Australian Expats Guide to HECS – HELP Debt

The HECS-HELP system is a scheme that allows the Australian Government to assist students with their tuition fees by providing them with a loan. They are available at most public universities and a select group of private institutions also. Prior to the 1st July 2017, Australian expats could study at a local university with a

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Ally’s Personal Finance Reading List

With many countries around the world in some form of lockdown and travel restrictions in place for most Australian expats across the globe, this can be a great opportunity for you to brush up on your personal finance knowledge. One of the things that I love about jumping on a plane, whether it be a

How to Diversify Your Employer Stock

One of the attractive remuneration benefits for many Australian expats working around the world is employee share plans. These could be in the form of Employee Share Purchase Plans (SPPs), or even being gifted shares as part of short-term or long-term incentive plans. Many companies discovered that by offering their employees shares, particularly with a

Preparing an Emergency Fund as an Aussie Expat

“To expect the unexpected shows a thoroughly modern intellect” -           Oscar Wilde As the expression goes, one of the key certainties of life is uncertainty, and this certainly holds true for Australian expats living and working all over the world. When it comes to planning for the unexpected and any emergencies that may come up,

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