Say goodbye to bank fees with Wirex

At Wirex, we know that trying out a new financial service can be intimidating. If you’re looking to switch from a different wallet provider, there’s all the malarkey of moving your funds and getting used to a new service. If it’s your first time opening a cryptocurrency wallet, you’ve probably got a lot of questions… View Article

Stay in control of your money and stick to a budget with Wirex

There are lots of benefits of using Wirex to manage your money. It’s fast, simple, free and secure. But there are a few other advantages and benefits that will help you manage your money in a way that works for you. Lost or stolen payment card? Cancel it in seconds We’ve all been there. Losing… View Article

Buy Bitcoin, Litecoin and more by funding your Wirex account with a debit or credit card

Thanks to our partners we can now re-introduce a popular app feature. Fund your Wirex currency account using a 3DS debit or credit card for instant exchange into Bitcoin and Litecoin at any time. The new feature is available throughout the EEA in the following countries: UK, Italy, France, Germany, Spain, Romania, Netherlands, Belgium, Austria,… View Article

Bitcoin mining – a waste of energy?

Bitcoin mining uses energy – a lot of it. So much so, that in 2017, Newsweek declared mining for the cryptocurrency will ‘consume all of the world’s energy by 2020’. It’s a fanciful headline but the fact that Bitcoin mining uses more energy than some entire countries in a single year, does make it hard… View Article

Today’s Bitcoin price jump: ready to moon?

Is this the moment we’ve been waiting for? Is Bitcoin’s price about to turn from its recent negative trend (going dowwwwn) to a new bull-market to retest December’s all-time-high of $20,000!?   Today, the Bitcoin price spiked through a few significant resistance points on the four hour chart, including breaking above the Ichimoku cloud as… View Article

How to become less crypto obsessed

Are you into crypto? Are you surrounded by people that just don’t get you? Does every day feel like a struggle to integrate with Bitcoin unbelievers? Sound familiar? Don’t worry – you’re not alone. But if you’re fed up of friends and family telling you how worried they are about your obsession with make believe… View Article

How will banks respond to crypto?

As the financial crisis of 2008 held the world hostage, one man offered a solution. Bitcoin was Satoshi Nakamoto’s response, the world’s first cryptocurrency; an open source project which meant there was no need for banks and people could be responsible for their own wealth. At a time when people were at the mercy of… View Article

Fund your Wirex card with a range of payment options

When you sign up for a free Wirex account, you’re instantly issued a virtual payment card. Verifying your account usually takes a few minutes. Then you’re ready to fund your card with a variety of payment methods – all from your phone. Convert fiat (regular money) to Bitcoin using Wirex’s free exchange, then save, spend,… View Article