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Natasha Innes

Natasha Innes is a Media and Communications Advisor at Compare The Market. Natasha joins us after working as a journalist at the Courier Mail and Seven News. She graduated from Queensland University of Technology with a dual degree in Business and Journalism majoring in Public Relations.

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Stories by Natasha Innes

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25 Jun 2024 08:32

Till debt do us part: David Koch on why money is ruining our relationships

Written by Natasha Innes, reviewed by David Koch

The Compare the Market Economic Director weighs in on startling new research showing ¾ people are having relationship issues due to money worries.

David Koch at Compare the Market

25 Jun 2024 08:26

Is keeping up with the Kardashians sending us broke?

Written by Natasha Innes, reviewed by David Koch

David Koch weighs in on the 'scary' cost-of-living mistake young Aussies keep on making.

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25 Jun 2024 08:15

Tax cuts expected $47,000 boost to borrowing power

Written by Natasha Innes, reviewed by David Koch

Aspiring home buyer’s borrowing capacity could increase by up to $47,000, thanks to the incoming stage-three tax cuts, according to new analysis by Compare the Market.

David Koch at Compare the Market

18 Jun 2024 14:38

Saving jobs vs getting inflation down: Kochie weighs in as the RBA keeps the cash rate on hold

Written by Natasha Innes, reviewed by David Koch

It seems homeowners’ cries for a rate cut fell on deaf ears as the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) kept the cash rate on hold at Tuesday’s Board meeting.Despite the EU and Canadian central banks cutting their cash rate by...

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6 Jun 2024 08:51

How to turn pocket money into $50K

Written by Natasha Innes

The average Australian kid is getting $26 per week* in pocket money but Compare the Market Economic Director David Koch said parents could turn this into $50,000 by the time they turn 21 with one simple trick.

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30 May 2024 13:45

The career move that could cost you your home loan

Written by Natasha Innes, reviewed by David Koch

Job hoppers who forged the ‘great resignation’ have been warned that too many career changes could put their home loan applications at risk.

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28 May 2024 11:14

The home loans hack that could save you tens of thousands

Written by Natasha Innes, reviewed by David Koch

Australian homeowners could save tens of thousands of dollars and pay off their loan faster by making a small change to their repayments. 

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28 May 2024 07:29

Bank of Grandma and Grandad keeping young families afloat

Written by Natasha Innes, reviewed by David Koch

Baby boomers are often blamed for today’s inflated house prices but they’re the unsung heroes of today’s cost-of-living crisis – helping their offspring carry the cost of childcare, clothes and essentials, according to new Compare the Market research.

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28 May 2024 06:59

Where a mortgage in Australia costs less than the median rent

Written by Natasha Innes, reviewed by Andrew Winter

Owning and buying a property could now be more affordable than the median price of rent in a number of Australian suburbs, after the national median surpassed $600 a week.

David Koch, Compare the Market's Economic Director

10 May 2024 14:19

‘It is tougher for this generation’: Kochie on why more young Australians are in need of financial support

Written by Natasha Innes, reviewed by David Koch

More than half of Gen Z (51%) and almost a third of Millennials (31%) had asked their families for help with money during the past 12 months.

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10 May 2024 14:09

Battle of the generations: Baby Boomers had it easier when it comes to home ownership

Written by Natasha Innes, reviewed by David Koch

The average loan size in Australia was $67,700 back in the 90s, and now it's $593,000.

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10 May 2024 13:52

The home loan feature that could save you thousands in interest

Written by Natasha Innes, reviewed by Stephen Zeller

Offset accounts could help mortgage holders pay down the principal on their loan faster.

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