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Rosie Leizrowice

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Wirex introduces discord to bring customer community together

At Wirex, we’re always looking for new and improved ways to listen to your feedback. Hearing what you like, what you think could be better and what you’d like to see in the future helps us to keep improving. And if you’ve got a problem we want to be able to solve it for you… View Article

How can you tell if Wirex is for real?

The crypto space can seem like a wild west of unregulated and unlicensed companies, scammers, hucksters and other opportunists. As Bitcoin is still relatively new, there are a lot of widespread misunderstandings. Many people see it as a get rich scheme, without considering the underlying technology or purpose. Scammers exploit this confusion, giving the entire… View Article

Is Google banning crypto-related ads from its service a good thing?

Google recently announced its plan to ban online advertisements related to cryptocurrencies – including ads for everything from ICOs to exchanges and wallets. Facebook announced a similar ban in January. With the two largest online advertisers seemingly condemning cryptocurrencies, prices dropped and investors around the world panicked. Is this the start of a wider crackdown?… View Article

How crypto could help bank the unbanked

Bitcoin mean different things for different people. For some, the significance lies in the technology. For others, it’s all about making money from investments or mining. Others view it as a community, a movement or a business opportunity. But there’s another important possibility which doesn’t get much discussion. Cryptocurrencies can help us to fight financial inequality…. View Article

What’s your crypto risk appetite?

Cryptocurrencies have introduced many once-uninterested people to active investing. But before you put a penny into any sort of investment, it’s crucial to know your risk appetite. What is risk appetite? Simply put, it’s the amount of risk you can stomach. Broadly defined, it’s your ability to psychologically and financially handle the possibility of negative outcomes…. View Article

Dear parents, here’s what you need to know about Bitcoin

If your kids have been through their teens (or are going through them now), you’re probably used to unpredictable behavior. Sudden mood swings, confidence highs and lows, a rebellious nature. Should that sound familiar, you already understand the nature of Bitcoin. Bitcoin acts a bit like a teenager. Volatile and fickle, Bitcoin has been through… View Article

Here’s why crypto is perfect for digital nomads

You probably adopted a nomadic lifestyle out of a desire for freedom and flexibility. Freedom from a 9-5 schedule, lengthy commutes, inner-city rent and the growing pile of unneeded possessions. The flexibility to live anywhere with WiFi and have new experiences every day. Okay, you don’t literally work on the beach with a fruity drink… View Article

A beginner’s look at Ethereum: 7 notable facts

For many people, Ethereum is the logical next step after getting the hang of Bitcoin. A couple of months ago, we covered the basics of Ethereum. Today we’re bringing you seven extra things you should know about the original altcoin. Ethereum is a platform for the cryptocurrency Ether Ethereum is a little more complicated than most altcoins. While Ethereum… View Article

Is your bank going to freeze your account for buying Bitcoin?

Despite UK law having no issue with cryptocurrencies, the financial industry seems to be setting its own rules. Several people have reported having their account frozen after using an exchange. Others have experienced the same after connecting their debit card. Several UK banks have now banned using credit cards to buy Bitcoin. They cite customers… View Article