Bessie Hassan

Bessie Hassan is a Money Expert at finder.com.au, the site that compares virtually everything. She regularly appears on national radio, TV, and throughout online publications sharing her best money-saving tips and property advice. She's passionate about helping Australians make more informed decisions so they can improve their quality of life.
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How to save for a home deposit as efficiently as possible

It’s one of life’s most memorable milestones, but purchasing a property doesn’t come easy for many. With multiple costs to budget for, including stamp...

How to save for a house deposit in a low rate world

With interest rates slashed to a historic low of 1.5 per cent in Australia, first home buyers are madly saving to pursue the ‘Australian...

The top 5 home features buyers value most

We Australians may love our sunburnt country, our droughts and flooding rains, but I’m sure we definitely love it a little bit less when...

3 Australian property market changes for 2016

At the tail end of last year, there were a bunch of articles getting airtime around the cooling of Sydney’s property market. While this...

What the heck is happening to the Australian property market?

We’ve just had the first cash rate meeting for the year, which resulted in the highly anticipated outcome of ‘no change’ to the cash...

Historically low home loans not impressing complacent Aussies

Despite experiencing some of the lowest home loan rates in history, two in five mortgage holders have not switched providers in the last decade,...

A guide to household budgeting this Christmas

’Tis the season to blow the budget, right? Australians spent a whopping $45 billion in the six weeks leading up to Christmas 2014 (Australian...

More Aussies turning to interest-only loans

Australia’s property market may be slowing but after years of record house prices, the size of the average home loan remains at record levels. It’s...