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Retiring Abroad? Here's Your International Money Transfer Guide 08/03/2016

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Moving to a new country is at once terrifying and electrifying.  If you're planning to retire abroad, there are certain things you can do beforehand to ease the transition to life in your new home. Plan how you'll receive your state pension. One thing you can do is plan how you'll maintain…

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International Money Transfers: How Long Does It Take? 26/02/2016

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If you're sending money abroad, you'll naturally want to know how long it's going to take.  Unfortunately, there's no cut and dry answer here.  There are several factors involved, not all of which are under our control.  You're looking at 0-4 business days in general. But it's an online transaction, right?  Why…

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Why You Should Avoid Your Bank for International Money Transfers 22/02/2016

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The best way to send money abroad isn't necessarily your local bank.  That's because of several reasons, not the least of which is you might end up paying more. Banks can be expensive. Banks are multi-faceted organizations that may or may not prioritize international money transfer services.  These multinational conglomerates compete for…

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Need a Last-Minute Gift? Prepaid Gift Cards for Travel are Perfect 22/12/2015

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Time is winding down for Holiday shopping, but it's not to late to give the gift of travel.  With prepaid gift cards from ACE FX, you can order and pick up your card same day in London. Perfect for students planning an upcoming semester abroad or a holiday trip this winter,…

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NYC for the Holidays?  Don't forget your US Dollar Prepaid Card 14/12/2015

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New York City is unforgettable during the holidays.  Starting in late November after the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, the season is in full swing, attracting visitors from around the world to see how New York City does Christmas. If you've never been during December, consider taking a short trip to…

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Use your Euro Currency Prepaid Card at the German Christmas Markets 30/11/2015

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Planning a holiday shopping escape to the traditional Christmas markets of Germany?  Don't leave without your Euro currency prepaid card.  It takes care of all your payments and conversions for you so you can focus on the matter at hand: enjoying the most enchanting holiday markets on earth. Gear up…

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How Smartphones are Changing the Way We Travel 17/09/2015

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You may appreciate your smartphone for the way it's made taking pictures so incredibly convenient.  When you travel, you no longer need to pack a camera which, if you remember the old days often meant many extra pounds being lugged around by you. But smartphones are changing the way we…

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Don't Let these Travel Nightmares Happen to You 13/08/2015

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Plenty of things can go wrong when you're traveling abroad.  You can miss your flight connections, get lost on the way to your hotel, get ripped off by unscrupulous taxi drivers, and then exhausted from all that, sleep right through that free breakfast your first morning.  While all those things…

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Don't Pay Transaction Fees While Traveling Abroad 10/08/2015

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Credit cards and ATMs make life much easier when you're traveling abroad. Pay as you go, and have a record of your withdrawals while you're at it, to boot. No matter where you travel, there will be a cash point that makes it convenient to get cash in the local…

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Travel Secrets that Eliminate Hassle from Your Trip 05/08/2015

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It may be the middle of summer right now, but you may already be thinking about your next holiday overseas- or perhaps you're about to take off on your next big adventure. Either way, here are some secret tips that could really help smooth the way once you're on the…

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