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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 ...
The Big Players Join Crypto - What's Next?

The Big Players Join Crypto - What's Next?

Things are really starting to heat up in the cryptocurrency community! Bitcoin recently reached a new all time high, and some of the worlds largest corporations, such as PayPal, have announced their move into the crypto space. The previous bull run back in December 2017, when the price of Bitcoin soared to almost
3 Things to Know if You Are New to Crypto

3 Things to Know if You Are New to Crypto

Bitcoin has officially reached a new all time high, so we expect there’s quite a few new faces to the cryptocurrency community. If you are just getting started, there’s certainly a lot to learn!  
Why Bitcoin Is Important for the Digital Age

Why Bitcoin Is Important for the Digital Age

As the Internet revolutionised the dissemination of information, creating free and decentralised channels of expression, so did Bitcoin forever revolutionise the way we perceive money.
Should You Use PayPal to Purchase Bitcoin?

Should You Use PayPal to Purchase Bitcoin?

Last week PayPal launched cryptocurrency trading and payments in the United States. Customers in the U.S. can now buy, hold, and sell certain crypt...
How to Keep Your Coins Safe From Phishing Attempts

How to Keep Your Coins Safe From Phishing Attempts

You may have heard about the recent phishing attempt against Ledger cryptocurrency hardware wallet customers. An email was sent to customers inform...
The Impact of Crypto Exchange Hacks - 2020

The Impact of Crypto Exchange Hacks - 2020

If you were to rely on mainstream headlines to form an opinion on cryptocurrencies, you might have the impression that this “internet money” is unsafe and easily hackable. Fortunately, nothing could be further from the truth.
Winning at Crypto & Keeping it: Getting Smart on Your Crypto Portfolio Security

Winning at Crypto & Keeping it: Getting Smart on Your Crypto Portfolio Security

Holding cryptocurrency over the long term can deliver significant profits. Ensuring your cryptocurrency is secure, however, is essential to keeping them