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Hailing from all walks of life, RateCity's team of financial experts come to work every week to explore the complexities of the personal finance world, breaking down the minutiae of loans and credit and superannuation and more, all so you don't have to. 

With its team of highly accomplished journalists, RateCity has over 50 years experience writing personal finances and property collectively, with members of the RateCity team published under mastheads such as Nine News, Sky News, Australian Financial Review, Business Insider, Lifehacker, and many others.  

Led by its Research Director, Sally Tindall, RateCity's experts regularly appear on TV to talk about the ways you can save money and make the most of your mortgage, accounts, and beat credit card debt once and for all.

Whether you're looking to make a dent on debt or own your personal finances in a way you've always wanted, the RateCity team is here to make heads and tails of dollars and sense. 

Laine Gordon is the Head of Public Relations at RateCity and an experienced journalist and research specialist. With a background in news and feature writing, covering finance, media and even food (a passion of hers) at Reed Elsevier publications, Laine brings almost two decades of experience to the team. Having covered major areas of interest to the general public from hip pocket issues to rising and falling interest rates and the impact to mortgages, credit and saving in Australia, she is passionate about researching and telling people’s stories to help others make better decisions about their own finances.

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Mark Bristow is RateCity's Home & Personal Finances Editor, and an experienced analyst, researcher, and producer. Focused primarily on Australian mortgage and home loan expertise, he has been a journalist and writer in the financial space for over ten years, previously researching and writing commercial real estate at CoreLogic. In the years since, Mark has worked for the Winning Group, Expedia, and has seen articles published at Lifehacker and Business Insider.

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Jodie Humphries is an experienced Personal & Home Finances Editor for RateCity with expertise in financial topics, including credit, loans, superannuation, mortgage and housing, insurance, telecommunications, and more. For over a decade, Jodie's journalism and editing career has seen work published at both Finder and Sharesight, and as one of RateCity's chief contributors, Jodie spends her time working on ways to make personal finances within reach of everyone in Australia.

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Vidhu Bajaj

Personal Finance Writer

Vidhu is a Personal Finance Writer at RateCity. She has been writing about finance topics from car loans and home loans to superannuation and cryptocurrencies for over five years. Before moving into finance, Vidhu went to law school where she studied human rights law. She has a Bachelor of Law degree and has previously worked in asset finance for Clifford Chance for more than four years. During her time at Clifford Chance, she worked in the India, London and Hong Kong offices on everything from aviation to vessel finance. In her spare time you’ll find her reading the Australian Financial Review or spending time with her dog Coco.

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Eden Radford is the Public Relations Manager for RateCity, bringing almost a decade of experience across the finance services and technology sectors. In prior years, Eden has worked with Lendi, Aussie, Xero, Qualcomm, Accenture, and Dyson, among others, while being a pillar of expertise for government clients and contracts, as well. Eden has a passion for improving financial literacy, data storytelling and helping people better understand the decisions they can make about their own finances.

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Paul Marshall


Paul brings extensive experience of financial products and helping Australian customers make great financial decisions through quality online tools along with educational content and commentary written by experts in the field. In addition to running RateCity since 2014, Paul was previously the Publisher of Your Mortgage Magazine over four years, and a director of Australian Property Monitors, where he developed a high level of expertise around mortgages and property. Paul has over 20 years experience in running online businesses and is passionate about improving the financial literacy and decision making of all Australians.

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Sally Tindall is the Research Director for RateCity and a regular commentator on television and radio about personal finance matters. Since she joined RateCity in 2015, she has covered mortgages, credit, loans, superannuation, and more, and is passionate about helping everyday Australians get access to affordable finance options, making budgeting and everyday expenses easier for all. Sally is a regular contributor to news outlets including Fairfax's Sydney Morning Herald and The Age, and News Ltd's Daily Telegraph, the Herald Sun and news.com.au. On TV, you can find Sally's expertise on programs from Seven, Nine, Ten, ABC, and SBS, and you can listen to Sally regularly on ABC Radio, 2GB, 3AW, 4BC, and a host of others.

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Mia Steiber

Mia Steiber is an editor, journalist and content strategist who is passionate about telling stories Australians need to hear. At RateCity she leads the content team to create helpful, informative and trusted editorial designed to help our readers take control of their financial futures. She’s previously directed the digital arm of leading independent publisher RUSSH and also the lifestyle content section of finder. As a journalist, you’ll have seen her name across The Daily Telegraph, Gizmodo, Lifehacker and Mamamia. You may also recognise her from appearances on Sunrise and Channel 7 News where she’s spoken about making the most out of your money. She has a Bachelor of Communications (Journalism) from UTS and a travel writing certification from the ACIJ. In her spare time, you’ll find her in her garden or talking about eco-friendly ETFs.

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