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Sophie Wallis

Sophie Wallis

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Sophie Wallis is an insights analyst with a passion for data storytelling. She spends her time turning complex data into digestible stories and uncovering new consumer trends. When she isn't working, you'll find her planning her next overseas holiday or bingeing on a big novel. Sophie has a Bachelor of Economics from the University of Melbourne.

Latest articles by Sophie Wallis

10 articles written by this author

Share trading statistics New Zealand

Find out how Kiwis are investing their money, why they choose to invest and why many are still reluctant with our share trading statistics.

Sophie Wallis 22 August 2022
Share trading statistics New Zealand

Bank of Mum and Dad in New Zealand

Financial support doesn't always stop once kids reach adulthood. More than 1 million Kiwi parents are operating the Bank of Mum and Dad.

Sophie Wallis 28 March 2022
Bank of Mum and Dad in New Zealand

Finder report: Trends in New Zealand’s automotive market

Finder reports on the changing car-loans landscape, the rise of electric cars and the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the vehicle market.

Sophie Wallis 18 January 2022
Finder report: Trends in New Zealand’s automotive market

Christmas spending report 2021

Kiwis will fork out $1.8 billion on Christmas spending this year. Find out what Kiwis will be shopping for and who will be spending the most.

Sophie Wallis 6 December 2021
Christmas spending report 2021

Lazy Tax Report 2021

Finder's Lazy Tax Report found 9 out of 10 Kiwis are missing out on a better deal by sticking with the same provider.

Sophie Wallis 1 September 2021
Lazy Tax Report 2021

Buy Now Pay Later Report 2021

Buy now pay later has exploded in popularity over the last two years. We take a deep dive into why Kiwis are adopting BNPL, regulatory issues, and the future of the sector.

Sophie Wallis 18 June 2021
Buy Now Pay Later Report 2021

The cost of a pint of beer around the world

Use finder's interactive world map to learn about variations in beer prices globally. Find out where in the world you'd pay a whopping $16.80 for a pint of beer.

Georgia-Rose Johnson & Sophie Wallis 27 May 2021
The cost of a pint of beer around the world

A snapshot of women and money in 2021

From investing to property, Finder takes a closer look at women and their finances as part of International Women’s Day.

Sophie Wallis 4 March 2021
A snapshot of women and money in 2021

8 ways to pocket $15,000 in 2021

Want to make more money in 2021? From a new side hustle to shopping around for the best deal, we show you how you can make up to $15,000.

Sophie Wallis 15 January 2021
8 ways to pocket $15,000 in 2021

NZ car theft statistics 2022

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.

Sophie Wallis 10 June 2020
NZ car theft statistics 2022
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