Are you getting the best deal for sending your money home?

TRANSFERRING MONEY: Get low fees and and great forex rates with OFX through the Australian Times Currency Zone.

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Send money to the UK with Westpac’s new LitePay service for only AUD $8

LitePay International Payments offers a secure and safe way to transfer money from Australia to family and friends in the UK with a low transaction fee and competitive FX rate.

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UK Election: How will the result affect the British pound?

The impromptu election was expected to be a simple win for Theresa May and the Conservatives, but nothing has gone to plan. The effect on the pound could be substantive, with volatility correlating to recent polling results and sensational international politics.

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The 5 biggest forex myths you need to know

Whether you’re a forex pro or a total newbie, it can be hard to tell the fact from the fiction when it comes to foreign exchange.

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5 biggest expat mistakes and how to avoid them

Ready to make your big move abroad? Before you go, here’s a list of the biggest expat mistakes made by first-timers and how to avoid making them.

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Aussies lose millions on money transfers

New research shows that consumers are largely unaware of high bank margins and alternative money transfer providers who could save expats big money on forex.

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8 hot financial tips if you are moving overseas

The key to being comfortable living abroad is getting clued up on emigration finance.

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WIN back the money you transfer home this month!

Transfer funds with UKForex this March and you could win back what you sent, up to £20,000.

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Is exchange rate volatility keeping you awake at night?

If you think the rate is potentially going to move against you between now and when you will convert your funds, you can take out a Forward Exchange Contract (FEC).

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‘Tis the season…to send money home

Send a monetary gift home this Christmas with 1st Contact Forex

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Is the Aussie Dollar cheap enough yet?

DAVID JOHNSON, founding director of FX company, Halo Financial, explains what the Sterling-Australian Dollar exchange rate means for you.

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Australian Dollar Weaker after Chinese Data

The Australian Dollar started the week well on the back of positive Purchasing Manager’s Index data out of China. These gains were quickly erased, however, by strong data being released during Tuesday’s trading session in the US. The biggest domestic

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Australian Dollar reaches one-week high

AUSTRALIAN DOLLAR REVIEW | Despite finishing on high last week, the Aussie Dollar faces some hurdles this week including the Reserve Bank of Australia releasing highlights of its November board meeting.

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Australian Dollar weakens on the back of strong US jobs data

AUSTRALIAN DOLLAR REVIEW | Following an unsteady week, the Aussie Dollar has continued weakened today on the back of surprisingly good US jobs data.

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Aussie fights back in uncertain times

AUSTRALIAN DOLLAR REVIEW | Last week saw the Australian dollar claim back lost ground as it rallied against the British pound and Euro.

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