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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

31 articles written by this author

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: Roger Montgomery talks about the best time to buy stocks

2020's stock market has been a rollercoaster, but is there an opportunity in the volatility? Investor Roger Montgomery explains where to start investing.

Kylie Purcell & Kate Browne 12 June 2020
Podcast: Roger Montgomery talks about the best time to buy stocks

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?

Podcast: How to recession-proof your finances during COVID-19

If we're heading for an economic recession, it's time to start taking your personal finances seriously. This podcast is a how-to guide for all Australians.

Sally McMullen & Kate Browne 15 April 2020
Podcast: How to recession-proof your finances during COVID-19

Podcast: The rise of buy now pay later

Talking interest-free finance with Flexigroup's Jonathan Kelly.

Sally McMullen & Kate Browne 8 April 2020
Podcast: The rise of buy now pay later

Podcast: How will the coronavirus pandemic affect our finances?

A straight-chat conversation about how the coronavirus lockdowns will impact the economy and our personal finances.

Kate Browne 1 April 2020
Podcast: How will the coronavirus pandemic affect our finances?

How to apply for an exemption from the foreign traveller ban

If you or a family member are affected by the new coronavirus restrictions into Australia you can apply for an exemption. Here's how to do it.

Kate Browne 20 March 2020
How to apply for an exemption from the foreign traveller ban
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