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Western Union Fined - Will Startups Be Next?

Western Union Fined - Will Startups Be Next?

| News | US

Money transfer company Western Union agreed to pay $586 million in fines and to enter into agreements with the Justice Department, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and several U.S. Attorney's offices throughout the United States. Is the investigation into Western Union cause for concern for rapidly expanding fintech startups?

Currency Roundup - Is Trump an FX Market Risk?

The second week of 2017 was not a great one for the US Dollar, partly due to the lack of any economic policy updates from Donald Trump in his recent news conference. The pound and Euro didn't have great weeks either - but the Australian and Canadian dollars are still performing strongly.

| News | US

Getting Married Abroad - Croatia

Croatia’s diverse landscape makes it easy for couples to find the perfect fit for their special day. The country’s rich history and mixture of urban and rural settings makes it an excellent choice for a destination wedding.
By Genia Jones | | Expats | See more in Personal Guides

Retiring to San Miguel de Allende in Mexico

Approximately one million American retirees make their home in Mexico, and of those, about 12,000 choose to live in San Miguel de Allende. While San Miguel de Allende can be more expensive than many other locations in Mexico, the favorable usd-peso exchange rate can help to offset the higher cost of living.
By Genia Jones | | Expats | See more in Personal Guides

Conducting Business in China - 6 Expert Tips for SMEs

China’s economy is one of the largest in the world, second only in fact to that of the United States. And with a population over a billion strong, the Chinese market presents some serious opportunities for SMEs. But where should British entrepreneurs start when looking to break into China?
By Edward Hardy | | SMEs | See more in Business Guides

Opening an International Office: Currency Risk Management

While opening an international office is an exciting prospect, your day-to-day activities will now involve financial transactions that expose your business to currency risk. A currency specialist can assist your financial decision making team with the many different types of international payments that will now be required of your company, from monthly rent payments to vendor costs to international payroll.
By Andrea Barnes | | Business | See more in Money Transfer Guides

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