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Hidden Costs, Complexity of International Payments Threaten Small Business Expansion, New Research Reveals

American small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) looking to expand abroad face harsh logistical realities, shows new research commissioned by global technology company Wise.

Widespread Consequences of Junk Fees Uncovered, With Financial Transactions Showing Most Impact on Americans

New research from Wise reveals more than half of Americans say junk fees are negatively affecting their financial and emotional well-being, and nearly three-quarters say junk fees are a key issue i...

Swift and Wise join forces to expand cross-border payment options globally

Swift and Wise today announced an innovative collaboration to increase cross-border payment options for financial institutions and their customers, enabling payments sent securely via Swift to comp...

Luxury Shoppers: Where You Can Save While Abroad

New analysis from Wise uncovers how currency conversions on top luxury goods can help save hundreds when shopping overseas

Wise launches new interest feature for US customers, bolstering multi-currency account

3.92% APY is the current rate for USD balances. Available only to US based business and personal customers who opt-in. Wise is honoring its core value of transparency by sharing interest earned wit...

Bluevine and Wise Launch International Bill-Pay Solution for U.S. SMBs

New partnership powered by Wise Platform allows businesses to make international payments with no hidden fees to 26 countries

Wise Platform and Interactive Brokers team up to make global investing easier

Interactive Brokers has integrated Wise to allow clients a simple and seamless experience when making deposits in their trading accounts.

Getting Your Money’s Worth: Wedding Planning Abroad

In this article, we looked at what the $30,000 average wedding budget can (and can’t) get you in some top destination wedding locations. We analyzed wedding packages, overall average wedding expens...

Ranking the Top TV Show Locations That You Can Actually Move To

Ever watch a show set overseas and get the sudden urge to up and move? Us, too! In this article, we’ve ranked foreign locations of some of the most popular TV shows on the air now and in recent yea...

Wise unveils new look as it reaches 16 million customers served worldwide and continues global expansion

Two new products just launched for US customers, the Wise Business card and the ability to send money with a link New look reflects Wise’s global community, as the company doubles down on expansio...

U.S. Businesses Can Now Take Control of Hidden Fees with Digital Wise Business Cards

Today, we’re excited to announce that the Wise Business card is launching in the United States – freeing businesses from the hassle and hidden fees typically faced when spending abroad. Sole propri...

Wise and G-P Launch Integration to Power Faster, Lower Cost Global Contractor Payments

New partnership provides customers with autonomy; enabling payments in the most countries and currencies at the time, frequency and currency of their choice

Nothing To Hide

A global grassroots campaign striving to bring transparent pricing to international payments to help achieve the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal of reducing remittance prices below 3% b...

End hidden fees on remittances in the U.S.

Consumers are often unaware what they pay to send, spend, or receive money internationally, due to fees hidden in inflated exchange rates. That’s because pricing is misleading - with advertisements...

Remittances: why they matter to me and millions more around the world

Today, we celebrate the International Day of Family Remittances. Wise was founded by immigrants, built by immigrants, and is used by immigrants.

DACA is temporary. The recipients of the program are not

In 2019, we signed an amicus brief to the United States Supreme Court in support of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. Today, we’re calling on Congress to enact a bipartisan...

Policy Makers Worldwide Have Moved to Stop Hidden Fees - Where is the United States?

Today is the International Day of Family Remittances (IDFR), which was adopted by the United Nations (UN) General Assembly to recognize the more than 200 million individuals worldwide who send mone...

Wise submits Open Banking comment letter to the CFPB

“Open banking” is moving forward in the United States. Well, actually, it’s been happening through industry-driven partnerships for years, but the government will soon produce its first set of regu...

Our message in support of Dreamers

We’re proud to support our employees and our customer community by joining 140 companies in sending an amicus brief to the United States Supreme Court, in support of the Deferred Action for Childho...

Our testimony to Congress: How to improve payments for US consumers

Our CTO, Harsh, spoke to the House Committee for Financial Services at Congress, today, to explain how to improve access, transparency, speed and innovation in payments.

We’re pushing for fee transparency in Canada

New research shows Canadians unknowingly lose $13 billion annually in hidden fees on international payments.


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