Alex Ritchie is a writer and PR professional at RateCity, and has been writing about finance for three years. She is passionate on topics such as gender pay and superannuation gap, and committed to helping young Aussies manage their finances better. Before RateCity, Alex spent time as an editor for magazines and has seen her work published in numerous print and online outlets.
10 articles written by Alex Ritchie
Why it matters to compare home insurance
If you’re in the process of buying a property, or looking to compare and switch existing insurers, there are a few key things you need to know about comparing home insurance.
How to improve your credit score
One of the best things you can do for yourself financially is to boost your credit score.
Rates starting with ‘2’ to become new norm
A growing number of lenders are set to offer home loans that start with a ‘2’ on the back of the next RBA cut, which is expected to come in the next few months, and potentially as early as Tuesday.
Saving for a home? It might take you ten years
New CoreLogic figures have painted a more stable picture of the Australian housing market but saving for a house deposit can still take up to ten years to achieve.
Cash rate back in a holding pattern while new customer rates continue to fall
The RBA left the cash rate on hold this month at a record low of 1 per cent, but borrowers can still get a further rate cut if they turn themselves into new customers.
How you can still get a slice of the Great Australian Dream
Over 70 per cent of Australians still consider property ownership to be the Great Australian Dream, according to new research from Commonwealth Bank of Australia.
The new fintech helping kids understand money
The humble piggy bank can take a backseat to this new financial tool helping your kids understand and save money.
ANZ and NAB first big banks to cut savings rates again
ANZ and NAB have today reduced their savings rates following the Reserve Bank’s 2 July decision to cut the cash rate to 1 per cent.
Home lending continues to fall.. but for how long?
ABS figures out today show first home buyers have continued to gain market share while the rest of the home lending market continues to fall.