What is DogeCoin (DOGE)? A history and timeline of the ‘joke’ currency

DogeCoin (DOGE) has recently had a spike that has increased the intrigue in the cryptocurrency that was once considered just a meme. Investopedia describes DogeCoin as: "...a peer-to-peer, open-source cryptocurrency...considered an altcoin and an 'almost sarcastic' meme coin." The name comes from its shiba-inu breed dog mascot. Investopedia also notes that while the coin was … Continue reading What is DogeCoin (DOGE)? A history and timeline of the ‘joke’ currency

Who is Chamath Palihapitiya? A different type of populist billionaire

This piece was originally published April 20, 2020 and updated January 31, 2021 to reflect recent calls by Chamath Palihapitiya. "You keep saying propping up zombie companies...are you arguing to let airlines, for example, fail?""Yes."A stunned Scott Wapner, a longtime CNBC host, stammers and stutters..."why? How does that make sense in the broader scheme of … Continue reading Who is Chamath Palihapitiya? A different type of populist billionaire

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

How to buy Bitcoin and other Cryptocurrency on Robinhood

Update: Since we first published this piece, Bitcoin has surpassed its incredible December 2017 peak and on January 7, 2021 surpassed $40,000 per BTC. Read my story of getting into crypto below and how you too can get some of your own using Robinhood! I remember sitting in an Atlantic City hotel room in June … Continue reading How to buy Bitcoin and other Cryptocurrency on Robinhood

How to Allocate to Bitcoin: Alternative Ways to Play the Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin is rallying again. In fact, according to CoinTelegraph, the price of the world’s most famous cryptocurrency has hit its second highest price ever. Just this year, bitcoin has appreciated 165%. While investing directly in cryptocurrency is relatively easy now thanks to apps like Robinhood and Coinbase, you may have some reservations about holding cryptocurrencies … Continue reading How to Allocate to Bitcoin: Alternative Ways to Play the Cryptocurrency