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Sarah Megginson

Sarah Megginson

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A finance and property journalist of more than 15 years, Sarah is the Senior Editor for Home Loans at Finder. She was previously the Managing Editor of Your Investment Property magazine, Australian Broker magazine, and Your Mortgage, a home loan comparison site. She has written for The Sydney Morning Herald, Canstar, Bupa, Mamamia, Kidspot, Jetstar, Tourism Australia, and she has ghostwritten or edited over 20 books. She has a wealth of experience around mortgages, managing money and investing in real estate, and is passionate about showing Australians how to make their money work harder. Sarah has a Bachelor of Arts in Communication from Griffith University.

Latest articles by Sarah Megginson

43 articles written by this author

Proven way for millennials to save a $100,000 home deposit

Get on the pathway to property ownership.

Sarah Megginson 15 January 2021
Proven way for millennials to save a $100,000 home deposit

How your mortgage can get you big credit card savings

Data shows 39% of Aussie mortgage holders have a credit card – but they may not know they can save on the annual fee with a mortgage package.

Amy Bradney-George & Sarah Megginson 12 January 2021
How your mortgage can get you big credit card savings

5 capital cities set for property price booms in 2021

Experts predict widespread property price growth in 2021, with a number of cities earmarked for double-digit growth.

Sarah Megginson 7 January 2021
5 capital cities set for property price booms in 2021

Afterpay hangover? Beware of impact on home loan approval

Off the back of Christmas spending, a finance expert has warned that your Afterpay habits could negatively impact your home loan application.

Sarah Megginson 4 January 2021
Afterpay hangover? Beware of impact on home loan approval

Are you better off putting $10k in your home loan or in super?

Our experts crunch the numbers to help you work out the best place to park your money: is it your mortgage or your super fund?

Sarah Megginson 31 December 2020
Are you better off putting $10k in your home loan or in super?

Economy “improving”, but 1 in 4 still panicked about paying bills

New research shows that economists are positive our economy is improving, but one in four Aussies are worried about paying their mortgage or rent.

Sarah Megginson 29 December 2020
Economy “improving”, but 1 in 4 still panicked about paying bills

It’s official: Comparing home loans saves you big money

Lenders often give discounts to new borrowers, but not to loyal existing customers. Here's how to work out if you're being charged too much.

Sarah Megginson 22 December 2020
It’s official: Comparing home loans saves you big money

Self-employed? Here’s how you could save up to $1,680 on your mortgage

A non-bank lender announces deep cuts to interest rates for self-employed borrowers, slashing up to 0.5% off rates for residential loans. 

Sarah Megginson 16 December 2020
Self-employed? Here’s how you could save up to $1,680 on your mortgage

The home loan news that could save you up to $43,000

The ACCC has announced new recommendations to prompt lenders to give older home loan customers a better deal, which could help you save tens of thousands of dollars.

Sarah Megginson 8 December 2020
The home loan news that could save you up to $43,000

When does your owner occupier loan become an investment loan?

Do you have to tell your lender if you rent out a room and turn your mortgage into an investment loan?

Sarah Megginson 27 November 2020
When does your owner occupier loan become an investment loan?
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