Is it Too Late for Bitcoin?

Bitcoin might just be the closest thing to digital gold that we have come across. But is the boom over? Has the bottom started to fall out of this lucrative commodity? If you listen to the naysayers, you think that the massive drop last year was the beginning of the end.

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The Best Apps for Crypto-enthusiasts

Monitoring your investments is always a good idea, but it’s especially important for cryptocurrency enthusiasts. That’s because cryptos tend to be more volatile than most other assets, and their value can fluctuate dramatically over short periods of time. You want to be able to take action quickly and decisively to manage your cryptocurrency investments, so it’s always a smart idea to have the tools for doing so in your pocket. Keep these apps on your device so that you can adapt to changes in the crypto landscape on the spur of the moment and make sure your investment portfolio continues to thrive.

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Nick Rojas
Cryptocurrency Regulation in 2018: What’s to Come?

With cryptocurrency prices remaining so volatile, even a whisper about a new law can send prices into a downward spiral. At this stage, just the news of impending regulation can seem more powerful than the regulation itself, but as world governments begin to adapt to the changes brought by blockchain, regulation is poised to become a significant force for both users and the economy as a whole.

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Mariah Bellamoroso
OmiseGO: Better Financial Services For the Unbanked

Founded in 2013, OmiseGO is a Thailand-based open payment platform and decentralized exchange issued on Ethereum. Its primary objective is to provide better financial services for both people who use traditional banking services and those in developing countries and jurisdictions that lack traditional banking infrastructure (especially in Southeast Asia). Its associated token (OMG) has achieved a market capitalization of $1,571,159,374 (ranking 5th among all tokens and 19th among all crypto-assets).

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Phil Siarri
How to Keep Your Cryptocurrency Safe and Protected from Hackers

The cryptocurrency market is down from its all-time high, but that doesn’t mean cryptocurrencies are dead. Market caps are still in the tens of billions for the largest coins (and over 100 billion for Bitcoin), so there is still plenty of money in the market.

The Coincheck hack recently shows how easy it is for your money to simply disappear. Of course, Coincheck has started to reimburse users, but that may not always be the case. And if you lose your cryptos in a scam, it is nearly impossible to recover the assets – after all, cryptos tend to ignore jurisdictional borders and fraud is much harder to prevent internationally. So, how can you protect yourself?

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Nick Rojas
A Spring Cleaning for Your Finances

Spring is traditionally a time for cleaning and getting one’s house in order after a long, claustrophobic winter. As long as you’re getting your home in order, you may as well take the time to get your financial house in order as well.

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Gloria Martinez
Cointaxes: Crypto Taxes Made Easy

Cointaxes is on a mission to handle the heavy lifting when it comes to preparing crypto taxes. The service helps crypto beginners, experts, and anyone in-between deal with virtual currency tax preparation. Cointaxes currently integrates with eight exchanges, many wallets, and all coins. Cointaxes is headquartered in New York with a distributed team across the United States and Europe.

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Christopher Kovalik
8 Ways to Invest in Blockchain Without Buying Bitcoin

Since its arrival in 2009, Bitcoin has been the recipient of much interest from investors who have the stomach for the wild ups and downs of the world’s most popular cryptocurrency. But when you consider that one Bitcoin is currently worth a tad more than US$9,000, you can appreciate that early adopters who’ve held onto their positions have made a small fortune.

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Nick Rojas
25 Books to Learn How to Start Investing in Stocks 2018

One of the best ways to learn about stock investing is to read books. Books have more detailed information than what you wouldn’t get through web courses or YouTube tutorials.  To help you become a well-informed investor, let’s go through some of the books that are totally worth reading. You can also checkout Hashtag investing for more information on how to make the most in the stock markets. 

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Ripple Keeps on Building

Ripple’s XRP is currently the third biggest cryptocurrency in terms of market capitalization with about $41 billion at the time writing. You may already know that XRP has much potential due to its fast transaction speeds and low fees. However, Ripple the company behind XRP is much more than “just another coin”. A major part of its product offering is the RippleNet network, a settlement system utilizing blockchain technology to send real-time international payments. Through both RippleNet and XRP, Ripple has been able to secure a number of partnerships with major actors in the global financial services space. Here are some notable deals that occurred in recent times.

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Phil Siarri
Investing Guidelines for Beginners: Where to Begin When Starting Investing in 2018

One of our core values in our Hashtag Investing community is to ensure people are taking the right steps before beginning their investing journey. Especially for younger millennials who are finding themselves with a bit of extra side money to play with, it's important for then to know the proper fundamentals prior to trading their first investment. 

One our featured members who goes by the username @bauldwalk has been instrumental in teaching newer investors and getting on the right path to passive income. He's written out a detailed road map of how someone can get started into the investing wold in 2018. Abauldwalk has been investing for decades and has a great grasp of how to be successful. See below for his 4 step process. 

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