Are you getting the best deal for sending your money home?

TRANSFERRING MONEY: Get low fees and and great forex rates with OFX through the Australian Times Currency Zone.

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10 things you should absolutely do before you move abroad

The best way to reduce the stress of a big move overseas is to plan ahead. Preparing as much as possible before your international relocation will help everything go as smoothly as possible.

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To fix or not to fix your Australian property loan interest rate?

It is never an easy decision on whether to fix your interest rate on your loans, so we have put this quick guide together to assist you in assessing your options.

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Tax-free childcare in the UK available now

The Tax-Free Childcare Scheme (TFCS) was launched in April 2017 to the first tranche of working parents.

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IMF warns Trump’s tax reforms could destabilise world economy

In December 2017, the US Senate approved reforms to the tax system put forward by Donald Trump and his administration.

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Banks have tightened the screws, significantly affecting the amount expats may be able to borrow

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

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Here’s why Bitcoin is plummeting even further

The price of Bitcoin has experienced a drastic slide, dropping even further over the past 24 hours. We have the figures and we take a look at some of the reasons behind the drastic fall.

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UK online tax return reminder: The deadline is 31 January 2018

Your new year should be in full swing by now. If you haven’t completed your 2017 UK tax return by now, you’d better get going with it right away.

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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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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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