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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.

Latest articles by Sam Baran

204 articles written by this author

New protections may help Australians concerned with rising energy bills

Australians are feeling the bill crunch more than ever, but will a decrease in wholesale power prices help?

Sam Baran 25 May 2020
New protections may help Australians concerned with rising energy bills

What is the average (kWh) cost of electricity in Australia?

The amount you pay per unit of power depends on many factors. Find out how much you should be paying and how you can save.

Sam Baran 1 May 2020
What is the average (kWh) cost of electricity in Australia?

The 5 most expensive appliances to run in your home

Using energy-efficient appliances could save you hundreds each year. These five appliances are costing you the most.

Sam Baran 29 April 2020
The 5 most expensive appliances to run in your home

Telstra doubles data for free on mobile broadband plans

We compare Telstra's current deals against the market.

Sam Baran 28 April 2020
Telstra doubles data for free on mobile broadband plans

The best deals in Telstra’s Super Saver sale

Find out how you could save up to $330 on a new mobile phone with Telstra's Super Saver deals.

Sam Baran 28 April 2020
The best deals in Telstra’s Super Saver sale

New iPhone SE 2020 Plans from Telstra, Optus & Vodafone

Telstra, Vodafone & Optus have released mobile plans for the new iPhone SE 2020. We've broken down their prices and features here.

Sam Baran 21 April 2020
New iPhone SE 2020 Plans from Telstra, Optus & Vodafone

Goodtel Plans & Review

Looking for an NBN plan? Grab a Goodtel plan and know you're doing good with 50% of profits going to charities that help people and the planet.

Sam Baran 20 April 2020
Goodtel Plans & Review

monday.com workflow automation software review

Automate your workflow and collaborate remotely with monday.com's project boards.

Sam Baran 9 April 2020
monday.com workflow automation software review

Save by switching to a cheap mobile plan during lockdown

Spending more time at home means we're using our mobile data less. Save $100 over the next 3 months by switching to a cheap mobile plan.

Sam Baran 8 April 2020
Save by switching to a cheap mobile plan during lockdown

Reading your energy meter during coronavirus

You might need to get your meter read if you're switching or leaving an energy contract.

Sam Baran 25 March 2020
Reading your energy meter during coronavirus
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