 big changes to health insurance rules from 1 July: Will you pay more?

Alcohol calculator: What is the cost of alcohol in 2023?

Work out your savings and see the financial case for going sober.

James Martin 21 June 2023
Alcohol calculator: What is the cost of alcohol in 2023?

Had a pay rise or turned 31? Health insurance could save you 1.5% in tax

How to save money by taking out private health cover before 1 July.

James Martin 20 June 2023
Had a pay rise or turned 31? Health insurance could save you 1.5% in tax
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