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Factors Affecting Movements in the Australian Dollar

By Craig / October 26, 2017

Although the Australian dollar remains one of the top 5 most-traded currencies and one of the three primary commodity currencies, it’s still vulnerable to market changes. In order to predict these changes and how they will affect your investments, we have created a short guide that will help you better understand the factors affecting movements […]

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Bitcoin Trading – A Guide For Seasoned Investors

By Australian Expat Investor Contributor / October 12, 2017

If you read the article “Bitcoin: An Introductory Article to the World’s Most Popular Cryptocurrency”, you now have a basic idea of what cryptocurrency is, how it works, and what you are able to do with it.  The next question that I am often asked by those who have recently discovered cryptocurrency is this: Is […]

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Bitcoin: An Introduction to the World’s Most Popular Cryptocurrency

By Australian Expat Investor Contributor / October 1, 2017

In 2009, a man known only to the world as Satoshi Nakamoto released a revolutionary piece of software on the internet. Initially, the technology was disregarded by the online community and it was only used for illegal dark net transactions. Today, this technology is so powerful that governments are creating regulations for it and its […]

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5 insurance policies you will need to review when moving overseas

By Craig / May 11, 2017

You don’t want to under-insure yourself but at the same time you don’t want to over-insure yourself (and pay too much money in annual premiums).  When moving overseas, there are five insurance policies you will want to check, change, review or take out.  We summarise them below.

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Review of one “Offshore Savings Scheme” marketed to Australian expats

By Craig / May 3, 2017

A few months ago, one reader of The Australian Expat Investor shared with me some material on a “tax effective” offshore savings scheme that was being marketed to her.  While I understand that there are worse products being pushed by “financial advisors”, here is a summary of some of the “features” of this product.  You […]

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How to Protect Yourself From Dodgy Offshore Investment Schemes

By Craig / April 23, 2017

Expats (particularly those working in low-tax or high salary jurisdictions), are often the targets of sales people spruiking tax effective offshore investment schemes or tax effective offshore pension funds.  In some circumstances they are promoted by well-meaning employers or expat organisations.  So, how can you determine which offshore investment schemes are genuinely a good investment […]

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