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What Countries Offer Digital Nomad Visas? The Ultimate List

More than 50 countries now offer digital nomad visas to attract remote workers to live and spend in their nations. That number is rising as more countries announce their intentions to release similar visas. It’s getting hard to keep track! If you are wondering which countries offer them and whether you are eligible, you are…

Wise Fees Calculator

Summary: Let’s get started. 1. Wise Fees Calculator Overview According to the World Bank, “the single most important factor leading to high remittance prices is a lack of transparency in the market.” Since being founded in 2011, Wise has always tried to aim for transparency and is the only money transfer service in the industry…

How to Open an Australian Bank Account Online (Non-Residents and New Arrivals)

Are you a non-resident or new arrival to Australia? The challenge is you can’t do anything in Australia without a Bank Account. The good news is it is relatively easy to open an account online – some even while you are overseas. But they are all quite different. The key is to match you personal…

Mid-Market Rate – Simple Explained, Uses and Saving Money

If you’ve ever tried to exchange currency you may have come across the term “mid market rate” or “interbank rate”. What is the mid-market rate or interbank rate? The mid-market exchange rate is the rate banks and big financial institutions use when swapping currencies from one to another. The mid-market rate depends on a lot…

Is OFX safe?

When it comes to large international money transfers, safety is a big concern no doubt. OFX has been a major player in this field (20+ years): but is OFX safe as they make out? Today we’ll uncover whether you can trust OFX for international transfers. In the process, we consider crucial safety check points such…

OFX Exchange Rate

When you’re sending money internationally, getting a good deal on the exchange rate is the best way to save money – especially large transfers. OFX claims to offer “bank-beating” exchange rates for large transfers. We uncover the OFX exchange rate and other fees that can be charged by OFX and their competitors. And how OFX…

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5 Best International Prepaid Debit Cards

An international prepaid debit card (visa or mastercard) is a great tool if you are serious about overseas travel or paying online – safely and inexpensively. In this article, we’ll compare the best cards for US, UK, Eur, Can, Aus/NZ and how show you how to choose the best. I have been traveling, living overseas…

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Open a US Bank Account Online (for Non-Residents)

Opening a US bank account online can open many doors especially if you’re a non-resident, have just arrived, or simply want to store USD. The challenge is opening accounts with traditional banks usually requires that you are an American citizen or resident. Fortunately, there are some great options these days. Opening a US bank account…

7 Cheapest (and Still Great) – International Money Transfers

If you are serious about saving money the banks love to take you will want a service that is more than cheap!Because frozen accounts or money lost in the system can happen.In this post, we’ll uncover not just the cheapest but also the best international money transfers. About 2008, I started using one of the…