Finance

12 Weirdest things on sale in the US

America: where capitalism came to buy more stuff. You can purchase literally ANYTHING in this country, which throws up some very weird conundrums between what you want and what you actually need. I want a home defibrillator but do I actually need one? Probably not, but I can’t see into…

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Paying off HELP or TSL debts while working overseas

You’ve wracked up a healthy HELP, HECS or TSL debt getting that fancy-pants degree or trade that helped you move overseas to work in the first place. And we all know that the delightful Australian Tax Office (ATO) works off your Aussie income to decree how much you’re required to…

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Building your US credit history

Regardless of how great you’ve been at managing your credit in Australia, once you move you’re going to have to start from the very beginning building your US credit history. It can be a little depressing knowing that your good financial habits back home basically count for naught once you…

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3 Tax Issues Every Australian Moving to the USA Should Know

Guest Article by Craig Joslin, Founder of The Australian Expat Investor – A website with a treasure trove of informative articles to help Australian Expats Build Their Wealth While Living Abroad. Get Craig’s free ebook at http://www.austexpatinvestor.com. As an expat myself, I understand the number of things people need to…

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