“I believe if you look after your cents the dollars will follow.

I believe with good information, great decisions can be made.

But I’m also no fool – life does throw us financial curve balls so, sometimes, we do spend more than we earn.”

– Effie

Money Mondays with Effie

Enter Money Mondays – your weekly money fix to help you become your best financial self.

Whether you’re interested in investing, saving, spending – or maybe you have a burning money question – this newsletter is for you.

Each week I’ll share my thoughts on a hot money topic (or topic close to my heart).

You’ll also get tips and solutions from some of Australia’s best experts and commentators on all things money – from budgeting and saving to property and superannuation – delivered straight to your inbox.

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About Effie

Canstar’s Editor-at-Large, Effie Zahos, is one of Australia’s leading personal finance commentators with more than two decades of experience helping Aussies make the most of their money. Known for her no-nonsense approach, she has a knack for making money matters simple.

Best known for her former role as the editor of Money magazine having helped establish it in 1999, Effie started out as a graduate trainee for one of Australia’s major banks. She moved to TV in 1997, kickstarting her career in finance journalism as head researcher of Channel Nine’s Money Show.

A regular finance commentator on TV and radio, Effie is also the author of a children’s financial literacy book, The Great $20 Adventure, and A Real Girl’s Guide to Money: From Converse to Louboutins.

About Canstar

Canstar is a leading research house and Australia’s biggest financial comparison site*, comparing more brands than any other. Our purpose is to simplify the world of finance and help consumers confidently find the right product for them, whether it’s a home loan, savings account, car insurance policy, super fund or one of the many other products we research, rate and compare.

We started up in 1992 as a privately-owned financial research agency and today we are one of Australia’s fastest growing digital businesses, with 1 in 6 Aussies visiting our site each year, and 2 in 3 people recognising the Canstar logo.


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