Flash Forward

Thoughts about the future of finance and foreign currency transfer.

Australia & the US / China tariff war

By Emily Johnson on

As the US and China engage in a tit-for-tat trade war Australia remains caught in the middle. Our position is both a strength and a vulnerability. more »

It Pays to Plan Ahead When You Travel Overseas

By Emily Johnson on

Thinking about taking the family abroad this year? Stuck on when you want to use your overseas holiday home or timeshare property? more »

Tagged in: sending money overseas, international money transfers, Australian dollar exchange rate, best exchange rate, transfer money overseas, planning, travel

5 Ways to Stretch Your Overseas Easter Holiday Dollars

By Emily Johnson on

Are you one of the lucky Aussies that has planned a trip overseas for the upcoming Easter holiday break? Whilst you probably have already paid for the larger items, such as transport and accommodation, you still want to make sure more »

Tagged in: sending money overseas, international money transfers, Australian dollar exchange rate, best exchange rate, transfer money overseas, easter holiday, how to save

Australia at the Forefront of Embracing Blockchain

By Emily Johnson on

In an important step for the industry, Australia‚Äôs main stock exchange, ASX Ltd., announced late last week that they will start using blockchain. more »

Tagged in: digital curency, blockchain, ripple

Market Updates: What To Know This Week

By Emily Johnson on

What's new in market updates around the world? We analyse key financial and currency news for the week. more »

Are You Separated from a Loved One this Christmas?

By Emily Johnson on

With over 1 million Australians living permanently overseas and 28% of our population migrants, we know it is not always possible for everyone to partake in their traditions with loved ones at Christmas. more »

Australian Dollar suffers from divergent policy outlooks

By Emily Johnson on

It has been a rough few weeks for the Australian dollar. The Aussie has lost nearly 3% versus the US dollar over the past month and many banking analysts are predicting the bad run to continue into 2018. more »

Tagged in: AUD, finance, foreign exchange, RBA, Fed, 2018