16 04, 2017
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Transferwise Review: The Best Easiest Way to Transfer Money Abroad

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There are a few services that have revolutionized the financial industry. Credit cards, many years ago, were one. Online banking was another. Paypal, back when it first came out, again another transformative service. And Transferwise is yet another. Founded in 2011, Transferwise has gone on to start a money transfer revolution and, in the process,

29 03, 2017
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Best Store Credit Cards: 2017 Edition

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Compiling this list and reviewing each card took weeks and it was a nightmare. Therefore, I implore any echeck.org readers to share this page with your social media profiles as some sort of reward for my nightmarish weeks researching this list. Here is a full and comprehensive list of the best store credit cards in

12 03, 2017

TransferWise vs. CurrencyFair: Which is Better (in 2017)?

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Both TransferWise and CurrencyFair are very good companies and both worth looking into if you want to send money abroad. Some of the criticisms listed on this article are a little cutting, but none of them are deal breakers. Note, this article has been updated for 2017 There are criticisms that may push you to

25 02, 2017
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Should I Buy A Gift Card Or Prepaid Card? Gift Cards Or Prepaid Cards

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The pros and cons of sending or giving gift cards, prepaid cards and money are all covered in this article. The subject is approached from the perspective of a gift-giver deciding whether to send a prepaid card or a gift card. Primarily, this article deals with gift cards and prepaid cards. This article only considers

17 02, 2017

Exchanging Your Money While Abroad: The Best Ways to Save

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Before you run off and start exchanging your money while abroad, find out what your debit and credit cards are charging. You may simply be able to use your credit card or debit card in stores and at ATMs without any fuss and without being stung with a terrible exchange rate. On that note, be

3 02, 2017
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Save Money By Being More Energy Efficient In The Office

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This article explains who to be a little more energy efficient in the office. The tips include things such as buying one-cup kettles, and explains how having employees follow the office rules on energy efficiency will save the office money that would have been otherwise wasted. Keeping An Eye On The Bottom Line All good

1 02, 2017
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How To Make Your Gas Money Stretch Further

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Gas prices in most countries are now prohibitively high. Yet, we all rely on cars so much that we are forced to pay whatever prices we are given. It seems to be one of the few market sectors where increased competition does not mean lower prices. Sure, when the Arabian countries keep their prices the

20 01, 2017
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How To Get The Best Exchange Rate While Abroad…or At Home

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There are three ways that you may get the best exchange rate. One of them simply involves shopping around. One of them includes playing/dallying with an online marketplace, and the other includes waiting for the right time to buy. Getting the best exchange rate may not always be an option. In many cases, if you

13 01, 2017
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The Cheapest Ways to Send Money to India

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Getting money to another country can be tough, especially if the country is not as interlinked as places such as Europe, the US, Canada and Australia. They all have long-standing trade treaties that make moving money a lot easier, especially if you are a European sending money to another country in Europe. In this article,