The Case for Shiba Inu

I first heard about Shiba Inu this past spring just as “Dogecoin Fever” was beginning to cool off. My immediate feeling after reading about this new coin  nicknamed "Dogecoin Killer” was frustration, but I was mostly frustrated with myself. In the summer of 2018, I had purchased around $20 worth of DOGE, and had around … Continue reading The Case for Shiba Inu

Robinhood Support: How to Contact Robinhood If You Have a Problem

Robinhood Customer Support: Best Contact Methods at a Glance1. Website: Create a ticket at the following link: http://robinhood.com/support2. In-app: Select "Contact Us" in app, follow instructions. 3. Email: Send an email to: support@robinhood.com4. Twitter: Robinhood offers limited support at @AskRobinhood on Twitter. 5. Phone number: Robinhood, as of October 2021, now offers 24/7 phone support … Continue reading Robinhood Support: How to Contact Robinhood If You Have a Problem

What is Cardano (ADA)? A history and timeline of Cardano

What is Cardano (ADA)? If you look at any respectable top ten list of blockchain networks, you’ll likely see Cardano on that list, alongside its primary cryptocurrency ADA, which was named after Ada Lovelace, a 19th-century mathematician who is considered the first computer programmer. Ada is used to send and receive digital funds. Cardano is … Continue reading What is Cardano (ADA)? A history and timeline of Cardano

How to Earn Interest on Algorand with Coinbase

During a recent visit to a local store, I could hear that the people around me were talking about Dogecoin. I have a friend who works in finance, and he once told me that if you hear everyone talking about a certain investment, during your Uber ride, at the store, friends from college--you probably missed … Continue reading How to Earn Interest on Algorand with Coinbase

How Does Robinhood Make Money?

Photo from Robinhood.com Originally inspired by the Occupy Wall Street movement in 2011 (doesn't that seem like forever ago?), Vladimir Tenev and Baiju Bhatt set out to create a no-fee trading to "democratize access to the financial markets." A generation of new millennial investors have been lured in by the ease of access and ability … Continue reading How Does Robinhood Make Money?

Bitcoin Bulls & Bears: Winter 2021 Edition

It's been quite a month so far (January 2021) for Bitcoin (BTC). As of publishing, we have been able to surpass a $40,000 price for BTC. Speculation is all over the place where things could go next. While we all are in our own unique situations, here are some of the questions you might be … Continue reading Bitcoin Bulls & Bears: Winter 2021 Edition

Seven Key Differences Between Investors and Traders

Are you a trader or an investor? If you’re new to the stock market this question might seem trivial, but it’s important that you’re clear on the distinction. Many investors make mistakes by taking on the behavior of traders, and many traders often lose money when mistakenly acting like investors. Investors enter positions for long-term … Continue reading Seven Key Differences Between Investors and Traders

Hiding Places: Profitable ETFs During the Coronavirus Bear Market

In a recent piece on building a portfolio that can withstand any market environment, we discussed how many considered a 100% stock portfolio as the place to be during the last ten years. Then came a global pandemic and oil price war that set stocks back about 30% year to date. Disappointingly, other asset classes … Continue reading Hiding Places: Profitable ETFs During the Coronavirus Bear Market

What is the Purpose of a Circuit Breaker for the Market?

On Monday, March 9, 2020 something that rarely happens took place. When the S&P500 dropped 7% within 3 minutes of the markets open, it triggered a 15 minute closure of the market known as a circuit breaker. The equities and options exchanges, according to the New York Stock Exchange, have procedures to kick in a … Continue reading What is the Purpose of a Circuit Breaker for the Market?