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How to make the most of your money when it comes to currency exchange

Written by on April 9, 2018 in Currency Information
How to make the most of your money when it comes to currency exchange

With more than 20 years of experience, OFX aims to take the mystery out of foreign exchange and provide clients with best in class service, competitive rates, market insights and the right currency strategy to help you plan ahead. Introducing OFX – Where the world’s moving when it comes to global payments Often people default […]

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Exchange Rates and Their Impact

Written by on September 20, 2017 in Currency Information, Financial
Exchange Rates and Their Impact

Many of you reading this will be no stranger to the vagaries and volatility associated with the currency markets. It is a major consideration in any expatriates’ life unless they have severed all ties with the UK and have fully committed to a Francophile existence and at no time in recent history has it been […]

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What’s the best Currency Exchange for you?

Written by on November 11, 2016 in Currency Information
What’s the best Currency Exchange for you?

Currency exchange simply means exchanging one currency for another. But, there are different methods for doing this. The way that is best for you depends on your specific requirements. When it comes to exchanging British pounds to euros there are three options: Travel cash/Holiday money Most people experience the process of currency exchange for their […]

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How To Save Money On Your Euro Transfers

Written by on November 3, 2016 in Currency Information
How To Save Money On Your Euro Transfers

When it comes to foreign currency transfers, most of us think it can be a tad complicated and we simply arrange a direct transfer online through our bank account for the convenience. However we looked into the process and found it’s worthwhile to spend just a little bit of time to set up an account […]

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How To Make Your Pension Go Further In France

Written by on September 4, 2016 in Currency Information, Financial, Pensions, Retirement
How To Make Your Pension Go Further In France

You’ve worked hard to pay for your dream retirement in France, now’s the time to enjoy that relaxed way of life you’ve planned.  If however, your ties to the UK are not entirely cut, and you have a pension being paid into a bank account in the UK –  then you should consider ways to […]

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How To Make Your French Home More Affordable

Written by on June 29, 2016 in Currency Information, Financial
How To Make Your French Home More Affordable

When I bought my holiday home in France it was a struggle to pay for it but I knew that one day the sacrifices would be worth it. I learned all sorts of ways to make money go further – including converting my hard earned pounds to Euros. The old farmhouse that I fell in […]

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Euro Sterling Forecast July 2014

Written by on July 11, 2014 in Currency Information
Euro Sterling Forecast July 2014

Euro Sterling Forecast July 2014 Sterling rises and rises versus the euro! The pound has touched its highest against the common currency in 21 months this week, or since September 6th 2012, at 1.2633. By contrast, sterling was at just 1.1999 on January 1st 2014. Hence, it’s since climbed by +5.28%, or 6 cents. To […]

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Sterling to Euro Forecast May 2014

Written by on May 5, 2014 in Currency Information
Sterling to Euro Forecast May 2014

Sterling Close to 10-Week High Versus Euro, as UK Economy Advances – 2 May 2014 Sterling continues to climb against the euro! The pound has touched 1.2199 versus the common currency recently, close to its highest in 10 weeks, or since February 18th. By contrast, the pound was at just 1.1904 on March 18th. Hence, […]

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Euro Sterling Forecast April 2014

Written by on April 1, 2014 in Currency Information
Euro Sterling Forecast April 2014

Pound climbs 2 cents to 1.21 versus euro, as Eurozone inflation falls Sterling hops, leaps and bounds! The pound jumped 2 cents versus the euro in March, to a peak of 1.2125. By contrast, the pound was at just 1.1516 in March last year. Hence, it’s since climbed +5.08%. To put this into context, a £250,000 […]

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Euro Sterling Forecast March 2014

Written by on March 4, 2014 in Currency Information
Euro Sterling Forecast March 2014

Pound hits 13-month high versus the euro, may climb higher in March – Sterling’s winning streak against the common currency goes on! The pound hit 1.2258 against the euro in February, its highest in 13 months, or since January 10th 2013. Overall, the pound has climbed +2.15% since the start of this year, and a £250,000 […]

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