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Ethereum wallets: How to choose one

Ethereum Wallet

Ethereum’s cryptocurrency, Ether (ETH), works just like any other crypto. In order to trade it for other crypto and fiat currencies and use it to purchase things, you should have a proper wallet where you can keep your cryptos. If you’ve used e-wallets such as PayPal, then you’re familiar with how these things work. Still, there are a couple of

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New Year’s Resolutions

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Newsweek says “Being a better person is the top New Year’s resolutions, according to a new poll from Marist College in New York.” Their findings show that about 12 percent of those surveyed want to become a better person in 2018. The same amount reported wanting to lose weight in the new year. Only 7 percent of those surveyed want to improve

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Investing With Less Than $5000

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A commonly believed myth in the world of investing is that a large sum of money is a necessity to begin investing. This is simply not true. There are many quality investment strategies for persons that do not have or want to risk a large sum of money. Many of these strategies can be implemented with $5000 or less. Peer

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Financial Advisors vs. Wealth Managers

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A big change in the financial industry took place with the advent of discount brokers. There were really two main methods to make money with other people’s money in the stock market. You could recommend stocks and bonds to wealthy investors and collect a fee every time your client bought and sold stocks. The fee ranged from 1% to 8%,

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Two Problems with Bitcoin

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2 problems with Bitcoin affected trading this past week. The first problem is scalability and the second is accessibility. Those problems made competitors appear more attractive. The first problem: Bitcoin scalability The problem with scale was supposed to be solved by the introduction of SegWit2X. Over the last few years, more Bitcoin users have flooded the network, and this means

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6 Ways to Save for Thanksgiving

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Thanksgiving is less than three weeks away. Have you given any thought to how the celebration will go? I love this time of year. Snow will fall soon. The house is warm with fireplaces and laughter. There is no need to run up a big bill for this holiday. Here are 6 ways to save for Thanksgiving

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What’s Next for Gold and Silver?

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What’s Next for Gold and Silver? King World News featured a hopeful chart from analyst David P. out of Europe. Gold peaked in 2011 at $1900 per ounce. It has been almost six frustrating years for gold bulls waiting for the bull market in gold to return. Stockcharts explains the Mac Dee or MACD, “Developed by Gerald Appel in the

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Apple Lasers and Equifax

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The big Apple news last week was the introduction of three new phones including their most advanced iPhone X. One of the best services I subscribe to is Technology & Opportunity, T&O covered the news and described the introduction of the new way to unlock the phone using “Face ID.” It uses an array of sensor components that measure both

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Priced in Yuan and Convertible into Gold

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I believe this news announced on Friday, September 1st in the Nikkei Asian Review is a real game changer. China is expected shortly, meaning between now and the end of the year, to launch a crude oil futures contract priced in yuan and convertible into gold. The contract could become the most important Asia-based crude oil benchmark, given that China

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