Guest blogger Steve Thompson is the senior marketing manager for TransferMate Global Payments. A writer and former journalist, Thompson has extensive experience covering the international payments space, including topics such as international ecommerce, global receivables, foreign exchange fluctuations, geopolitical events, and simplified invoice payments. Prior to working in international payments, Thompson developed content for brands in retail, restaurants, and advertising tech. Thompson started his career as a reporter and editor covering businesses in Dallas, TX. He has a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Southern Methodist University.