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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 […]


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.


What currencies can I save on when transferring money internationally?

By Craig / May 13, 2017

Transferring money internationally can be a big money spinner for banks with high fees and uncompetitive exchange rates.  Online foreign currency dealer, OFX, deals with over 55 currencies for transferring money internationally and will help you save hundreds of dollars when making international money transfers compared to using your bank.


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 […]


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.


Why Australians Should Consider An Expat Assignment in The Netherlands

By Craig / January 10, 2017

When Australians think of moving to Europe they primarily think of living and working in the UK.  However, there are other options, and so after living in The Netherlands for four years, I will explain why other Australians should consider being an expat in The Netherlands.


Dirk Hartog & The 400 Year Anniversary of Europeans Landing in Western Australia

By Craig / September 22, 2016

Contrary to what many of us remember from school, Captain James Cook was not the first European to discover Australia.  In fact, Willem Janszoon was supposedly the first European to land on the east coast of Australia in 1605 or 1606, and Dirk Hartog was the first European to land on the Western Australian coast. […]


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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