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Rebecca Pike

Rebecca Pike

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Rebecca Pike is Finder's senior writer for money. She joined Finder after almost four years writing for business publications in the mortgage and finance industry, including three years as editor of Mortgage Professional Australia. In her role she led several roundtable discussions with heads of banks and finance institutions, as well as livestream interviews and webinars. Rebecca has presented awards at the Australian Mortgage Awards, as well as the Mortgage and Finance Association of Australia Excellence Awards, for which she was a judge. Rebecca regularly appears as a money expert on programs like Sunrise and Today, as well as across radio and newspapers. She also holds ASIC-recognised certifications in Tier 1 Generic Knowledge certification and Tier 2 General Advice Deposit Products.

Expertise

  • Home loans
  • Cost of living
  • Budgeting

Education

  • Bachelor of Arts in English Language (with Politics);
  • Master of Arts in Multimedia Journalism;
  • National Council for the Training of Journalists certificate (UK);
  • National Qualification in Journalism certificate (UK).
  • Kaplan Professional Tier 1 Generic Knowledge – RG146 ASIC-recognised certification

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199 articles written by this author

How to get a loan for a modular home in Australia

Building a home can be expensive, right? Modular homes are a more affordable way to build... if you can get the loan to pay for one.

Rebecca Pike 23 May 2024
How to get a loan for a modular home in Australia

Overseas student? Here’s how to find the right bank

There are more than 100 banks in Australia and new ones pop up all the time. So how do you know what one to pick when you come from overseas? Finder has pooled all the information together to help you compare.

Rebecca Pike 10 May 2024
Overseas student? Here’s how to find the right bank

Save up to $377 a month by switching your home loan | Dollar Saver tip #81

Save up to $377 a month by switching your home loan.

Rebecca Pike 8 May 2024
Save up to $377 a month by switching your home loan | Dollar Saver tip #81

RBA holds cash rate but talk turns to more rate rises

The May cash rate decision was no surprise for most economists, but borrowers waiting for their interest rates to fall may have to wait longer than was expected a couple of months ago.

Rebecca Pike 7 May 2024
RBA holds cash rate but talk turns to more rate rises

Remember when we thought interest rates would fall? Ha.

Economists were becoming confident that a rate cut was imminent in 2024, but inflation figures have changed some minds.

Rebecca Pike 3 May 2024
Remember when we thought interest rates would fall? Ha.

To buy a home or not to buy a home? That’s the question for Australians

As property prices continue to soar and the economy gets back on its feet, many millennials are forgetting about saving for a home and opting for holidays instead.

Rebecca Pike 2 May 2024
To buy a home or not to buy a home? That’s the question for Australians

How to repay a home loan faster

No one wants to spend years and years paying off what ends up being mostly interest. Here are several tips on how to pay off your home loan faster.

Rebecca Pike 22 April 2024
How to repay a home loan faster

Simplify Used Car Loan

Simplify Used Car Loan.

Rebecca Pike 16 April 2024
Simplify Used Car Loan

Simplify New Car Loan

Simplify New Car Loan.

Rebecca Pike 16 April 2024
Simplify New Car Loan

How much would Bluey’s “quintessential Queenslander” house sell for?

The new season of Bluey kicked off with a shock decision from the pup's parents to put their house up for sale. Here's what they and the new owners can expect.

Rebecca Pike 9 April 2024
How much would Bluey’s “quintessential Queenslander” house sell for?
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