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Kate Browne

Kate Browne

Managing editor

Kate Browne is Finder's managing editor for Australia. She worked as an investigative journalist and lifestyle editor at CHOICE and has written for publications including the Sydney Morning Herald, Sun Herald, The Age, news.com.au, Sunday Telegraph, The Australian, The Big Issue, Sunday Life, Kidspot and Essential Baby. She co-authored the best-selling non-fiction book The Checkout in 2016. You might also recognise her as one of the writers and presenters of ABC TV's top-rating consumer affairs show The Checkout, which ran from 2013 to 2018. She is a media spokesperson for Finder and regularly appears on Nine, Seven and on the radio. Kate has a Bachelor of Arts in Communication from the University of Technology Sydney.

Latest articles by Kate Browne

40 articles written by this author

Financial Fitness Challenge Week 2: Check and improve your credit score

Understand your credit score with the Finder Financial Fitness Challenge.

Kate Browne 15 October 2020
Financial Fitness Challenge Week 2: Check and improve your credit score

Finder App Insights Report: Buy Now, Pay Later – August 2020

Australia's love affair with buy-now-pay-later continues.

Kate Browne 10 September 2020
Finder App Insights Report: Buy Now, Pay Later – August 2020

Woolworths customers asked to wear face masks in NSW, ACT and parts of QLD

We look at rules for face masks at Woolworths, Coles, Big W and Dan Murphy's.

Kate Browne 31 July 2020
Woolworths customers asked to wear face masks in NSW, ACT and parts of QLD

Podcast: does superannuation need a makeover?

Does superannuation need a makeover? Senator Andrew Bragg discusses his new book Bad Egg: How to Fix Super.

Kate Browne 30 July 2020
Podcast: does superannuation need a makeover?

Face masks: Coverings to be mandatory in all of Victoria

Face coverings to be made compulsory in Victoria as the state hits a new record of coronavirus cases.

Kate Browne 30 July 2020
Face masks: Coverings to be mandatory in all of Victoria

Why aren’t face masks mandatory in Sydney?

As the rules for face mask use vary across Australia, some experts are asking why they are not mandatory in our biggest city, Sydney.

Kate Browne 28 July 2020
Why aren’t face masks mandatory in Sydney?

Face masks: Your questions answered by doctors

We put some common questions to two experienced doctors to get their advice on what's what when choosing and wearing a face mask.

Kate Browne 22 July 2020
Face masks: Your questions answered by doctors

Podcast: Career planning in the time of coronavirus

How to turn a career crisis into a career opportunity, even during coronavirus.

Kate Browne 15 July 2020
Podcast: Career planning in the time of coronavirus

Podcast: How to plan a realistic wedding budget

Don't say "I do" to debt: Tips and tricks to create a wedding budget, cut back costs and avoid debt for your big day.

Sally McMullen & Kate Browne 1 July 2020
Podcast: How to plan a realistic wedding budget

Finder App Insights Report: Retail and Essential Spending for June 2020

We crunch the numbers to unearth Australia’s retail and essential spending habits.

Kate Browne 24 June 2020
Finder App Insights Report: Retail and Essential Spending for June 2020
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