Graham Cooke, Insights Editor
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Making a financial decision without data is like fishing without bait – you might feel like you’re doing something productive, but you’ll be left hungry at the end of the day.
Graham has been heading up Finder's consumer research team for the past four years and has been writing about data and economics for ten. He has been a regular guest on the Today Show and Sunrise in Australia and has discussed Finder's research on ABC News, 7 News, 9 News and others. When he's not knee-deep in spreadsheets you'll probably find him ordering the darkest ale on the menu at one of Sydney's inner west breweries. Graham has an Insights Blog on finder.com.au, and tweets @gcooke42.
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