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    How can I prepare for life as an Expat?

    Expat Preparation Checklist So you’ve made the big decision to move overseas and become a citizen of the globe. You’ve decided to explore and experience a new culture, taste new foods, immerse yourself in the context of a different language, currency, and an overall new way of life as an expat. For many, this will […]

    Top Five Tips for Buying Property Overseas

    We take a look at five tips that can help you avoid common mistakes and save money on overseas property purchases.

    Business Case Studies for Managing FX Risk

    We take a look at situations where hedging your FX exposure can maximise your cash-flow. Imagine two scenarios. In the first, you’re a British business supplying mining equipment to a customer in Australia and in 90-days’ time you’ll be receiving payment for goods of 250,000 Aussie dollars. And lets imagine for the sake of simplifying […]

    A Guide to Buying Overseas Property

    Tips on Buying your dream property abroad.

    What Is a Limit Order?

    In this guide we take a look at FX Limit Orders and how they help manage currency volatility Currency valuations change every second. Add up a whole lot of seconds and you’ll get a whole lot of changes to the exchange rate you see now. Add up a whole lot of days or weeks and […]

    Managing Business Payments for Overseas Suppliers

    Businesses need to send money overseas for all manner of reasons, from paying overseas vendors and suppliers to managing their company's foreign exchange risk. Whatever your business Forex requirements it’s important to know that you are getting a good deal and the right advice.

    Paying for Overseas Luxury Purchases

    Manage exchange rates when paying for overseas luxury purchases If you are looking to make a foreign transfer for an international outright purchase to get the keys to a luxurious car or yacht overseas, or pay for that wonderful piece of art or jewelry that caught your eye on a recent trip. Before using your […]

    What Is a Forward Contract?

    In this guide we take a look at FX Forward Contracts and when they are a good idea to manage your currency market risk. An FX forward contract is a tool for hedging against adverse movements in foreign exchange rates. Simply, it is an agreement made today to change money at a fixed, known exchange […]

    Expats Repatriating Funds

    Managing exchange rates can be an important for expats repatriating overseas funds & earnings – Send money home at better rates Expats, international investors and frequent travelers often need to move money between countries & currencies and the conventional bank systems for doing this are often slow, cumbersome and expensive. A host of services has […]

    How I made my first big currency transfer – without the worries

    Good morning, World First client Louise Plant has just bought a property in Spain. She explains why she did it, her plans for the future and how though she was nervous about the process of making a big currency transaction, there was really no need.


    Foreign Transfers

    Travel/Spend Abroad


    Get a Better Deal when you Send and Spend Abroad.