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Why You Should Go to China

Sandi Yu · July 10, 2018
Hundreds of thousands of Chinese study and work in western countries now, but in the next decades, it may just be the ot...
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The Most Foreign Friendly Banks in China

S. Alexander · July 9, 2018
How to choose a foreign friendly bank in China? Here are the tips for you from our Ms Expat.
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Daigou, “Grassroots” Solution to Fighting Tariffs

Sandi Yu & S... · July 9, 2018
According to Wikipedia, Daigou or “overseas personal shopper” is a channel of commerce in which a person outside of Chin...
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How to Exchange USD and CNY on Swapsy - A Walkthrough

S. Alexander · December 31, 2019

The complete guide to Swapsy, the revolutionary peer-to-peer currency exchange platform with thousands of registered use...
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Don't worry about extra fees charged by PayPal any more!

Ting · June 25, 2019

You don't have to pay the international fees if your match has a PayPal account in a different region.
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Get the Latest Wechat QR Code to Receive Your Money

Ting · June 19, 2019

Why you need to upload the latest Wechat QR Code, and what you can do if the recipient hasn't updated the Wechat QR code...
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How to Scan the QR Code Saved on Your Phone

Mike D · February 5, 2019

Another great tip from our Swapsy expert
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Zelle and PayPal Tips for Swappers

Mike D & San... · August 31, 2018

What is the most popular E-wallets on Swapsy? How to get a match faster? And how to avoid paying fees when using Paypal?...
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How to Insert Transaction Code in Different E-wallets

Mike D · August 30, 2018

The myth of adding "the code".
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The Swapsy Story

Sandi Yu · August 16, 2018

Where the idea of Swapsy came from.
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