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Sarah Megginson

Sarah Megginson

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As an authority on all things personal finance, Sarah is passionate about helping you save money and make money! She is an editor, ghostwriter and money expert with 20 years’ experience and an extensive background in property and finance journalism. Sarah is a regular media commentator, appearing weekly on TV (Sunrise, nightly news), radio (KIIS FM, Triple M, 3AW, 2GB, 6PR) and in digital and print media: in 2023, Sarah's tips and advice were featured in the media 1,200 times. She was previously managing editor of Your Investment Property magazine, Australian Broker magazine, and home loan comparison site, Your Mortgage.

To contact Sarah for a media interview, please email aupr@finder.com.

Expertise

  • Home loans
  • Personal finance
  • Budgeting and money-saving tips
  • Managing the cost of living

Experience

  • Regular host, MC or panellist for Finder Awards, masterclasses and events
  • Co-author and contributor to multiple Finder research reports
  • Delivered keynote on first home buyer trends, QBE Insurance (2023)
  • Invited contributor and thought-leader with London-based consumer and behavioural insights agency, Canvas8
  • Annual Finder Innovation Awards judge for home loans, banking and digital disruptor categories
  • Editor, 30+ non-fiction books

Education

  • Bachelor of Arts in Communication: Journalism and Public Relations | Griffith University | 2000-2002
  • Tier 1 Generic Knowledge certification (RG 146), which meets ASIC's RG 146 compliance standards

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Latest articles by Sarah Megginson

183 articles written by this author

I saved a quick $350 on my car insurance before breakfast – here’s how

In less than 2 minutes I saved hundreds on my car insurance, and it all happened because of a chance conversation at work. 

Sarah Megginson 5 July 2024
I saved a quick $350 on my car insurance before breakfast – here’s how

From this month, buying a home could be easier. Here’s why

July 1's tax cuts means a boost to your home loan application and help you buy a home sooner, thanks to a boost to your borrowing power.

Sarah Megginson 20 June 2024
From this month, buying a home could be easier. Here’s why

Renew your passport before June 30 – when prices increase, again

Passport prices are already amongst the highest in the world, and as of Monday July 1, 2024, they're increasing again.

Sarah Megginson 18 June 2024
Renew your passport before June 30 – when prices increase, again

Can you still get cashback for switching your home loan?

Yep, you could get up to $4,000 cash – simply for filling out a few forms and handing over some recent payslips.

Sarah Megginson 17 June 2024
Can you still get cashback for switching your home loan?

Save up to $1,456 on car insurance | Dollar Saver tip #85

Save up to $1,456 by switching car cover.

Sarah Megginson 5 June 2024
Save up to $1,456 on car insurance | Dollar Saver tip #85

Finder Score

Finder score

Sarah Megginson 3 June 2024
Finder Score

The best home loans – because houses are expensive enough.

Get the best home loan for you by comparing interest rates across the market.

Richard Whitten & Sarah Megginson 29 May 2024
The best home loans – because houses are expensive enough.

9 Ways the 2024 Federal Budget impacts you

Energy rebates for $300 for every home, construction of 1 million new homes and big tax cuts are coming our way.

Sarah Megginson 15 May 2024
9 Ways the 2024 Federal Budget impacts you

New Qantas frequent flyer program: Double the points to fly to Europe

How many points do you need for a flight to Europe under the new Qantas frequent flyer program? We compare Classic Plus to Classic Rewards.

Sarah Megginson 9 April 2024
New Qantas frequent flyer program: Double the points to fly to Europe

Grants and schemes for first home buyers worth $50K-plus

For first home buyers, there’s a range of grants, incentives and programs that could help you into your own home sooner than later.

Sarah Megginson 26 March 2024
Grants and schemes for first home buyers worth $50K-plus
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