Flash Forward

Thoughts about the future of finance and foreign currency transfer.

How to get the best rate with our Exchange Rate Calculator

By Nicolas Steiger on

We take a closer look at how to find and read currency exchange rates, as well as how to convert currency using an exchange rate calculator. more »

Tagged in: currency conversion, sending money overseas, remittances, tips, exchange rates

Take charge of your foreign exchange transfers and save

By Tim Strube on

Sending money overseas can be confusing and expensive. Let's break it down... and let us show you just how easy it can be. And you can save a lot. FlashFX makes foreign exchange easy, fast and affordable. We provide a more »

Tagged in: remittances, sending money overseas, family overseas, migration, tips

Everything you need to know about foreign currency transfers

By Nicolas Steiger on

You set up a foreign currency transfer. The money leaves your account. It disappears for days. And then it turns up (significantly reduced) in the recipient's account. That's just how it works! And the banks really don't need you to more »

Tagged in: global payments, digital currency, banking, currency conversion, tips, sending money overseas

The real cost of money conversion

By Tim Strube on

Do you know what the actual foreign exchange money conversion rate is? You probably know what conversion rate your bank is charging you, but did you know there is another "higher" rate known as the market rate? In more »

Tagged in: currency conversion, exchange rates, banking, sending money overseas, tips, ripple

The best places around the world for expats

By Tim Strube on

For the third year in a row, Expat Insider — one of the largest expat surveys worldwide — offers an in-depth analysis of everyday expat life in more than 60 countries across the globe. The newcomer Taiwan has ousted two-time champion Ecuador more »

Tagged in: emigration, remittances, finances, tips, moving overseas