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Australian Expats Guide to Tax in Singapore

By | 2019-06-20T09:51:24+08:00 June 20th, 2019|Aussies in Singapore, Australian Expat Financial Advice, Australian Expats, Australian Expats in Singapore, Saving, Singapore, SRS, Tax|

Hi, I’m Jarrad Brown – Financial Planner to Australian expats in Singapore and around the world. Welcome to my video series where we cover the personal finance basics for Australians at home and abroad. Today I’m thrilled to have with me, Managing Director of CST Tax, Boon Tan. Boon provides both personal and [...]

VIDEO – How Do I Set Up My Emergency Fund

By | 2019-05-29T09:24:13+08:00 May 29th, 2019|Aussies in Singapore, Australian Expat Financial Advice, Australian Expats, Australian Expats in Singapore, Fee-Based Financial Adviser Singapore, Financial Planning, Saving|

Welcome to my video series, where we explore the key personal finance topics for Australians at home and abroad. Today, we’re exploring the simple and often ignored financial strategy of setting up your emergency fund. What is an emergency fund? Forget the get rich quick schemes, the 0 to 100 properties in 12 [...]

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 [...]

How To Raise Financially Intelligent Children

By | 2018-04-01T10:23:05+08:00 February 23rd, 2017|Australian Expats, Budgeting, Children, Education, Family, Fee-Based Financial Adviser Singapore, Financial Literacy, Parents, Saving|

It is clear that financial intelligence is significantly lacking from our schools’ curriculums. If you’re a parent wishing to raise financially intelligent children, you’re going to need to take on the responsibility yourself. Below are my 6 top tips to raise financially astute children, and start to develop the skills early that they will take [...]

How To Save SMART For Your Child’s Education

By | 2018-04-01T10:23:05+08:00 February 16th, 2017|Australian Expats, Budgeting, Children, Education, Fee-Based Financial Adviser Singapore, Financial Planning, Saving|

“An investment in knowledge pays the best interest”  - Benjamin Franklin   With education costs rising rapidly each year, it is now more important than ever to plan ahead for the investment in your children. The ASG survey in Australia has revealed that the average cost of private education will set you back anywhere between [...]

Are You Smarter Than Your 5 Year Old..?

By | 2018-04-01T10:23:08+08:00 May 3rd, 2016|Australian Expats, Children, Fee-Based Financial Adviser Singapore, Financial Literacy, Financial Planning, Saving|

A study conducted by the Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) this year found that children aged 5 – 12 scored 63 out of 100 points in a measure of how financially savvy they are. Of particular note, this is 1 point higher than the adults scored. It is also interesting to note that the children [...]