Life presents many scenarios where money needs to move across borders:
Online shopping and ‘points cards’ have made Visa and Mastercard very popular choices when deciding how to pay for your purchases. Who can argue with a “free” trip to Mexico, courtesy of Visa?
On November 8, 2016, Narendra Modi, the Prime Minister of India interrupted TV programming with an unscheduled announcement that would shake their economy. He announced that within hours, the [...]
Have you ever found yourself in a position where your jar of ‘spending money’ is full of foreign currency? If your travel money is currently in Pesos, and you need Euros, skip the Canadian dollar!
Sometimes the business opportunities that fall into our laps feel almost too good to be true. In these situations, it’s important to be mindful if anyone is asking you to transfer money online, [...]
We hear this question countless times each day. Travellers heading to any country for the first time — Italy, England, Hungary, or Mexico — are often perplexed when trying to plan for their [...]
England has joined the likes of Australia, Canada and Mexico by introducing a new polymer 5 pound note. Replacing the current paper banknotes, plans to unveil polymer 10 and 20 pound notes are [...]
Small business owners who work with partners abroad need to budget carefully in order to save their money and create a profit margin. Choosing when to convert currency can be a tricky matter, as [...]
When sending money abroad, the modern traveller has a range of options at his or her disposal: banks, credit unions and private financial institutions. Thankfully, private financial institutions [...]
Canadian travellers need viable alternatives to Canadian credit cards and traveller’s cheques—especially in Europe and most parts of East Asia. Bringing cash to pay for the essentials is the best [...]