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  • Business Referrals – Bounty Increase

    For new businesses coming to CurrencyFair we have overhauled our signup process to make it much easier to get started saving money. To celebrate the Signup process we are adding a little extra to our Referral reward when you refer a business! Any new business that you refer to CurrencyFair with your unique referral link … The post Business Referrals – Bounty Increase appeared first on CurrencyFair...

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  • We’re Proud To Announce The Launch Of CurrencyFair For Business

    At CurrencyFair, we’re committed to helping businesses of every size make fast, fair international payments. We believe that big business exchange rates should be available to every business, of every size, on every transaction. Big business exchange rates for every business, every time. We mean business, and we’re showing it by officially relaunching CurrencyFair for … The post We’re Proud To Ann...

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  • Australia Abolishing The 457 Employment Visa – What Could This Mean For You?

    The Australian Federal Government has announced plans to abolish the popular 457 visa, replacing it with two new visas, according to Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull. However, current 457 Visa holders will not be affected. It’s expected the new two-year replacement will not allow permanent residency, and will have stricter requirements around work experience, English language … The post Australia A...

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  • What’s The Best Option for EUR-GBP Transfers Between France and the UK?

    If you need to send between €750 and €15,000 to the UK, CurrencyFair offers the best value. This is, according to comparison website Monito.com, a result of our “very good exchange rate and low fees”. In fact, CurrencyFair offered the best value on 45% of the transfer amounts included! At the time of our analysis … The post What’s The Best Option for EUR-GBP Transfers Between France and the UK? ap...

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  • May The Fourth Be With You – April Refer A Friend Bonus

    We’re super excited to announce we’re increasing the Refer A Friend reward to €45 again. This time, the offer runs until May the Fourth increasing the reward to €45 (from €30). That means €45 for you and €45 for any friends you refer who sign up with CurrencyFair and send money overseas. (The usual T&Cs … The post May The Fourth Be With You – April Refer A Friend Bonus appeared first on CurrencyFa...

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  • Easter 2017 Opening hours

    Best wishes for a safe and happy Easter break from everyone at CurrencyFair.   Our opening hours are: The exchange markets will close at 16:00 GMT+1 on Good Friday 14th April 2017 and will reopen at 22:30 GMT+1 on Monday 17th April 2017. Please note also that the banks will not process payments in most … The post Easter 2017 Opening hours appeared first on CurrencyFair.

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  • Startups in Sydney We Are Watching in 2017

    Sydney is Australia’s startup capital, but as Anthill Magazine reminds us, “its start-up density is only 18 per cent of that found in Silicon Valley.” That’s why news that the government’s plan to “establish a new supersized startup hub in Sydney” is so exciting. It means more jobs in New South Wales and across Australia. … The post Startups in Sydney We Are Watching in 2017 appeared first on Curr...

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  • Theresa May Triggers Article 50 – How Has Brexit Affected GBP?

    Last night, Prime Minister Theresa May invoked Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty, officially signalling the UK’s intent to leave the EU. The two year countdown to Brexit has begun. British ambassador to the EU, Sir Tim Barrow, will deliver the letter by hand to the European Council president, Donal Tusk, later today. According to … The post Theresa May Triggers Article 50 – How Has Brexit Affected G...

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  • Tips and Resources for Finding English Language Jobs on the Continent

    English is the language of business. In fact, one in four people on the planet are at least proficient in English, according to the Center for Strategic and International Studies, making it crucial in terms of economic growth and prosperity. “The ability to communicate with the broadest customer base possible requires proficiency in English, and … The post Tips and Resources for Finding English La...

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  • An Expat Business Success Story – Oxford Comma Translation

    Jane Roffe is a classic example of the endless flexibility and adaptability of small business owners. Her translation business has successfully transitioned across borders and across industries, and continues to evolve. Starting A Business Abroad Jane started her French-English translation business as a British resident of France. “My first challenge was to gain formal translation … The post An Ex...

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  • Expat Football: 20 Clubs Around the World You Can Join

    One of the hardest parts of moving to a new country is making friends. Depending on your language proficiency, it can be nearly impossible to communicate outside of the office. Many expats feel loneliness during their first few months as they get used to their surroundings. But one of the easiest ways to make friends … The post Expat Football: 20 Clubs Around the World You Can Join appeared first ...

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  • How Small Businesses Are Using CurrencyFair To Reduce Their International Payments Costs

    Undeterred by ongoing international political uncertainty, small-medium businesses around the world continue to look to foreign markets for new customers and suppliers. If you are thinking of expanding the international side of your business, now is a good time to consider reducing your transactional costs by using CurrencyFair. How Are Other Small Businesses Using CurrencyFair? … The post How Sma...

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  • Jobs in the Great White North: 18 International Recruitment Companies in Canada

    With his “Diversity is our strength” tweet on January 28, 2017, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau reminded a divisive world of Canada’s official policy of multiculturalism. The global implications of new and future US immigration policies are “dire,” Vancouver’s mayor tells The Washington Post — although on the positive side the unrest “may result in … The post Jobs in the Great White North: ...

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  • 25 EU Incubators and Accelerators Hatching Great Startups

    Making it on your own as an entrepreneur can seem like a Sisyphean task. While plenty of startups bootstrap their way to viability, they’re often overwhelmed and in need of support. All across Europe, incubators and accelerators have grown up to provide the support local entrepreneurs need to execute their ideas. Whether it’s funding, professional … The post 25 EU Incubators and Accelerators Hatch...

  • Small Business Guide: The 3 Big Questions To Ask Your Currency Exchange Provider

    Growing a successful business can be a challenging and daunting labour of love. Managing cash-flow, controlling costs and keeping customers and suppliers happy – just some of the daily tasks faced by entrepreneurs. For businesses that work with overseas suppliers and international customers, there is the added factor of currency exchange to consider. Moving money … The post Small Business Guide: T...

  • Volunteer Opportunities: 15 Organisations That Welcome Expats

    The expatriate life can be busy. There’s the move itself, then finding a house and settling the family in, and then getting acclimated to a new language and culture. So, why do so many expats make the time to go volunteer? Reasons range from pure altruism to simply being social. Volunteering helps you meet new … The post Volunteer Opportunities: 15 Organisations That Welcome Expats appeared first ...

  • What You Need to Know About Opening a Business in Australia

    Recently, we discussed the logistics of moving your company to Australia, from the legalities of registering your business to fitting into the right tax bracket. The actual process of getting approval to operate in the country is only the first part. Expats have an uphill climb as they acclimate to Australian work culture while trying … The post What You Need to Know About Opening a Business in Au...

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  • March €4,000 Refer a Friend Giveaway

    The reason CurrencyFair has grown so fast has been the wonderful support from our customers around the world. Thanks to this support, CurrencyFair has helped people transfer nearly €4.5 billion and has saved them well over €160 million. This March we thought we’d have a little fun and reward our customers who refer family, friends and colleagues to CurrencyFair: … The post March €4,000 Refer a Fri...

  • Bitten By The Banks – Rent A Dinosaur Bares Its Teeth

    At CurrencyFair, we’ve long known that our customers are proactive and often tech savvy, but one customer is positively prehistoric. Imagine turning up to a work event or perhaps a community fair, only to turn around and come face to face with a 4 metres long, 3 metres tall, walking, roaring baby Tyrannosaurus Rex! You … The post Bitten By The Banks – Rent A Dinosaur Bares Its Teeth appeared first...

  • 25 Swiss Startups trying to Change the World

    Switzerland is known for its snow-capped ski mountains, high-quality chocolate, and pristine, historical cityscapes. Now, thanks to a technology boom and the omnipresence of the Internet, Switzerland is also known for its startup scene. The Silicon Alps are home to hundreds of startups in a range of diverse industries, including technology, healthcare, nonprofits and more. … The post 25 Swiss Star...

  • Important – Our Hungarian Forint (HUF) Bank Account has Changed

    Important – Our Hungarian Forint (HUF) bank account has changed. You can find the new account details on your CurrencyFair account by selecting CurrencyFair Bank Accounts from the main menu. Our new HUF account is held in the United Kingdom. What does this mean for you? If you are sending in HUF to your CurrencyFair … The post Important – Our Hungarian Forint (HUF) Bank Account has Changed appeare...

  • Finding Good Reception – How Multiband Antennas Got It Right

    Talk about going niche! Countless business experts have sung the praises of carefully selecting a target market and audience and then focusing on this niche to grow your business. Michael Kenny of Multiband Antennas has made this his mantra and, as a result, has built a thriving small business with customers around the world. What … The post Finding Good Reception – How Multiband Antennas Got It R...

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  • Hiring Internationally? Look For These 10 Skills in Your Candidates

    When a company hires a new employee from overseas, the company is only partially looking to see whether that person has the technical skills. After all, it’s possible to train new hires on company processes or business practices. But there are so many more competences that employee has to bring to the table, and these … The post Hiring Internationally? Look For These 10 Skills in Your Candidates a...

  • Brexit and Startups: How UK Entrepreneurs View the Next Few Years

    The shock of Brexit has worn off since last summer, and now business owners are starting to question how the vote will actually affect them personally. “What will Brexit mean for my exports?” “What does it mean for my employees?” “Will the economy under Brexit slow my business, or give it a boost?” “Is now … The post Brexit and Startups: How UK Entrepreneurs View the Next Few Years appeared first ...

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  • How One Saas Startup Overcame The Struggles Of Scaling – Thymometrics

    Jerry Pett is on a mission to help make the workplace happier, more productive, more fulfilling – and is building innovative software to help make it happen. His software-as-a-service company, Thymometrics, is rapidly rising to become one of the world’s leading employee engagement tools. Why Start The Business? With a background in software development and … The post How One Saas Startup Overcame ...

  • Foreign Ownership: How to Manage Residential and Commercial Properties

    Investing in foreign property can provide a good return, both in terms of cash flow and capital growth. Whatever the investment property — a vacation home rented out in the off-season or multiple commercial and residential properties located across the globe — there are two stages that are crucial: selecting the property itself and finding … The post Foreign Ownership: How to Manage Residential an...

  • Why Your Business Should Consider Expanding Into Australia

    Whether you’re looking to expand your current corporation into a new region or want to start fresh in a new place, Australia is a great option for opening a business. The current economic state Down Under makes it more affordable for foreign investors, while local governments and labor forces are eager for job creators to … The post Why Your Business Should Consider Expanding Into Australia appear...

  • How Millennials Are Changing the Business Travel Industry

    Millennials have become the most frequent business travelers, not only because they make up a large part of the workforce but also because they genuinely enjoy travel — whether it’s personal or professional. However, millennials also have a habit of “disrupting” everything they touch, and the travel industry is no different. Both employers and industry … The post How Millennials Are Changing the B...

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  • Translating A Job Into A Business – REacTiv Limited

    Starting a family is one of life’s great adventures. It is also an adventure that often leads to questions around the issue of work-life balance. When Toby Price and his wife were ready to start a family, they found themselves re-evaluating what was important to them and their future children. After ten years of working … The post Translating A Job Into A Business – REacTiv Limited appeared first ...

  • Goldfish Quotas, Ketchup Bans and 18 Other Strange Laws World Travelers Should Know

    Seasoned travelers are used to experiencing a certain level of culture shock when they arrive at a new destination. They might experience unfamiliar traffic patterns, strange food and cultural customs that baffle them at first. However, many of these customs make sense once you understand the history and values of a region. The same can … The post Goldfish Quotas, Ketchup Bans and 18 Other Strange...

  • Estonian Startup Watch: 25 Companies that Could be the Next Skype

    Skype put the Estonian startup scene on the map when it become a globally used tool, eventually acquired by Microsoft in 2011 for 8.5 billion USD. Today, the country has become a hub for tech growth and innovation, with a tight-knit community working together to support each other. On Twitter, startup innovators and entrepreneurs call … The post Estonian Startup Watch: 25 Companies that Could be t...

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  • 2016 Christmas & New Year Opening Hours

    If you’re a CurrencyFair customer, or are considering joining thousands of people who send money around the world at a much lower cost than their bank can offer, you’ll no doubt be wondering when you can use our service over the Christmas period. In true CurrencyFair style, we’ve got all the details right here! Customer … The post 2016 Christmas & New Year Opening Hours appeared first on CurrencyF...

  • These 20 Swedish Startups Are Poised for Big Things in 2017

    Stockholm is known for its startup-friendly culture. Sweden’s capital served as the launch pad for two of the world’s biggest consumer tech companies, Skype and Spotify. “One of the explanations for Stockholm’s success,” according to the Swedish Wire, “include that it has developed a human, social, educational and corporate infrastructure that supports startups.” And its … The post These 20 Swedis...

  • Share And Win Flights

    Flying home for Christmas? Spending quality time with the ones we love is a core part of what we believe in here at CurrencyFair, and Christmas is a great time of the year to celebrate these beliefs. CurrencyFair will give 1 lucky customer the cost of their flights home this holiday season. We’ll cover the … The post Share And Win Flights appeared first on CurrencyFair.

  • 8 Things To Know Before Moving to Australia

    Moving to Australia? There are plenty of reasons to go. Melbourne has placed first (again) as the world’s most liveable city on The Economist’s Global Liveability Ranking 2016, with Adelaide and Perth also in the top 10. In fact, before visiting Melbourne, Annie Fitzsimmons at National Geographic’s Urban Insider writes that friends told her she’d … The post 8 Things To Know Before Moving to Austra...

  • A Very Expat Christmas: How to Have Happy Holidays Far From Home

    Holidays far from home can be lonely for expats. Christmas especially is a time replete with memories, with family members traveling great distances to spend time together; but that’s not always possible for expatriates who live on the other side of the world. We’ve gathered tips and suggestions from expatriates who’ve learned to celebrate holidays … The post A Very Expat Christmas: How to Have Ha...

  • Your Black Swan Plan: How to Limit the Impact of World Events on Your Nest Egg

    Banks are failing in first-world countries. There’s a contentious US election, plus multiple global issues that include terrorism, the refugee question in Europe, nuclear posturing by North Korea and unrest in the Middle East. What effect does geopolitical turmoil have on your investments? And is there anything you can do to protect your wealth? We’ve … The post Your Black Swan Plan: How to Limit ...

  • Real Customer Stories – Thru the Green – Drive Thru Coffee Shop

    We always love to hear about success stories in business, especially when the company involved is one of our own customers. Recently, we spoke to Kiz Williams of Thru the Green Drive Thru Coffee Shop about the company and mission: to add a delicious coffee into your day, with the convenience and ease of a … The post Real Customer Stories – Thru the Green – Drive Thru Coffee Shop appeared first on ...

  • What You Should Know When Buying or Starting A Business Abroad

    If you’ve started a business or bought an existing one, you know how much planning it takes. The months of market research, plus days of meetings with lawyers and bankers, tax planners, and accountants. So you can imagine what challenges you’re looking at if that business is in another country. You can do it, of … The post What You Should Know When Buying or Starting A Business Abroad appeared fir...

  • Families Working Abroad: Send Your Kids to an International School?

    There’s a name for children of expatriates: Third Culture Kids. It’s not a new term; it was coined back the 1960s by American sociologist Ruth Hill Useem, and in fact has become so familiar that it’s now tossed around on sites like BuzzFeed. There are recognised characteristics of TCKs. Children who have lived in at … The post Families Working Abroad: Send Your Kids to an International School? app...

  • Do Good, See the World: 20 Opportunities to Travel, Intern and Volunteer in Europe

    Charitable giving — of time and effort, not just of money — can also be a fantastic way to see other parts of the globe. That’s why we’ve put together this list of volunteer holidays in Europe. These are perfect opportunities for trailing spouses, gap-year students, expats approaching the end of a work contract or … The post Do Good, See the World: 20 Opportunities to Travel, Intern and Volunteer ...

  • How Atlas Forwarding Mapped a Path to Global Success

    Starting a business is risky, but how would you feel if you’d finally worked up the courage to quit your job and go it alone, only to find the ground disappear from beneath your feet only one week later? Would you cut your losses, crawl back to your old boss and ask for your job … The post How Atlas Forwarding Mapped a Path to Global Success appeared first on CurrencyFair.

  • How the 2017 European Elections Will Affect Global Financial Markets and Your Wallet

    2016 was a rocky year for politics, economics and investments. Brexit and American elections caused dramatic climbs and falls in stock markets and dramatically affected the buying powers of several currencies. Many experts believe that we still haven’t seen the full effects of these votes, and anticipate a rocky 2017 because of it. However, 2017 … The post How the 2017 European Elections Will Affe...

  • EU Startup Scene: The 20 Biggest Funding Rounds, Acquisitions and Exits of 2016

    We are big supporters of the European startup community to which we belong. Our continent produces some amazing ideas and the talented people needed to execute and build upon those ideas. So far this year, we’ve taken a look at 20 of Europe’s most innovative startups, why France’s startup scene is particularly exciting, and who … The post EU Startup Scene: The 20 Biggest Funding Rounds, Acquisitio...

  • Share The Love With CurrencyFair From Now Until Valentine’s Day

    Some say romance is dead, but right up to and including Valentine’s Day, we’re sharing the love with our customers by increasing our Refer-A-Friend reward to €45 (from €30). That means €45 for you and €45 for any friends you refer who sign up with CurrencyFair and send money overseas. (The usual T&Cs apply) So, … The post Share The Love With CurrencyFair From Now Until Valentine’s Day appeared fir...

  • European Business Development and Tech Conferences to Attend in 2017

    Conferences provide amazing opportunities for entrepreneurs to grow their business, either professionally or through the funding of investors they pitch. In recent years, many conferences have become massive gatherings where CEOs and industry leaders come together to discuss ideas and solve problems. Check out these 20 conferences happening around Europe this year if you’re looking … The post Euro...

  • Reaction To Theresa May’s Brexit Speech

    The UK’s Prime Minister, Theresa May, stepped up yesterday to set forth Britain’s postion and plans for Brexit. In summary, May said Britain will: Leave the single market in order to control immigration and negotiate global trade deals. Seek some form of access to the customs union, possibly for specific sectors. Seek to to avoid … The post Reaction To Theresa May’s Brexit Speech appeared first on...

  • How The New American President Will Affect The Global Economy

    As Donald Trump takes the stage for his inauguration as president of the United States of America, all eyes will be on the global markets. The word on every analyst, economist and investor’s lips is “uncertainty” as they look at the next 12 months. For every argument that a Trump presidency will be good for … The post How The New American President Will Affect The Global Economy appeared first on ...

  • Get Deposit And Transaction Confirmation By SMS Or Push Notification

    We’re proud to announce the addition of another useful feature to CurrencyFair’s suite – SMS or Push Notifications. What does this mean for you? Next time you create a deposit or Auto Transaction, you’ll be prompted to enable this feature. If you accept, we’ll inform you when your deposit has cleared and reaches your CurrencyFair … The post Get Deposit And Transaction Confirmation By SMS Or Push N...

  • Expats and AED Currency in the UAE: Tips on Everything From Cost of Living to Tipping

    The United Arab Emirates, rich in oil and a thriving tourist economy, is known for its luxurious, tax-free lifestyle. As with any overseas assignment, expatriates should fully understand the cost of living in the UAE before accepting a relocation package. First, a quick review of UAE currency, known as the dirham and abbreviated as AED. … The post Expats and AED Currency in the UAE: Tips on Everyt...

  • CurrencyFair’s Brett Meyers on BBC Business Live

    Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer, Brett Meyers, was recently invited on BBC Business Live to discuss all things CurrencyFair. Taking on the titans in the world of currency exchange. The post CurrencyFair’s Brett Meyers on BBC Business Live appeared first on CurrencyFair.

  • What Is The Best Way To Send Money Overseas?

    It’s a difficult, but common question – what is the best way to send money overseas? Even the International consumer watchdog, Consumers International finds it a bit tricky: “The current industry standard allows for opaque pricing, which obscures unfavourable currency conversion rates, hides the real cost to the consumer and makes it almost impossible for … The post What Is The Best Way To Send Mo...

  • Surprising International Wine Destinations: 17 Wineries Off The Beaten Path

    You’ve been to wineries in Burgundy in France and La Rioja in Spain. You’ve visited the vineyards of Tuscany in Italy and the Mosel River Valley in Germany. Where should your international wine tasting tours lead you next? If you’ve missed Moldova or haven’t yet met Tasmania’s winemakers or somehow overlooked Romania’s reemergence (and forgot … The post Surprising International Wine Destinations: ...

  • 21 GAA Clubs Connecting Expats and Locals Around the World

    The Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) was founded in the 1880s as a way to make athletics more accessible to the masses and encourage the preservation of Irish heritage through sport. Not only has their organisation flourished through Ireland, where it has more than 2,200 clubs, but it has expanded across the world. There are more … The post 21 GAA Clubs Connecting Expats and Locals Around the Wor...

  • The Business of Food: 18 Great Restaurants for Entertaining Clients Around the World

    A lot of business gets done over lunch and dinner, so it’s important to pick the right restaurant for a business meal. There are three keys to picking the right restaurant: Food. The most important aspect is, of course, the food. It’s a surefire way to make a good impression. Familiarity. Make sure you’ve eaten … The post The Business of Food: 18 Great Restaurants for Entertaining Clients Around t...

  • Tips on Gratuity: To Tip or Not To Tip Around the World

    Tipping is perceived as mandatory in the US and Canada, unlike many other countries. And it’s not just at restaurants or even some fast food joints that patrons are expected to leave an extra 10–20 percent of the bill. Bartenders, hairdressers and barbers, cab drivers and valets, delivery people, and bellhops and hotel housekeepers often … The post Tips on Gratuity: To Tip or Not To Tip Around the...

  • 2016 Christmas Flights Winner

    We’re delighted to announce the winner of our most recent “Share and Win Flights” competition, with a prize of €5,000 to help cover the costs of flights home to see friends and family this Christmas. Congratulations to Kitri Cardwell, a happy CurrencyFair customer from Australia, living in the UK. “I recently moved from Australia to … The post 2016 Christmas Flights Winner appeared first on Curren...

  • What EU Companies Need to Know About Hiring Non-European Union Nationals

    EU companies frequently need to hire talented people from outside of the European Union. And many third-country nationals are all too happy to embrace an opportunity to live and work in Europe. Getting the two together can sometimes be difficult, though, usually because of legislation designed to protect jobs for domestic and EU citizens. We’ve … The post What EU Companies Need to Know About Hirin...

  • Expat Families: 6 Places Where You Can Build a Great Life Abroad

    People are fulfilled in myriad ways. Expatriates who seek sheer natural beauty extol Croatia, while those interested in financial and career opportunities recommend Singapore. However, when it’s family life and all that entails — including childcare, liveability and quality of life — several countries can claim to be No. 1. Which one is top for … The post Expat Families: 6 Places Where You Can Bui...

  • Tips for Expats: How to Keep Your Money Safe While Working Abroad

    Planning ahead when moving overseas is a given. Once the employment contract is signed, time speeds up and pressure builds to get passports checked, goodbyes said, cars sold or stored and your house sold or rented out. Many expats make their moves for reasons related to money. The international relocation company Momentous in London says … The post Tips for Expats: How to Keep Your Money Safe Whil...

  • EU Expats on the Move: How to Relocate With Your Car

    Packing up the house is bad enough when relocating to another country, but have you thought about what you’re going to do with your car? While it doesn’t always pay to bring your car along on a cross-border European move, it can if you drive it yourself or find a good deal on shipping — … The post EU Expats on the Move: How to Relocate With Your Car appeared first on CurrencyFair.

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  • What Company Leaders Should Know About Opening an EU Office

    Your company is thriving, and it’s time to open another office. The question is where? While you don’t have to deal with immigration issues as you would when starting a business in another country, there are still challenges you’ll have to handle to ensure long-term success. Before finding a location, relocating your manager and hiring […] The post What Company Leaders Should Know About Opening an...

  • 4 Tips Overseas Investors Should Know Before Buying Real Estate in Europe

    What makes one European city better than another for property investment? While yield is the immediate answer that comes to mind, there are other important factors at play. Ease of foreign ownership and the amount of bureaucratic red tape involved are certainly considerations. Who the investor is and his reason for investing can make the […] The post 4 Tips Overseas Investors Should Know Before Bu...

  • Catch a Falling Knife: How to Make Post-Brexit Exchange Rates Work For You

    While the pound has recovered a few percentage points after its spectacular post-Brexit drop, it’s still feeling the effects of the Leave vote. Then in August, the currency reacted sharply to the Bank of England’s interest rate cuts, down to 0.25%, with another steep decline. That interest rate drop was the first in seven years, […] The post Catch a Falling Knife: How to Make Post-Brexit Exchange ...

  • The Benefits of Choosing Money Transfer Services Over Your Bank

    Despite the ease of money transfers, many people continue to exchange their paychecks, pensions, and money from home through their banks or financial brokers. Instead of using a money transfer online, they meet with a banking representative and agree to exorbitant commissions and fees. Most of the time they do this because it’s familiar: They’ve […] The post The Benefits of Choosing Money Transfer...

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  • CurrencyFair proudly sponsors the SodShow

    The SodShow is a multi award-winning Garden Podcast series hosted by Peter Donegan. Starting with this Friday’s episode interview of Rob Hardy from Hardy’s Plants, CurrencyFair is thrilled to announce that we’re now sponsoring the SodShow! The Sodshow is more than just a horticultural show – it is, as Peter himself puts it, a ‘sort […] The post CurrencyFair proudly sponsors the SodShow appeared fi...

  • 2016 Refer A Friend Competition Winners

    We recently ran a “Refer a Friend” competition, with a prize of €5,000 to share between two lucky customers. We can now announce the winners: Congratulations to Laura and Alicia! Laura Simply the best I was always really unsure of making online transfers, especially when it involves my monthly salary. However, my friend Alicia highly […] The post 2016 Refer A Friend Competition Winners appeared fi...

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  • How European Countries Are Looking to Grow After the “Lost Decade”

    In 2008, the United States, Europe and other parts of the world experienced a sometimes catastrophic hit to their respective economies. Unlike the US, which seems to have mostly put its worst recession days behind it, Europe hasn’t yet quite recovered so robustly. This period of struggle is known as “the Lost Decade,” and it’s […] The post How European Countries Are Looking to Grow After the “Lost...

  • Negotiate a Killer Relocation Package and What Expenses to Watch For

    Most expats understand the differences in cost of living expenses when they move to a new country. Housing, education, healthcare and travel expenses can change dramatically along with other aspects of their lives. However, there are more technical costs that families tend to forget when they’re considering an offer to move abroad. If you’re entering […] The post Negotiate a Killer Relocation Pack...

  • Cost in Translation: Money Idioms from around the World

    Being considerate folks here at CurrencyFair, we enjoy helping people understand the subtleties and nuances in language that can otherwise cause confusion when living/travelling abroad, or simply arguing with people from different cultures on your lunch break. We’ve previously translated some popular Irish phrases, given valuable insight into the (awful) world of corporate jargon, and […] The post...

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