Gold vs USD vs Bitcoin - who wins?
​USD, Gold, or Bitcoin? Which is best?

Hundreds of years ago, money took the form of precious metals, like Gold or Silver. Today, we think of money, as the paper that comes from the bank, like the United States dollar (USD) or the Great British Pound (GBP). But with what’s happening in Venezuela and Zimbabwe, could this be just the start of… View Article

8 signs you're crypto obsessed
​8 Signs You’re Crypto-obsessed

The cryptocurrency market has been crazy this year. It’s easy to see why many people are obsessed with Bitcoin and altcoins. Relatively speaking, it’s a new arena. It’s constantly evolving. It’s open to anyone with the time and money to get involved – and it’s always exciting to be an early adopter. It can be… View Article

Wirex contactless cards waiting list
Wirex Contactless Card Waiting List

The 5 month wait for our new contactless card is almost over. On a first come first served basis, virtual and plastic cards will become available in the coming weeks. To ensure you’re on the waiting list, enter your email and update to the latest version of the Wirex app. Until today, Crypto-card providers required… View Article

Bitcoin is not a scam
Dear Bitcoin Newbie, Bitcoin is Seriously Not a Scam

So, you’re new to Bitcoin and you’ve heard a lot of conflicting opinions. You’ve heard some people say cryptocurrencies are the future. You’ve heard others say Bitcoin is a scam or a Ponzi scheme. What’s the truth? Is Bitcoin a scam? Firstly, what exactly is a scam? While common for people to use the word… View Article

current wirex cards cancelled
Current Cards Cancelled. Money Safe. New Cards Coming Soon.

Yesterday, our partner WaveCrest Holdings, Ltd., which provides our cards was instructed by VISA to close all of its prepaid cryptocurrency-related and standard prepaid VISA debit card programs. The Wirex card is such a program. As a result, your Wirex Payment Cards have been deactivated, and you will not be able to use it for… View Article

Segwit wallet wirex
It’s Here: ​SegWit Bitcoin Wallet on Wirex (faster, cheaper, better)

Lower blockchain fees for external bitcoin wallet transfers? Yes! It’s here! With the new wallets, transactions will cost up to 6 times cheaper than ever before. And bitcoin transfers between Wirex customers remain 100% FREE! More and more people are investing in Bitcoin. Together with the growth of Bitcoin prices, this caused more transactions and a greater… View Article

Piggy-bank being smashed with hammer
A Brief Lesson On Money

You know that thing everyone is chasing these days? The thing that everyone has stuffed inside wallets or in magical plastic cards? Everyone wants a lot of it. No one can live without it. We’re talking about money. Have you ever wondered what makes a thin piece of paper (or plastic in some places) more valuable than… View Article

pick your next crypto investment
How to Pick Your Next Crypto Investment (Plus Wirex Picks for 2018)

Last year we witnessed a massive swarm of newcomers into the crypto market – new ICOs, new tokens, new investors left right and center. Every day, we’re seeing more media coverage. We’re hearing more people talk about it. The community has grown tenfold, and it’s not going to be slowing down in 2018. We definitely won’t… View Article