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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Mixtapes

Weekly Mixtape For December 16th, 2017

The Reformed Broker: A Twist “Right now, there is a very high correlation between the price of Bitcoin and the amount of new accounts being opened on the Coinbase platform. As the new accounts have skyrocketed to north of 13 million or so, the price of a BTC has shot up along with it.” Pragmatic Capitalism: IFGAF > FOMO  “Financial…

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Weekly Mixtape for December 9th, 2017

    GQ: Are You Saving Enough Money? “Your money is like a snowball rolling downhill, except in addition to picking up all the snow on the ground, you’re standing next to it throwing, even more, snow (a.k.a. money) onto it, which in turn, adds more snow (a.k.a. compounded interest) from the ground until eventually, it turns into…Warren Buffet.” Of…

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Bigger Picture, Financial Planning

Why I Want To Be Naked

“Using trust as a competitive advantage, modern firms are guided by transparency, ownership of attention, and consistent communication with current and prospective clients. We call them Naked Brands.” Sorry for the click bait…what I should have said is Why I Want RLWM (soon to be RLSWM) To Be A “Naked Brand”…but that wouldn’t have been as attention-grabbing. Early in my…

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Weekly Mixtape for December 2nd, 2017

Every Saturday I’ll be releasing my own compilation, a mixtape if you will, of blog posts from the week I think are worth your time. Of Dollars and Data: There Are Many Ways To Win “There are many ways to win…if you follow the right rules.” Morgan Housel via Collaborative Fund: Conflicting Skill Sets “They all have a common denominator:…

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Bigger Picture

Memorial WOD for Artie Stevens

CrossFitters can be annoying–we post pictures of torn hands, sweat angels, and our workouts. We constantly talk about PRs, our Paleo snacks, and macronutrient counts. I get why non-CrossFitters don’t always like us. But, no matter how annoying we can be with our love for CrossFit, one thing cannot be denied, CrossFitters are a part of an amazing community. Today,…

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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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Weekly Mixtape for November 20th, 2017

Every Saturday I’ll be releasing my own compilation, a mixtape if you will, of blog posts from the week I think are worth your time. This week’s mixtape is a special edition–the first financial blog I regularly followed, The Reformed Broker, turned nine this week. I haven’t been a reader for all nine of those years (I think I’m at…

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