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Is It Cheaper to Exchange Cash or Transfer Money Overseas?

For most people going on a trip, getting currency exchange in cash is typically the most common method to take money overseas. But what if you have a bank account in the country of your destination? Will it be cheaper to transfer money instead? In this article, discover whether it's cheaper to exchange currency in cash or to transfer money to a bank account.

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Currency Comparison Leads to More Carats

Six months after my wedding, I lost my wedding ring. Frantic to find a replacement, I contacted my jeweller, Kara from Kallure Jewellery, to see if she could help. Luckily she had kept all my details on file and soon with no hassle at all, I had a new ring.

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Australian Dollar Hammered Following US Interest Rate Hike

Australian Dollar Hammered Following US Interest Rate Hike

The Australian Dollar fell more than 1 cent this morning after the US Federal Reserve increased interest rates

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Donald and the US Dollar in 2017

Love him or hate him, he will be president come January 2017. We look at the likely impact on the Australian Dollar and its US counterpart.

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