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Jan
14
2019

85% of households to review their finances in 2019 – 77% plan to make changes

14th Jan 2019 New research has revealed that 85 per cent of Australians will put their energy plans, insurances and credit cards under the microscope in 2019, with 77 per cent saying they will make changes to their household finances. The findings come from a survey of an independent, nationally representative panel of 1,087 Australian […]

Dec
31
2018

What to teach your children about health insurance when removing them from your policy

After much consideration, it’s time for your child to come off your health insurance policy and take out their own. So what should you tell them to best prepare for this transition? With an average singles policy (hospital and extras) coming in at $2,474[1], it’s crucial for young adults to understand the added expense of […]

Dec
19
2018

Rate rise announced – 3.25%

“Today’s announcement of an average 3.25% annual rate rise for private health insurance policyholders may be the lowest since 2001 but many consumers will still need to fork out an additional $131.30[i] for the same level of cover. Also, with the once 30% rebate predicted to fall below 25% come April 1, this is a […]

Dec
18
2018

Record high petrol prices starting to drop into Christmas and the New Year across most cities

Good news for Aussies hitting the road these holidays, as the latest quarterly petrol analysis from comparethemarket.com.au reveals petrol prices should continue to ease into the lead up to Christmas compared with the higher prices motorists were paying in October. The free comparison website, which updates its petrol price data three times daily across all […]

Dec
12
2018

5 New Year resolutions to save you money

With the New Year fast approaching, a leading financial comparison website reveals the everyday money saving hacks Aussies can make in the new year. Rod Attrill, General Manager of Banking at comparethemarket.com.au, said: “After an expensive holiday period, we often want to get off to a good start with our finances, but it is hard […]

Dec
10
2018

Over half of Aussies think they are overpaying on their power bills

10 December 2018 Nearly two-thirds (61%) of Aussies admit that they’re probably not getting the cheapest rate for their energy, and yet nearly half (45%) have never switched plans or haven’t switched for at least 5 years. We conducted a survey of 1000 adults across the country to understand why. Interestingly, our survey showed that […]

Dec
10
2018

Financial Bucket list: The top eight things you can and should sort out before you die

10 December 2018 It’s something we don’t like to think about but it’s crucial that everyone gets their financial and personal affairs in order just in case the worst should happen. This provides you with the peace of mind that your family/friends will be in the best possible position should you be unable to function […]

Dec
04
2018

Retirement slipping further from our grasp: 1 in 3 Aussies less confident they will be able to retire comfortably at 65

04 December 2018 A new study[1] measuring ‘financial consciousness’ revealed a third (29 per cent) of Australians are less confident compared to last year in their ability to retire at 65. The Financial Consciousness Index (FCI), which was commissioned by comparethemarket.com.au and developed by Deloitte Access Economics, tested 3,000 individuals nationally to uncover their ability, […]

Nov
26
2018

Cash rate confusion: Home owners outstrip renters in financial test yet two thirds have never stress tested their home loan

26th November 2018 A new national study[1] measuring ‘financial consciousness’ found Aussie homeowners scored well above the national average (51) with 56 out of 100, versus renters who failed with an average score of 44. The Financial Consciousness Index (FCI), which was commissioned by comparethemarket.com.au and developed by Deloitte Access Economics, tested 3,000 individuals’ belief […]

Nov
12
2018

Louisse Brady joins Compare the Market as General Manager of Brand

12 November 2018 Leading comparison service, Compare the Market (CTM) is delighted to announce that it has appointed Louisse Brady as General Manager of Brand. Louisse will head up CTM’s Brand division, reporting to Chief Marketing Officer, Jenny Williams. Louisse joins CTM with 20 years’ experience growing brands nationally, with a particular focus on strategic […]

Contact Details

For media enquiries and interviews please contact Claire Rosenberg or Hannah Twiggs on the details below:

Claire Rosenberg, Public Relations Manager
claire.rosenberg@comparethemarket.com.au

M: 0418 351 178
P: 07 3708 8696


Hannah Twiggs, Public Relations Executive
hannah.twiggs@comparethemarket.com.au

M: 0422 965 049
P: 07 3377 8879

For all other enquiries, please contact: email@comparethemarket.com.au