Sally is the Research Director for RateCity and a regular commentator on television and radio about personal finance matters. She is passionate about helping everyday Australians get access to affordable finance options, and helping people save money through smart budgeting and easing everyday expenses. Sally is a contributor to news outlets including Fairfax, News Ltd and Money Magazine, among others.
Westpac group has today cut savings rates by up to 0.10 per cent even though the RBA left rates on hold last month. Australia’s second largest bank now has a max savings rate of 1.91 per cent, for just five months.
Sally TindallResearch Director/author/undefinedSep 20, 2019( 2 min read )
It’s the age-old question people love to ask: is now the best time to fix? With cash rate at a historic low of 1 per cent, the question of whether to fix or not has become more prevalent than ever.
Sally TindallResearch Director/author/undefinedJul 30, 2019( 5 min read )
Banks charged customers an eye-watering $4.19 billion dollars in bank fees last year, according to the latest figures released from the Reserve Bank of Australia today.
Sally TindallResearch Director/author/undefinedJun 20, 2019( 4 min read )
Banks continue to turn their backs on riskier home loans, as the value of new interest-only and low doc loans hit record lows, according to APRA data released today.
Sally TindallResearch Director/author/undefinedJun 19, 2019( 2 min read )
The Pension Loans Scheme allows people who are at the age pension age to apply for a loan from the government to supplement their retirement, effectively functioning as a reverse mortgage.
Sally TindallResearch Director/author/undefinedMay 9, 2018( 3 min read )
ING has today scrapped all international ATM, credit and debit card charges for their customers. This includes ATM withdrawal fees, ATM currency conversion fees, international purchase fees on debit cards and a refund of any overseas third party ATM fees.
Sally TindallResearch Director/author/undefinedNov 9, 2017( 3 min read )