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.

UAE Releases Tax Residency Framework

By | 2022-11-02T06:49:04+08:00 November 2nd, 2022|Australian Expat Financial Advice, Australian Expats, Expats, Tax|

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has taken a step towards a more globally compliant tax framework by revealing a set of new tax residency requirements forming part of the legislation there. The UAE is home to over 15,000 Australian expats, many of whom are based Dubai and Abu Dhabi, and as the world continues to [...]

How Much Super Should I Have At My Age..?

By | 2022-10-25T09:51:27+08:00 October 25th, 2022|Aussies in Singapore, Australian Expat Financial Advice, Australian Expats, Australian Expats in Singapore, Retirement, Superannuation, Superannuation for Expats|

“We only have $X in our superannuation, and we know that this isn’t very much at our age..” This is one of the most common statements that I hear from Australian expats in Singapore and across the globe, particularly from those that have been living and working abroad for some time. Chances are that if [...]

Selling Property as an Aussie Expat

By | 2022-10-19T14:38:21+08:00 October 19th, 2022|Aussies in Singapore, Australian Expat Financial Advice, Australian Expats, Australian Expats in Singapore, Property Investment, Tax|

Residential real estate as an investment has been an attractive option for both Australian residents and expats for decades, and I’m sure it will certainly remain an option to consider over the years to come. Whilst it can generate long-term capital growth and income returns, there are critical factors to consider when it comes to [...]

FX Risk & Your Life Insurance Policy

By | 2022-10-11T08:58:53+08:00 October 11th, 2022|Australian Expat Financial Advice, Australian Expats, Australian Expats in Singapore, Critical Illness Insurance, Income Protection Insurance, Insurance, Life Insurance, Total & Permanent Disability Insurance|

One of the biggest risks, and often one of the most overlooked, for Australian expats is foreign exchange (FX) risk, particularly how this applies to personal insurance policies. Here I’m referring specifically to Life, Total & Permanent Disability, Critical Illness, and Income Protection policies. As an Australian expat living and working abroad, managing your FX [...]

Queensland Backflips on Land Tax Reforms

By | 2022-10-04T08:11:38+08:00 October 4th, 2022|Aussies in Singapore, Australian Expat Financial Advice, Australian Expats, Australian Expats in Singapore, Australian Property, Tax|

In what has been a positive end to the weekly news cycle, we have seen Queensland announce that they would not be proceeding with their proposed land tax reforms. This comes as welcome news to both landlords, aspiring property investors, and of course renters or those looking to rent who would have no doubt seen [...]

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 [...]