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Craig is an Australian Expat and the founder of The Australian Expat Investor. Craig is passionate about investing, and while Craig cannot give personal financial or tax advice, Craig enjoys sharing investing, tax, and other tips for Australian expats to help them to build their wealth while living abroad and get the most out of their time living overseas. Get his free ebook on 9 Financial Surprises That Could Cost Australian Expats Thousands of Dollars

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Quick Facts For Australians Moving to Singapore

By Craig / January 12, 2018

Australians moving to Singapore has helped make Singapore the number one ranked destination for expats two years in a row, according to HSBC’s Expat Explorer Survey and as we reviewed in our article Living in Singapore – Is it the best place for expats?. This tiny city-state is one of Asia’s “dragons”; an economic powerhouse […]

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Top Articles for 2017

By Craig / December 18, 2017

As we launch head first into 2018, we take a look at the top articles for 2017 supporting Australians moving abroad or living abroad. 5 Financial Myths Australians Living Overseas BelieveIn this article we dispel some of the common financial myths that many Australians living overseas believe. 5 Financial Myths[…] 5 Common Mistakes People Make […]

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5 reasons you should be investing overseas

By Craig / December 12, 2017

Investing overseas can seem like a big step financially, especially if you’re looking at markets in which you have no experience. While investing overseas does come with a different set of economic, legal and political risks, there are also a range of benefits such as wider market exposure.

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Expats in Colombia – Moving to Colombia after Pablo Escobar

By Craig / December 12, 2017

Colombia is a country with a pretty horrendous reputation. It is known worldwide as the world’s biggest producer of cocaine. It has been embroiled in a complicated and bloody civil conflict for more than fifty years. It is renowned for violent crime and corruption. And the recent TV series Narcos, which dramatises the story of […]

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Transferring your UK Pension to Australia : What you need to know

By Craig / November 30, 2017

If you have lived and worked in the UK for a period of time, you will have built up savings in a UK Pension.  Due to the purpose of the UK pension (ie. to provide an income to people in retirement), there are numerous rules and restrictions when it comes to transferring your UK pension […]

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How living in Hong Kong ranks as an expat destination

By Craig / November 22, 2017

Living in Hong Kong offers an enticing mix of Chinese and English culture, with people from all over the world attracted to living in Hong Kong over the decades.  The expat population is particularly drawn from the British commonwealth countries with Australians, Brits, Africans and Indians making up a large portion of the expats.

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10 freelance jobs you can do whilst living abroad

By Craig / October 30, 2017

Have you found yourself living abroad (perhaps as the “trailing expat spouse”) or travelling the world and wanting some extra cash or ways to fill in your day?  With the advances in technology, there are a multitude of freelance jobs you can now do from almost anywhere in the world.  Here are ten ideas to […]

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Voting in Australian Elections While Living Overseas

By Craig / October 30, 2017

As an Australian Expat do you know what your obligations are with respect to voting in Australian elections while living overseas? The Queensland government has just called an election for 25 November, and a by-election for the Federal seat of New England will occur on 2 December following the High Court ruling on Barnaby Joyce’s […]

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