The great mystery of currency exchange

Most of us are familiar with the task of exchanging currencies, but understanding the intricacies involved can be a challenge. Currency exchange appears to be a relatively simple transaction; in fact, the mechanics are quite complex. To help make things clearer, here’s an explanation of a few basic terms that will help you get to… View Article

Wirex 2018 Roundup

As 2018 draws to a close, we’re taking a look back at everything that’s been accomplished here at Wirex. It’s been an exciting year for us: we’ve launched new products, won awards and cross-continental races, made our mark at FinTech conferences around the world and overseen the grand openings of new Wirex offices in all… View Article

Ho-ho-how to contact Wirex

With the Christmas break on the horizon, we want to make sure that you know exactly how to contact us over the festive period. The good news is that our customer support teams are open as normal over Christmas and the New Year because, as we know from all the Bitcoin excitement last December, the… View Article

Dox marks the spot – security in the age of social media

It may come as a surprise, but social media has been a part of our world for almost 25 years now. It has evolved from basic online networking provided by the likes of SixDegrees.com, to today’s Snapchat, Twitter, Facebook and Instagram-filled world, showcasing the minutia of our day-to-day lives. While these platforms connect us like… View Article

Wirex in November

As we steam towards the end of the year, there’s been no sign of winding down here at Wirex HQ – November has proved to be yet another busy month. Each week has been packed with launches, announcements and new partnerships, which means 2019 is going to be another exciting year for Wirex customers! Here… View Article

USA – Wirex needs you

Calling our all-American Wirex followers, we’re on the hunt for eager beta testers to trial our new streamlined on-boarding process in the United States. We’ll soon be testing our market-leading offering on American soil for the first time. We’d like to know your thoughts – what you like, what you don’t like and if you… View Article

Why am I being asked for a memorable word?

To help us to keep your Wirex account extra-safe, we’ve added another layer of security to the setup process. From Friday 30th November, the memorable word feature will be activated for all of our new and existing users globally. What is a memorable word? A memorable word is a user-generated layer of security that helps… View Article

Online Security: The fears and the facts

With almost all of our financial affairs being conducted online, there is much at stake if the infrastructure protecting our money is compromised. News articles of security breaches across all industries are posted daily, so it’s no surprise that many people feel less than confident about online security. However, there are plenty of measures in… View Article