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FXcompared Magazine: Money Transfer News, Guides and Profiles

Canadian Dollar Weakens as Oil Prices Decline

The US dollar continues to perform strongly in the FX markets, riding high on the anticipated interest hikes following Janet Yellen’s announcement earlier this month. Unfortunately for the Canadian dollar, the anticipated raised interest rates for the US dollar mean the Canadian dollar is losing value against the U.S. dollar.

| News | Canada

BillMo Founder and CEO Steve LaBella Talks Money Transfer

BillMo Founder and CEO Steve LaBella is no stranger to the world of payments. Steve founded BillMo in 2015 with a different approach to the traditional remittance business model in mind. FXcompared’s CEO Daniel Webber sat down with Steve to discuss BillMo’s unique business model, the difference between targeting remittance senders and recipients and more.
By Andrea Barnes | | Interviews | See more in Company Profiles & Insights

Comparing Wire Transfer Fees at Top US Banks

Did you know you can be charged a fee for an incoming international transfer to your bank account? FXcompared breaks down the charges for both sending and receiving an international bank wire to your American bank account. We also provide some additional information, including access to online transfers, availability of a mobile app and/or ability to send money internationally from the app.
By Genia Jones | | Personal | See more in Money Transfer Guides

Danang Vietnam - Retirement Guide

With one of the nicest climates in Southeast Asia, a high quality of life, clean streets and a modern infrastructure, Da Nang is increasingly a popular option for retirees on a tight budget looking for a safe, pleasant place to live.
By Genia Jones | | Expats | See more in Personal Guides

Property Guide - Overseas Property Buyers in Hawaii

Hawaii’s balmy year-round weather and relaxed lifestyle make it an ideal location for those seeking a vacation or retirement home. Despite the strengthening of the US dollar against most major currencies, the US real estate market is still considered an attractive, stable investment opportunity for foreign investors.
By Andrea Barnes | | Property | See more in Personal Guides

Guide to Buying Property for Sale in Portugal

Whether you are seeking a holiday getaway or looking to invest in overseas real estate, property for sale in Portugal is appealing for a number of reasons. Customers sifting through property for sale in Portugal will be surprised by a lower priced housing market than many other parts of Europe.
By Andrea Barnes | | Property | See more in Personal Guides

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