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Fact: most people who deal with foreign currency aren’t finance experts. Why is all the information available online filled complicated jargon then? The Currency Shop Blog is an unbiased source of information written in plain English to take the guesswork out of foreign exchange. You’ve worked hard for your money. We’ll help you get the most out of it.

Double Trouble: The 2 Major Reasons Your Overseas Transfer is so Expensive

Double Trouble: The 2 Major Reasons Your Overseas Transfer is so Expensive

Like most things, international money transfers do not seem like the most affordable activity to take part in. And you're right. We look at the two main reasons sending money overseas is so expensive and what you need to look out for to make it less so.

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Why the Melbourne Cup Isn’t the Race that Stops the World

Why the Melbourne Cup Isn’t the Race that Stops the World

Melbourne Cup is right around the corner, the 'Race that stops the nation!' But is it the race that stops the world? We look at races worldwide with even bigger prize pools and how they compare.

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5 Critical Reasons the Australian Dollar is About to go Up

Is the Australian dollar about to go higher? We take a look at what the majors are saying and list the key influences on the AUD right now.

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Why CBA's 70% Reduction in International Transfer Fees is Laughable

CBA announced a reduction in international transfer fees. We look at why this change doesn't make much difference.

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