Budgeting Tips For International Students

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Budgeting Tips For International Students

Studying abroad is an incredible way to further your education while exploring more of the world. But tuition, accommodation, books, food, transportation, sightseeing, socializing…it all adds up very quickly. The last thing you want to do is constantly worry about maintaining a healthy bank balance.  We’ve put together some useful tips to take your mind off your money and your money off your mind (yes, we went there).  Prepaid Travel Cards Before you move abroad to … Read More

Canadian Banks vs Credit Unions

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Canadian Banks vs Credit Unions

Are you currently banking with one of Canada’s “Big 5”? If so, there’s a strong chance that you’ve wondered about better alternatives. If you’ve already looked into switching banks, you probably noticed that none of them are particularly cheap – and they all seem to be constantly raising their fees. This is exactly why more and more Canadians are looking for alternative banking solutions. One of the most popular options is to use a credit … 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

REMITR Guide: How to Apply for a Working Holiday Visa in France

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How to Apply for a Working Holiday Visa in France

As a global icon of fashion, love, café culture and wine, there are so many reasons to apply for a working holiday visa in France. France is the most visited country in the world, home to beautiful landscapes and sceneries like the Eiffel Tower in Paris, or the Palace of Versailles in Yvelines. There is something for everyone, no matter who you are. If you’re into the sun and beaches, take a trip to Corsica, the … Read More

The Top 10 Electronic Wholesalers and Manufacturers in China

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Wholesale electronic suppliers in China have made a significant contribution to the global economy in recent years, with a deliberate focus on improving the quality of their products, not just the quantity. China’s technology wholesale market reached an all-time high in 2017, with over $20,747.10 million USD in exports, and is expected to increase further in the coming years. No longer will you feel disappointed, but empowered, when you see that “made in China” label … Read More

REMITR Guide: Why is the Value of the Pound Sterling in Free-Fall?

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The value of the British Pound (GBP) has come under massive pressure against other major currencies such as the US Dollar and the Euro in July.  On Monday July 29th, the pound, also known as the Pound Sterling, touched its lowest level in over two years against the US Dollar. This has taken the value of the currency to its lowest level in 28 months. On Tuesday July 30th, the pound continued to slide on … Read More

REMITR Guide: The Top 10 Countries for Global Business

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Top 10 Countries for Global Business

Thanks to continued advancements in technology, the world is more connected than ever before. Sharing information, shipping products, communicating and travelling has never been easier. Thanks to all of this, the entire world is now open for business.  Entrepreneurs and investors have never had so much freedom to decide where to start their business or invest their money. Many countries all around the globe are thriving with opportunities to start a new business. But, some … Read More

What are the Most Commonly Outsourced Products from China?

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What are the Most Commonly Outsourced Products from China?

China is a leading global manufacturer and continues to advance international businesses each and every day. Many of the world’s biggest brands avail of China’s low production and labour costs to maximise thier profits. From cars to high-tech electronics to clothing and footwear, outsourcing products from China has benefited nearly every country in the world, and can most likely benefit you too! Here’s a list of the products that are most commonly outsourced from China.  … 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

Maximise Your Budget: 5 Budgeting Tips For Startups

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5 Budget Maximising Tips For Startups

Starting a business is an exciting time for any entrepreneur, but it comes with tough financial challenges. In your early days, it’s crucial that you lay the foundation for a sustainable business. To help you out, we’ve put together a list of five tips to help maximise your startup’s budget, and to help you avoid some common financial mistakes entrepreneurs make when starting a new business. Access An Incubator Startup incubators are set up to reduce the chance … Read More