Mistakes to Avoid When Making International Business Payments

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When it comes to banking and finance, many businesses struggle with making international payments. Going to the bank to line up and fill out wire transfer forms is time consuming enough, but unforced errors (that happen frequently) can result in further delays. To help ensure that your international payments are executed in the most efficient and stress-free way possible, we’ve compiled a list of the most common things you should look out for. Double Check … Read More

2020’s Public Holidays in REMITR’s Global Network

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Forgetting about public holidays is a pretty solid way to ensure that a payment gets delayed. But, it can be quite tricky to keep track of them all – especially when you’re sending payments overseas. Here’s a list of 2020’s public holidays for some of the most popular payment destinations in REMITR’s Global Network. *With the exception of Canada, all dates provided are for national holidays and accurate as of the day of publication. Have … Read More

What is Remittance and How Does it Work?

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How Does Remittance Work?

Remittances play a massive role in the financial ecosystem today, and if your business needs to send or receive payments, it’s important to understand how they work. Here’s what you need to know: A remittance is the transfer of money from one account to another, generally for services rendered. Pretty simple. The amount of money being sent internationally has increased massively in recent years mainly due to more businesses working with customers and clients overseas. … Read More

Pay International Contractors Like A Pro

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Pay International Contractors Like A Pro

International contractors aren’t just a luxury for large enterprises anymore. They’ve become a vital part of many small and medium sized businesses as well. So, finding an efficient way to pay overseas contractors (on time) is critical to maintaining these strategic partnerships. Here are a few things to keep in mind and watch out for. Hidden Fees People usually default to their bank for international payments – mainly due to habit. However, they often find … Read More

How PayPal’s Currency Pricing Changes Can Affect Your Bottom Line

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PayPal's Currency Pricing Changes

PayPal has announced that it is making changes to their legal agreements with certain customers in the US and Canada. Some of these policy updates mean that customers will be charged higher rates when converting currency. This in turn means they will lose more money while dealing with international payments.  We’re going to take a look at the changes PayPal are making that will have an impact on the accounts of customers in the US … Read More

What is the Best Way For Canadian Freelancers To Get Paid?

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What is the Best Way For Canadian Freelancers To Get Paid?

More and more Canadians are beginning to work as independent contractors. Some are forced to, due to lack of job security in certain industries. Others are choosing to do so to have more flexible hours and gain varied experience. There are also some who opt to freelance in their spare time to make more money on the side.  Regardless of why any Canadian is freelancing, one issue they all face is the stress of receiving … Read More

The Best Way for Indian Companies to Receive International Payments

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The Best Way for Indian Companies to Receive International Payments

Many of the world’s finest software companies are based in India. Indian companies have major clients across the world, including in the US and Europe. Unfortunately for these Indian companies, figuring out the best way to receive payments from international clients can be a stressful process. This stress is caused by numerous headache inducing factors such as dealing with bad foreign exchange rates and trying to communicate with partners in different time zones. Perhaps the … Read More

Everything You Need To Know About ACH Payment Processing Times

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ACH Payment Processing Times

ACH payments are electronic payments made through the Automated Clearing House network –  a network that coordinates electronic payments and automated money transfers. ACH is a batch processing system that handles millions of payments at the end of the day, thus eliminating the need to manually handle payments. The two central clearing facilities: The Federal Reserve or Payments Canada – receive batches of ACH entries from financial institutions.  The ACH operators then process the batch … Read More

What is the Best Way to Receive Payments in a Foreign Currency?

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Best Way to Receive Payments in a Foreign Currency

Modern technology has made doing business internationally so much easier. Ease of travel, content management systems, instant messaging, video conferencing and several other advancements have made it so much easier to get clients throughout the world. But figuring out the best way to collect payments from your international clients can still be stressful. Calculating exchange rates and communicating with partners in different time zones is not always easy.   Here are some of the options … Read More

REMITR Guide: Everything You Need To Know About EFT Payments

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Everything You Need To Know About EFT Payments

Having the ability to send money as quickly and easily as possible is key to modern life. You might need to repay a friend for lunch, or send money to your kids in college. You may be working overseas, and need to send remittances home to support your family in your home country. And it’s not just people who need a stress free way to send money. The modern day business does too. Companies now … Read More