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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

5 articles written by this author

What is an IPO, and how can you invest?

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

Alison Banney 24 May 2020
What is an IPO, and how can you invest?

How do dividends work?

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

Alison Banney 24 May 2020
How do dividends work?

IG review: Trade forex and CFDs with a global broker

IG trading offers tight spreads from 0.6 pips, fast order execution and access to more than 50 currency pairs.

Alison Banney 29 April 2020
IG review: Trade forex and CFDs with a global broker

South Africa’s penny stocks

What are the penny stocks listed on the JSE and should you invest?

Alison Banney 27 April 2020
South Africa’s penny stocks

Receiving an international money transfer from overseas

Compare international money transfer services to receive money in South Africa from overseas.

Alison Banney 7 July 2014
Receiving an international money transfer from overseas
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