Jarrad Brown - Fee-Based Financial Adviser

/Jarrad Brown - Fee-Based Financial Adviser

About Jarrad Brown - Fee-Based Financial Adviser

Jarrad Brown is the trusted fee-based financial adviser in Singapore working with professional expats in the region. An Australian qualified and experienced Financial Adviser, Jarrad provides specialist advice to Australian expats as well as other nationalities.

Should I Pay Down My Australian Mortgage Whilst in Singapore..?

By | 2022-09-27T08:35:08+08:00 September 27th, 2022|Aussies in Singapore, Australian Expat Financial Advice, Australian Expats, Australian Expats in Singapore, Australian Property, Mortgages, Tax|

“Should I pay down my Australian mortgage while I’m living and working in Singapore..?” This was the question that I was asked recently during a meeting by an Australian expat in Singapore, and one that many Australian expats ask. At first glance, it can seem like a ‘no-brainer’ to use your excess savings to reduce [...]

Singapore’s New One Pass – Work Visa for Expats

By | 2022-09-14T09:28:13+08:00 September 14th, 2022|Aussies in Singapore, Australian Expats, Australian Expats in Singapore, Singapore|

Singapore has been a very attractive destination for many Australian expats over the past few decades, for which there are many drivers, from relatively low-income tax rates and zero capital gains tax to the safety and cleanliness of this city-state, and of course the proximity and pro-business culture of the nation. There are approximately 20,000 [...]

Money Lessons from Inventing Anna

By | 2022-03-09T09:00:09+08:00 March 9th, 2022|Financial Literacy, Financial Planning, Personal Finance Tips|

The age of the online and offline scammer is well and truly upon us. Inventing Anna is yet another story based on the real-life fake heiress, Anna Sorokin. The show is a fictionalised account of how the young lady defrauds the glitterati and social elite, as well as some high-profile bankers and financiers into seemingly [...]

Money Lessons from the Tinder Swindler

By | 2022-02-24T07:10:19+08:00 February 24th, 2022|Australian Expats, Financial Literacy, Financial Planning, Personal Finance Tips|

When swiping right can go horribly wrong. The Tinder Swindler has taken the Netflix world by storm, in what is a horrifying story of Shimon Hayut preying on and taking advantage of the emotions of women across the globe, with many of them still left paying for his actions. While it is easy for many [...]

Deemed Disposal on Shares for Australian Expats

By | 2022-01-25T07:31:41+08:00 January 25th, 2022|Aussies in Singapore, Australian Expat Financial Advice, Australian Expats, Australian Expats in Singapore|

Do you own Australian shares, Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) or Managed Funds..? Did you own them when you lived in Australia and currently live abroad..? Are you currently considering an expat opportunity abroad and wondering how this could impact your Australian shares..? If you’ve answered yes to one or more of these questions, then this [...]

Automatic Exemption for Australian Expat Travel REPEALED

By | 2021-08-06T06:55:12+08:00 August 6th, 2021|Aussies in Singapore, Australian Expat Financial Advice, Australian Expats, Australian Expats in Singapore|

It almost went unnoticed…almost! On 1st August 2021, our Minister for Health and Aged Care, Greg Hunt, amended the Biosecurity Act 2015, which could have serious ramifications for many Australian expats, both those who are currently in Australia visiting friends or family, or those looking to head back for a trip. In simple terms, this [...]

Australian Expat Tax Residency Proposed Changes

By | 2021-05-18T17:07:47+08:00 May 18th, 2021|Aussies in Singapore, Australian Expat Financial Advice, Australian Expats, Australian Expats in Singapore, Tax|

I, like many other Australian expats still call Australia home, but should this mean that I have to pay tax there regardless of where I may live and work. If the proposed changes in Australia’s most recent Federal Budget are passed, then this may very well be the case. While the 2021 Budget was always [...]

Australian Budget 2021 – Aussie Expat Edition

By | 2021-05-13T10:42:51+08:00 May 13th, 2021|Aussies in Singapore, Australian Expat Financial Advice, Australian Expats, Australian Expats in Singapore, Budget|

There was little doubt that this year’s Australian Federal Budget would focus on securing Australia’s economic recovery as we enter a post-Covid world. The Budget was very much focused on creating jobs domestically, increasing business confidence and simplifying some of the measures when it comes to tax residency, which is great news for Australian expats. [...]

How to Raise Financially Intelligent Children

By | 2021-04-21T07:46:11+08:00 April 21st, 2021|Aussies in Singapore, Australian Expat Financial Advice, Australian Expats, Australian Expats in Singapore, Children, Education|

It is clear that financial intelligence is significantly lacking in our schools’ curricula. If you’re a parent wishing to raise financially intelligent children, you’re going to need to take on the responsibility yourself. In this video, I share my 6 top tips to raise financially astute children and start to develop the skills early [...]

DP Holders to Apply for Work Pass in Singapore

By | 2021-03-04T08:38:23+08:00 March 4th, 2021|Aussies in Singapore, Australian Expat Financial Advice, Australian Expats, Australian Expats in Singapore, Working in Singapore|

Expats who are currently on a Dependant Pass (DP) with a Letter of Consent to work in Singapore yesterday received some rather unwelcome news that is still being digested. As part of their measures to support local employment in Singapore given the effects of Covid-19, the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) has announced that as of [...]