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Alexandra Cain

Alexandra Cain is a freelance finance journalist who likes nothing better than getting her head around esoteric financial topics and making them easily understandable for readers. She lives, works and surfs in sunny Dee Why in Sydney.

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The trade tensions between the US and China trade is already affecting businesses in the Asia-Pacific region.

US/China trade tensions: some Asian businesses see opportunities

The neurodiversity paradigm is a perspective that every kind of mind is equally deserving of respect and value, and therefore potentially capable of contributing powerfully to society in positive ways.

Neurodiversity: bringing unique talents to the workplace

Waisale Iowane ASA, CFO of Free Bird Institute, the first foreign company to be listed on the Fiji exchange. Photo: Kama Catch Me.

Meet the Fijian CFO successfully navigating cultural differences in business

'Populate your CV and social media profile, especially LinkedIn, with keywords that match the job description of the role for which you're applying.

Use the right CV keywords and beat the machine scanning your job application

Whaling scams are often hard to detect because the emails usually do not have an attachment or URL link.

6 tips to foil a whaling scam

The biggest step the government could take to improve women’s super balances is to increase the superannuation guarantee to 12 per cent.

How to make super work for women

One of the best ways accounting firms can protect their information from cybercrime is with an integrated IT security system.

Proven strategies to protect your accounting firm against cybercrime

Interest rates are pivotal in a world of high debt levels.

Lower for longer? Outlook for global interest rates

Planning is your friend in a chaotic commercial environment, it helps you to understand where the organisation is heading.

How to plan, budget and forecast when the only constant is change

Digital payment options are popular in Asia and are helping to improve business cash flow.


Trustees will still have every year audited, but this would be completed once every three years.

Three-year SMSF audits: how auditors will be affected

Digital payment options are popular in Asia and are helping to improve business cash flow.

Technology drives growth: options for small business

'Connect all the way down the line,' says Andrew Townend CPA, the CFO of PepsiCo Australia & New Zealand. Photo by Rohan Thomson.

Meet the CFO of PepsiCo Australia

Rachael Cox CPA, CFO at the Museum of Australian Democracy. Photographer: Rohan Thomson.

The CFO: innovative, with many skills

The sub class that topped them all? Read on.

5 asset classes – and the sub-class that tops them all

Are you ready to make a decision on which SMSF licensing option to use?

Important updates on your 2016 SMSF licensing options

Get ready for the new trends hitting your office space in 2016.

10 workplace trends

Healthcare finance calls for specialised skills

Check up: what skills do accountants working in healthcare need?

Tax laws in the United Kingdom are considerably more complex than other countries.

Tax traps for Aussies working in the United Kingdom

Singapore has become a popular international tax haven.

Tax traps for Aussies working in Singapore