How much money do you need to last you a lifetime? Less than you might think. Focus on achieving the minimum before moving onto higher goals and higher sums. Save. Cut Spending. Invest.
Even though you might not want to invest at this point, simply opening a stocks and shares ISA before 6th April and keeping cash in there is a good way to prepare for when you do want to invest.
A number of structural shifts will arise in the near future and public authorities are already looking for technological solutions to assist in correcting those shifts. The sooner authorities embrace blockchain in its purest form the better.
Central banks will play a massive part in the widespread acceptance of blockchain via cryptocurrencies that are issued by them. We see this happening sooner rather than later, especially with platforms such as Stellar.
What did we do when the crypto markets dipped dramatically in January? We held but also followed the money elsewhere, taking advantage of the bull run in Oil and the S&P 500 as they reached new heights.
If you were given $2,000 tax free every month for the rest of your life, how would you change the way you live? With all bills paid in perpetuity would you finally play your talents and "work" a job you actually like doing?
At 49, Dean has worked hard his whole life towards a pension, paying off the mortgage, saving up to get the house extension done, and seeing his kids graduate from school. Crypto changed everything.
Congratulations, you survived the Bitcoin 'Crash'! A detailed review of the turmoil in cryptocurrencies we saw across the board this week shows how it's worthwhile being greedy when others are fearful.
As 2018 is off to a quick start, here are our predictions of where some of the key cryptocurrencies will be by the end of the year. If 2017 were the year of hype, 2018 will be the year of consolidation and immense growth.
We’ve all heard the saying: “You’ll recognise a financial bubble when your taxi driver shares ‘inside’ information about the future price of an ‘investment of a lifetime’ with you.” In the case of crypto…this happens to be our lifetime.
With your eyes fixed on what’s in store for your crypto investment in 2018, you can be forgiven for forgetting to reflect on the year just past. With $1,000 to invest at the start of the year, what would you have in your pocket today?
As we inch closer to the end of a stellar year for Crypto, we greatly anticipate the major announcements that IBM's CTO referred to in his Reddit post a month ago. Here is a recap of the 5 key takeaways.
Our conservative expectation is for Stellar Lumens to be valued upwards of $0.50 and closer to $1 in the first half of 2018. It truly deserves a top 10 spot. Here we list the key reasons why.
Damned if you do and damned if you don't. Everybody is too scared to sell Bitcoin and face the emotional trauma of missing out. Bitcoin is on an endless honeymoon and one day will be legitimised. Right?
Stellar Lumens, the Bitcoin 2.0 of the world of cryptocurrencies was built for longevity and scale. We put our money on XLM to be the pioneer and go mainstream with it's cheap and instantaneous transactions.
Sooner or later the traditional model of currencies based on national identities will be replaced by a new regime of digital currencies. This is what we term as the onset of digital redenomination.
Part 2 goes into more detail about why mining cyrptocurrencies is not the best way to invest for a passive income. You're better off investing directly in the asset given the diminishing returns of mining.
A year ago, the U.S. electorate voted Trump into office. Every major index and cryptocurrency now points to fresh historic highs. Is this a bubble or there is time for the individual investor to start investing?
Mining cryptocurrencies is not worth it for the average investor looking for alternative ways to earn a passive income. Here we describe the reasons why you might be better off investing directly.
This article asks our readers to remain bullish on Stellar Lumens which seems like an atypical altcoin. Atypical, because unlike many ICOs which are pump and dump schemes this one seems to be legitimate.
Stellar has consistently delivered on its program of work to date and in the process, has attracted new partnerships across the globe. It's already achieving its core aim: to send money cheaply and quickly.
Let's be perfectly honest. The current bloodbath that patient cryptocurrency investors have had to endure for the past month has been painful both financially and emotionally. But keep the dream alive.
This is massive. EOS is looking to be the Windows / Linux / Mac OS of blockchains. EOS's goal is to bring all blockchains together into the mainstream by making it user-friendly, flexible and free.
ICOs have upended the cryptocurrency markets in recent weeks. So why are ICOs so dangerous to investors? Lack of regulations, malevolent syndicates and cryptocurrency whales are the problem.
Not much attention has been paid to Stellar Lumens (XLM). However, there are some reasons why you should, as those that know early profit the most. It's jumped over 6000% with more to come.
Ethereum is not immature experimental technology. Our response to Vlad Zamfir's concerning tweet demonstrates why Ethereum is an ambitious project and a game changer that cannot be written off.
Big news - U.S. regulators have just rejected the listing of a Bitcoin ETF. So what chance does Ethereum have? A lot. The strong performance of Ether is encouraging for investors looking for a viable alternative.
Open an ISA by the 5th April, quickly deposit the maximum amount of £15,240, invest that into a vanilla fund and never touch it again for 40 years. You can become richer than you ever thought you could.
Record high after record high for the S&P 500. Don't panic, buy now and hold on tight to your investment. Sell only if you absolutely need to. This is what we are doing and is making us rich effortlessly.
Microsoft's vision is to make blockchain accessible and intuitive to everyone, just like it did with the PC by establishing a user-friendly way for developers to build on it. And we believe it'll happen again.
J.P. Morgan's ambition is to establish the new norm for banking and it has identified blockchain as the means for doing so. Quorum could single-handedly become the basis for all future banking.
Ethereum has caught the attention of a number of big players with serious intentions. From leading investment banks to the world's largest mining companies Ethereum seems to be the way of the future.
Ethereum vs. Bitcoin. The comparison is inevitable. First, which technology is truest to the principles of blockchain? And second, if you had to put money on one of them and only one, which would you go for?
Investing in Ethereum is worth getting right upfront. Kraken was not the first platform we experimented with but after some further investigation, we decided to settle with Kraken and haven't looked back since.
As first-time investors in blockchain technology it didn’t take us long to discover that building a crypto-currency portfolio with no prior experience isn’t as straightforward as it should be.
We profited from the election according to plan but we would be lying to you if we said that everything went smoothly. So what could we have done better? Find out what we did right and wrong.
On Tuesday, the American people will either vote for 'more of the same' or 'a stab in the dark'. Don't sit on the sidelines. Invest in the S&P 500 regardless of who becomes the next POTUS.
Blockchain turns traditional business models on their heads by removing middlemen from the picture entirely while maintaining our core expectations for security, transparency and speed.