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The TorFX blog is designed to complement our personal approach to customer care with a range of regularly updated categories.

Here's an example of what you can find on our blog:

  • Our company's recent developments and achievements
  • Advisory articles plus current currency and business news
  • Top tips and useful information for anyone planning an overseas property purchase
  • Guidance on issues like visas and employment to help make a move abroad that little bit easier

For daily and weekly exchange rate updates, please visit our Currency News section.

Read our latest blog posts

How might the French elections impact the euro?

Posted by on June 28th, 2024.

French President Emmanuel Macron shocked markets in early June after calling a snap election following his party’s poor performance in the European election. The resulting political uncertainty plunged the ... Read more

UK election focus: How might the election result impact the pound?

Posted by on June 21st, 2024.

The UK will go to the polls in a couple of weeks to decide who will lead the country for the next five years. Read more

Tips for dealing with culture shock as an expat in 2024

Posted by on June 11th, 2024.

In this article, we go through a few tips to help you deal with the culture shock of moving abroad and make the most of your expat experience. Read more

Assessing the most eco-friendly expat destinations in 2024

Posted by on May 22nd, 2024.

There are lots of things to consider when choosing where to go to achieve the best quality of life for you and your family: schooling, weather, work-life balance, culture... Read more

Alternatives to the Golden Visa for expats in Spain

Posted by on May 7th, 2024.

As Spain’s government begins the process of eliminating the popular golden visa, what are the options for expats looking to relocate there? This article will consider the best ways ... Read more

Simplifying international payroll

Posted by on April 10th, 2024.

Handling an international payroll can be difficult at the best of times, but the challenges posed by currency volatility can make it even more complex. Fortunately, TorFX provides access ... Read more

Buying property abroad?

Posted by on March 26th, 2024.

If you’re taking the plunge and investing in an overseas property you’ll want to make your funds stretch as far as possible. How you choose to exchange the currency ... Read more

Countries with the Highest and Lowest Cost of Living 2024

Posted by on February 1st, 2024.

As inflation continues to render products and services more expensive into 2024, many people are looking to save money where they can. For most of us, this might involve ... Read more

TorFX Shortlisted for Moneyfacts 2024 ‘Best service from a Business FX Provider’ 

Posted by on January 10th, 2024.

We are thrilled to announce that TorFX has been shortlisted for ‘Best Service from a Business FX Provider’ at the 2024 Business Moneyfacts awards. The Moneyfacts awards are run by ... Read more

TorFX’s Guide to Investing in Overseas Property 

Posted by on December 12th, 2023.

2023 has seen the average house price drop in at least 9 European countries, for the first time in almost a decade. While analysts surmise that this downward trend ... Read more