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DeFi 101 - What Are Liquidity Providers?

DeFi 101 - What Are Liquidity Providers?

Although revolutionary, DeFi’s core financial concepts draw from traditional high finance. Once you understand the role of market makers, you will ...
DeFi 101 - What Is Yield Farming?

DeFi 101 - What Is Yield Farming?

As the establishment financial system reveals its rigging in plain sight, more people will seek out alternatives. One of them is DeFi, with its meg...
Why Your Recovery Phrase Is The Most Important Thing To Keep Safe

Why Your Recovery Phrase Is The Most Important Thing To Keep Safe

Ask anyone in the cryptocurrency industry what the most important part of owning crypto is and they’ll answer: owning your own private key. Without...
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 ...
How to Set up and Use The Ledger Nano S

How to Set up and Use The Ledger Nano S

Ledger Nano S Brief Overview Having the compact size of your average USB memory stick, the Ledger Nano S solves the problem of crypto hacking. You ...
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.
Why You Don't Need to Be an Expert to Own Bitcoin

Why You Don't Need to Be an Expert to Own Bitcoin

Getting your first Bitcoin and managing your own assets might seem very daunting, but the world of cryptocurrencies has come a long way since its inception. It’s actually never been easier to get involved, and you certainly don’t need to be an expert to own Bitcoin!
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
Connecting a Trezor or Ledger Hardware Wallet to MetaMask

Connecting a Trezor or Ledger Hardware Wallet to MetaMask

The most important thing about investing in cryptocurrency is ensuring that your funds are kept safe. In 2019, more than 4 billion dollars worth of...
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!