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Alison Banney

Alison Banney

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Alison Banney is the senior banking and investments writer at Finder. She has written about finance for over five years with her work featured on sites including Yahoo Finance, Dynamic Business and Koshie's Business Builders. She has previously worked at Westpac, and has written for several other major banks including BCU, Greater Bank and Gateway Credit Union. Alison has a Bachelor of Communications from Newcastle University and a Tier 1 RG146 Generic Knowledge Certification for financial advice.

Latest articles by Alison Banney

12 articles written by this author

Banks you can use Google Pay with

Westpac, NAB, CommBank and ANZ plus many more Australian banks offer Google Pay. See the full list of supported banks in this guide.

Alison Banney & Shannon Terrell 13 October 2019
Banks you can use Google Pay with

Banks you can use Apple Pay with

Check if your bank offers Apple Pay and learn how to set up and use the digital wallet for contactless payments.

Alison Banney & Shannon Terrell 13 October 2019
Banks you can use Apple Pay with

Banks you can use Samsung Pay with

Check your bank to see if it's compatible with Samsung Pay, the app that lets you make contactless tap and go payments without using your debit card or entering a PIN.

Alison Banney & Shannon Terrell 13 October 2019
Banks you can use Samsung Pay with

Samsung Pay

Samsung Pay is currently the most widely accepted digital wallet, thanks to magnetic technology in Samsung devices. Learn how it works and how to use it.

Alison Banney 14 August 2019
Samsung Pay

Google Pay

Pay online, in apps or in stores using just your phone. Here's how it works — and how it keeps your data secure.

Alison Banney 13 August 2019
Google Pay

Compare digital banks in the US

A neobank is a new type of bank that's 100% digital. Learn how it works, what to expect and what new banks are launching in the US.

Alison Banney 23 April 2019
Compare digital banks in the US

Compare long-term vs. short-term CD rates

Should you commit to a certificate of deposit that lasts for more than a year? Read about the factors that dictate how much you earn — or lose — on your CD.

Alison Banney 22 March 2019
Compare long-term vs. short-term CD rates

How to manage international payments as an Amazon Seller

An online sellers account will help you manage your finances when selling products online on Amazon.

Alison Banney 14 March 2018
How to manage international payments as an Amazon Seller

How to close your bank account

If you're not satisfied with you current bank, closing your transaction account or bank account should not be a hassle. Download a letter to you bank to close your account and get some great tips on how to save money by switching accounts.

Alison Banney 16 June 2017
How to close your bank account

Step by step guide to Google Wallet

We sent money with Google Wallet and have the receipts to prove it - see each step here and find out how safe it is and what it costs.

Alison Banney 1 June 2017
Step by step guide to Google Wallet
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