Automation – Surviving in the Rapidly Changing Global Job Market of 2017

  • Posted by Laurie I on February 16, 2017 in Economic Market Technology

robots automating 2017 jobs globally

If you’ve been out and about lately, you’ve probably noticed that more and more things are being done by computers. Everything from supermarket checkouts to accountants are being automated. Even some web articles are written by computers (not this one though – don’t worry). We’ve all heard the stories about how robots are going to take over the world and that this rise in automation is going to steal our jobs, but is this really going to happen? Maybe eventually, but today we’re going to take you through our top tips for coping with the technological uprising in this article.


Bitcoin – Digital Currency: Fad or Future?

  • Posted by Laurie I on June 24, 2016 in Banking Technology

The future of bitcoin

If the term “digital currency” makes you feel uneasy, you’re not alone. We’ve all heard of our fair share of people falling victim to online scams and “get rich quick” schemes. But are digital currencies like Bitcoin really that scary? Or are they going to become a part of everyday life? We’re going to take you through the ins and outs of digital currencies.


5 Travel Planner Apps to Keep Your Trip Organised

  • Posted by Sean on October 6, 2015 in Technology Travel

Planning a trip soon? Here’s the essential apps you need to stay organised.


International Personal Banking – Online, Offshore, Euro, UK & More

  • Posted by Jason on March 16, 2015 in Banking Exchanging Money Technology

Moving money between countries can be sluggish and expensive. Rest assured, however, as this can be largely avoided using the right international personal banking service. We’re going to check out your options when it comes to offshore accounts and moving money internationally.


Mobile Phone Banking Apps & Software Solutions

  • Posted by Jason on March 15, 2015 in Banking Technology

In recent years, new technology has allowed us to do most of our banking both online and on the go. But how does it work? Is it safe? We’re going to take you through the “ins and outs” of mobile banking.


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 .


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?


Mobile Remittance Payment Systems: Send Money Home from Anywhere

  • Posted by Jason on January 25, 2015 in Insight Technology

So you’ve been told your phone is smart. A smart phone. Devices, such as smart phones and tablets, are so smart that they can quickly send a mobile remittance from one side of the world to another with just a few taps. But what are the risks involved? This article is here to help keep you safe from cybercriminals.


Online Remittance Services – Is Paying Online Safe?

  • Posted by Jason on January 21, 2015 in Banking Exchanging Money Technology

Almost every week there is something in the news about the tightening of online remittance regulations. Countries all over the world are making changes to their laws to limit people using money transfer services for nefarious purposes, such as laundering money and funding terrorism.


Digital Money Transfers Demystified: Internet Transfers Explained

  • Posted by Jason on January 7, 2015 in Technology

Internet transfers

Digital money transfers are a fast and easy way to send money overseas. They offer the cheapest money transfer rates and are often much faster than traditional bank transfers. In this article we are going to explain the whole process from start to finish so that you can be comfortable and confident that your money is safe and secure at every stage of the online funds transfer process.