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New Aussie Expat in Singapore Finance Checklist

By | 2018-07-31T08:42:41+00:00 July 31st, 2018|Aussies in Singapore, Australian Expat Financial Advice, Australian Expats, Australian Expats in Singapore, Expats in Singapore, Fee-Based Financial Adviser Singapore, Financial Planning|

There are currently over one million Australian expats living and working all over the globe, and approximately 25,000 of these are in the lion city of Singapore. With the diverse travel opportunities from this Asian hub to the incredible dining options and low tax rates, it’s no wonder that Singapore remains an attractive destination. Moving [...]

Withholding Tax for Aussie Expats in Singapore

By | 2018-07-25T08:36:36+00:00 July 25th, 2018|Aussies in Singapore, Australian Expat Financial Advice, Australian Expats, Australian Expats in Singapore, Tax, Withholding Tax|

One common misconception that is often raised by Australian expats in Singapore is the concern that if they invest in Australian shares or listed investments, that they will need to pay tax in Australia on any capital gains and dividends. If you are a tax resident of Singapore, then this is not the case, and [...]

Which Costs More – Singapore vs. Australia

By | 2018-07-25T08:36:50+00:00 July 17th, 2018|Aussies in Singapore, Australian Expat Financial Advice, Australian Expats, Australian Expats in Singapore, Budgeting, Fee-Based Financial Adviser Singapore, Financial Planning|

Singapore is often ranked as one of the most expensive cities in the world for Australian expats to live and work in. Working as an Aussie expat in Singapore can be one of the most financially rewarding moves you’ll make, but it’s important to watch your spending. This week we compare the cost of living [...]

Why Aussie Expats Should Be On LinkedIn

By | 2018-07-25T08:38:36+00:00 July 10th, 2018|Aussies in Singapore, Australian Expat Financial Advice, Australian Expats, Australian Expats in Singapore|

Australia truly is the lucky country. With its beautiful white sandy beaches, love of all sports and outdoor activities and the friendly down-to-earth nature of the average Aussie, it’s no wonder that many Aussie expats will return home to the land down under. Many of our Aussie expat clients and the wider community will often [...]

Busting FX Transfer Myths for Australian Expats in Singapore

By | 2018-06-26T08:08:06+00:00 June 26th, 2018|Aussies in Singapore, Australian Expat Financial Advice, Australian Expats, Australian Expats in Singapore, Fee-Based Financial Adviser Singapore, Foreign Exchange, Forex|

As is often the case with many personal finance issues for Australian expats, there are many myths floating around when it comes to the implications of transferring funds back from Singapore to Australia. In this week’s article, we’re going to separate the fact from the fiction and outline what you actually need to pay attention [...]

Top Tips for the Expat Trailing Spouse

By | 2018-06-19T08:02:40+00:00 June 19th, 2018|Aussies in Singapore, Australian Expat Financial Advice, Australian Expats, Australian Expats in Singapore, Family, Fee-Based Financial Adviser Singapore, Financial Planning|

A relocation offer to Singapore or elsewhere for one partner can often be the greatest opportunity for them and a giant leap forward in their career, however can also mean a significant trade-off for the other, often known as the ‘trailing spouse’. The term ‘trailing spouse’ seems to imply that you are simply following your [...]

Aussie Expat End of Financial Year Checklist 2018

By | 2018-07-25T08:39:18+00:00 June 5th, 2018|Aussies in Singapore, Australian Expat Financial Advice, Australian Expats, Australian Expats in Singapore, End of Financial Year, Fee-Based Financial Adviser Singapore, Personal Finance Tips, Property Investment, Superannuation|

We’re now on the home stretch to the end of the Australian financial year so it’s important to ensure that you’ve not overlooked anything as an Australian expat and haven’t missed out on any opportunities available to you. I’ve put together my End of Financial Year Checklist for Australian expats in Singapore and across the [...]

Australian Budget 2018 – Aussie Expat Edition

By | 2018-05-30T08:29:05+00:00 May 30th, 2018|Aussies in Singapore, Australian Expat Financial Advice, Australian Expats, Australian Expats in Singapore, Budget, End of Financial Year, Expats in Singapore, Fee-Based Financial Adviser Singapore|

The 2018 Australian Federal Budget has thankfully suggested that very little will change for Australian expats living and working across the globe. Treasurer Scott Morrison handed down the 2018-19 Budget on the 8th May and I have outlined the key changes below that may impact Australian expats. Tax Rate Changes The Government has introduced a [...]

Aussie Expat Guide to Repatriation

By | 2018-05-06T15:46:18+00:00 May 2nd, 2018|Aussies in Singapore, Australian Expat Financial Advice, Australian Expats, Australian Expats in Singapore, Repatriation, Retirement|

With our beautiful landscape, passion for sport and most outdoor activities and our ‘down-to-earth’ approach to most aspects of life, it’s no wonder that most Australian expats are either planning to work or retire back home. When it comes to returning home, it’s not as simple as simply packing your suitcase, booking the flights and [...]