Week in Review: October 5 – October 11

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This week at the Current we ventured to one of East Asia’s most exciting countries, celebrated a very important milestone, highlighted an exciting promotion, dipped back into the world of foreign exchange, and more. As always, catch up on what you missed with our Week in Review.

South Korea

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South Korea was our Country of the Week. We explored the fascinating history of the peninsula, what the North/South divide meant for the country, and much more. Learn more about South Korea HERE.

Our Travel Guide took to the busy streets of Seoul as well as the more remote, scenic parts of the country. From the mountains to the skyscrapers, South Korea truly is a wonder to behold. Get our guide HERE.

Our Currency Spotlight delved into the ins and outs of the South Korean won. As the currency for one of the most prosperous and stable countries in the region, it’s an important one to know. Read more HERE.

300 posts!!!

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It feels like just yesterday when we started theCurrent, but this week we hit our 300th post! Thanks to Continental Currency Exchange and everyone who’s come on this worldwide journey with us over the past several months – we couldn’t have done it without you! See what this means to us HERE.

Save with Hero Day

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This week we highlighted an important new savings opportunity for service men and women. Every Wednesday at Continental is Hero Day, so whether you’re military, a veteran, police, firefighter, or EMS you can rest assured that you’ll get great savings at your nearest branch. Learn more about Hero Day HERE.

FX 101: What is the Middle Rate?

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In our latest edition of FX 101 we discussed what the middle rate is and what it means for you when exchanging currency. See how it relates to buy and sell rates, and much more HERE.


Every week we round up the biggest business stories from around the world in Headlines. This week: the Canadian dollar is up – but so is unemployment, Mill Street is purchased, German exports are down, and much more HERE.

Looking Ahead

Next week we’re sticking around the same neighbourhood to explore a very unique country. Beyond that, look for more of the great stories you’ve come to expect!

Remember to follow the Current for all the latest on Continental Currency, travel, business and more. But if you do miss anything, check in every Sunday for our Week in Review and stay informed, stay Current.