Katherine Read: Guiding Seniors in Smart Investing

Katherine Read

Financial & Consumer Affairs Writer
Katherine uses her deep knowledge of consumer finance and dedication to advocacy to provide clear advice on personal finance issues.
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Meet Katherine
Specializing in equity release, reverse mortgages, home reversion plans, and lifetime mortgages, Kath offers an exceptional depth of knowledge in leveraging property wealth for retirees.

Her expertise extends to writing on home equity loans, retirement income planning, and property equity management, making her a sought-after voice for seniors looking to optimize their financial resources in retirement.
Work History
Work History
Author Knows About
Author Knows About
  • Equity Release
  • Mortgages
  • Retirement Planning
  • Life Insurance
  • Home Improvement
  • Aged Care
  • Lifestyle & Wellness
  • Mental Health

Academic History

Qualifications

Katherine graduated with an honours degree in business. She joined the world’s largest shipping company, Maersk, where she was rewarded with entrance into their international management fast-track program.

She received exposure and hands-on experience in the finance, marketing and sales departments (amongst others) and oversaw the implementation of SAP in Tanzania.

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Work Experience

In the Past

Her efforts at Maersk saw her graduating amongst the top 10% in the MISE training programme. This grounding cemented her deep interest in the world of finance where she obtained a wide variety of experience from various positions she held throughout the sector.

Since then she has worked in several writing and reporting roles in the areas of personal finance and business. One of Katherine’s goals is to encourage more transparency in financial services and to empower financially those who are planning for their retirement.

She is well versed in the subjects of equity release, home reversion, mortgages and aged care.

EXPERTISE
  • Equity Release
  • Mortgages
  • Retirement Planning
  • Life Insurance
  • Home Improvement
  • Aged Care
  • Lifestyle & Wellness
  • Mental Health
WORK HISTORY

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