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Rebecca Pike

Rebecca Pike

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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. In her role she led several roundtable discussions with heads of banks and finance institutions, as well as livestream interviews and webinars. Rebecca has presented awards at the Australian Mortgage Awards, as well as the Mortgage and Finance Association of Australia Excellence Awards, for which she was a judge.

Expertise

  • Home loans
  • Cost of living
  • Budgeting

Education

  • Bachelor of Arts in English Language (with Politics);
  • Master of Arts in Multimedia Journalism;
  • National Council for the Training of Journalists certificate (UK);
  • National Qualification in Journalism certificate (UK).

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162 articles written by this author

ScotPac Boost Business Loan – powered by Business Fuel

How does the ScotPac Boost Business Loan work?The ScotPac Boost Business Loan offers businesses between and $500,000 in finance for a number of purposes. Businesses might need to pay invoices, buy new equipment, pay for renovations or to expand.ScotPac can lend up to 150% of the business' monthly sales amount which is determined using your […]

Rebecca Pike 31 May 2023
ScotPac Boost Business Loan – powered by Business Fuel

860,000 landlords to pay “Covid tax”: will this put extra pressure on renters?

Already struggling renters are facing concerns over more rent hikes, after the Victorian government announced it was lowering the tax-free threshold for investment properties.

Rebecca Pike 24 May 2023
860,000 landlords to pay “Covid tax”: will this put extra pressure on renters?

Compare personal loan interest rates

3 things to know about personal loans in AustraliaLoan termsMost personal loans offer terms of 1-7 years, so you can choose how long you take to repay.Personalised interest ratesYou'll get a personalised interest rate, largely based on your credit score, with offers typically ranging from 7% p.a. to 25% p.a.Fixed vs variable ratesFixed rate loans […]

Rebecca Pike 18 May 2023
Compare personal loan interest rates

Finder Personal & Car Loan Awards 2023

The Finder Personal Loan Awards 2023 celebrate Australia's best personal loans. Using 12 months' worth of data, Finder's experts have analysed the rates, fees and offer details for every personal loan in our database. Check out the winners for best personal loans below.Finder Car Loan 2023 WinnersBeyond Bank Low Rate Car Loan "Special Offer"The winner […]

Rebecca Pike 12 May 2023
Finder Personal & Car Loan Awards 2023

Personal loan deals

Here are our picks for the best personal loans for :What we liked about the NAB Fixed Rate Unsecured Personal LoanCertainty of a locked-in rate. While personal loan rates haven't skyrocketed quite as much as home loan rates, variable rates always come with the risk of rising rates. With this loan, the rate you are […]

Rebecca Pike 10 May 2023
Personal loan deals

Budget 2023: How much more will YOU get?

Forget the politics, will you be better off as a result of the Federal Budget? Here's everything we know and how much extra you could be getting.

Rebecca Pike 10 May 2023
Budget 2023: How much more will YOU get?

Finder’s personal and car loan awards methodology – 2023

What are the Finder personal loan awards?Finder's personal loan awards are part of the annual Finder awards program. We evaluate personal loans from across the market by looking at interest rates, loan fees and features to find our award winners.Our personal loan awards research in numbersOur pricing research in numbersFinder's personal loan awards criteriaOur selection […]

Rebecca Pike 9 May 2023
Finder’s personal and car loan awards methodology – 2023

RBA holds cash rate

The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) is holding the national cash rate at 3.60%, providing some light relief for homeowners, but adding more uncertainty over where rates go from here.

Thomas Stelzer & Rebecca Pike 4 April 2023
RBA holds cash rate

RBA holds cash rate, as 81% facing financial stress

After almost a year of rising interest rates, the RBA has made the made decision to hit the brakes and keep the national cash rate at 3.60%.

Rebecca Pike 4 April 2023
RBA holds cash rate, as 81% facing financial stress

Karmo car subscription

Karmo offers a flexible and convenient subscription service where you can get a replacement car every few months.

Rebecca Pike 21 March 2023
Karmo car subscription
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