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Alison Banney

Alison Banney

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Alison Banney is the banking and investments editor at Finder. She has written about finance for over six years, with her work featured on sites including Yahoo Finance, Money Magazine and Dynamic Business. 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, with a double major in Journalism and Public Relations. She has ASIC RG146 compliance certificates for Financial Advice, Securities and Managed Investments and Superannuation. Outside of Finder, you’ll likely find her somewhere near the ocean.

Latest articles by Alison Banney

10 articles written by this author

Debit cards for kids

Support your child's financial knowledge and teach the important real-life money skills in a safe and controlled way with a kids debit card.

Alison Banney 20 July 2021
Debit cards for kids

Using a debit card abroad

A debit card with little or no international transaction fees makes it a great option to use abroad. We look at the pros and cons of using a debit card abroad.

Alison Banney 7 June 2021
Using a debit card abroad

Banks with Samsung Pay in Ireland

Samsung Pay is an app that will let you make contactless tap and go payments without using your debit card or entering a PIN.

Alison Banney 4 June 2021
Banks with Samsung Pay in Ireland

How to save money

Here are some easy ways to help you save money and manage your finances better.

Alison Banney 28 September 2020
How to save money

Penny stocks and how to invest in them in Ireland

Learn what they are, how to find them and what you need to know before investing in penny stocks in Ireland.

Alison Banney 3 July 2020
Penny stocks and how to invest in them in Ireland

How do dividends work in Ireland?

Discover the five main types of dividends, how taxes work in Ireland and how your portfolio can benefit from these regular profit payouts to shareholders.

Alison Banney 2 July 2020
How do dividends work in Ireland?

How to invest in IPOs in Ireland

Private companies use IPOs to enter the publicly traded market. Learn about how and when to invest in these events from Ireland.

Alison Banney 26 June 2020
How to invest in IPOs in Ireland

Compare Savings Accounts

Thinking about opening a savings account in Ireland? You've come to the right place.

Alison Banney 25 May 2020
Compare Savings Accounts

Banks with Apple Pay in Ireland

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

Alison Banney 9 April 2020
Banks with Apple Pay in Ireland

Banks with Google Pay in Ireland

Find out whether Bank of Ireland, AIB, permanent tab, Revolut and more offer Google Pay, how it works and more in this guide.

Alison Banney 9 April 2020
Banks with Google Pay in Ireland
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