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The Ocean Agency is a Nonprofit That Accelerates Ocean Conservation Action Through Innovation and Technology

The Ocean Agency is a Nonprofit That Accelerates Ocean Conservation Action Through Innovation and Technology

In a Nutshell: After spending a decade in advertising, Richard Vevers took his experience out on the water and created The Ocean Agency. The nonprofit serves as an advertising agency for the ocean, raising awareness through visually engaging and informative campaigns that lead to ocean conservation action. The organization has teamed up with big names, including Google, NOAA, and Adobe, among others for campaigns that have led to an Emmy-winning documentary on The Ocean Agency and... read more »

The BookMyForex Marketplace and Prepaid Cards Help Travelers Secure the Best Deals on Foreign Currency Exchange in India

The BookMyForex Marketplace and Prepaid Cards Help Travelers Secure the Best Deals on Foreign Currency Exchange in India

In a Nutshell: BookMyForex has emerged as India's most innovative foreign currency exchange service. The company partners with hundreds of banks and exchanges to offer real-time rates, service-quality comparisons, and has helped more than 300,000 customers. Through its prepaid Visa travel card, BookMyForex brings the benefits of currency exchanges locked in at interbank rates to Indian consumers in 15 currencies and counting. India's long road to a market-based economy and greater... read more »

Individuals and Enterprises in 55 Markets Use InstaReM as the Fastest Way to Send and Convert Currency with Transparent Fees

Individuals and Enterprises in 55 Markets Use InstaReM as the Fastest Way to Send and Convert Currency with Transparent Fees

In a Nutshell: Transferring money to foreign bank accounts has always been a time-consuming process that’s filled with unfair conversion rates and expensive transaction fees. InstaReM aims to make this process easier and less expensive for individuals, enterprises, and financial service firms by providing faster transfers and a transparent, what-you-see-is-what-you-pay fee structure. InstaReM’s service currently spans more than 55 countries and will soon include the option of... read more »

Australians Turn to Police Credit Union for a Better Banking Experience and Quality Financial Products

Australians Turn to Police Credit Union for a Better Banking Experience and Quality Financial Products

In a Nutshell: For Police Credit Union, “Better Banking” isn’t just another marketing phrase. It’s a member experience reflected in award-winning loan offerings and top-ranked customer satisfaction. That experience, along with the convenience and security of cutting-edge technology, is made possible because Police Credit Union invests 100% of its profits back into member benefits. While the credit union was started with police in 1970, it now serves more than 39,000 South... read more »

Canada’s LendingArch Makes Finding the Right Credit Card Quick and Easy with Its Card Comparison Service

Canada’s LendingArch Makes Finding the Right Credit Card Quick and Easy with Its Card Comparison Service

In a Nutshell: With so many options available, searching for the right credit card can be a daunting process. For Canadians, LendingArch helps to simplify the process through their convenient credit card comparison service that allows consumers to find and apply for the card options best suited to their wants and needs. The FinTech startup also offers rate comparison tools on a number of different types of loans, making it a one-stop shop for customer’s lending needs. With all of its... read more »

Australians Turn to Auswide Bank for an Accessible and Affordable Alternative to Pricier Big Banks

Australians Turn to Auswide Bank for an Accessible and Affordable Alternative to Pricier Big Banks

In a Nutshell: As Australian home prices continue to tumble, the country’s housing market may see its first annual decline in 27 years. Regulations that aim to freeze out foreign homebuyers may be cooling the market, but that shouldn’t stop Australian residents from purchasing the home of their dreams with a buyer’s advantage. Auswide Bank has positioned itself as one of Australia’s most consumer-friendly financial institutions. The bank offers low mortgage interest rates, as... read more »

Know the Score: GetCreditScore Helps Australians Keep Track of Their Credit Status

Know the Score: GetCreditScore Helps Australians Keep Track of Their Credit Status

In a Nutshell: A person's credit history — whether it's solid or shaky — can have an impact on the outcome of big life decisions, such as taking out a loan to purchase a car or home or starting a business. That's why it's important to know where your credit stands. GetCreditScore offers a free and simple way for Australians to keep track of their credit score, understand the factors that influence a credit score, and learn how to improve it. // Most consumers will need to take... read more »

16 Best Credit Cards for International Travel 2021

16 Best Credit Cards for International Travel 2021

International travel can be an awakening experience — or a test in how much inconvenience you’re able to put up with. Juggling passports, exchanging money to the local currency (for a fee each time), and language barriers are some of the hurdles that can be either exciting or exhausting, depending on your temperament. My go-to currency on trips is plastic, but not all credit cards are equal internationally. Foreign transaction fees, usually 3% to convert your funds into local... read more »

“Can I Use My Credit Card Overseas?” 9 Things To Know

“Can I Use My Credit Card Overseas?” 9 Things To Know

It doesn't matter if you're a first-time traveler or frequent flyer — having the right plastic in your pocket is an important component of having an amazing vacation. Our experts have hand-selected the best credit cards to rack-up air miles and rewards points redeemable for free flights, hotel stays, and more.  Before you book, check out 2015's Best Travel Reward Cards.  But you can't go on autopilot just yet: There are some things you should know in regards to credit... read more »

11 Best Prepaid Cards to Use Abroad in 2021

11 Best Prepaid Cards to Use Abroad in 2021

The advantages of prepaid cards are obvious: they’re safer than cash, easy to get, universally accepted and convenient to use. Some prepaid cards can even save you on exchange fees if you pre-load them with the local currency before you leave home. Finally, since a prepaid travel card isn’t a credit card, it requires no credit check or top-tier credit score. There are prepaid cards designed for all types of travelers and destinations. We've explored the many offerings available... read more »