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Kate Browne

Kate Browne

Managing editor

Kate Browne was 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

27 articles written by this author

Comparison of the week: The cost of being a woman

This week we celebrate International Women's Day. While there's plenty to celebrate about being a woman, that's not always the case when it comes to money.

Kate Browne 19 July 2022
Comparison of the week: The cost of being a woman

Get Money Fit Class #1: Score goals with your credit score

Want to get money fit? That starts with knowing where you stand right now.

Kate Browne 25 January 2022
Get Money Fit Class #1: Score goals with your credit score

4.2 million Aussies are making a big health insurance mistake

41% are missing a clear opportunity to save, Finder research shows.

Kate Browne 19 March 2021
4.2 million Aussies are making a big health insurance mistake

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?

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

Podcast: Can you really make money from a side hustle?

Are side hustles hype or a way of making extra cash fast? We talk to four people making their side hustles a success.

Kate Browne 17 June 2020
Podcast: Can you really make money from a side hustle?

Podcast: The real reason you need a will

No money, no assets, no will? Find out why you still need a will and how to make one in the latest episode of the Pocket Money podcast.

Sally McMullen & Kate Browne 20 May 2020
Podcast: The real reason you need a will

Podcast: Curveballs – how to stay resilient when the going gets tough

In this episode of Pocket Money, we talk about how to cope when life goes wrong, financially, emotionally or physically. From coronavirus to cancer, how can you learn to bounce back quicker and in better shape than ever?

Kate Browne 7 May 2020
Podcast: Curveballs – how to stay resilient when the going gets tough

Podcast: Where do our charity donations actually go?

In this episode of Pocket Money, we discuss where our donations go, the responsibility of charities and what to look out for before you donate.

Sally McMullen & Kate Browne 23 April 2020
Podcast: Where do our charity donations actually go?
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