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Press Releases

Finder's PR team use the latest data and insights to inform press releases on what consumers really think on a range of different personal finance and non-financial topics.

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Credit and Debt

Plodding plastic: Australians paying $1.1 billion credit card loyalty tax - 12 May 2023
Student debt shock: Australians with HELP loans face biggest hike in decades - 4 May 2023
Credit card crisis: Australia’s dependence on credit cards is growing - 21 March 2023
Keeping up with credit: Australian credit scores defy cost-of-living crunch - 15 February 2023
Oh No-el: 10 million Australians in debt from Christmas - 11 January 2023
It’s beginning to look a lot like debtmas: 5 million Aussies will put Christmas on credit - 8 December 2022
Credit card complacency: 6 million Aussies have never changed their card - 28 November 2022

Interest Rates

Finder’s RBA survey: $15K (and counting) added to the average annual mortgage repayment – 6 June 2023
Finder’s RBA survey: Cash rate decision uncertain as 50% of renters struggle to keep up – 2 June 2023
Finder’s RBA survey: $14K added to the average annual mortgage in 12 months – 2 May 2023
Finder’s RBA survey: 55% of experts predict a cash rate rise in May – 28 April 2023
Finder’s RBA survey: Homeowners breathe a sigh of relief as cash rate holds – 4 April 2023
Finder’s RBA survey: Households hopeful as growing number of experts predict rate pause – 31 March 2023
Finder’s RBA survey: Over $1,000 added to average monthly mortgage since April – 7 March 2023
Finder’s RBA survey: 93% of experts confident the cash rate will rise again – 3 March 2023

Cost of Living

Refunds to the rescue: 3 million Aussies to use tax returns for household bills - 29 May 2023
All work and no play: 1.4 million Aussies forced to take a second job - 23 May 2023
Cash flow emergency: Half of Australians living paycheque to paycheque - 10 May 2023
Rental rates run rampant: 4 in 5 Australian renters say controls needed - 3 May 2023
Tablets are a bitter pill to swallow: 43% of Aussie parents forced to cut back on spending - 24 April 2023
Car conundrum: 2 in 5 Australians can’t afford repairs - 19 April 2023
Raiding the piggy bank: 1 in 3 parents dip into their kids’ savings - 18 April 2023
Savings sinkhole: Australians dip into nest egg to the tune of $47 billion - 12 April 2023
Deer in the headlights: 1 in 3 Australians feel unfit to make financial decisions during inflation - 11 April 2023
Cost-cutting cohabitation: Aussies rush romance to save on housing costs - 5 April 2023
Dark ages: Inflation sucking the life out of Australians - 29 March 2023
Lean on me: 6 million Australians turn to family and friends for financial support - 28 March 2023

Home Loans and Home Ownership

Mortgage misery: 40% of Aussies struggling to pay their home loan - 5 June 2023
Bank of mum and dad: The five-figure first home buyer deposit - 30 May 2023
Mortgage lifeline: Refinancing tidal wave looms - 8 March 2023
Lying for their loan: 1 in 8 home owners fibbed on the application - 30 January 2023
Rate wrecked: 1 in 5 homeowners now say they borrowed too much on their home loan - 18 January 2023
Record refinance rush: Aussie homeowners turn over $14 billion in a month - 14 October 2022
Boomerang generation: Australians are moving back in with their parents - 26 September 2022

Insurance

Paws-itively pricey: Aussies forking out $2.9 billion on vet checkups - 24 May 2023
Parents who went private paid three times more out-of-pocket for childbirth - 17 May 2023
Standing by for surgery: 3 million uninsured Australians have languished on hospital waitlists - 9 May 2023
Revved-up rates: More than half of Australian drivers facing car insurance hikes - 23 March 2023
Healthcare hurdles: Millions of Australians skip medical appointments due to cost - 20 February 2023
Up in flames: Smoking habit costing Australians their life insurance - 31 January 2023
Breaking up with booze: 400,000 Aussies plan to quit drinking in 2023 - 17 January 2023
Hikes to home insurance: 63% of customers say their premiums have gone up - 4 January 2023
1 in 4 Aussies dealt a shockingly high medical bill this year - 12 December 2022

Travel

Rental car rort: Hire car costs skyrocket 151% over the Easter long weekend - 4 April 2023
Strategic leave: Turn 20 days into 53+ days of holidays in 2023 - 29 December 2022
Arbitrary airfares: 7 million Australians priced out of travel - 23 November 2022
Frequent flyer fail: 15 million Australians missing out on flights - 13 October 2022

Shopping

Mail fail: 4.2 million parcels have gone missing in the past year - 17 May 2023
Mum’s the word: Australians will spend $1 billion on Mother’s Day this year - 12 May 2023
Hoppy Easter: 11 million Australians plan to celebrate - 27 March 2023
Love is in the air: 1 in 3 Australians plan to celebrate Valentine’s Day - 10 February 2023
Gift cards gathering dust: $1.9 billion languishing on unused cards - 16 January 2023
Frocks for festive feasting: Demand for fashion defies cost of living crunch - 16 December 2022
TikTok made me buy it: Millions of Aussies admit to impulse spending - 18 November 2022
Bingeing on Black Friday: Australians set to splurge $7.5 billion on sales - 15 November 2022

Superannuation

12 million Aussies concerned about retirement - 08 November 2022
Finder's Super Saver campaign to help Aussies minimise money worries - 05 October 2022

Awards

Best cryptocurrency exchanges revealed: Finder Awards - 10 February 2022
Green and gold: Australian sustainable investment assets grew 25% in 2 years - 23 August 2021

    Other

    2.3 million Aussies unaware of Indigenous Voice To Parliament - 26 May 2023
    Tech tots: 2 in 5 kids under 12 own a smartphone - 15 March 2023
    ChatGPTakeover: Millions of Australian workers using AI chatbots - 14 March 2023
    A nation divided: How Aussies feel about Australia Day - 25 January 2023
    Best cryptocurrency exchanges revealed: Finder Awards - 10 February 2022

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