Wirex for Europe – when can you expect your accounts?

Wirex gives you financial freedom, flexibility and total control over your money. Low or no fees. Fast deposits and transfers. Here’s what’s different for UK and EU residents. UK residents If you’re a UK resident, you can open a GBP current account with a free virtual payment card – right now. This is a ‘real’… View Article

Wirex’s spend limits

Most cryptocurrency exchanges don’t allow you to spend more than a certain amount per day, week, or month. Some exchanges also limit the total amount of bitcoin you can hold at any time. Once your Wirex account is verified, you can deposit up to £7500 (or €8000, or $10,000) in one go. But you are… View Article

What makes Wirex so secure compared to other Bitcoin exchange & wallet providers?

Security should always be the #1 priority when you are choosing an exchange. With a Wirex account, your money couldn’t be safer. Don’t believe us? We’ve got proof. Wirex is official PCI DSS certified. What is PCI DSS certification? Another acronym? Yes, but this is one you’ll want to know about. PCI DSS stands for… 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

What is the true value of cryptocurrency?

You can’t see me, or touch me but I can be mined. What am I? Answer – a cryptocurrency (of course). Money that you can’t hold, or really see and only truly exists in cyberspace – a case of the emperor’s new clothes perhaps? After all, surely something only exists because it’s tangible, right? So…if… View Article

Wirex brings back card spending in Europe

Integrated cryptocurrency and multi-currency accounts available now Wirex today announces the return of cryptocurrency spending to Europe, with the launch of the first ever multi-currency accounts. Offering speedy exchange between fiat and cryptocurrencies, customers can then use Wirex’s new currency account and contactless debit cards to spend their money. Wirex is currently the only provider… View Article