Flash Forward

Thoughts about the future of finance and foreign currency transfer.

The great currency deception - uncovered

By Tim Strube on

When it comes to foreign currency transfers, especially by consumers and small to medium-sized businesses, what you find are big financial institutions bouncing your money around the world like a pinball from one fee-charging bank to another, using a complex more »

Tagged in: global payments, currency conversion, exchange rates, AUD, international B2B, importing

McKinsey: Corporates Need Faster Cross-Border Payments

By Tim Strube on

Corporate clients are becoming aware of recent innovations in payment platforms and seeking upgrades to their cross-border payments. Their low-cost, real-time domestic payments are contrasted with their experience of costly, days-long cross-border transactions. Bottom line: corporates expect better cross-border payments more »

Tagged in: currency conversion, global payments, international B2B, remittances, importing, exporting