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Anastasia Lloyd

Anastasia Lloyd

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Anastasia Lloyd is a communications coordinator at Finder. She has previously worked in the banking sector and has written about a range of financial topics including mortgages, personal loans, savings and credit cards. Ana has a Bachelor of Arts in Media from Macquarie University.

Latest articles by Anastasia Lloyd

28 articles written by this author

Traffic offences have cost Kiwis more than $272 million

Kiwi drivers are racking up millions of dollars in traffic fines each year according to Finder, a car insurance comparison site recently launched in New Zealand.

Anastasia Lloyd 3 August 2020
Traffic offences have cost Kiwis more than $272 million

Crime and grime: Kiwis reveal their top property turn-offs

Finder surveyed over 2,000 Kiwis about their biggest real-estate dealbreakers. Asbestos, a high neighbourhood crime rate and bad smells topped the list of property peeves.

Anastasia Lloyd 29 July 2020
Crime and grime: Kiwis reveal their top property turn-offs

Property turnoffs NZ 2020

More than 2,000 Kiwis told us their biggest property turnoffs, asbestos and bad smells, to noisy neighbours.

Anastasia Lloyd 28 July 2020
Property turnoffs NZ 2020

NZ credit card statistics 2020

For many Kiwis, managing expenses with a credit card is part of their day-to-day money habits.  For others, a handful of mistakes has resulted in a downward debt spiral. But what does the state of New Zealand's credit card debt actually look like?

Anastasia Lloyd 23 June 2020
NZ credit card statistics 2020

RBNZ Survey: Negative OCR is imminent, say experts

Despite the Reserve Bank advising that financial institutions are not yet operationally ready for interest rates to dip below zero, 31% of experts surveyed think the official cash rate (OCR) could enter negative territory within a year.

Anastasia Lloyd 19 June 2020
RBNZ Survey: Negative OCR is imminent, say experts

NZ Car Theft Statistics 2020

A Finder analysis of New Zealand police data shows that a car was vandalised or stolen every 21 minutes in 2019 – and this number is only set to increase. Find out where the biggest car theft hotspots are, and how to protect your vehicle.

Anastasia Lloyd 10 June 2020
NZ Car Theft Statistics 2020

1 in 3 Kiwis are making spare cash with a side hustle

Finder research shows that roughly one in three Kiwis are earning additional income through a side hustle. Finder shares tips and suggestions for earning cash on the side.

Anastasia Lloyd 5 June 2020
1 in 3 Kiwis are making spare cash with a side hustle

2.7 million Kiwis driving dangerously: NZ Safe Driving Report 2020

Finder's 2020 NZ Safe Driving Report shows that the majority of Kiwis are prone to some bad behaviour behind the wheel. From eating to driving in jandals, find out what 2.7 million Kiwi drivers are up to in the driver's seat.

Anastasia Lloyd 1 June 2020
2.7 million Kiwis driving dangerously: NZ Safe Driving Report 2020

$2 billion tourism surge may come from trans-Tasman “bubble

With government talk around a trans-Tasman travel bubble amid global travel restrictions, Aussies who would usually travel to holiday hotspots like Indonesia might instead divert to New Zealand. This may lead to a $2 billion tourism surge.

Anastasia Lloyd 26 May 2020
$2 billion tourism surge may come from trans-Tasman “bubble

NZ Safe Driving Report 2020

Finder research shows over 2.7 million Kiwis are driving dangerously on the roads. Find out what New Zealand’s riskiest drivers are, and how your own driving stacks up.

Anastasia Lloyd 22 May 2020
NZ Safe Driving Report 2020
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