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Sarah Megginson - Head of editorial, Australia

Sarah Megginson Senior Money Editor

https://www.linkedin.com/in/sarah-megginson-857a2717b/sarah.megginson@finder.com

Sarah Megginson - Head of editorial, Australia

Sarah is an editor, ghost-writer and money expert with 20 years experience writing about property and finance. As head of editorial, she's passionate about making money easier for people to manage and maximise. Sarah holds a Tier 1 Generic Knowledge certification (ASIC RG 146), and is a regular media commentator, appearing a few times a week on TV (Sunrise, Daily, Studio 10, nightly news), radio (KIIS FM, Triple M, 3AW, 2GB 6PR) and in digital or print.

Compounding is like a magic trick that makes your money grow faster, or your debt grow bigger. Use it to your advantage!

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Angus Kidman - Editor-at-large

Angus Kidman

https://twitter.com/gusworldau https://www.linkedin.com/pub/angus-kidman/1/568/822 angus.kidman@finder.com.au

Angus Kidman - Editor-at-large

Angus Kidman is the international editor-at-large at Finder. He's an award-winning journalist who has reported on technology, travel, finance and other topics for over 25 years. Angus appears regularly on Sunrise, Today, The Project, Seven News and other TV and radio shows.

If you don't compare, you don't get the best value.

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Graham Cooke - Head of consumer research

Graham Cooke

https://twitter.com/gcooke42 https://www.linkedin.com/in/gcooke42/ graham@hiveempire.com

Graham Cooke - Head of consumer research

A seasoned data journalist, Graham Cooke manages Finder's global consumer research team – a group of writers, editors and analysts based in Australia, the US, the UK and the Philippines. He regularly appears on TV including ABC News, Sunrise and Today, and edits Finder's Insights column.

Smart personal finance decisions are the cause of, and solution to, all of life's problems.

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Taylor Blackburn - Personal finance and insurance specialist

Taylor Blackburn

https://www.linkedin.com/in/taylor-blackburn-bbu/taylor.blackburn@finder.com

Taylor Blackburn - Personal finance and insurance specialist

Taylor Blackburn is a multi-award winning communications specialist. Since 2018, he has focused on personal finance and insurance, and regularly appears in national media including Sunrise, Today, ACA, Seven and Nine News as a spokesperson for Finder.

I was lucky enough to have an older brother who seemed to know the answer to all the money questions you are "supposed to know". I take great pride in being that resource for Aussies, along with the great crew at Finder.

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Money

Elizabeth Barry - Lead editor

Elizabeth Barry

https://twitter.com/beelizabeth_ http://www.linkedin.com/in/elizabethbarry1/ elizabeth@finder.com

Elizabeth Barry - Lead editor

Elizabeth Barry is the lead editor for Finder. She has over 10 years' experience writing about a range of topics with a focus on personal finance. You'll find her writing and commentary in a range of publications and media including Seven News, the ABC, MSN, the Irish Times and Singapore Business Review.

Don't want to read your bank's PDS? I've got you.

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Richard Whitten - Editor, Money

Richard Whitten

https://www.linkedin.com/in/richard-whitten-1467b213a/ richard.whitten@finder.com

Richard Whitten - Editor, Money

Richard Whitten is an editor at Finder, and has been covering home loans and the property market in Australia for the last 6 years. He has written for Yahoo Finance, Money Magazine and Homely, as well as multiple banks and lenders. Richard has a Certificate IV in Finance and Mortgage Broking (RG 206 compliant), a Tier 1 Generic Knowledge certification (RG 146 compliant), a Bachelor of Education from the University of Sydney and a Graduate Certificate in Communication.

A home loan is not just a big debt. It can be a great financial tool that lets you own a home and hopefully save money while doing so.

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Alison Banney - Editorial manager, Money

Alison Banney

https://twitter.com/alisonbanney https://www.linkedin.com/in/alisonbanney/ alison.banney@finder.com

Alison Banney - Editorial manager, Money

Alison Banney is the money editorial manager at Finder. She covers all areas of personal finance, and her areas of expertise are superannuation, banking and saving. She has written about finance for 10 years, having previously worked at Westpac and written for several other major banks and super funds.

It's never too late to get your super sorted. It'll be one of your biggest assets when you retire - don't neglect it!

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Rebecca Pike - Senior writer, Home Loans

Rebecca Pike

https://www.linkedin.com/in/rebecca-pike-67630a75/rebecca.pike@finder.com

Rebecca Pike - Senior writer, Home Loans

Rebecca Pike is Finder's senior writer for money. She joined Finder after almost four years writing for business publications in the mortgage and finance industry, including three years as editor of Mortgage Professional Australia.

Navigating your finances can be overwhelming. Start small and build up: that goes for whether you're trying to save or adding in new expenses.

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Insurance

Tim Bennett - Publisher, Health Insurance

Tim Bennett

https://www.linkedin.com/in/timbeaubennett/tim.bennett@finder.com

Tim Bennett - Publisher, Health Insurance

Tim Bennett is Finder's senior health insurance publisher. For over 10 years he's reported on news, politics, finance and other topics as a journalist and radio presenter. Tim regularly appears as a health insurance expert on programs like Sunrise and SBS news, as well as in the Australian, The Daily Telegraph, The Courier Mail and more.

Straight talk - Insurance is too complicated. Is that by design? Look, probably - but a little understanding puts you in a much better position to get a great deal.

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Gary Ross Hunter - Editor, Insurance and Innovations

Gary Ross Hunter

https://www.linkedin.com/in/gary-hunter-92b987b6/ gary.hunter@finder.com

Gary Ross Hunter - Editor, Insurance and Innovations

Gary Ross Hunter is an editor at Finder, specialising in insurance. He's been writing about life, travel, home, car, pet and health insurance for over 5 years, regularly appears as an insurance expert in publications including news.com.au, Herald Sun, The Telegraph, Explore Travel and Escape, and holds an RG146 ASIC-recognised Tier 1 General Insurance (General Advice) and Tier 1 Generic Knowledge certification.

Nobody wants to shop for insurance. My job is to make it really easy to do, so you can spend your time (and money) on much more exciting stuff.

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Nicola Middlemiss - Senior Writer

Nicola Middlemiss

https://www.linkedin.com/in/nicola-middlemiss-bbba6a91/ nicola.middlemiss@findercrew.com

Nicola Middlemiss - Senior Writer

Nicola Middlemiss is a contributing writer at Finder, with a special interest in personal finance and insurance. Formerly a business and finance journalist, Nicola has written thousands of articles helping Australians better understand insurance and grow their personal wealth. She has a Tier 1 General Insurance (General Advice) certification and a Bachelor's degree from the University of Leeds.

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Utilities and streaming

Mariam Gabaji - Editor, Utilities

Mariam Gabaji

https://www.linkedin.com/in/mariamgabaji/mariam.gabaji@finder.com

Mariam Gabaji - Editor, Utilities

Mariam Gabaji is the editor for tech and utilities and has over 11+ years of experience across both print and digital media. Her expertise ranges from energy, internet and mobile to consumer tech and TV streaming. She's often featured in the media including the ABC, Yahoo Finance, 9News, 7News, A Current Affair, The Guardian, SBS and Money Magazine.

I read through confusing T&Cs to help you easily compare your options and save on those pesky household bills.

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Investments

Kylie Purcell - Senior editor, Investments

Kylie Purcell

https://twitter.com/KylieKP https://www.linkedin.com/in/kyliepurcell/ kylie.purcell@finder.com

Kylie Purcell - Senior editor, Investments

Kylie Purcell is the senior investments editor at Finder. She specialises in investment products incuding trading platforms, robo-advisors, stocks and ETFs.

Tis better to have invested and lost, than never to have invested at all.

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