Transferring money abroad is something most of us will do at some point in our lives, whether you’re holidaying abroad, buying property overseas, retired expats, parents sending money to children on their travels, foreign workers in the UK sending money home to their families or UK based workers on foreign contracts, who are not paid… Read more
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Why do we value money?
Do you sometimes wonder why we value a piece of paper as worth $100, 500 euros, or more? I often do as I travel to countries with double digits inflation rates, or when I see places like Zimbabwe where people deal with skyrocketing inflation, and until a few years ago, $100 trillion banknotes. When… Read more
Banking while living or traveling abroad
As I have lived in 5 countries and travelled to over 70, people often ask me “how do you deal with money?”. Handling money is a bit different whether you are just travelling once or twice a year to a different country or living in one for extended periods of time, as an expat or… Read more