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    15 Destinations Where You Will Get the Most Value for US Dollar

    If you're looking to travel internationally, now is the time to take that dream vacation to Amsterdam or Tokyo, or any of these 15 destinations where the US currency is worth the most. No more guessing where you should travel, we have the answer for you.

    ... ORDER FOREIGN CURRENCY       There are a lot of reasons why people may be shocked to see the US dollar standing so resolute at the top of the international currency food chain. The U.S. - China trade war, for one, was someth...

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    5 Currency Facts You Probably Didn't Know About the US $20 Dollar Bill

    Think you know all there is to know about the US $20 dollar bill? We bet you didn't know these 5 facts.

    ...eFX. ORDER FOREIGN CURRENCY     7.9 Years of Hand-offs The latest version of the US 20 dollar bill lasts almost 8 years. The note’s lifespan is third in the running for our country’s banknote lifespan; t...

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    How Much Currency You Need to go on Vacation to Hong Kong, China

    Planning your trip to Hong Kong? Know how much currency you need to have a great trip!

    ... some beverages, on average you're looking at about $6.38 for a pint of beer.  Currency: Hong Kong Dollar The Hong Kong dollar has six different denominations: $5, $10, $20, $50, $100 and $1,000. Each bank note has its own dynamic color scheme that...

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    5 Currency Facts You Probably Didn't Know About the US $10 Dollar Bill

    Think you know all there is to know about the US $10 dollar bill? We bet you didn't know these 5 facts.

    ...stem. About Time Many would be surprised to find that it wasn’t always Hamilton portrait that enriched the beautiful 10 dollar bill. In fact, Abraham Lincoln was the first portrait to be printed on this note when it first came out in 1861. However,...

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    CXI Now Exchanges Select Foreign Coins

    Introducing a new solution for international travelers looking to exchange foreign coins.

    ... 1. To sell select foreign coins to CXI, you can visit any of CXI's owned locations near you and we will exchange them to US dollars. To help reduce lines and wait times for all customers, all foreign coins must be sorted prior to coming to the branch t...

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    What happened to the Harriet Tubman 20 dollar bill?

    A design for the Harriet Tubman 20 dollar bill was released in late 2016. So what happened to the redesign initiative?

    ...banknote been delayed? According to The New York Times, White House Treasury Secretary, Steven Mnuchin has put the new $20 dollar bill on the backburner in order to focus “on enhancing the anti-counterfeiting security features of the currency, f...

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    How much currency you need to go on vacation to Auckland, New Zealand

    Don't wonder any longer! We can tell you how much currency to bring to Auckland, New Zealand!

    ...lassic A post shared by Culprit. (@culprit.nz) on Feb 25, 2019 at 12:10am PST Currency: New Zealand dollar (NZD)  The New Zealand dollar has denominations of $5, $10, $20, $50, and $100 in circulation. Locally, thi...

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    5 Captivating Facts about the New Zealand Dollar

    Do you think you know the "kiwi"? See how much you know about New Zealand's cash!

    ...rculation The Reserve Bank of New Zealand has banknotes of $5, $10, $20, $50, and $100 in circulation. The New Zealand dollar replaced the pound at a rate of 2 dollars = 1 pound. Names and Nicknames The New Zealand dollar has an ISO c...

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    4 Remarkable Facts about the Jamaican Dollar

    Ready for a getaway to Jamaica? Before you dive in, get to know their currency!

    ...you can pick up the currency you need for your trip with CXI. For now, let's dive into four remarkable facts about the Jamaican dollar. History of the Jamaican Dollar Maravedis, Spanish copper coins, was the first currency in Jamaica. Eventually, t...

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    5 Fascinating Facts about the Bahamian Dollar

    Headed to the Bahamas for a sunny spring break? Pro tip: get to know their currency beforehand with these fun facts!

    ...ency services for students traveling abroad? The Official Currency The official currency of the Bahamas is the Bahamian dollar. The Bahamian dollar is also the official currency of the Turks and Caicos Islands. The ISO code is BSD and it is so...

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    A Guide to Eating Delicious (and Cheap) Food in China

    If you're traveling to China, it can be easy to find cheap, delicious meals!

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    4 Facts About the Taiwan Dollar

    The official currency of Taiwan, the New Taiwan Dollar, has been in circulation since 1949 after replacing the Old Taiwan Dollar. What do you know about the TWD?

    ... The official currency of Taiwan, the New Taiwan Dollar, has been in circulation since 1949 after replacing the Old Taiwan dollar (TWD). What do you know about the TWD? History of the Taiwan dollar The New Taiwan dollar came about in order to ...

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    Federal Reserve Orders 7 Billion Banknotes for The New Year

    The Bureau of Engraving and Printing has received an order of 7 billion banknotes for 2019!

    ... for the banknotes by international and domestic customers.  Cost of Making US Dollars This year, the cost of making US dollars has actually gone down for most bills since 2017. The most expensive bill to make is the $100 bill at 13.2 cents. $1 and...

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    The History of Women on Money

    Did you know other currencies feature women?

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    These Countries Have the Most Foreign Currency Reserves

    Find out which countries are holding the largest amount of foreign exchange reserves in the world.

    ...easy with OnlineFX. ORDER FOREIGN CURRENCY     Across the world countries hold billions of dollars’ worth of foreign exchange reserves. These reserves are one of the key indicators of a country’s economic he...

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    These Facts About US Dollar Bills Will Blow Your Mind

    Here are some bizarre facts about the US dollar you probably didn't know.

      Have you ever looked closely at your dollar bills? There are many features present on dollar bills that most people don’t even notice when exchanging money. Here are some reasons behind those added designs as well as some other fun facts about the...

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    An Inside Look at the Australian Dollar

    Australia was actually the first country to adopt polymer banknotes.

    ...e printed, there have been seven complete series issued.” We are still seeing the continued enhancements of the Australian dollar today as the eighth series is currently in the process of being released. Here’s a look at where the Australian dollar ha...

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    The Complexity of Currency Design Revealed

    It isn’t easy to make a banknote both aesthetic and functional at the same time.

    ...mbed { position: absolute; top: 0; left: 0; width: 100%; height: 100%; }   Once the dollar became the sole currency of the U.S., the first design was similar to the look of a formal certificate. This banknote fea...

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    Switzerland Becomes Two-Time Winner of IBNS Banknote of the Year Award

    After a close vote, the Swiss 10 franc was announced banknote of the year.

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    Why Bank of Canada Wants to Remove Old Banknotes and Create New Currency

    Bank of Canada is planning to remove legal tender status from a variety of old banknotes.

      The Government of Canada is currently requesting the power to be able to remove legal tender status from bank notes as it cannot currently do this. If they are granted this permission, they plan to remove the legal status of the $1, $2, $25, ...

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    How Today's Currency Symbols Originated

    Today's currency symbols have more unique stories than you may have thought.

    ... Ordering foreign currency online is easy with OnlineFX. ORDER FOREIGN CURRENCY     From dollars to euros to pounds, every currency we use has a symbol unique to it. Ever wonder how these symbols came to be? We’...

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    The Inclusion of the Yuan Currency in the Special Drawing Rights

    Introduction of the Chinese yuan into the SDR is the first currency addition since 1999.

    ...R), this basket has been around since 1969. The five major currencies that make up the SDR basket are the following: US dollar - USD Chinese yuan - CNY European Central Bank euro - EUR Japanese yen - JPY British pound sterli...

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    Where the US Dollar Stands As a Reserve Currency

    A weakening dollar is good news for emerging markets.

    ...rdering foreign currency online is easy with OnlineFX. ORDER FOREIGN CURRENCY     The U.S. dollar is currently the world’s primary reserve currency. “The currency is involved in 9 out of every 10 transaction...

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    Top 10 Most Traded Currencies in the World

    The Japanese yen comes in 3rd among the world’s most traded currencies.

    ... what makes some of these currencies so popular.   Why the U.S. Dollar Wins by a Landslide? The U.S. dollar is the most traded currency in the world not only because it is widely accepted in other countries, but because it serves...

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    5 Facts About International Currencies

    Whoever said money doesn't grow on trees didn't know these facts.

    ...squo;t grow on trees.” Contrary to this statement, many banknotes are actually made of cotton. Did you know the U.S. dollar contains more than 70 percent cotton? Want to know more about the history behind international currencies? Here’s s...

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    Bank of Canada Unveils New $10 Banknote

    Canada celebrates their 150th anniversary of confederation with a new banknote.

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    3 Mistakes Corporations Should Avoid With International Payments To China

    These are the golden rules corporations must consider as a guideline for their international payments to China.

    ...n Currency for International Payments   Most corporations tend to assume their international payments in U.S. dollars will automatically settle in the foreign bank when this is far from the truth. Usually foreign companies will end up con...

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    What does it Cost to Create Currency in The US

    Here is the cost breakdown for each US dollar bill.

    ... System. Now are you ready to be blown away? Here is a video with the exact breakdown of how much it costs to print each US dollar bill and coin in 2016.   .video-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; paddin...

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    Bank of Canada Announces New Woman on Currency

    A new iconic woman will be featured on the $10 banknote.

      Bank of Canada has officially announced Voila Desmond as the new woman they will feature on their $10 banknote, set to release into circulation in 2018.  The process of this decision started on March 8, when polls first opened t...

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    Top 10 International Islands You Must Visit

    Chase the sun with the best list of islands you must visit.

    ...sit. Discover the best travel tips with the top things to do, along with the currency exchange comparison against the U.S. dollar for each of these incredible islands.   10. Fernando de Noronha, Brazil Let's start the wee...

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    Egypt Devalues Currency to Get IMF Loan

    A new plan to float the pound is in the works.

    ...st 50 percent of its value. From an exchange rate of 8.8 on November 1, the pound has now been devalued to 18.01 against the US dollar.    .tradingview { height:350px; } new TradingView.widget({ "autosize": true, ...

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    Australian Banknote Now Worth One Million

    It was ten shillings then and now it's valued at one million dollars.

    ...he Sydney Money Expo unveiled a rare opportunity for everyone to see Australia’s most valuable currency. In 1913 the Australian dollar used to be called a shilling, which was based on the old British sterling system. Now that same ten shilling one hund...

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    Weekend Wanderlust

    Top social media posts our fans love from September 1 - 8.

      Twitter: Bank of England Museum Opens Banknote Gallery This captivating new museum gallery will take you through the history of the bank, since 1694 to the role it stands for today as the nation's central bank and more for free.  The @...

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    Reserve Bank of Australia Introduced New 5 Dollar

    The new Australian 5 dollar banknote began circulating on September 1.

    ...he image you see above is a comparison of the old vs new banknote. Below are the new front and back design of the Australian $5 dollar banknote.   Photo: Reserve Bank of Australia   Photo: Reserve Bank of Australia &...

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    Currency Market Trend Analysis: August 29, 2016

    Here are the market highlights for some major currencies over the last week.

    ...{ background-color:#fff; line-height:200%; } tr:hover { background-color:#ffcd32; } USD - U.S. Dollar The U.S. dollar is on an upward trend as Janet Yellen pointed out during the Fed meeting on Friday “Indeed, in light of the continued sol...

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    Currency Market Trend Analysis: August 22, 2016

    Here are the market highlights for some major currencies over the last week.

    ... } USD - U.S. Dollar The FOMC meeting that took place last week on Wednesday, August 17 left many hopeful for the U.S. dollar. This came after Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer said that, “inflation, at 1.6 percent, is within hailing distance of 2 per...

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    Currency Market Trend Analysis: August 15, 2016

    Here are the market highlights for some major currencies over the last week.

    ...{ background-color:#fff; line-height:200%; } tr:hover { background-color:#ffcd32; } USD - U.S. Dollar The U.S. dollar weakened against the euro and the yen on Monday. This was due to poor results coming from the U.S Retail Sales Report tha...

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    Currency Market Trend Analysis: August 8, 2016

    Here are the market highlights for some major currencies over the last week.

      p{ text-align: left; } USD - U.S. Dollar A new robust report on Friday revealed U.S. jobs report ignited a dollar rally as it helped minimize economic worries, and brought new hope into Fed rate hike expectations which had recently been ...

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    Currency Market Trend Analysis: August 1, 2016

    Here are the market highlights for some major currencies.

      p{ text-align: left; } USD - U.S. Dollar The dollar is recovering from one of the worst weeks it has had in three months. Due to reports showing the U.S. economy grew at a flat annual rate of 1.2 percent during the second quarter, a...

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    Currency Market Trend Analysis: July 25, 2016

    Here are the market highlights for some major currencies.

      p{ text-align: justify; } USD - U.S. Dollar The dollar is steady against the euro and yen, but it could face some changes after the Federal Reserve meeting on Wednesday, July 27 and the Bank of Japan meeting on Friday, July 29. ...

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    Currency Market Trend Analysis: July 18, 2016

    Here are the market highlights for some major currencies.

      p{ text-align: justify; } USD - U.S. Dollar The dollar continues to show strength at a steady pace against other currencies, but uncertainty could surface as political components take center stage over the next couple of weeks. Meanw...

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    Currency Market Trend Analysis: July 11, 2016

    These are the market highlights for some foreign currencies.

    ...hrone. The pound is taking a slight recovery from this news, but still exchanging at all-time lows of 1.29 against the U.S. dollar. No positive signs are on the horizon for the pound anytime soon. Bank of England will meet on July 14 for the first time...

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    Reserve Bank of Australia Cuts Cash Rate to New Low

    The bank cut interest rates for the first time in a year, noting global economy's growth at a slower pace than expected.

    ...cording to ABC Australia news. One of the main reasons for this decision was based on the lower exchange rate of the Australian dollar helping the traded sector. Here’s a closer look at Australia’s financial economic data in a snapshot:   The R...

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    Weekend Wanderlust

    Top social media posts our fans love from April 22 - 28.

    Photo: Santorini, Greece   Twitter: 10 of the best hostels and lodges that you have to hike to It looks like some out of the way retreats can only be reached on foot. On the bright side the reward for your long hike is a warm welcome with a ...

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    U.S. Treasury Unveils New $20 $10 and $5 Bill

    Modern Money: Not only is the $20 bill getting an upgrade, so is the $10 and $5 bill.

      Last week the U.S Treasury Department announced that Harriet Tubman will be the new face on the $20 bill. That’s only the beginning because they’re also going to update the $10 and $5 bill, according to LA Times.  So while most people were bus...

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    New Zealand Introduces New Currencies

    The Reserve Bank of New Zealand has three new banknotes that will begin circulating soon.

    ...n see below are the holographic window, puzzle number, raised ink and a color changing bird.   New Zealand 20 dollar front    New Zealand 20 dollar back   New Zealand 50 dollar front  &nbs...

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    Weekend Wanderlust

    Top social media posts our fans love from April 15 - 21.

    Photo: Harbor of Baltimore, Maryland   Twitter: How to Get the Best Currency Exchange Rate  Our best rate guarantee means that CXI's company-owned (not affiliate-owned) currency exchange locations will match or beat the exchange rate given b...

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    Canada Will Feature Woman On New Currency

    Bank of Canada announced a woman will be featured on its new banknote and wants your vote.

    ...? Watch Prime Minister Justin Trudeau give his public speech on the announcement. For more currency updates on the Canadian dollar and other foreign currencies, join our platinum passport today so you can always have the latest currency news.     ...

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    Weekend Wanderlust

    Top social media posts our fans love from February 25 - March 3.

    ... Twitter: Reserve Bank of Australia Announces New 5 Dollar Banknote The Reserve Bank of Australia has announced a new 5 dollar banknote will soon start circulating on September 1, 2016. It will be the first denomination to be released for their nex...

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    Reserve Bank of Australia Announces New 5 Dollar Banknote

    The Reserve Bank of Australia will soon begin circulating their next generation of banknotes.

    Photo: Reserve Bank of Australia   The Reserve Bank of Australia has announced a new 5 dollar banknote will soon start circulating on September 1, 2016. It will be the first denomination to be released for their next generation of banknotes...

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    Federal Reserve Leaves Rates Unchanged

    The U.S. Federal Open Market Committee released its statement today and reached a decision.

    ...n though our economic growth slowed during our fourth quarter last year, our labor market went upwards.  Therefore the U.S. dollar will continue to gain its strength and will still give U.S. travelers the most value for their dollar.     .boiler...

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    Canadian Dollar Cracks As International Tourism Booms

    Despite the Bank of Canada keeping interest rates unchanged tourism in Canada is gaining strength.

    ...otracted process of reorientation towards non-resource activity is underway, helped by stronger U.S. demand, the lower Canadian dollar, and accommodative monetary and financial conditions,” policy makers led by Governor Stephen Poloz said in a statem...

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    FX Forecast: Gloomy Outlook For The Canadian Dollar

    The Canadian dollar sinks below the 70 cent U.S. level for the first time since 2003.

    Photo: morbokat   The Canadian dollar also known as the loonie, went down to 69 cents reaching its lowest point on Tuesday, January 12 for the first time since 2003. It is projected that the Canadian dollar will continue to depreci...

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    Federal Reserve Raises Rates For The First Time Since 2006

    The Fed awakens: Decision is expected to make history for the U.S. economy.

    ...to CNN money. But what exactly does this mean for U.S. travelers? Well, CNN Money reports “Higher rates will make the dollar stronger. A strong dollar is a nice perk for U.S. travelers.” And we all know what that means, it’s time ...

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    U.S. Dollar Gains Strength To Reach Euro By Year End

    For the first time since 2002, the dollar could soon be worth as much as the euro.

      The dollar is inching closer and closer to being worth the same as one euro. So is it time to book that long overdue trip to France, Italy or Spain? And will the U.S. dollar really reach parity with the euro anytime soon? A strong dol...

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    Australian Currency Reveals New Makeover

    Illustrator Aaron Tyler gives Australian dollars a new face lift and they’re awesome.

    ...39;t we know who's on each bill? This is the same question Aaron Tyler decided to take a closer look at with Australian dollars. “After asking around to see if people could name at least one, no one could. It seemed pretty crazy that desp...

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    Fed Outlook: European Shares Freeze As U.S. Dollar Dips

    Currencies struggle as hopes of a Fed rate rise this year grows dimmer.

      European shares froze on Monday, after their strong start to the fourth quarter while the dollar dipped towards three week lows, with investors skeptical the U.S. Federal Reserve would raise interest rates this year. Chinese stocks jumped...

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    Weekly Wanderlust

    Top social media posts our fans love from September 24 - 30.

    ...e Generale in a note. "In the near-term, it is likely that weakness in the real will persist. In the current environment US dollar/Brazilian real may overshoot to R $4.50," ABN Amro says in a report. Read more here.   .boiler { border: 1px...

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    Why Are Central Banks Playing A Global Game Of Chess

    The financial struggle is more than real and strategic.

    ...of foreign exchange, Canada, New Zealand and Australia are the currencies the two recommend shorting, while going long the U.S. dollar or British pound, since those central banks have expressed an intention to leave the chess game.   Over...

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    What Impact Does China Have On Other Currencies

    The Chinese Yuan devaluation is shocking. Check out which foreign currencies are being hit hardest.

    ... the other foreign currencies? Let’s take a closer look at what currencies are being hit the hardest. Australia's dollar slid more than 2% against the U.S. dollar to levels last seen in 2009. The Australian dollar is a major trading partn...

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    13 Best Countries around the World Where Your US Dollar Will Go Far

    Your eyes won't believe all of these dreamy destinations.

    ...re is so much more to this beautiful country, including the fact that it is majorly budget-friendly. In Indonesia every $1 U.S. dollar is around the equivalent of 13,000 rupias (IDR).   A photo posted by DarisZ...

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    Weekly Wanderlust

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      Facebook: Where to travel with the falling Canadian dollar Where should Canadian travelers concerned about the declining dollar go? Trips to their favorite destination, the U.S., will cost about 10 per cent more than at the beginning of th...

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    Why The World Would End Without Currency

    If you take a closer look at the evidence, cash has value beyond borders of the country.

    Photo by peasap   In the case of American money, cash has value beyond the borders of the country. People store up cash for emergencies, to keep a safety net, and to ensure that whatever happens, their chunk of cash will be there for them....

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    6 Best Places To Travel In July

    Looking to travel somewhere in July, but don't know where? Here are some hot spots.

    ....m., July 7-14. Need even more incentive to pack up your bags? There is a favorable European exchange rate for the American dollar right now, which means your U.S. currency will go further than usual this July. Read more here. 

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