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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.

Video – Cost of Living Comparison – Singapore vs Australia

By | 2019-04-16T14:25:25+08:00 April 12th, 2019|Aussies in Singapore, Australian Expat Financial Advice, Australian Expats, Australian Expats in Singapore, Budget, Budgeting, Saving, Singapore|

Welcome to my video series, where we explore the key personal finance topics for Australians living at home and abroad. One of the most common things I hear about living in Singapore is “my goodness, it must be so expensive to live there”, and in some ways, it is, but what we often [...]

Most Common Personal Finance Mistakes Australian Expats Make

By | 2019-04-03T08:02:49+08:00 April 3rd, 2019|Aussies in Singapore, Australian Expat Financial Advice, Australian Expats, Australian Expats in Singapore, Australian Property, Superannuation, Superannuation for Expats, Tax|

Welcome to my video series, where we explore the key personal finance topics for Australians living at home and abroad. Money mistakes – we all make them. Some we’re not going to notice terribly and some may very well bite us in the backside in the future. Today, let’s explore the eight most [...]

Video – Positive vs Negative Gearing for Australian Expats

By | 2019-03-20T09:28:36+08:00 March 20th, 2019|Aussies in Singapore, Australian Expat Financial Advice, Australian Expats, Australian Expats in Singapore, Australian Property, Property Investment|

Welcome to my video series, where we explore the key personal finance topics for Australians at home and abroad. Today, we’re talking about positive and negative gearing and how it impacts you as an Australian expat. What is positive and negative gearing? Firstly, it’s important to recognise that there is no one-size-fits-all approach [...]

How Might Labor’s Policies Impact Australian Expats?

By | 2019-03-19T08:53:07+08:00 March 19th, 2019|Aussies in Singapore, Australian Expat Financial Advice, Australian Expats, Australian Expats in Singapore, Australian Property, Property Investment|

With a federal election just around the corner in Australia, and current odds on Sportsbet at 1.14 for a Labor win, the outcome is looking more and more likely by the day. It’s therefore important to start considering and planning for what a Shorten leadership could mean for Australia’s tax policies and how this impacts [...]

Why is Singapore a Top Choice for Australian Expats

By | 2019-03-18T22:58:38+08:00 March 13th, 2019|Aussies in Singapore, Australian Expat Financial Advice, Australian Expats, Australian Expats in Singapore, Expats in Singapore, Fee-Based Financial Adviser Singapore, Singapore|

Today, I’d like to discuss what makes Singapore such an attractive destination for Australian expats. I may be a little biased having lived and worked here for nearly six years, and loving every moment of it, but if we look at the recent surveys Singapore consistently ranks in the top three expat destinations [...]

Top Tips for Shopping in Singapore

By | 2019-03-11T08:42:08+08:00 March 11th, 2019|Aussies in Singapore, Australian Expat Financial Advice, Australian Expats, Australian Expats in Singapore, Budget, Budgeting|

Being one of the most vibrant shopping hubs in Asia, Singapore is often known as a shopper’s paradise. From mega malls to atmospheric shopping streets, Singapore has got all of your shopping needs covered. An important thing to note is that brands found in the US or UK could be double the price in Singapore. [...]

Video – Withholding Tax for Australian Expats

By | 2019-03-06T07:42:45+08:00 March 6th, 2019|Aussies in Singapore, Australian Expat Financial Advice, Australian Expats, Australian Expats in Singapore, Superannuation for Expats, Tax|

  Today, we’re talking about withholding tax and what it means for Australian expats in Singapore. What is Withholding Tax? One of the most common misconceptions and myths that we see floating around amongst Australian expats is that if you buy managed funds or Australian shares while you’re a non-resident of Australia for [...]

Tax Deductions for Australian Expats in Singapore

By | 2019-03-04T08:09:10+08:00 March 4th, 2019|Aussies in Singapore, Australian Expat Financial Advice, Australian Expats, Australian Expats in Singapore, Tax|

The tax rates that apply in Singapore to our personal income are one of the many reasons that Australian expats, among others, find life in this lion city so appealing. With a top marginal tax rate of just 22% applying to income levels above S$320,000, tax deductions and tax minimisation strategies are rarely considered, however [...]

Video #5 – Main Residence Exemption for Australian Expats

By | 2019-02-28T09:22:59+08:00 February 28th, 2019|Aussies in Singapore, Australian Expat Financial Advice, Australian Expats, Australian Expats in Singapore, Property in Singapore, Property Investment|

  Today, we’re talking about the main residence exemption for Australian property and what it’s removal, proposed removal, could mean for Australian expats. Firstly, let’s explore what the current rules are. Current Main Residence Rules for Australian Property Whether we live in Australia, as Australian tax residents, or we live abroad as Australian [...]

2019 Singapore Budget – Australian Expat Edition

By | 2019-02-26T08:15:05+08:00 February 26th, 2019|Aussies in Singapore, Australian Expat Financial Advice, Australian Expats, Australian Expats in Singapore, Budget, Singapore|

The 2019 Singapore Budget speech took place earlier this week, and if you’re like most Australian expats living and working in this city state, it would have gone largely unnoticed. As expats, it’s important to recognise this great opportunity we have to be here, and take an active interest in some of the key announcements, [...]