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Retiree Mistakes to Avoid During COVID-19

By | 2020-05-19T07:59:51+08:00 May 19th, 2020|Aussies in Singapore, Australian Expat Financial Advice, Australian Expats, Australian Expats in Singapore, Investing, Retirement, Superannuation, Superannuation for Expats|

COVID-19 has taken its toll on Australians all over the world, both personally and financially, and it is the retirees in particularly that need to avoid making some serious financial mistakes that they may not be able to recover from. With most financial markets having declined since the start of this year, we are seeing [...]

Should I Access My Superannuation – COVID-19

By | 2020-03-30T07:59:15+08:00 March 30th, 2020|Aussies in Singapore, Australian Expat Financial Advice, Australian Expats, Australian Expats in Singapore, Retirement, Superannuation, Superannuation for Expats|

A great deal can happen in a short space of time. Covid-19 numbers are rocketing across the globe, with no countries being spared. Unemployment is rising in Australia, Singapore and all over. Governments are responding with stimulus packages and support payments to those who are unemployed and financially impacted by the spread of the virus [...]

Most Complained About Super Funds

By | 2020-02-12T07:52:16+08:00 February 12th, 2020|Aussies in Singapore, Australian Expat Financial Advice, Australian Expats, Australian Expats in Singapore, Retirement, Superannuation, Superannuation for Expats|

Superannuation has been the backbone of the Australian retirement system for many years now, and for many planning to retire down under will be one of the most tax-efficient vehicles to save and invest your way to retirement. For Australian expats, it’s important to note that just having left Australia is no reason to forget [...]

Retirement Plannig – More Than Just Money

By | 2020-02-05T09:18:02+08:00 February 5th, 2020|Aussies in Singapore, Australian Expat Financial Advice, Australian Expats, Australian Expats in Singapore, Repatriation, Retirement|

Many people, particularly in our industry of financial planners, will view retirement planning as simply determining how much you need to save in order to have enough money to live off when you do decide to hang up the boots. With approximately 28% of American retirees recently surveyed stating that they felt much less happy [...]

Video – How To Find My Lost Superannuation

By | 2019-05-09T10:55:48+08:00 May 9th, 2019|Aussies in Singapore, Australian Expat Financial Advice, Australian Expats, Australian Expats in Singapore, Retirement, Superannuation, Superannuation for Expats|

Welcome to my video series, where we explore the key personal finance topics for Australians at home and abroad. If you’ve ever worked in more than one job. If you’ve changed your name and address, chances are you may have a lost superannuation account sitting waiting to be claimed. In this video we’re [...]

What Are The Wealthy Doing That You’re Not..?

By | 2019-01-29T08:09:10+08:00 January 29th, 2019|Australian Expats, Fee-Based Financial Adviser Singapore, Personal Finance Tips, Retirement|

“Imitation is not just the sincerest form of flattery - it's the sincerest form of learning.”  - George Bernard Shaw The smartest way to achieve any goals in life, whether they be financial or otherwise, is not to reinvent the wheel, but rather to identify those who’ve already achieved those goals and mimic their behaviours. [...]

Contingency Planning for Your Retirement

By | 2018-12-04T09:29:45+08:00 December 4th, 2018|Aussies in Singapore, Australian Expat Financial Advice, Australian Expats, Australian Expats in Singapore, Retirement|

“Life is what happens to us while we’re making other plans…” Allen Saunders   One of the greatest oversights that we often make when planning for our retirement is to factor in the contingencies – those unexpected events that can often cost us far more than we expect or plan for. With advances in medical [...]

Aussie Expat Guide to Repatriation

By | 2019-02-11T18:29:57+08:00 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 [...]

The Gender Retirement Gap & Expat Women

By | 2018-04-01T10:23:04+08:00 March 27th, 2018|Aussies in Singapore, Australian Expats, Expats in Singapore, Retirement|

With International Women’s Day having just passed a couple of weeks ago on the 8th March, I thought it would be a valuable insight to share some of the key risks for expat women when it comes to the gender retirement gap and what you can do to prepare for and overcome these risks. There [...]

Financial Planning Myths Blown WIDE OPEN

By | 2018-04-01T10:23:05+08:00 May 3rd, 2017|Australian Expats, Fee-Based Financial Adviser Singapore, Financial Literacy, Financial Planning, Investing, Investing in Shares, Meeting a Financial Adviser, Retirement|

“Sticking your head in the sand does not prevent the tide from coming in.” ― K.J. In the world of financial planning, we’ve seen all sorts of strategies and advice being provided, but just how do you separate fact from fiction. How can you tell the brilliant from the BS. Below I have dispelled some [...]