The Yen Is Doing Well Amid The Financial Turmoil

Posted February 16, 2009

Wherever you look at the moment, currencies are in flux. You could quite literally be checking figures on your currency converter one day and decide to head off on holiday somewhere nice. And the next day, things have changed again. But does the yen adhere to this example too?


Icelandic Currency Is In Troubled Waters

Posted February 16, 2009

If you type ‘Iceland krona’ into any search engine at the moment – particularly a news search engine – you are likely to be swamped with dozens of results. And they are all going to be bringers of doom and gloom.


Could The US Dollar Go The Same Way As The Zimbabwe Dollar?

Posted February 16, 2009

Many people think we have seen the end of the Zimbabwe dollar. Hyperinflation has effectively put an end to this particular currency. If you have tried using a currency converter to see just how badly it has been doing lately, you might find that there aren’t enough decimal places to cope with the dreadful exchange rates that are in place.


A Review Of The Currencies Direct Website

Posted February 12, 2009

Are you looking to send some money overseas, no matter where you might be in the world? If you are then you should take a look at Currencies Direct. They offer a whole range of services for people and businesses in all corners of the world. So regardless of whether you are in central America, or the farthest reaches of Africa, provided you have access to the internet and a computer you can use this great service to make your life easier.


The New Zealand Dollar Is Struggling

Posted February 06, 2009

As we know, many currencies are struggling to maintain a reasonable degree of strength at the moment. The performance of the New Zealand dollar in December 2008 is a typical example.


Russian Rouble Is Another Casualty Of Current Climate

Posted February 06, 2009

Devaluation is not something that any country takes lightly, but Russia began a series of events back in December that seems likely to continue into the New Year.


Is The Swiss Franc Proving Stronger Than The Euro?

Posted February 06, 2009

It is often thought that the Euro is stronger than many of the remaining currencies in Europe. But it may not end up swallowing the remaining independent currencies for some time – if at all, and the performance of the Swiss franc brings this into sharp focus.


How Will The Japanese Yen Cope?

Posted February 06, 2009

The Japanese yen looked to be having problems as a result of the consistent bad news coming out of the country during the final month of 2008, and there is no doubt that one currency in particular took advantage of that bad news.


Bad Times For The US Dollar?

Posted February 06, 2009

Are there bad times? It seems there are as far as the US dollar was concerned back in December. At times this currency has seemed almost untouched by the events of the economic downturn, but perhaps things are starting to change.


Why We Learn Our Money Habits From Our Parents

Posted December 18, 2008

Money habits are strange things. No matter what currency you were brought up with, or what one you happen to be using now, you can bet that a lot of your habits have been handed down from your parents. But why is this?


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