- Posted by Sean on January 15, 2016 in Banking Economic Market
Despite being only a number of weeks into 2016, global financial markets have opened to a pretty rocky start. Slumping commodity demand from China, one of the world’s largest consumers, has led to an oversupply (and price crash) of oil, iron ore, and copper. This caused substantial falls in both the US and Australian stock markets and set the currency … Continue reading →
- Posted by Sean on December 3, 2015 in Exchanging Money Money Transfer Tips
Diwali may be over, but there’s no reason why you shouldn’t send a little money home to help with the post holiday blues. When you’re transferring money to India, do you go through a bank, or an external provider? If you’re concerned about costs, speed and security, your choice makes a huge difference. We’re going to take you through the … Continue reading →
- Posted by Sean on November 11, 2015 in Economic Market
It’s no secret that China’s economy has faced some pretty rough times in the last year. The world is still feeling the aftermath following “Black Monday” on the 24th of August. But are we out of the woods yet? Or are the global financial markets wrestling a bull twice their size? We’re going to look at China’s stock market and … Continue reading →
- Posted by Sean on October 13, 2015 in Banking Economic Market
After two days of debating, the United States Federal Reserve (the Fed) decided not to raise the Federal Funds Rate at its Federal Open Market Committee meeting on the 17th September. Their next meeting is set for the 28th of October, keeping financial traders, analysts and international businesses on their toes. But why is the Federal Funds Rate important to … Continue reading →
- Posted by Sean on October 6, 2015 in Technology Travel
Planning a trip soon? Here’s the essential apps you need to stay organised.
Planning a trip away can be confusing, disorganised and expensive, so it’s important to keep track of all your travel info to make sure you don’t end up lost or paying unnecessary extra fees. These travel apps can help make your next trip fun, cheap and stress-free.… Continue reading →
- Posted by Sean on September 8, 2015 in Economic Market Migration
Moving to another country can be difficult and scary, especially to a competitive Western economy like the UK but you’ll be happy to know that finding your first job in Britain isn’t as hard as you might think. At the peak of the recession in 2008, hundreds of qualified professionals were unemployed across the United Kingdom, but now firms are … Continue reading →
- Posted by Sean on August 31, 2015 in Migration
Whatever your reasons for moving back to India, there are a number of things that you should consider doing prior to moving.
Just as you would carefully plan your move abroad, you should also plan your move back to India. While you will probably have familiarity with your home country, and a network of friends and family, there are … Continue reading →
- Posted by Sean on August 11, 2015 in Migration
Australia has always been an appealing destination for Indian immigrants, especially those who seek better career prospects. If you wish to migrate to Australia from India you need a visa, and Australia Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) manage these.
Recent years have seen a record number of Indians heading to Australia under various immigration programs. This is mainly … Continue reading →
- Posted by Sean on August 6, 2015 in Travel
Where and how people travel has changed drastically over recent years. Due to travel becoming a lot more economical, destinations further abroad are becoming increasingly attractive. One of these destinations is India, which has seen a surge in tourist numbers as of late. Not only has travel become more accessible, but also the travel industry itself has seen revolutionary changes.… Continue reading →
- Posted by Sean on July 24, 2015 in Exchanging Money Money Transfer Tips
Remitting money back to India can be expensive. However, it doesn’t necessarily have to be that way. With simple tricks and tips, you can make sure that you get the most bang for your buck. Things such as knowing the jargon, using the most cost effective service, and timing your money transfer can make your money go a lot further. … Continue reading →