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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

Why it Pays to Have a Business Plan

Posted by on December 31st, 2018.

You might be on the verge of launching your own business, or have the desire to expand a fledgling operation.
But do you really have a plan? A plan ... Read more

This is EUR Life: 20 Years of the Euro

Posted by on December 28th, 2018.

The Euro will be 20 years old on 1 January 2019 – let’s take a brief look at the European currency’s biography.
Born in cyberspace on the first day ... Read more

Our Latest Sponsored Charity: British Heart Foundation

Posted by on December 20th, 2018.

December may be the traditional season of giving but at TorFX we aim to carry on that spirit of generosity and goodwill throughout the year as we work to ... Read more

An Expat’s Guide to Spanish Christmas Traditions

Posted by on December 20th, 2018.

For many Brits the first thing that comes to mind when you think of Spain is not – let’s face it – a festive Christmas.
You merely have to ... Read more

Expat Places: A New Life in Osaka

Posted by on December 12th, 2018.

Want to take the plunge into a totally different culture? Hungry for a new lifestyle and even hungrier for some of the world’s most interesting and delicious food? Think ... Read more

Our Latest Sponsored Charity: Children’s Hospice South West

Posted by on November 15th, 2018.

Every month staff at TorFX work to do their bit for charity and help to raise both money and awareness for a different cause. The latest charity our staff ... Read more

British Food and Drink Favourites You’ll Struggle to Find Abroad

Posted by on November 12th, 2018.

If you’re moving abroad you may find that we British are not as well-known for our food as – say – the Italians. You might think then that it ... Read more

Living Abroad? Embrace these Global Alternatives to Halloween

Posted by on October 29th, 2018.

It can be easy to forget that Halloween and the month of October wasn’t always about trick-or-treating and fancy dress. While the American version of Halloween dominates in Europe, ... Read more

Expat Places: Praying for Time in Braga

Posted by on October 25th, 2018.

Portugal has become a hot expat destination in recent years, championed for having all the charm of its bigger Mediterranean neighbour but at more affordable prices.
But rather than ... Read more

Grow your Business by Considering Currency

Posted by on October 19th, 2018.

Whether you’re just starting out, an SME owner looking to expand or a large business going international, your business may need to deal with currency transfers.
The world of ... Read more