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Two Common (And Wrong) Arguments Made by Bitcoin Skeptics

Two Common (And Wrong) Arguments Made by Bitcoin Skeptics

In this new column, I’ll be wrapping up the week’s bitcoin headlines, and explaining what they mean to you, the New Finance investor. First, some background on me: I first used bitcoin in 2011 and have been writing about bitcoin on a full-time basis since early 2014. Currently, I contribute […]

Tokens vs. Coins: The Quick Guide for Investors

Tokens vs. Coins: The Quick Guide for Investors

What is the difference between a digital coin and a digital token? The simplest way to think of this difference is that digital coins have their own unique blockchains. Digital tokens, on the other hand, reside on preexisting blockchains. If that answer leaves you scratching your head, there is no […]

Bitcoin is Global (Not American)

Bitcoin is Global (Not American)

During the 2016 NFL preseason, Colin Kaepernick of the San Francisco 49ers American football team refused to stand during the National Anthem. It is difficult to explain to non-American readers why this is a big deal. It is a tradition to play The Star-Spangled Banner before sports games, standing at […]

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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 […]

Best Sites to Buy Bitcoin, Rated and Reviewed for 2018

Best Sites to Buy Bitcoin, Rated and Reviewed for 2018

There are many ways to buy bitcoin, which can make it challenging for newcomers to decide which one to pick. In this guide, you will find the five best sites to buy bitcoin to help you with that decision. Coinbase Coinbase is one of the most popular bitcoin wallet providers […]

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 […]

Should I Buy Bitcoin? The Pros and Cons

Should I Buy Bitcoin? The Pros and Cons

When asked whether a person should buy bitcoin, different experts offer different answers: Carl Richards, whose essays and sketches appear in the New York Times under the moniker “Sketch Guy,” urges would-be bitcoin investors to ask if buying bitcoin would be investing or speculating on a commodity bubble. JPMorgan Chase […]

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 […]

What the Heck is Bitcoin Used for, Anyway?

What the Heck is Bitcoin Used for, Anyway?

For nearly ten years, the media has been preoccupied with news about bitcoin. Having been declared dead 144 times to date and counting, bitcoin remains a mystery that even self-described experts have found difficult to unravel. This, however, has not stopped investors from engaging in what is emerging to be […]