Category: Expat Central

A Money Transfer Guide for Australian Expats Living & Working in the USA

A Money Transfer Guide for Australian Expats Living & Working in the USA

Many US cities saw a dramatic climb in the cost of living because of the way the US dollar has strengthened against other currencies. Currently, New York City is the highest-ranked city in the US, when it comes to cost of living, while cities on the West Coast, including Los Angeles and Seattle, climbed rankings too. At the other end of the scale, Cleveland, Ohio was ranked as one of the least expensive US cities for expats. When it comes to offering a high standard of living, North America, Canada and the United States all rank highly, with San Francisco, Boston and Honolulu among the best US performers for expats enjoying an overseas adventure.

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A Money Transfer Guide for Australian Expats Living & Working in China

A Money Transfer Guide for Australian Expats Living & Working in China

Among the top ten of the costliest cities in the world (according to the Mercer 2015 Cost of Living Survey), Shanghai and Beijing feature highly. The reason Chinese cities have jumped in this year’s rankings are due to the ongoing strengthening of the Chinese yuan, combined with the increasingly high costs of consumer goods for expatriates. Other Chinese cities, Xia’an and Chongqing are also emerging as new business destinations. Planning on living and working there? It’s not always easy (although the food is great!) but with some simple tips about currency conversion and money transfers back to your Australian bank account, our guide will make it a bit easier.

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Converting Currency After an International Work Relocation

Converting Currency After an International Work Relocation

Comparing Exchange Rates and Fees saved Paul on his money transfer from the UK

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Saved $6,000 on UK Money Transfer

Saved $6,000 on UK Money Transfer

With help from The Currency Shop, Graham saved $6,000 on a money transfer from the UK.

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