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How Cryptocurrency Works For Beginners

How Cryptocurrency Works For Beginners

Unless you’ve been living under a rock the past few years, we’re sure you’ve definitely heard of cryptocurrency and bitcoin. But with lots to learn...
5 Best Crypto Documentaries

5 Best Crypto Documentaries

There’s nothing quite like a good documentary. And when you combine that with one of the most interesting subjects of the 21st century, cryptocurre...
5 Biggest Benefits of Bitcoin

5 Biggest Benefits of Bitcoin

If you’re reading this, we’re sure you’ve definitely heard of Bitcoin by now. But what you may not understand are the benefits to the cryptocurrenc...
El Salvador Makes Bitcoin Legal Tender: The Start Of A Domino Effect

El Salvador Makes Bitcoin Legal Tender: The Start Of A Domino Effect

In a major step toward global Bitcoin adoption, El Salvador has become the first country in the world to adopt bitcoin as legal tender after Congre...
How To Hodl - A Guide To Saving Crypto

How To Hodl - A Guide To Saving Crypto

If you are involved in the world of cryptocurrency, then you probably already know all about the slang term ‘HODL’. If you are new, however, you ma...
PayPal Will Now Let Customers Withdraw Crypto

PayPal Will Now Let Customers Withdraw Crypto

Last week, Paypal announced plans to let users withdraw cryptocurrency to third-party wallets!  Speaking at CoinDesk’s Consensus 2021 conference, ...
Is Bitcoin's Energy Consumption Really That Bad?

Is Bitcoin's Energy Consumption Really That Bad?

Elon Musk recently performed a sudden U-turn on Bitcoin over concerns about its energy usage, saying his electric car firm Tesla will no longer acc...
Why You Shouldn't Store Your Crypto On An Exchange

Why You Shouldn't Store Your Crypto On An Exchange

If you’re still storing your cryptocurrency on an exchange, you’re making a big mistake! As the main gateway to Bitcoin and other crypto assets, ex...
Do You Really Own The Crypto You Just Bought?

Do You Really Own The Crypto You Just Bought?

So you’ve finally decided to jump on the Bitcoin bandwagon! After some research you decide on the exchange with the lowest fees, and you spend the ...
Why Cryptocurrency Is the Future

Why Cryptocurrency Is the Future

Every so often, a new technology appears that changes the way we as a society operate. From the wheel to the internet, the introduction of new technology brings about massive change and has an enormous impact on our future. Perhaps the most significant invention over the last decade is that of Blockchain technology and Bitcoin. Both are paving the way for financial freedom for the masses, and are changing the way we think about money & finance.
What is the Bitcoin Halving?

What is the Bitcoin Halving?

Also referred to as halvening, to understand what the Bitcoin Halving means, you must first gain a firm grasp of Bitcoin’s infrastructure. As the term blockchain itself infers, Bitcoin is composed of data blocks that are cryptographically chained across network nodes. Each of these nodes, which is a network-enabled computer, contains the entirety of blockchain’s history of transactions. Currently, there are about 50,000 Bitcoin nodes.
How to Answer Your Family's Bitcoin Questions This Christmas

How to Answer Your Family's Bitcoin Questions This Christmas

  Christmas is only a few days away, and for many families, the Christmas dinner conversation will inevitably turn to the subject of Bitcoin. The ...