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How to Buy Bitcoin on Coinbase, Step by Step (With Photos)

There are multiple ways to buy bitcoin, but perhaps the easiest and safest way to buy bitcoin is through an exchange like Coinbase. This article will show you how to buy bitcoin on this popular exchange. Coinbase is a popular site because it is fairly easy to use. New users […]

5 Ways to Earn Bitcoin

5 Ways to Earn Bitcoin

It is a common truth that everyone wants something for nothing. This extends to bitcoin, which, at over $14,000 per coin, is one of the world’s most valued commodities. The bitcoin community is always thinking of potential ways to acquire bitcoin for free. Earning bitcoin for “free” does not mean […]

Best Bitcoin Trading Platforms

Best Bitcoin Trading Platforms

There are many bitcoin trading platforms that you can use to trade bitcoin. With this in mind, it can be somewhat challenging for those new to bitcoin to ascertain which exchanges will most likely meet their bitcoin trading needs. To help you find the digital currency exchange that will best […]

Should You Borrow Money to Buy Bitcoin?

Should You Borrow Money to Buy Bitcoin?

Borrowing money to buy bitcoin is a perilous undertaking with tremendous risks. What if you borrow $19,000 to buy one bitcoin, but BTC suddenly drops to $10,000? You still have to pay back the $19,000 with interest and your asset has lost nearly half its value. These kinds of declines, […]

How Do Bitcoin Futures Work?

How Do Bitcoin Futures Work?

In December 2017, bitcoin futures were introduced on two leading derivatives exchanges in the US, the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) and the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE). The approval of bitcoin futures by the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has given the digital currency bitcoin the final stamp of […]

ICO Presale Best Practices: What Every Investor Should Know

ICO Presale Best Practices: What Every Investor Should Know

The majority of initial coin offerings that are being launched today are preceded by a so-called pre-sale. In this guide, you will discover what pre-sales are, what best practices for pre-sales are, and why investors should take a close look at them. What are ICO Pre-Sales? ICO pre-sales are usually […]

Why Do I Need Photo ID to Purchase Bitcoin?

Why Do I Need Photo ID to Purchase Bitcoin?

Imagine this. A novice bitcoin buyer decides to dip his toes in the bitcoin pool, impressed by $10,000-plus coin prices and a bizarrely turbulent but still growing bull market. Eager to get in before the most improbable of commodity bubbles finally bursts, the would-be investor sets up a wallet account […]

How to Meet Up with Crypto Investors Near You

How to Meet Up with Crypto Investors Near You

In every burgeoning industry, there is a learning curve. Perhaps the greatest barrier to universal adoption of cryptocurrencies is lack of knowledge. One way to increase your knowledge of digital currencies is through meeting other crypto investors face-to-face. Using Meetup to Find Events Investors are turning to networking tools like […]

Quick Tips on How to Secure Your Bitcoin

Quick Tips on How to Secure Your Bitcoin

Mark Frauenfelder is an editor at wired.com. In an article published in October, Frauenfelder detailed how he spent eight months in his attempt to recover 7.4 bitcoin, worth approximately $50,000 at the time this article was written. Detailing his plight to recover the PIN for his physical bitcoin wallet after […]

How to Invest in ICOs

How to Invest in ICOs

Initial coin offerings (ICOs) are a new type of fundraising that allow investors to get in early on new companies and projects [read our Beginner’s Guide to ICOs here]. In this article, we’ll cover the basics of how to invest in ICOs. In summary: Do your due diligence. Get the […]