Buying Foreign Currency12 Aug 2008

For those of you traveling to Europe and dealing with the Euro, it has been unsettling to see how much less our US dollar can buy than in past years. April, June and July of this year were particularly weak months for the US dollar. There has been a steady drop in the price of the Euro since the beginning of August, however, which is encouraging to see. If you plan to travel to Europe in the next few months, you may want to consider purchasing some Euros now while the price has dipped. Your bank or other source from which you purchase your foreign currency will include a markup to cover their fee. To check the current price of foreign currency and obtain historical information, go to www.gocurrency.com.

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