Exploring Sri Lanka’s Biggest Economic Development Challenges

  • Posted by Jason on June 4, 2015 in Global Economies

Sri Lanka’s had its issues over the last thirty years or so. While GDP increased by 7% in 2014, the country still has some challenges it must overcome before it can develop sustainably. We’re going to take you through Sri Lanka’s biggest development stifling demons.


Top 10 Ways to Save Money on Travel

  • Posted by Jason on June 3, 2015 in Students Travel

Travelling can be expensive, but it doesn’t necessarily have to be that way. No matter what destination you choose, there are plenty of simple ways to reduce costs and enjoy your vacation even more. Some websites may offer tips and advice that seem like common sense, so we have compiled a list of the top 10 ways to save money on travel that you haven’t heard before. Keep reading to find out what they are.


15 High-Demand Jobs in Australia for Foreign Workers

  • Posted by Jason on June 2, 2015 in Global Economies Immigration Students

If you’re looking to immigrate and find a job in Australia, you’ll want to market yourself in an area with plenty of demand. In order to help you, we’ve compiled a list of 15 high-demand jobs in Australia for foreign workers!


Pros and Cons of Retiring to the Philippines

  • Posted by Jason on June 1, 2015 in Immigration

If you’re considering retiring to the beautiful, tropical Philippines, there are a few things you need to be prepared for in advance – it’s an incredible country, but there are a few downsides. In this article we’ll weigh up the pros and cons of retiring there.


What a Second Term Conservative Government Means for UK Remittance Senders

  • Posted by Jason on May 31, 2015 in Banking Global Economies

Whether you’re pleased with the recent election results or not, it appears that the Conservatives are here to stay for a second term. But what does this actually mean for remittance senders in the UK? We’re going to take you through the implications of new Tory policies on sending money home, particularly for those of you who have become citizens and those who are new arrivals.


An Inside Look at the Development Bank of the Philippines

  • Posted by Jason on May 28, 2015 in Banking Global Economies

The Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP) is a government owned bank that finances projects within the economy in order to keep it growing. As the name suggests, its goal is to help to develop the Philippines in a way that’s sustainable. We’re going to give you an inside look into the DBP and cover what exactly it does, as well as who it helps along the way.


The 7 Best Business Opportunities for FDI in India

  • Posted by Jason on May 14, 2015 in Global Economies

Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in India is booming – but more in some industries than others. We’re going to take you through the ins-and-outs of the seven most popular opportunities for FDI in India. We’re also going to take a look at any restrictions or requirements you may run into along the way.


21 Things Only Expats Will Understand

  • Posted by Jason on May 6, 2015 in Immigration

If you’ve lived overseas for any length of time, there are certain little secret understandings you share with other expats that other people just can’t get their head around. Here’s a list of our favourites:


How to Make an International Bank Transfer, Step by Step

  • Posted by Jason on May 3, 2015 in Banking

The first time you start an international bank transfer, you’re likely to run into some confusion. There’s so much confusing terminology: ‘SWIFT’, ‘IBAN’ and ‘BIC’. What does any of this even mean? Fortunately for you, we’re going to take you through this step by step – you’ll be a total whizz in no time. We’ll also give you some tips on avoiding large international bank transfer fees.


Kiwi Dollar Parity Dream on Ice

  • Posted by Jason on May 1, 2015 in Global Economies Global Money Transfer

THE chance of parity between the Australian dollar and its Kiwi rival is fast dissipating, with the Reserve Bank of New Zealand signalling it may be preparing to cut rates.