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  • Online money transaction
    You won’t be fooled again: Transfer money online safely
    Jun 01, 2017  |  by Gemma Blommaert
  • Bank notes from around the world
    You need to stop using your bank for international money transfers, right now
    May 08, 2017  |  by Gemma Blommaert
  • The Dollar currency
    How the Dollar became the world’s currency
    Dec 14, 2016  |  by Anton Van Teylingen
  • Bank notes
    Exchanging your travel money: Don't wait till the last minute
    Sep 26, 2016  |  by 1st Contact
  • Stay safe online
    Stay safe online: A financial services security checklist
    Aug 11, 2016  |  by 1st Contact
  • How forex brokers beat the banks
    How forex brokers beat the banks
    Jul 13, 2016  |  by Gemma Blommaert
  • How forex brokers beat the banks
    Best value holiday destinations for your Pounds
    Jun 06, 2016  |  by 1st Contact
  • Get your currency ready
    How to get your currency ready for travel and emigration
    May 23, 2016  |  by Gemma Blommaert
  • Fast and simple money transfers
    Fast and simple money transfers out of South Africa
    May 19, 2016  |  by Anton Van Teylingen
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    Is this the end of AUD rally?
    Apr 28, 2016  |  by 1st Contact
 
 
  • 112_Despite globalisation banks are not the best cross-border transfer agents

    Despite globalisation, banks are not the best cross-border transfer agents

    by 1st Contact | Dec 12, 2013
    The era of globalisation is upon us, and the world is quickly becoming a smaller place. Tourism also continues to escalate, and with these trends in place, the need to move money across a national border is becoming more common than ever before for all of us.
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  • Forex

    How to choose a great forex broker

    by 1st Contact | Nov 06, 2013
    Whether you need to send money home to loved ones, pay off debt, buy a new home, repatriate your funds or invest overseas, it pays to choose a great forex broker. Here are four qualities to look out for.
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    Fee-free banking for South Africans living abroad

    by 1st Contact | Mar 03, 2013
    Sable Group now offers a new bank account product to South Africans – whether living abroad or returning – with many benefits and services and no bank charges.
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  • Forex

    NEW: Money transfers to Zambia

    by 1st Contact | Mar 06, 2012
    1st Contact Forex is constantly expanding their service to more and more countries. Their latest addition is Zambia!
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  • Forex

    The smart way to transfer money

    by 1st Contact | Aug 04, 2011
    If you guessed that the banks are the cheapest way to transfer money from the UK to Australia or South Africa (or anywhere else for that matter) you’d be wrong.
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  • Forex

    The case for independent foreign exchange providers

    by 1st Contact | Jul 07, 2011
    Banks are not the only option for Foreign exchange and international remittance. Most consumers don’t know this. Ironically the high street banks know that most consumers don’t know this, which all causes a very strange economical phenomenon: Banks hold a façade monopoly position in the Foreign exchange and remittance markets, whereby they continue to offer sub-standard service at exorbitant prices to an unknowing public.
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  • Forex

    20 interesting facts about Poland

    by 1st Contact | Jun 09, 2011
    Continuing our series, this month we look at fascinating Poland. A country rich in history, Poland is home to over 39 million people.
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  • Forex

    Transparency in numbers – money transfers

    by 1st Contact | Oct 30, 2008
    Unbeknown to most people, one of the most expensive ways of transferring money to international destinations is through banks, where many individuals are bearing the brunt of various additional costs.
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  • Forex

    Making the Most Out of Money Transfers during the Festive Season

    by Gemma Blommaert | Sep 12, 2008
    Despite the economic peril that has flooded the UK’s financial markets, and with Christmas festivities around the corner, expert financial services and migration group, 1st Contact, offers some tips and tricks to curb the bitter aftermath brought upon by a waning economy over the festive season.
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  • Online money transaction
    You won’t be fooled again: Transfer money online safely
    Jun 01, 2017  |  by Gemma Blommaert
  • Bank notes from around the world
    You need to stop using your bank for international money transfers, right now
    May 08, 2017  |  by Gemma Blommaert
  • The Dollar currency
    How the Dollar became the world’s currency
    Dec 14, 2016  |  by Anton Van Teylingen
  • Bank notes
    Exchanging your travel money: Don't wait till the last minute
    Sep 26, 2016  |  by 1st Contact
  • Stay safe online
    Stay safe online: A financial services security checklist
    Aug 11, 2016  |  by 1st Contact
  • How forex brokers beat the banks
    How forex brokers beat the banks
    Jul 13, 2016  |  by Gemma Blommaert
  • How forex brokers beat the banks
    Best value holiday destinations for your Pounds
    Jun 06, 2016  |  by 1st Contact
  • Get your currency ready
    How to get your currency ready for travel and emigration
    May 23, 2016  |  by Gemma Blommaert
  • Fast and simple money transfers
    Fast and simple money transfers out of South Africa
    May 19, 2016  |  by Anton Van Teylingen
  • 95_Is-this-the-end-of-AUD-rally
    Is this the end of AUD rally?
    Apr 28, 2016  |  by 1st Contact
 
 

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