Blockchain and Cryptocurrency, Investing

Prerequisites For Investing In Bitcoin

Disclosure: As of this writing, I personally own Bitcoin (BTC), Ether (ETH) and Litecoin (LTC) and may invest in other cryptocurrencies in the future. If you have not invested in Bitcoin, you’re most likely getting the itch as the value of a bitcoin races towards $10,000. Bitcoin and cryptocurrency must have been the topic of conversation at Thanksgiving as investors…

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New Podcast: Animal Spirits

A couple of my favorite bloggers and investment professionals just dropped their first podcast. If you are a reader of my weekly mixtapes, there is no introduction needed for Michael Batnick (The Irrelevant Investor) and Ben Carlson (A Wealth of Common Sense). The Irrelevant Investor and A Wealth of Common Sense are two of the first five blogs I check…

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Investing, Vlog, Whiteboard Series

Whiteboard Series: Factor Investing

It’s no secret investment management and research is my favorite part of the execution of a financial plan. Prior to starting RL Wealth Management, I would research different strategies and read what the best money managers would write, but I was never in a position where I could use my research in my clients’ portfolios. That all changed in July…

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Blockchain and Cryptocurrency, Investing

Invest Like The Best Podcast: Hash Power

A few weeks ago I shared my introduction to Blockchain post for those interested in learning more about Bitcoin, Blockchain, and the other cryptocurrencies. I would have included Patrick O’Shaughnessy’s podcast if it had been out then; it’s such a great introduction to the subject I felt it deserved its own post. Patrick is a tremendous interviewer, and he has organized…

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Blockchain and Cryptocurrency, Investing

Jamie Dimon Blasts Bitcoin

Maybe he’s long ETH? https://t.co/XYKsLGZd3q — Justin Castelli (@jus10castelli) September 12, 2017 Whether you are a believer in Bitcoin or not, you have to admit that it (and the other cryptocurrencies) has the attention of the people with controlling interests in the current financial system. Within a week we’ve seen China crackdown on cryptocurrencies by reportedly banning cryptocurrency exchanges and…

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Blockchain and Cryptocurrency, Investing, Millennials

Welcome to My Blockchain Rabbit Hole…

Put a top in the cryptocurrency market; just bought $250 worth of ETH. View it as cost of education to learn more about actually owning it. — Justin Castelli (@jus10castelli) June 19, 2017 Updated on December 9th, 2017–new additions represented by *. I remember first hearing about Bitcoin a few years ago–it was the infamous days of people beginning to…

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