Understanding what money is and where it came from makes it easier to imagine (and recognize) its future.

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“What IS bitcoin?”

Easily the most frequently asked question among new people in the crypto space — and rightfully so. If you were to ask 10 different people this question, you could get up to 10 different answers. One of the simplest (and probably most debated) answers that you’ll hear: bitcoin is “digital money.”

It seems almost too simple, but this is a legitimate definition (and one that many veterans in the space would openly accept). Many analysts and financial experts, however, often debate this definition, claiming that you can’t classify something like bitcoin as “real money” for a slew…


While short-term volatility is real, “long-term” Bitcoin is proving itself to be one of the safest & most stable assets.

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Late last week, Bitcoin [$BTC] hit a huge milestone in its short, 12-year history: it had joined the ranks of Alphabet/Google, Amazon, Apple & Microsoft bypassing a total market value of $1 trillion.

Unfortunately, while many rejoice at the continued success of the OG cryptocurrency, there are many haters- I mean, analysts and financial experts that still feel that Bitcoin is an unstable market or a bubble, destined to implode on itself and inevitably fail. …


Learning about bitcoin can be hard — explaining bitcoin can be even harder.

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Ever had a boomer ask you about bitcoin? Sheesh.

Everyone seems to be interested in bitcoin and other crypto nowadays. A recent survey taken by the Gemini crypto exchange confirms this, stating that around 63% of adults in the US are at least “crypto curious” (they don’t hold any crypto, but are interested in it). Fun fact: over half of them are women.

While it seems like a no-brainer these days to go to the internet in search of answers, many people still prefer to get information directly from people that they have an established degree of trust in. …


Your favorite vacation destination might just be more technologically advanced than you think.

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When people hear about The Bahamas, the first things that they normally think of are sun, sand and sea. Well.. get ready to add digital payments to the list.

The island nation of The Bahamas (that I’m proud to call “home”) was in the news for a few reasons this week — one of those being the notable progress of our central bank digital currency (CBDC), the Sand Dollar.

I will preface this article by clarifying that my overall stance on CBDCs is unchanged— while I am against most people moving toward CBDCs instead of crypto, I accept them, from…


The two gaming giants are working to merge the worlds of gaming, blockchain and crypto.

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The gaming companies behind massive franchises like Assassin’s Creed, Final Fantasy, the new Tomb Raider, and Kingdom Hearts are now setting their sights on a new frontier: blockchain gaming.

Yup.. it’s another gaming article.

As I’ve pointed out before, the gaming industry has always been in the perfect position to begin adopting blockchain/crypto technology. Even though the mainstream headlines don’t highlight many of these stories, many strides have already been made to bridge the gap between the two industries.

For example, while South Korean gaming giant, Nexon, is best known for some of their online games, many people aren’t even…


How money? Why pump? So crypto. Much wow!

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I have a love/hate relationship with dogecoin, and these past few days have emphasized both sides of it.

Over the past week, I can almost guarantee that you’ve heard SOMETHING about “dogecoin”. If somehow you haven’t, let me give you a quick overview:

Starting in April, with the price of 1 dogecoin being around $0.06 (USD), the crypto began a crazy bull run, seeing the price shoot up to as high as $0.43 in a matter of days (that’s over a 600% gain).

In the middle of all the mania, social media exploded with commentary from “the doge army” (the…


You don’t have to be a trader, investor or developer to be involved in crypto & blockchain.

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The crypto/blockchain space doesn’t discriminate — and it’s larger than you may think.

The new technology has made some huge waves in recent months, and people have been flocking to the internet in search of ways to get in on the action.

In most cases, though, because of how technical the field seems and how confusing it can be for the less tech savvy of the bunch, it’s easy to assume that traders and developers are the only people with real jobs in crypto.

That’s not actually the case though.

In reality, there are hundreds of job/career opportunities in crypto…


Understanding crypto is only half the battle.. understanding yourself is the other half.

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All crypto investors aren’t built the same.

I can see how a new person coming into the crypto space can easily assume that the majority of us are a homogenous group of likeminded individuals, with similar goals and strategies.

This couldn’t be further from the truth though.

While it is true that crypto, as we know it today, started with a relatively small group of geeks, developers and tech savvy individuals, it has since exploded into a vibrant field with more diversity than a liberal arts college in California. …


What you’ll need and where to start looking to get involved in crypto trading.

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In my previous article, we talked about some of the most important things to keep in mind before trying your hand at crypto trading.

If you’ve made the decision to take the lunge, I commend your bravery and determination. The path before you won’t be an easy one, but if you play your cards right and stick to it, it can definitely be a profitable one.

Jumping into crypto trading without the necessary education and research is like going on the show “Shark Tank” without ever testing your product or practicing your pitch — you can succeed, but your chances…


If you’re gonna trade.. at least do it properly.

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There’s investing.. then there’s trading. While both demand a certain degree of knowledge and dedication to successfully pull off, the latter has shot up in popularity lately.

As I’ve written before, day trading is not for the faint of heart — it is an extremely high risk, high reward strategy that demands your undivided attention if you want to see success (unless you have the money to pay someone else to do it for you). Everyone is not equipped for this level of commitment—especially people just entering the world of trading.

In the regular stock market, where there are specific…

Leroy Forbes Jr.

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