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Sarah Megginson

Sarah Megginson

Senior editor

A finance and property journalist for more than 15 years, Sarah leads a team of passionate, experienced writers and editors as the Head of Editorial at Finder. She was previously managing editor of Your Investment Property magazine, Australian Broker magazine, and home loan comparison site, Your Mortgage. She's written for The Sydney Morning Herald, Canstar, Bupa and Tourism Australia, and has ghostwritten or edited over 25 books. Sarah also has a Bachelor of Arts in Communication from Griffith University. She is a regular media commentator and is passionate about showing Australians how to make their money work harder.

Latest articles by Sarah Megginson

207 articles written by this author

As household costs rise, here are 6 easy switches to save you money

SPONSORED: If you invest a couple of hours of time, you can benefit from some cost-effective switches that could save you big money.

Sarah Megginson 27 June 2022
As household costs rise, here are 6 easy switches to save you money

Your energy bill is probably about to rise. Luckily it’s easy to switch.

Switch and save with Finder today, and get up to $100 in Finder Wallet credit as a bonus.

Sarah Megginson 3 June 2022
Your energy bill is probably about to rise. Luckily it’s easy to switch.

Low deposit home loans

You may be able to get a low deposit home loan with just a 5% cash deposit. Here are the lenders who are more likely to lend you a 95% loan.

Sarah Megginson 26 May 2022
Low deposit home loans

Westpac drops new low-rate car loan for electric vehicles

Westpac has announced a lower rate car loan specifically for customers who purchase a new or used hybrid or electric car.

Sarah Megginson 19 May 2022
Westpac drops new low-rate car loan for electric vehicles

$50k deposit: How Scott Morrison’s Super Home Buyer Scheme works

The Liberal Party has announced a key housing policy for first homebuyers – here are all the details.

Sarah Megginson 16 May 2022
$50k deposit: How Scott Morrison’s Super Home Buyer Scheme works

Low deposit home loans

You may be able to get a low deposit home loan with just 5% cash deposit. Here's the lenders who are more likely to lend you a 95% loan.

Sarah Megginson 10 May 2022
Low deposit home loans

Labor’s housing plan explained: Can you get 40% of your new home’s price?

Homebuyers could be eligible for a new housing policy that sees the federal government cover up to 40% of a property's purchase price.

Sarah Megginson 1 May 2022
Labor’s housing plan explained: Can you get 40% of your new home’s price?

Big Four banks predict rate rise next week: Are you prepared?

Australia's cash rate, which is the rate that variable home loans are based on, is currently at a record low 0.1%, but banks expect it to climb to 2% by next year.

Sarah Megginson 28 April 2022
Big Four banks predict rate rise next week: Are you prepared?

3 tips for first homebuyers to get into the market ASAP

To help first homebuyers turn your dream of buying your own home into a reality, we've compiled these top tips.

Sarah Megginson 27 April 2022
3 tips for first homebuyers to get into the market ASAP

Rental realities: 3 tips for mastering the rental market

It's getting harder and harder to find a suitable rental property. Here's 3 tips to help you get ahead.

Sarah Megginson 24 March 2022
Rental realities: 3 tips for mastering the rental market
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