Blockchain and Cryptocurrency

My First NFTs: Nice Drips

THIS IS NOT INVESTMENT ADVICE–I AM NOT RECOMMENDING YOU START BUYING NFTs. I’M SHARING MY EXPERIENCE AND LEARNING IN PUBLIC LIKE I HAVE IN THE PAST. Like many, I’ve been sitting on the sideline watching the NFT market gain in popularity. I’ve been eyeing any NFT by Jack Butcher but they quickly go outside of my budget but I’m determined…

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Blockchain and Cryptocurrency

I’m Team Onramp

As an early investor in Onramp, I’ve had a behind-the-scenes look at what Tyrone Ross, Eric Ervin, and the entire Onramp team have been building. It’s impressive. It’s needed. And, It’s going to make a huge impact on the practices of financial advisors and in the lives of their clients. As a financial advisor, I have a clear vision of…

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Blockchain and Cryptocurrency

Why I Invested In OnRamp

It’s been a long term goal of mine to invest in startups led by people I believe in–I even shared the goal in a post last year (I’ll come back to the power of putting your goals out in the universe to manifest themselves in a future post). If you missed it, I shared my first startup investment during an…

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Blockchain and Cryptocurrency, Investing

The Potential Tax Bomb For Crypto And Digital Asset Investors

I consider it my responsibility to bring potential financial bombs to your attention… As the NFT market continues to excite investors, NBA Top Shots show no sign of slowing down, I can only expect that investors who have seen huge gains in their cryptocurrency positions will continue to bid up the digital asset market. In doing so, I’m concerned many…

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Blockchain and Cryptocurrency, Investing, Millennials

Diversify Those Crypto Gains

For most retail investors the hype around cryptocurrencies appears to have calmed down, which shouldn’t come as a surprise given how many caught FOMO and bought when Bitcoin was at $19,000. But, the 4th annual Consensus Blockchain Technology Summit, which kicked off Monday, tells a different story. For the individuals working in cryptocurrencies and Blockchain, the excitement hasn’t died down–it’s…

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All About Your Benjamins The Podcast, Blockchain and Cryptocurrency

A Beginner’s Guide To Cryptocurrency and Blockchain (001)

Welcome to the first official episode of All About Your Benjamins The Podcast. I’m excited to finally have gotten the podcast off the ground, and can’t wait to talk a little cryptocurrency and Blockchain with you today. This podcast is for those new to the subject and want to learn a little more about what everyone else is talking about.…

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Blockchain and Cryptocurrency, Investing

The Ripple Effect Of Cryptocurrency

Crypto education continues…just paid 38% in fees to test out owning Ripple…tuition paid. What a process! — Justin Castelli (@jus10castelli) December 18, 2017 Worried my professional identity was beginning to blur the line between a financial advisor and a crypto-crazy, I had planned to take a break from the world of cryptocurrency and Blockchain after cashing in my initial investment and…

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