Why won’t the homeless just go away, really?

OPINION & ANALYSIS: Public housing might get some people off the streets, but it also puts many people permanently onto the backs of the taxpayer. Albeit well-intentioned, it is a poor substitute for a vibrant private housing market.

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What are your British pounds worth in Aussie dollars today? [Currency Zone]

TRANSFERRING MONEY: Live Australian dollar exchange rates and currency converter. Get low fees and special preferential forex rates with OFX.

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Vital tax considerations for new migrants to Australia

TAXING MATTERS: An understanding of the local tax system is a must if your non-Australian partner or family are planning to move there, writes Steve Douglas.

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The Bitcoin bubble – how we know it will burst

The price of Bitcoin shows explosive behaviour. We see the price moving upwards in a manner that is not related to the technical underpinnings. It is a clear bubble.

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Major changes for Aussie offshore property investors you need to know about

AUSTRALIAN LENDING UPDATE: We continue to see great change in lending conditions in Australia, especially for overseas based borrowers.

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Send money to the UK with Westpac’s new LitePay service for only AUD $8

LitePay International Payments offers a secure and safe way to transfer money from Australia to family and friends in the UK with a low transaction fee and competitive FX rate.

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Big changes to tax laws for expat Aussie property investors

AUSTRALIAN TAX UPDATE: Federal and state taxes have seen some significant developments that you need to know about.

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As a landlord, what expenses can you claim on your UK property?

This can be a complicated area and landlords are often surprised at the expenditure that can and cannot be claimed.

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5 reasons why Australia is a good place start a business

THE LUCKY COUNTRY: If you have an innovative start-up idea, or have an existing business you want to bring to Oz, you could very well be in with a good chance of success.

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UK Election: How will the result affect the British pound?

The impromptu election was expected to be a simple win for Theresa May and the Conservatives, but nothing has gone to plan. The effect on the pound could be substantive, with volatility correlating to recent polling results and sensational international politics.

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Anthony Pratt tops 2017 list of Australia’s richest people

The Australian Financial Review have released their 2017 rich list. Check out who made the top 10 and how many billions they are worth.

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What’s it like living overseas, and is it right for you?

The ultimate value of your experience abroad will depend on your willingness to take risks and embrace the newness and uncertainty that comes with living overseas. Ultimately, living overseas can be challenging, but it’s worth the effort.

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The 5 biggest forex myths you need to know

Whether you’re a forex pro or a total newbie, it can be hard to tell the fact from the fiction when it comes to foreign exchange.

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Do you have to file a UK Non-Resident Capital Gains Tax return?

There are penalties for failing to file the NRCGT return within the deadline and also for failing to pay the tax on time.

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Do I need to file a UK Self Assessment tax return?

There are a number of reasons why you might need to complete a Self Assessment tax return if you earn British income.

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