A collection of 27 posts
Fintech & Banking - The Shift in Customer Experience
As the proliferation of smartphones and internet connectivity reaches the level that you can even find both in remote rural villages in the least developed parts of the world, it should come as no surprise that a lot of industries are facing significant changes.
Understanding the Mobile Money Ecosystem
Mobile financial services have proven their worth time and time again, whether it’s the convenience of being able to move funds around long after the banks have closed for the day or accessing financial services during the lockdowns of the COVID-19 crisis, when going to the bank at all
How consumer behaviour shapes trends within the remittance industry
While all services are swayed by their customers and the customer’s experience of using it, this is perhaps more true with remittance than any other player in the payments industry. When you pay a bill, there is little emotional attachment involved - you’ve received a product or service
How to Drive Digital Transformation
The fact that the world is going digital should be apparent to everyone, particularly in the wake of widespread lockdowns in response to COVID-19. With the option of walking into town to go shopping, go to the bank, send and receive money from overseas or dozens of other small but
What do all national holidays mean to the global money movement?
You wire the money home, expecting it to show up in your account in a few days. A week later and there’s no sign of it. Then you remember that your home country is in the middle of a major national celebration and all banking operations have halted for the duration.
The Impact of COVID-19 on Cloud and SaaS Providers
COVID-19’s impact on the world has been enormous (understatement of the decade), no less so for the tech industry. The need for work from home in order to limit the spread of the virus resulted in an urgent need for remote working solutions, with cloud and software-based services at the forefront.
How to Set Up a Business in Thailand
Starting a business in Thailand is a good and sustainable way to make a life in the Land of Smiles. With its great weather, charming people, fascinating culture, amazing food and affordable cost of living, there is no shortage of people who have visited Thailand and decided they want to
Teaching English in Thailand: A Beginner’s Guide
Lots of people want to live overseas in Thailand. Who wouldn’t? It’s one of the most popular countries to visit in the world [https://www.bangkokpost.com/business/1530574/thailand-ranks-10th-most-popular-for-global-visitors] and is also very pleasant to live in. For people looking to move overseas for the first time,
The Ultimate Guide to Health Insurance in Thailand
Living in Thailand is a dream come true - until it isn’t. When everything’s going right, its beautiful white-sand beaches, one of the world’s tastiest cuisines, charmingly welcoming people and a fascinating culture, not to mention a very low cost of living without having to live in
Cost of Living in Thailand
Thailand has been a popular destination for those looking to move overseas for many years and for a variety of reasons. Not only is the Land of Smiles famous for its friendly welcome, but the weather is great, the food is fantastic, the culture is delightful and, perhaps most importantly,
How to use credit cards when travelling (and in Thailand)
Credit cards have become such a simple and integral part of shopping and life generally that it is now entirely possible to go for months and perhaps even years without touching a banknote. You can pay your bills, buy your groceries, dine at restaurants, shop for essentials and luxuries -
ATMs in Thailand: Everything You need to Know
When you are travelling in Thailand, you’ll rapidly find that getting baht at a currency exchange is an obnoxiously slow process. You need to have your passport with you, need to wait while the clerk fills in a bizarrely long and detailed form and then you need to figure
AIS, True or dTac? Thailand's Mobile Data Plans Compared
A smartphone with a data plan is about as essential to modern life as food, shelter and clothing, particularly in Thailand. How do you expect to be able to get around Bangkok without a map app? How hard would life be without translation apps? And could you imagine having to
Old Money May Talk, But New Money Flies
Ever wished it was as easy to make international transfers as it is to make bank-to-bank payments here in Thailand? Well, that future has arrived. With the DeeMoney mobile application, you can send money from your phone anywhere, anytime. Placing digital remittance transfer control back in your hands where it
The Secret to International Transfer Fee Savings
Transferring money from Thailand to your home country is a pain point which every expat experiences on a regular basis. But we all have to do it, and the scale of outbound remittances from the Land of Smiles is huge. In 2016, Thailand sent over 4,000 million USD [http: