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Sam Baran

Sam Baran

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Sam Baran is a writer for Finder, covering topics across the tech, telco and utilities sectors. They enjoy decrypting technical jargon and helping people compare complex products easily. When they aren't writing, you'll find Sam's head buried in a book or working on their latest short story. Sam has a Bachelor of Advanced Science from the University of Sydney.

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What energy providers have the best apps?

See which electricity brands have apps to track your usage. There are third party apps too if your provider doesn't include one.

Sam Baran 11 June 2021
What energy providers have the best apps?

What is the average electricity and gas bill in Australia?

We asked thousands of users questions about their power bill. Check your bill against the average in your state.

Sam Baran 10 June 2021
What is the average electricity and gas bill in Australia?

Eligible NSW residents have a week to get up to $180 off their electricity bills

Anyone who received the Family Tax Benefit in the 2019-2020 financial year can get a decent return on their energy expenses.

Sam Baran 9 June 2021
Eligible NSW residents have a week to get up to $180 off their electricity bills

Telcos ghost 13,000 Aussies: What to do if you can’t get a response

Australians are still struggling to get their telecommunications provider to solve their problems, according to the latest TIO report.

Sam Baran 2 June 2021
Telcos ghost 13,000 Aussies: What to do if you can’t get a response

Telstra’s EOFY sale: Up to $300 off brand new 5G phones

Telstra has hopped on board with EOFY deals on a bunch of phones, accessories and more, including the latest iPhone 12 and Samsung Galaxy S21 models.

Sam Baran 1 June 2021
Telstra’s EOFY sale: Up to $300 off brand new 5G phones

Circles.Life’s new Samsung Galaxy S21 phone plans: How do they compare?

You'll get a Samsung phone for cheaper, but be prepared to sign up for a brand new credit card to get it.

Sam Baran 25 May 2021
Circles.Life’s new Samsung Galaxy S21 phone plans: How do they compare?

NBN and mobile bundles

Bundling your Internet and mobile services can get you a nifty discount or bonus data on your plans.

Sam Baran 21 May 2021
NBN and mobile bundles

Compare gas providers in VIC

Compare gas plans from VIC providers. Find a better deal and switch today.

Sam Baran 19 May 2021
Compare gas providers in VIC

Compare gas providers in QLD

Compare gas plans from QLD providers. Find a better deal and switch today.

Sam Baran 19 May 2021
Compare gas providers in QLD

Click Frenzy™ Mayhem 2021: Our favourite phone and mobile deals

Are you in the market for a new mobile phone or plan? These limited-time deals from Click Frenzy™ could set you up nicely.

Sam Baran 17 May 2021
Click Frenzy™ Mayhem 2021: Our favourite phone and mobile deals
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