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No Cyberspace for Old Men

This is another one of those things that occurred to me a while back, but it keeps cropping up whenever I think. I guess it fits with the purpose of this blog, so I figure I might as well discuss it here. 2,211 more words


Update on Money Transfer Providers

XE transitioned to a new international payments provider, HiFX, on 29 October. This morning, I’ve had to place my first trade with them since the change, so decided it was time to reevaluate… 653 more words


PayPal ramps up mobile payments business

PayPal reported third quarter earnings after the bell on Thursday. The global payments company reported an 18% increase in revenue at $2.67 billion, when analysts were expecting $2.65 billion. 431 more words


Money Matters

Moving money between home and Germany and dealing with charges while you’re here can be a headache. ¬†Whether it’s a frequent migraine or a minor, occasional annoyance will likely depend on who is paying your salary during your sabbatical year. ¬† 1,381 more words