Flash Forward

Thoughts about the future of finance and foreign currency transfer.

Going to study overseas? Five quick tips to make the most of it.

By Tim Strube on

Studying abroad is an awesome experience. It opens up new experiences, new friendships, new cultures you are not going to find at home, no matter how cosmopolitan your life may be. As with most things in life, a little preparation more »

Tagged in: currency conversion, budget, international education, study, saving tips

10 Travel Tips for Students Who Have Never Studied Abroad

By Tim Strube on

Deciding to partake in this journey is half the battle, one you have already won. In case you are starting to feel pre-departure jitters, here are some tips to help calm your nerves and have a grasp on your adventure more »

Tagged in: study, international education, budget, saving tips

How to stop paying for your banker’s $600 lunch

By Tim Strube on

Big banks are overcharging you by bouncing your money around the globe in a giant shell game while they collect fees and enjoy $600 meals. In this article, we’ll explore how to stop buying the bankers lunch, by looking more »

Tagged in: currency conversion, remittances, migration, sending money overseas, saving tips

3 Mistakes International Students Make When Choosing a University Abroad

By Tim Strube on

Attending college overseas can be an amazing experience. But navigating daily life at a new school in a country you aren't familiar with requires careful planning to ensure a happy international college journey. If you are a prospective international student, more »

Tagged in: study, international education, budget, saving tips, sending money overseas