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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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Theresa May to make it more difficult for Aussies planning to move to the UK

By Craig / May 22, 2017

In launching the UK conservative party’s new election manifesto, British Prime Minister Theresa May has announced new policies that will make it more difficult for Australians to find work and move to the UK, and it will now cost Australians more to access the National Health Service.

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Quick Facts for Australians Moving to London

By Australian Expat Investor Contributor / March 6, 2017

CurrencyFair was determined to offer the best exchange rate when converting your British pounds to Australian dollars in our review. London is one of the most dynamic and fast-paced cities on the planet. But what it makes it such a unique place is that despite being a cultural, business and artistic hub, it is also […]

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Tips for Expats Renting an Apartment in London

By Australian Expat Investor Contributor / February 23, 2017

Choosing the right place to live can affect almost every aspect of your life. As an Australian renting an apartment in London, there are a few major differences involved in the process that you should be aware of. Whilst London (and the UK in general) have fairly standardised lease practices, it’s worth taking the time […]

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Surviving Your First European Winter

By Australian Expat Investor Contributor / February 12, 2017

The prospect of your first European winter should rightly be filling you with not only excitement but also a tingle of fear for what lies ahead in some of the world’s chilliest places. Coming from an environment of balmy days and cool, yet not unpleasant winters can be quite the shock for many Australians (even if […]

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2017 sports calendar for Aussies in London

By Australian Expat Investor Contributor / January 26, 2017

So that you can plan your year ahead in between work and European travels, we thought all the expat Aussies in London (and Europe) would appreciate a summary of all the sporting events happening in London and the UK for 2017.  In this article, Jason provides a great summary.

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What is the best option to convert british pounds to Australian dollars?

By Craig / August 19, 2016

Are you wanting to get the best exchange rate when you convert british pounds to Australian dollars?  In this article we review a number of options to identify how you can ensure you get the maximum amount of Australian dollars when transferring your British pounds back to Australia. In this study we identified that there was […]

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What does Brexit mean for the British pound vs Australian dollar?

By Craig / April 21, 2016

Whether you’ve seen it on the news, read it in the newspapers or witnessed its dramatic effects on OFX’s live Market Rates page, the European Union (EU) referendum has taken centre stage in recent months. As we get closer to 23rd June 2016, many worry about the volatility of the British Pound, wondering ‘how will […]