Sophie Elsworth is the national personal finance journalist and columnist at News Corporation Metros. She writes across all metropolitan mastheads including The Australian, Herald Sun, Sydney's Daily Telegraph, The Courier-Mail in Brisbane, The Adelaide Advertiser and the Hobart Mercury, as well as News Corp metros and news.com.au.
Sophie graduated with a double degree in Arts/Law but decided against a career as a lawyer and instead chased her dream to become a journalist. She has been working with News Corp since 2001 and this has included stints at The Adelaide Advertiser and The Courier-Mail, before returning to Melbourne more than five years ago. She is based at the Herald Sun. She writes on anything hip-pocket
related and topics that impact Australians' day-to-day finances. This includes home loans and credit cards, any other banking products, superannuation, utility bills and investments just to name a few. She regularly features on TV and radio discussing money related matters, including on Sky News and A Current Affair.
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