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How to Buy Bitcoin with PayPal

How to Buy Bitcoin with PayPal

The world of New Finance is seemingly filled with contradictions. For instance, you would think that bitcoin, which is currently disrupting and redefining the commodities market, would be a perfect fit with Paypal, which did the same with electronic payments. The sad truth, however, is that this is not the […]

How to Buy Bitcoin with a Credit Card

How to Buy Bitcoin with a Credit Card

There was once a time when buying bitcoin with a credit card was difficult. During bitcoin’s early years, the digital coin’s unintended affiliation with the criminal element made banks less than enthusiastic about associating with bitcoin companies. It was not unheard of for bank accounts that received or made deposits […]

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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 […]

The Quick-Start Guide to Bitcoin Cloud Mining

The Quick-Start Guide to Bitcoin Cloud Mining

Cloud Mining offers investors an opportunity to participate in mining without owning the actual mining equipment. There are legitimate cloud mining companies and then there are scams and pyramid schemes. Make sure you are buying into a legitimate contract with a reputable firm. Two firms to consider cloud mining with […]

Best Cryptocurrencies to Mine with a PC

Best Cryptocurrencies to Mine with a PC

Cryptocurrency mining refers to the process by which new digital currency is released or brought into circulation. This happens when so-called “miners” use their processing power to record and verify transactions. The process of verifying transactions that happen on the blockchain involves solving complex mathematical equations. As a reward for […]

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 […]

Telegram ICO: Evaluation and Analysis

Telegram ICO: Evaluation and Analysis

Instant messaging startup Telegram Messenger’s planned Initial Coin Offering (ICO) could be a game changer. The company’s proposed platform, Telegram Open Network (TON), would offer a suite of services, including distributed file sharing and a DNS service, CoinDesk reported. By marrying an instant messaging system and a native digital currency, […]

Bitcoin 101: What It Is, How It Works, and How to Invest

Bitcoin 101: What It Is, How It Works, and How to Invest

If you’re new to investing in the world of bitcoin, this page is your quick-start guide. We’ll explain what you need to know, using simple analogies, so you confidently explain bitcoin to your friends and colleagues: What is it? Why is bitcoin worth anything (the $100 million pizzas)? What is […]

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 […]

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 […]