Personal Finances

Here you will find information for all Paysera clients – starting with instructions on how to use some of our services, and ending with special offers and important updates.

How to split a bill on Paysera app?

Remember back when it took some head scratching and time to split a bill with your friends? Well, those days are gone now. Thank you, technology. Nowadays, all it takes is a few taps on the phone, and you don’t even need to calculate your share of the bill – Paysera's Split the bill feature does it all for you.

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How to save money when preparing for back-to-school shopping?

Ah yes, the school year is back. And it brought back-to-school shopping expenses along with it. Well, worry not! We understand the struggle – getting all the necessary school equipment without spending tons of money is a journey that every parent goes through. Every year.

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Top 5 financial scams: have you witnessed any of these?

Financial scams are becoming more and more sophisticated and more often than not, victims hand over their money to the scammers of their own will – no hacking or violence involved. Paysera, a leading payment gateway service provider in the Baltics and an international fintech for everyday finance management, is constantly educating its clients on how not to become a victim of fraud. Read about what the top 5 most popular tricks that scammers go for to get your money are.

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How to open a Paysera account?

Many people still think that opening a bank account is a long and complicated process involving queues, paper documents, and sometimes even fees. Well, it's nothing like that, if you are opening a Paysera account. The process is fast, convenient, and all online. Follow the steps below and open a new account FOR FREE on the same day.

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Most Googled questions about Paysera

Have you ever Googled anything about Paysera? Check if your question is amongst the most frequently asked ones online! And let us save you time. Get your answer straight from the Paysera team. Have you ever Googled anything about Paysera? Check if your question is amongst the most frequently asked ones online! And let us save you time. Get your answer straight from the Paysera team.

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How to avoid getting fooled by online scammers 

April Fools’ or not – online scammers don’t joke around. At Paysera, we constantly try to educate our clients on how to stay cautious and avoid financial scams on a daily basis. In this blog, we share some practical tips that every Paysera user can take advantage of to protect their funds.

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10+ reasons why you should use Paysera

Can you remember the criteria for choosing your first bank? Did you choose the one your parents used? Or maybe you got your free card at school? But can you really consider it a choice? Let's take a look at the 10 most common reasons why people open an account with Paysera

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How to top up your Paysera account?

There are several different ways to top up your Paysera account in order to use it. From bringing in cash to sending money via a bank transfer – all of them are listed in this guide. Keep on reading to find out more.

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TOP 10 Valentine's Day gift ideas

While more and more people complain that Valentine's Day has become a commercial and outdated holiday, as February 14th approaches, many of us still decide to treat our loved ones at least symbolically. And since Paysera helps thousands of e-shops to accept online payments and because we see similar Valentine's Day shopping trends year after year, we're sharing our TOP 10 Valentine's Day gift ideas with you. 

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Not using your Paysera account? This is how to close it

We are sorry to see you go. But if you must – this is how you can close your Paysera account and the actions you should take prior to that.

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Four million euros worth of gold sold via Paysera

Last year, Paysera introduced the possibility to buy, send, and sell back real physical investment gold via the Paysera app to all its users. Since then – 4 million euros worth of gold was purchased via the app, making it not only a great means to store fiat money but also an authentic and timeless gift. 

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Black Friday online sales surged despite the reopening of physical stores

Last year, everyone was surprised by the record-breaking Black Friday sales online, as sales in physical stores were heavily restricted. However, this year – even with both large supermarkets and smaller stores open – online sales continued to grow. Has the pandemic changed shoppers' habits for good? Or maybe online sales are simply too hard to resist?

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How to be your own accountant? 5 tips for better money management 

On the 10th of November, we celebrate International Accounting Day. However, for many of us – we need to be our own accountants most of the time. Therefore, we decided to share a few tips that make financial management easier on a daily basis!

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How to send money to Poland? Step by step guide

Due to Poland’s local currency, zloty, many people and businesses trading with this country try to find the best ways to transfer money without losing neither funds nor time. Many people send money to Poland via Paysera which, thanks to local partners, can provide not only good currency exchange rates from euro to zloty but also fast and effortless payments. In this text, we will take a deeper look at how to make such transfers.

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How to save money on online currency exchange?

For many, the idea of exchanging currency is associated with losses, fees, and seeing a much better rate just around the corner when it’s too late. But it doesn’t have to be that way! Exchanging currency online can save you time, money, and hassle. Let’s have a look at what Paysera has to offer.

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Which delivery type to choose for the Paysera Visa card?

When ordering the Paysera Visa card, you can choose among different delivery options which may vary depending on where you live. Usually, it is regular delivery by post, tracked delivery by post, and courier delivery via a private company, such as TNT. So, which one should you go for?

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What is a SWIFT (BIC) code?

A SWIFT code (Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication) is a code used to identify a money recipient’s country, bank, and bank branch where the account is registered. Paysera's SWIFT code is EVIULT2VXXX and it’s the same for every client of Paysera. This code is often requested when making an international transfer and in this blog post, we explain why that is. 

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How to get the Paysera Visa card? All questions answered!

Paysera is proud to provide its customers with debit cards that are contactless, compatible with Google Pay and Apple Pay, and can be used all over the world. In this blog post, we explain how to get the Paysera Visa card, and answer some of the most common questions about it.

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Is it safe to pay online via your bank?

Many of us have been in the situation where you start tapping your pockets and fearing for your payment card to be lost or stolen. Cases when fraudsters buy something online or in physical stores using stolen cards or card details are rare but not impossible. Online banking, however, seems to be one of the safest ways to pay for your purchases in e-shops. All the login details are in your head and often it requires extra confirmations received via SMS or code generator apps.

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Joint account for couples – the next step in your relationship 

How to share expenses without those awkward money reminders? Read about joint accounts for couples, electronic money requests, and other ways to manage family finances in the early stages of a relationship. 

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What is a SEPA payment? Difference between SEPA and SEPA Instant

All you need to know about SEPA and SEPA Instant payments: What is it? How long do they take? What are the fees for SEPA and SEPA Instant transfers? 

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New Year’s resolutions: How to save money – the 50/30/20 rule

One of the most common New Year’s resolutions is better management of personal finances. With the 2021 coming, we would like to share with you some advice on how to save money applying the 50/30/20 rule.

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What is inflation and how to protect your money? 

Inflation is happening constantly, everywhere, and affects everybody. Increasing prices of goods and decreasing purchasing power of money push companies and regular people to look for different ways to protect their money from losing its value. While some choose to invest, others go for safer alternatives. 

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Protect your money – go for gold! 

A cup of coffee in the 1970s was 20 cents, today – it’s  EUR 1.50. Meanwhile, an ounce of gold in the 1970s was EUR 200, today – it’s more than 8 times that price. What do these two commodities have in common, you may wonder? Inflation. 

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What is an IBAN and how to find it?

IBAN is one of the most commonly used numbers in the banking sector. Whether you want to send money or receive it – you will almost certainly use an IBAN. However, do you actually know what an IBAN is?

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Gold purity, fineness, and karat – what is it and how to check it?

What do numbers describing gold purity mean? What is the difference between karats and fineness? Can you find 100 per cent gold? And how do you check the fineness of gold?

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Go for GOLD! Buy gold online via Paysera

Gold trading has been circulating in the news for the last few months now. Its price increases daily and its sales go up due to fears of an economic crisis. That’s why we are even happier to introduce to all our clients the ability to buy gold online.

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Why is my Paysera account blocked or restricted?

We often see people discussing this topic in various forums as well as on social media, so we decided to give you some insights on why some people find their Paysera account blocked or restricted.

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Alternative Easter: All you need to know about spending the holidays at home

We will make sure that the pocket money for your grandchildren or little presents for your loved ones reach their accounts before Easter morning. We are glad that Paysera clients can freely send and receive money regardless of any holidays.

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How to recognise scammers and protect your money?

Modern scammers can sound or look very professional – they can speak politely, know your name, and even wish you a nice day after ripping you off. But don’t let them fool you! Paysera consultants would never ask you to disclose any sensitive data, such as your card PIN code, CVV code, card number and expiry date, or login details. If you receive such a request – this is the first sign that you are facing a financial scammer.