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The Australian Dollar Rockets Higher, Only to Stall at 77 cents

The Australian Dollar Rockets Higher, Only to Stall at 77 cents

The Australian dollar gained over one and a half cents against the US dollar following the U.S. interest rate hike but failed to crack through 78 cents.

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Credit Card or Travel Card: Which Should You Use Overseas?

Credit Card or Travel Card: Which Should You Use Overseas?

When traveling overseas, it's easy to rack up credit card fees on international transactions.

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3 Practical Ways to Avoid Currency Conversion Fees and Commissions

If you are heading overseas, currency commissions can cut into your spending money. Here are 3 easy ways to avoid them.

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The Perfect Time to Buy Currency

What day of the week is best to buy currency? Is it better to buy it in the morning or the afternoon? Should I hold off getting my US dollars until next week? All good questions with only one answer.

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