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Making Offshore Investments Simple, One Click at a Time

Making offshore investments is all about taking advantage of the benefits outside of your own country and spreading your risk beyond the borders of South Africa. As South Africans, there are plenty of reasons for making offshore investments; however, according to Patrick Cairns from moneyweb.co.za, most South Africans ‘still see investing as a purely local exercise’. We’re here to help…

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Trading

5 Key Factors That Influence Exchange Rates

Exchange rates vary all the time due to numerous factors. It’s important to understand how exchange rates are influenced if you transfer money to another country regularly because it can have a negative impact on your bank account if you’re not careful. We’ve made it simple for you by listing the 5 key factors that influence exchange rates here:  …

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Education

Will There be Banks in the Future?

The world of banking is changing rapidly with the rise of Fintech. To date we have already seen some great innovations in this space that have taken over from the previously more traditional banking solutions. According to CIO, Fintech is disrupting the banking industry because it is able to offer customers better service, excellent accessibility, incomparable convenience, as well as…

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Travel

The Top 5 Countries for Expat Living

Moving to a foreign country can be a difficult and scary experience, and it’s made harder if the whole family is involved—you’ll have to consider healthcare, schooling, public transport, and safety. But those aren’t the only important things; one also has to consider location and cost of living. Transferring your money from one country to another can also be a…

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ClickFX, Travel

Stuck in the Himalayas without a wallet

Meet Steve.  Steve is one of our ClickFX clients who has a very interesting story to share about how ClickFX helped get him out of a spot of trouble while he was in the middle of the Himalayas. Steve owns and runs a Mountain Bike Tour Company called RideAway MTB Tours, which offers its clients amazing mountain biking adventures in…

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ClickFX, Travel

Moving to Mauritius—here’s how ClickFX can help you

Ahhhh Mauritius!!! The perfect holiday destination—white sandy beaches; crystal-clear, blue skies; and beautiful, sparkling ocean as far as the eye can see. Don’t you just wish you could live there forever? But really, have you ever truly considered moving to Mauritius? More and more South Africans are moving to Mauritius because of its low tax rates and its fantastic weather—no…

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ClickFX, Trading

Trading versus transfer—what’s the difference?

2017 is already flying past and it’s shaping up to be just as difficult as, if not more difficult than, 2016. Unfortunately, it is predicted that the foreign exchange market will be even more volatile this year than it was in 2016. This is not particularly good news for South Africans who already have to deal with the risks and…

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