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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 [...]

Superannuation for Australians Heading Abroad

By | 2018-04-01T10:23:06+08:00 July 21st, 2016|Australian Expats, Financial Planning, Retirement, Superannuation for Expats|

So you’ve decided to take the step to move overseas and explore a new land full of new and exciting opportunities. Whether that new opportunity be in Singapore or elsewhere, it is certain that it will be both an exciting and challenging time for you. As an Australian moving overseas, whether you’re never planning to [...]

Top 10 Retirement Mistakes You Should AVOID

By | 2018-04-01T10:23:09+08:00 April 4th, 2016|Australian Expats, Fee-Based Financial Adviser Singapore, Financial Literacy, Financial Planning, Retirement, Superannuation|

There’s far more to retirement planning than simply making mandatory contributions to your superannuation fund or putting your surplus cash each month into a savings account. With an aging population and growing numbers of people over 60 living below the poverty level, far too many are either not saving for their retirement with a plan [...]

Top Finance Tips for New Grandparents

By | 2018-04-01T10:23:09+08:00 March 31st, 2016|Australian Expats, Budgeting, Fee-Based Financial Adviser Singapore, Financial Planning, Grandchildren, Personal Finance Tips, Retirement, Superannuation for Expats|

"Something magical happens when parents turns into grandparents. Their attitude changes from "money doesn't grow on trees" to spending it like it does."  - Sophia Loren Becoming a grandparent can be one of the most exciting times of your life, and it’s often the case that finance is not the first thought that will pop [...]

6 Facts You Need To Know About Your CPF

By | 2018-04-01T10:23:09+08:00 March 15th, 2016|Australian Expats, CPF, Retirement, Superannuation, Superannuation for Expats|

The Central Provident Fund (CPF) is the retirement savings plan for citizens in Singapore. This is open to both Singapore Citizens as well as those that have Permanent Residency (PR) here. There have been many questions surrounding CPF lately so I’ve highlighted below the 6 key facts that you need to know. 1. You’ll earn [...]