Top 10 India Budget Travel Tips

  • Posted by Paul on June 4, 2015 in Exchanging Money Travel

India is renowned as one of the world’s best places to travel to. The culture, people, and history all combine to provide something unique to travellers. Fortunately, you don’t need vast sums of money to experience India and all that is has to offer. Travel to India is relatively inexpensive compared to many destinations, but read below for ten India budget travel tips to make your money go even further.


The Pound to Euro Exchange Rate – 2015 Projections

  • Posted by Paul on May 27, 2015 in Economic Market Exchanging Money Insight

If you’re looking at exchanging your Pounds (GPB) to Euros (EUR), you’ll probably want to know how the outlook for 2015 is looking. We’re going to take you through the day to day swings, as well as a few longer term projections for the pound to Euro exchange rate.


Top 10 Online Money Transfer Scams to Watch Out For

  • Posted by Paul on May 11, 2015 in Banking Exchanging Money Insight

Sending money online has always been seen as uncertain – after all, you have very little control over the transaction once it leaves your account. Fraudsters and scam artists are well aware of this and have a number of tricks to bleed victims of their hard earned cash. We’re going to take you through the most popular of these international online money transfer scams, so that you can spot and avoid them.


Top 5 Jobs for Overseas Filipino Workers

  • Posted by Paul on April 27, 2015 in Economic Market Migration

If you’re Filipino and planning to work overseas (or you’re working overseas already, but you’re wondering about other job options) it pays to do a little research to determine which skills will give you the best chance of securing a high-paying, enjoyable job. In this post we’re going to take you through the 5 most popular jobs for overseas Filipino workers.


Paypal Alternatives for the UK and Beyond

  • Posted by Paul on March 5, 2015 in Banking Insight Technology

It’s fair to say at this point that Paypal is a large, internationally-recognised company known worldwide for its money transfer services. However, bigger isn’t always better – many people have complained about Paypal’s high fees, poor customer service and a system vulnerable to fraudsters. Fortunately for the UK, there are always Paypal alternatives. We’re going to take a look at some of these in this post .


US Exchange Rates: What’s In Store for 2015?

  • Posted by Paul on March 1, 2015 in Economic Market Exchanging Money

The US currency exchange rate is a volatile beast – who can say how the US Dollar will compare to the Pound, Rupee, or Euro by the end of 2015? Despite this, we’re going to look at current trends and events hitting the USD, and analyse how these may affect the value of the currency over the course of the year.


Pinoy Remittance and Doing Business in the Philippines

  • Posted by Paul on February 2, 2015 in Economic Market Insight

Many overseas Filipino workers have flown far from their home in search of opportunity in recent times, in order to support family at home in the Phillipines. As a result, the amount of Pinoy Remittance being sent has grown astronomically, making up 5-10% of GDP in the last few years alone. The Internet has made sending money to the Philippines easier than ever, and with this comes the development of remittance culture to compliment pre-existing businesses.


Electronic Funds Transfers Explained: Electronic Remmitances in the 21st Century

  • Posted by Paul on January 27, 2015 in Technology

Electronic remittance is the way of the future. It’s a form of Electronic Funds Transfer (otherwise known as EFT). Doesn’t ring a bell? You’ve probably used it before already. But what exactly is ETF?


Find & Compare the Best Money Transfer Rates Online

  • Posted by Paul on January 8, 2015 in Exchanging Money Insight

When you’re looking for the best money transfer rates online, there are a few big factors you should be looking at before deciding which company suits you best. Transfer rates can vary widely between different providers and as such, it is important to compare rates to make sure that you are getting the best possible deal. Rates vary from day to day, so it is a very good idea to do this immediately before any international transfer.


The Future of International Money Transfer Companies

  • Posted by Paul on January 5, 2015 in Economic Market

The future of global remittances

New Technology in the Money Transfer Sector

Top international money transfer companies have been relatively fast to adopt new technology when it comes to enabling people to quickly and easily send money abroad. There are a wide range of international banking services that offer everything from email money transfers to instant transfers via credit card. The question is, what is going to happen in the future – where is the industry heading, and how will it help you? With the myriad different modes of international transfer that are available and the increasingly strict approach that regulators are taking to money transfer companies that are sending payments internationally, what is safe and what methods are going to stand the test of time? In the coming months and years we are expecting to see increased regulation in the international remittances sector and this is going to have a big impact on what technology remittance companies can and cannot use to enable people to send money abroad.