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All About the Philippine Peso

Friday, May 22, 2015 12:06:29 AM America/Denver

closeup of philippine peso notes and coinsThe peso, known as the ‘piso’ in the Filipino register of the Tagalog language, is the official currency of the Philippines. It is usually denoted with the symbol ₱, with its ISO 4217 code being PHP. Here is a brief history of the Philippine peso and a description of its banknotes and coins.

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Tips for Protecting Your Foreign Currency While Abroad

Friday, May 15, 2015 12:20:00 AM America/Denver

closeup of pickpocket stealing walletTraveling abroad is always an exciting opportunity, and many travelers find that coming to a foreign country with all of the exchanged currency that they will need in hand is the easiest way to deal with traveling expenses. While carrying paper and coin currency is convenient—especially since credit cards with magnetic strips are not the preferred method of payment in many places—it does also put you at risk for being targeted by skilled thieves. Here are some tips to protecting the large sums of foreign currency you’ll be carrying around when traveling.

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All About the Qatari Riyal

Friday, May 8, 2015 12:06:00 AM America/Denver

close up of 5 riyal qatar currencyThe riyal is the official currency of the State of Qatar, which is located east of Saudi Arabia on the Arabian Peninsula. It is abbreviated as QR or QAR. Read on for a brief history of the riyal and an explanation of banknotes and coins.

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5 Countries Where the U.S. Dollar Goes Further in 2015

Friday, May 1, 2015 8:10:00 AM America/Denver

bazaar in the alley chefchaouen moroccoTravel abroad is always an investment made in return for unforgettable experiences, and in some countries it is definitely much more of an investment than in others. Depending on how strong the American dollar is vis-à-vis another international currency, a country might be highly affordable or highly expensive to visit. When the U.S. dollar can “buy” more of a foreign currency, that’s good news for the holder of the U.S. dollar. Here is a quick look at some of the travel destinations for Americans that are more affordable now than ever before—because of better exchange rates on the side of the U.S. dollar.

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All About the Macedonian Denar

Thursday, April 23, 2015 8:38:00 PM America/Denver

macedonian denar coinsThe Macedonian denar (MKD) is the official currency of the Republic of Macedonia, issued by the National Bank of the Republic of Macedonia. It is divided into subunits of 100 deni for one denar, but this subunit is no longer used. When talking about Macedonian currency, then, you will most often see “denar” and its plural “denari.” Its currency symbol is ден, which are the Macedonian letters for the first three letters of “denar.”

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8 High-Tech Security Features in World Currencies: Part 2

Thursday, April 16, 2015 8:15:28 AM America/Denver

closeup of euro under uv lightIt is fascinating to consider just how many high-tech security features are hidden in the banknotes that pass through our hands and travel in our pockets every day. These security features are aimed at making banknotes highly difficult to counterfeit, and many of them are so intricate in detail that often go unnoticed.

So just what are these newer security features that are becoming a part of national currencies all over the world? In last week’s post, we covered 4 major security features in currency: specialized material, the watermark, the clear window, and microprinting. Here are 4 more high-tech security features found in today’s currency.

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8 High-Tech Security Features in World Currencies: Part 1

Thursday, April 9, 2015 8:03:45 AM America/Denver

a closeup of australian currencyIt is intriguing, to say the least, to consider just how many high-tech security features are hidden in the banknotes that pass through our hands and travel in our pockets on a daily basis. These security features are aimed at making banknotes more and more difficult to counterfeit, and many of them are so intricate in detail that they are not known by the average citizen.

So just what are these newer security features that are becoming a part of national currencies all over the world? Read on for an inside look at 4 of 8 major security features on paper currency today. Then check back in with the blog next week for details on 4 more high-tech security features.

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All About the Jordan Dinar

Thursday, April 2, 2015 8:43:27 AM America/Denver

jordanian dinar banknotes and coinsThe dinar is the official currency of Jordan and an unofficial currency of the West Bank, issued by the Central Bank of Jordan. Read on for a brief history of this relatively new form of currency and an explanation of banknotes and coins.

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The Egyptian Pound

Tuesday, March 24, 2015 12:10:00 AM America/Denver

a closeup of egyptian pound bank notesGoing back from the Ancient Egyptians through today, the area now known as Egypt has seen quite a few forms of currency. The most recent of these forms of currency—and the one that is currently being used today—is the Egyptian pound. Read on to get a brief overview of the Egyptian pound's history and how it functions as a form of currency today.

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Reasons Why You Should Invest in a Safe for Your Home

Tuesday, March 17, 2015 3:35:00 AM America/Denver

gold bars on a black backgroundMany homeowners feel that their possessions are secure simply hidden in a private location in the home, or they resort to storing precious metals in a bank account. But for many reasons, purchasing a safe or vault for your home is your best bet. Here is a quick overview of why a new safe or vault for your home might be the best option for you.

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