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Is a Bitcoin IRA a Safe Investment?

Thursday, April 05, 2018 14:14

Bitcoin IRA investing officially became a thing in 2017. Yes, it’s possible to buy bitcoins in your IRA. In fact, there are several ways to do it. Today, we’re explaining the basics of investing in bitcoin in your IRA. We’ll also help you decide if it’s a safe investment. Yes, Read More…

How to Make Money on Bitcoin

Friday, February 09, 2018 2:56

The bitcoin world is filled with stories of people who struck it rich. We’ve all heard about the college kids who invested pocket change in bitcoin back in 2009 – then became millionaires in 2017 when the price skyrocketed to $20,000 per BTC. Today, the bitcoin world has changed dramatically. Read More…

Do You Need to Pay Taxes on Bitcoin Earnings?

Monday, January 29, 2018 19:42

Some may believe bitcoin is an anonymous tax haven. However, that’s not really true: most countries consider bitcoin a taxable asset. That means that yes, you need to pay taxes on bitcoin earnings. Laws vary widely around the world. However, many tax authorities have similar laws to the IRS. The Read More…

Bitcoin Versus Gold

Sunday, January 28, 2018 23:33

Bitcoin has been called “gold for millennials.” According to one study, 2 out of 3 millennials would prefer investing in bitcoin over gold. Of course, bitcoin isn’t just for millennials anymore. People of all ages and generations are buying bitcoin. On the one hand, you have a proven store of Read More…

Bitcoin Versus Ethereum

Sunday, January 28, 2018 23:28

Bitcoin and Ethereum are the two largest cryptocurrencies in the world today. As of January 2018, bitcoin (BTC) has a market cap of around $200 billion USD, while Ethereum has a market cap of around $100 billion. Bitcoin was released in 2009. It was the world’s first cryptocurrency. Bitcoin introduced Read More…

Bitcoin IRA

Monday, January 15, 2018 3:57

Investing your IRA in bitcoin is very appealing.  Bitcoin returned over 1,000% in 2017, the likes of which are unprecedented for a stock market index like the S&P 500, or a portfolio of stocks and bonds.  People who are trying to make more money are moving into virtual currency every Read More…

Millennials are Choosing Bitcoin Over Gold

Saturday, November 18, 2017 18:49

Bitcoin has often been called “gold for millennials”. A growing number of young adults are choosing to invest in alternative commodities like Bitcoin instead of traditional options like gold. According to Forbes, more than 1 in 4 millennials prefer Bitcoin to stocks. In a poll, 27% of millennials said they Read More…

The Risks of Gold ETFs

Friday, November 17, 2017 21:21

Many people are interested in investing in Gold ETF’s instead of physical gold, because it is easier to do than physically picking up gold.  With physical gold you need to pick it up or order it, and store it safely, and when you want to sell it you need to Read More…

Why Buy Gold ETFs

Friday, November 17, 2017 17:41

Gold ETFs are currently being used to allocate assets, and it basically means that investors are putting a percentage of their portfolios in physical gold. Analyzing patterns of inventory we see that investors in ETFs are generally there for the long haul, versus engaging in short-term speculation and day trading. Read More…

Why Buying Gold Makes Sense Now

Sunday, September 24, 2017 21:13

It’s clear to see how the current account deficit of the US has basically financed itself up to this point. What has happened is the dollar surplus countries have been buying all the excess dollars flooding into their countries as a hedge against their own currencies appreciating. But, they want Read More…

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