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My experiments in passive income, trading and life

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5 Alternative Investments for 2018

Looking for something more than the measly returns you’re getting with your traditional investments?   Looking to diversify into something new?  I’ve put together different options for alternative investments.

These alternative investments do carry different degrees of risk and like all investments make sure you do your own research and never invest more than you can afford to lose. Continue reading

The easiest way to buy Bitcoin online

Getting into Bitcoin can be a little tricky.  There are plenty of places to buy Bitcoin, but unfortunately they can’t all be trusted and many can be difficult to use.  So i’ve put together a few options on what I think are the easiest places to buy Bitcoin online.  While these sites may not be the best if you want to buy a couple million $ worth of bitcoin ;p, they are perfect for getting started with your first investment.

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The easiest way to buy Nano online

Nano is my favorite cryptocurrency.   Over the past few months it has shot into the top 100 cryptocurrencies and keeps gaining in popularity.  I’ve put together this guide on Nano, how to buy it and why I think it has an excellent future.

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What to do when Bitcoin Crashes

As of writing this post, the price of Bitcoin has fallen someone dramatically since it’s highs of $19000.  With so many new investors buying into Bitcoin, this can cause quite a bit of confusion and panic.  So i’ve put together a post to help newer investors and hopefully dispel some fears.

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Making money trading NEO on eToro

Good news – copy trading platform eToro has added a new cryptocurrency, NEO.    This means you can now trade 9 different cryptocurrencies on the platform using fiat currency 🙂   Read on to find out more about making money trading NEO on eToro

What is NEO

NEO is sometimes called the “Chinese Ethereum”.  While NEO could be used as a currency, it’s been designed more as a platform to power blockchain applications.    While NEO is similar to ethereum one big point of difference is that developers can use a variety of different programming languages to build on the platform.  Ethereum uses it’s own language called Solidity.  This choice of language could help adoption.

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Can you make money trading Bitcoin on Plus500

I’ve been getting a lot of questions recently about trading cryptocurrency from people looking to get into Bitcoin.   Plus500 is one of the worlds most popular trading platforms, and it’s popular for trading bitcoin too.  But is it the right choice?

I’m going to break down some of the pros and cons of trading Bitcoin on Plus500:

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My cryptocurrency portfolio in 2018

This blog is all about sharing my experiments in increasing my income.   Whether that’s savings with Acorns, trading on etoro or mining bitcoin on Hashflare.

So in the spirit of transparency I thought I would take you through my current Cryptocurrency portfolio and why I’m investing in this space.

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Trading Bitcoin on Plus500

Plus500 is a popular CFD trading platform.   As well as stocks and forex, Plus500 also offers cryptocurrency cfd trading including in Bitcoin.

Bitcoin has been gaining more and more attention over the past 12 months.  There has also been a huge amount of price volatility.  If you managed to get in at the right time, there was potential for huge profits.  Here is my short guide on trading Bitcoin on Plus500:

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The best way to buy Ethereum Classic

Ethereum Classic was worth around $1 a year ago.  It’s now worth around $30.  Not a bad return over the past year.    It came into existence when a massive hack occured on the Ethereum network.    Ethereum forked and began using a new set of rules to mitigate the hack, and Ethereum Classic (which was ethereum) was born.

It’s currently ranked in the top 20 cryptocurrencies – and while it’s value is nothing like that of Ethereum’s, it’s still very popular and valuable.

So what’s the best way to buy Ethereum Classic?  I’ve put together a few options:

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Robinhood is adding zero fee Cryptocurrency trading

One of the biggest problems in cryptocurrency right now is converting fiat currency in

to cryptocurrency.  When Bitcoin exploded in late 2017, Coinbase (currently the largest seller of Bitcoin) suffered constant downtime.

So it’s great news that a new player is entering the crypto space – the super popular stock trading platform Robinhood!

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