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Social recommendations and mentions

We have tracked the following product recommendations or mentions on Reddit and HackerNews. They can help you see what people think about Wise and what they use it for.
  • Needing some help finding details on a brick-wall relative (Germany)
    For the death record of Bertha Stahn, and the marriage record of Helene and Richard, you should be clear of any time restrictions based on the privacy laws if you want to try for civil records from the Wriezen Standesamt (Registry Office). Heck, it can't hurt to ask about August and Bertha's marriage either, just in case it fell within the town's civil jurisdiction. I would email Frau Mix; she will forward to... - Source: Reddit / 2 days ago
  • Best way for foreigner to get large amount of pesos?
    Get a travel currency card/account, such asWise. You can get an USD account from them and transfer money to it as you would do to any other USD accounts. They have really good exchange rates so you can skip the conversation at ATM as others have suggested. - Source: Reddit / 10 days ago
  • Best option for opening an account while still in the US but moving to the UK in two years?
    Https://wise.com/us/ has worked for me really well so far, but it's not a traditional bank. But you'll have a GBP account, be able to set up Direct Debit, etc... - Source: Reddit / 3 months ago
  • Getting paid as a non North American remote worker
    You will want to give them an easy way to pay you. Give TransferWise (now Wise) a shot. https://wise.com/us/ Wise should be able to get you a US Bank Account to transfer funds to your home currency. - Source: Reddit / 4 months ago
  • Vincent Chan: Inside PayPal
    Buyers on Tindie have big complaints about PayPal: the money currency conversion is a rip-off. Many in Europe have moved to TransferWise and Tindie seems to be working on it: https://wise.com/us. - Source: Hacker News / 5 months ago
  • International service to create bank account with no deposit and no fees (except for transactions)
    Transferwise might work. Https://wise.com/us. - Source: Reddit / 6 months ago

External sources with reviews and comparisons of Wise

Cross-border fintech startup Airwallex raises $100M at a valuation of over $1B
For now, the backing of its investors is allowing Airwallex to grow its business without needing to focus on making money. That’s proven tricky for some fintech companies — such as TransferWise and Europe’s challenger banks — but Zhang is confident that when that changes, his company will have little trouble being sustainable.

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