Altcoin Investing

15 Tools for Bitcoin and Altcoin Investing

15 Tools for Bitcoin and Altcoin Investing

One of the major benefits of new finance is the tools and resources available for bitcoin and altcoin investors. Whether you are a new or an experienced investor, it is important to have a strong toolkit to manage your investments. This article provides 15 user-friendly resources to add to your […]

What’s the Difference Between a Hard Fork and an Altcoin?

What’s the Difference Between a Hard Fork and an Altcoin?

One of the more interesting trends in the altcoin market for almost a year now has been the desire to create offshoots of bitcoin by attempting hard-forking changes to the cryptocurrency’s protocol rules. In the aftermath of the relative success of Bitcoin Cash (Bitcash), we now also have other projects […]

How to Buy Ripple, a Step-by-Step Guide

How to Buy Ripple, a Step-by-Step Guide

Ripple is a fascinating altcoin, designed to serve as an intermediary between fiat currencies around the world and altcoins. The idea is simple. If you need to turn one currency into another, a process that is laborious, expensive, and time-consuming using traditional methods, you buy some Ripple with one currency, […]

What is an ERC-20 Token?

What is an ERC-20 Token?

It is easy to forget, amid the hype around altcoins as investments, that they are also programs, and you can run programs on top of programs. That opens the door to some fascinating functions, such as the ERC-20 token. Think of ERC-20 like a contract that meets a specific set […]

ICOs vs. Altcoins: Which is the Better Investment?

ICOs vs. Altcoins: Which is the Better Investment?

2017 was arguably the year of the initial coin offering (ICO). During that twelve-month period, over 400 token sales were held and over $4.5 billion dollars were raised by startups who issued new digital tokens to their investors. Many of these newly-issued tokens have also outperformed the leading digital currency […]

What Does Hodl Mean?

What Does Hodl Mean?

“Hodl,” but in English “Invest for the long term.” It is the most basic financial adage on the planet. It is even the principle your 401(k) is built around. Invest a small amount now and keep consistently investing small amounts, and as your tiny seeds of money grow, by the […]

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Altcoin Investing 101: How to Build Long-Term Wealth

If you’re new to investing in New Finance, you probably have a few questions: What are altcoins (and why don’t you call them cryptocurrencies)? Yeah, but what are you really buying? How do I find good altcoin investments (the $10 million question)? How do I use altcoins to build long-term […]

Top 5 Most Successful Cryptocurrencies of 2017

Top 5 Most Successful Cryptocurrencies of 2017

For anyone who was paying attention, 2017 was a great year for digital currencies. In the space of 12 months, the total market value of these digital assets surged more than 3,000 percent, according to CoinMarketCap data. While the broader market’s performance was impressive, this article lists the five best-performing […]