Alex is a personal finance writer and PR professional at RateCity, and has been writing about finance for three years. She is passionate on topics such as gender pay and superannuation gap, and committed to helping young Aussies manage their finances better. Before RateCity, Alex spent time as an editor for magazines and has seen her work published in numerous print and online outlets.
ANZ and NAB have today cut the interest rates on their savings accounts on the back of last week’s cut to the cash rate, affecting millions of customers.
Alex RitchiePersonal Finance Writer/author/undefinedOct 11, 2019( 4 min read )
The Reserve Bank of Australia is tipped to cut the cash rate next Tuesday for the third time this year. Aussies everywhere will no doubt be wondering how much their banks will pass on to them.
Alex RitchiePersonal Finance Writer/author/undefinedOct 9, 2019( 6 min read )
Two days on from the Reserve Bank of Australia's decision to cut rates, and we've only seen a small group of lenders announce rate cuts.
Alex RitchiePersonal Finance Writer/author/undefinedOct 9, 2019( 2 min read )
Aussies will certainly be feeling the pinch as financial institutions slash savings and term deposit rates to record-lows. Here are a few simple steps you can follow to help boost your nest egg.
Alex RitchiePersonal Finance Writer/author/undefinedSep 16, 2019( 5 min read )
A small fee on your last bank transaction might feel like a drop in the ocean, but if you’re ignoring all your account fees, you may soon be struggling to keep your head above water. If you take the time to do your research, you could ditch the pesky fees for good.
Alex RitchiePersonal Finance Writer/author/undefinedSep 11, 2019( 7 min read )
A growing number of lenders are set to offer home loans that start with a ‘2’ on the back of the next RBA cut, which is expected to come in the next few months, and potentially as early as Tuesday.
Alex RitchiePersonal Finance Writer/author/undefinedAug 29, 2019( 3 min read )
New CoreLogic figures have painted a more stable picture of the Australian housing market but saving for a house deposit can still take up to ten years to achieve.
Alex RitchiePersonal Finance Writer/author/undefinedAug 14, 2019( 4 min read )
The RBA left the cash rate on hold this month at a record low of 1 per cent, but borrowers can still get a further rate cut if they turn themselves into new customers.
Alex RitchiePersonal Finance Writer/author/undefinedAug 6, 2019( 2 min read )
Over 70 per cent of Australians still consider property ownership to be the Great Australian Dream, according to new research from Commonwealth Bank of Australia.
Alex RitchiePersonal Finance Writer/author/undefinedJul 22, 2019( 3 min read )
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